Fidelity appoints new Global Cross Asset Specialist

Fidelity International has appointed Lukasz de Pourbaix as Global Cross Asset Specialist, effective 19 June 2023. He will be based in Sydney and will report to Lawrence Hanson, Managing Director, Fidelity Australia.

In the role, Mr de Pourbaix will work closely with clients to communicate Fidelity’s broad investment strategy, market views and performance. He will also help identify new investment capabilities and products to introduce into the Australian market.

Mr de Pourbaix has over 20 years’ experience in the wealth management industry, including with ING Australia and BT Investment Management. He joins Fidelity from Lonsec Investment Solutions where he was Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer, responsible for investment strategy, portfolio construction, product development and team leadership.  

Commenting on the appointment, Mr Hanson said that Mr de Pourbaix had a proven track record in driving business growth and achieving investment outcomes for clients.

“Lukasz has the ideal experience and knowledge to support our business in the Australian market and understands the needs of our clients as they face challenging market and economic conditions. His strong knowledge of portfolio construction, investment analysis and asset allocation will be particularly valuable”. 

Mr de Pourbaix is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD) and holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Diploma of Financial Planning.