Senior Management Team
Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer
Emilio Gonzalez is the Company’s Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director. Prior
to his appointment as Chief Executive Officer & Managing Director of BTIM in January 2010, Emilio was Group Executive, Global Equities at Perpetual Limited. Prior to this role, he was the Chief Investment Officer for seven years. During this period, Perpetual’s FUM grew from $13 billion to a peak of $30 billion. During his early tenure at Perpetual, Emilio was responsible for establishing and running a currency program, tactical asset allocation strategies, Perpetual’s diversifi ed and balanced funds as well as being Head of Research.
Prior to joining Perpetual, Emilio worked as the chief dealer at Nikko Securities (Australia) Limited and as a retail client adviser at Norths Stockbroking Limited.
Chief Financial Officer
Cameron Williamson joined BTIM in January 2008 as the Company’s Financial Controller. He acted as the Company’s Chief Financial Officer for some 12 months before his appointment to the permanent role in February 2010.
As Chief Financial Officer, Cameron is responsible for BTIM’s overall financial operations and reporting, business planning and investor relations.
Prior to joining BTIM, Cameron held Chief Financial Offi cer and Company Secretary responsibilities at Clairvest Group, a mid-market private equity group in Toronto, as well as finance roles with Franklin Templeton and CIBC World Markets in Toronto, UBS in the UK and KPMG in Adelaide.
Chief Operating Officer
Phil Stockwell was appointed Chief Operating Officer for the funds management business of BT Financial Group (now BTIM) in 2006, having been with the Westpac Group since 2003.
Phil has responsibility for BTIM’s operations, including product development and management, trading, investment operations, client services, technology, risk and compliance, and legal and company secretariat.
Phil is a member of the Investment Board Committee of the Financial Services Council (previously known as IFSA). Prior to joining BTIM, Phil was with McKinsey & Company in Sydney and New York, and KPMG in Brisbane.
Head of Sales & Marketing
Martin Franc joined the fund management business of BTFG (now BTIM) in 2006.
Martin’s primary responsibility is the management of the Marketing, Institutional and Wholesale Sales teams within BTIM.
Prior to joining BTFG, Martin was responsible for the sales and marketing activities for Putnam Investments in Australia and New Zealand. Martin began his professional career in the funds management industry with Bankers Trust in 1994.
Head of M & A and Strategy
Brian Wright joined BTIM in January 2009. Brian is responsible for Mergers & Acquisitions and Strategy. In March 2010, Brian was also appointed Acting Head of Alternative Assets.
Prior to joining BTIM, Brian was the Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary of MMC Contrarian Limited between August 2007 and 2008. He also held the positions of Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer for the Hedge Fund, Red Centre Capital from 2004 to 2007.
Brian was at Bankers Trust from 1990 to 2003. He held the position of Operations Manager for Equity and Currency derivatives in the Investment Bank. In 1995 he moved to funds management where he was the Business Manager for Currency & International Bonds. In 1997 he became the Business Manager for the Australian and International Equity business.
Head of Human Resources
Geraldine Bouquet was appointed BTIM’s Head of Human Resources in May 2008.
Geraldine is responsible for leading BTIM’s Human Resources function as well as
developing and delivering the Company’s People Strategy. She is also a Management
representative of BTIM’s Superannuation Policy Committee and chairs the Employee
Excellence Awards Committee.
Geraldine has had a broad career spanning 13 years in human resources within a
number of industry sectors, mainly within financial services in Australia and London.
She joined BTIM from Westpac Institutional Bank where she held a number of senior HR
roles supporting businesses across Debt Markets, Corporate & Institutional Banking
and Risk Management.
Geraldine was appointed a member of the BTIM Senior Management Team in March 2010.