Based in Sydney, Rocks will report to Richard Johnson, Head of Equity Research, Australia.
'The appointment of Tim underpins our continued commitment to strengthen our Australia equities franchise. Tim’s calibre and extensive experience will take our equity research offering to the next level and consolidates our position as Asia’s global investment bank', said Hiroyuki Nishikawa, CEO of Nomura in Australia.
Rocks joins Nomura from Merrill Lynch, Australia where he was Head of Australian Investment Strategy, before which he was Head of Asian Investment Strategy at Macquarie Securities in Hong Kong. Prior to joining Macquarie, Rocks was an Economist at the Reserve Bank of Australia.
He holds a Masters in Finance Degree from London Business School and a Bachelor of Economics from the University of Sydney.