Hastings Management, a specialist fund manager of infrastructure equity and debt, has appointed Robert Campbell as new director of business development Asia.
Robert Campbell, who will be located in Singapore, will be responsible for the further growth of the Hastings's existing China relationships and broadening the company's footprint across Asia. Prior to join Hastings Mr Campbell worked for McKinsey & Company for 12 years in Asia.
According to Hastings chief executive Andrew Day, Mr Campbell's appointment adds an experienced infrastructure and transport sector professional to the Asia team. Mr Day stated:
"Mr Campbell has infrastructure-related experience across many Asian markets, particularly China with more than a decade based in Beijing. He has also worked in Hong Kong, Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Japan and Indonesia. He knows the Asian infrastructure landscape well."
Hastings head of Asia Grant Dooley commented:
"Robert has a strong track record of making an impact across the infrastructure life cycle, in government strategy, finance and investment strategy, project planning and delivery, performance improvement in existing assets, and in risk management."
Hastings has more than A$7 billion in funds under management, with an asset portfolio predominantly comprising utilities, airports, toll roads and seaports in Australia, UK, Europe and USA. Hastings has participated in several equity transactions and infrastructure debt transactions over the past years including privatisations, PPPs, secondary market transactions and follow-on investments.