Morgan Stanley Star-Analyst Joins Schroders

Huw van Steenis

Huw van Steenis

A very well respected banking analyst, working the last 14 years for Morgan Stanley, has been appointed Global Head of Strategy at British asset manager Schroders.

London-based asset manager Schroders has hired Huw van Steenis as Global Head of Strategy and member of the Group Management Committee, according to a statement published on Friday.

Based in London, and reporting into Group Chief Executive, Peter Harrison, van Steenis will be responsible for business strategy and corporate development. This newly created role within Schroders will focus on medium and longer-term strategy development, reflecting the firm’s commitment to growth.

More Than 20 Year's Experience

Van Steenis joins in the fourth quarter of 2016. He comes to Schroders with more than 20 years' experience in the investment industry, including 14 years as Managing Director and Global Coordinator Banks and Diversified Financials Research at Morgan Stanley.

During his tenure at Morgan Stanley he drove award winning research on the investment management and securities industry. Prior to this, he worked at J.P. Morgan and Boston Consulting Group.

A Huge Honour

«Huw van Steenis joins Schroders at a pivotal time for the industry. As a creative thinker and influential collaborator, his deep knowledge and experience of the investment industry is a valuable asset in these times of rapid change,» Peter Harrison, Group Chief Executive at Schroders, said.

«It is a huge honour to join Schroders, a firm which stands for the very best in investment management: with world-class investment strategies, outstanding client service and a deep bench of talent which has delivered for clients over many years,» van Steenis said.

Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts

Van Steenis also serves on the Board of the English National Opera. He sits on the World Economic Forum's Agenda Council on Financial Services as well as their Disruptive Innovation in Financial Services Group.

He also sits on the European Central Bank's Advisory Group on Financial Stability. He was educated at Oxford and INSEAD and is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.

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