Apostle Funds Management continues growth, appointing first Chief Operating Officer


Eric Chu

Apostle Funds Management (AFM) continues growth trajectory by appointing its first Chief Operating Officer, Eric Chu.

This is a newly created role for the independent, female led fund manager following the launch of its People and Planet fund earlier in the year.

AFM’s Managing Director Karyn West explains, “We are focused on the future of investing and believe you can create positive real-world outcomes without sacrificing financial returns. This newly created role in the organisation helps us realise this vision as we look to manage our future growth. We have a strong pipeline of products that offer tailored solutions for our clients as we continue to expand our offering.”

“Once we met with Eric, his experience, deep industry expertise and dynamic style suited the values of our organisation making him an excellent fit.”

“Eric will be working with the whole team covering all aspects of compliance and operations. His knowledge and experience will be catalytic for the growth of our organisation. We look forward to Eric’s contribution to help grow the team and the organisation,” said Ms West.

Mr Chu joins Apostle with over a decade of experience in financial services. Beginning his career in funds accounting at leading independent hedge fund administration specialist Custom House Global Fund Services, before moving to middle and back-office functions with Link Fund Solutions. Mr Chu’s most recent role was as Chief Operating Officer of Fundhost Ltd.

His breadth of experience spans multi class unit trusts, investment operations, compliance, and unit registry. He also has expertise in statutory reporting, tax distributions, client transactions, AFSL requirements and year end operations.

Speaking of his appointment Eric commented, “I am pleased to be working with an organisation that is future focused and aligns to my values. Apostle Funds Management are pioneers within the impact investing space and are primed for exponential growth. It’s an exciting time to become part of the AFM journey.”

 Mr Chu holds a Bachelor of Science, a Master of Accounting, and qualifications in SQL and RG146. He is also a member of CPA Australia.

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