UK – Independent consultancy firm Stamford Associates has appointed Neil Morris as head of business development and client services for multi-manager products.

Morris previously worked at Rothschild Asset Management where he was assistant director of sales and marketing.

Morris says he is joining Stamford “at a time when the concept of multi-manager has rightly gained increased acceptance in the pension fund market.”

Established in 1984, Stamford Associates focuses exclusively on institutional investment issues and at present offers advice for over £10bn in assets.