Industry super fund HESTA has made a key appointment in its equities and liquid alternatives team. : The $58 billion fund has appointed Chris Lye to the position of investment manager - Australian equities and liquid alternatives. Lye has a strong pedigree in industry fund investments, joining HESTA from IFM Investors where she was a senior associate. Earlier in her career, Lye spent more than a decade in various investment analyst roles with The Gandel Group. She got her start in the industry through the Commonwealth Bank graduate program, according to her LinkedIn profile.