JP Morgan Asset Management, Russell Investments, Grant & Eisenhofer, APG, Insight Investment, Mediolanum Asset Management, Amundi, Martin Currie, Investec Asset Management, Schroders, LCP, Hymans Robertson, Kames Capital, Janus Capital International
JP Morgan Asset Management – Sorca Kelly-Scholte is to join the asset manager at the end of the month as head of pensions solutions and advisory for the EMEA. Kelly-Scholte joins from Russell Investments, where she was managing director of client strategy and research. At JPMAM, she will be responsible for a London-based team focusing on advising institutional investors and conducting research on investment issues.
Grant & Eisenhofer – Guus Warringa has joined the investment law firm after leaving Dutch pension fund manager APG. Warringa was instrumental in lawsuits by ABP – APG’s client – against Goldman Sachs, JP Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Deutsche Bank and Credit Suisse over the alleged mis-selling of collateralised debt obligations. He spent seven years at the firm, leaving as general counsel. Prior to this, he was general counsel at Euronext in Amsterdam.
Insight Investment – Lloyd Thomas has joined the asset manager as a multi-asset portfolio manager, joining from Mediolanum Asset Management. He joins the London office and will work on the multi-asset strategy group’s ‘broad opportunities’ strategy. He spent six years at Mediolanum before moving to Insight and will report to Matthew Merrit, head of multi-asset.
Amundi – Fabrice Bay has been appointed as a senior portfolio manager on a global equities strategy at the French asset manager. Bay will now report to Nicholas Melhuish, head of global equities. He joins from Martin Currie. Before then, he worked at GLG Partners as a hedge fund manager and had roles with Deutsche Wealth and Asset Management in equity portfolio management. He will be based in London.
Investec Asset Management – Matthew Oakeley has been appointed as chief technology officer, joining from rival manager Schroders. Oakeley will develop the company’s technology used by clients. He will report to COO Kim McFarland.
LCP – Caroline McGowan has joined the UK consultancy as a senior consultant in its defined contribution (DC) business. McGowan joins in September from rival Hymans Robertson, where she was principal of DC provider relations. McGowan will help build LCP’s DC solutions business, focusing on member interaction.
Kames Capital – Carly Norris has been appointed institutional relationship manager at the asset management firm, joining from Janus Capital International. Norris will join the eight-person institutional business team and be responsible for maintaining client and consultant relationships and business development. At Janus, she was consultant relations manager on its institutional sales team.