Hermes Investment Management (Hermes), the £28.6 billion manager focused on delivering superior, sustainable, risk adjusted returns to its clients – responsibly, has today announced the appointment of Douglas Anderson as Head of Consultant Relations.
Based in London, Douglas will report into Mark Miller, Head of UK & MENA Institutional, and will be responsible for the development and maintenance of relationships with UK and European based consultants.
Douglas has over 20 years investment management experience, and was previously Head of Consultant Relations at Lazard Asset Management Limited. Prior to this, Douglas spent eleven years as a Consultant Relationship Manager at Capital International, and also worked in consultant and actuarial roles at Bacon & Woodrow (now Aon Hewitt) and Hymans Robertson. Over the course of his career, Douglas has worked with a broad range of managers, investors, products and geographies.
Mark Miller, Head of UK & MENA Institutional, Hermes Investment Management, said: “Hermes has established itself as a manager of choice for many of the world’s leading institutions. Douglas’ extensive experience, knowledge of the industry and broad network of relationships will be instrumental in developing our institutional client base.
Moreover, his appointment will aid us in strengthening our relations with the consultant community across the UK and Europe, building on the momentum we have already achieved.”