Group Management Committee

Executive Directors

Peter Harrison
Group Chief Executive (50)

Responsible for the management of the overall business and strategic development of the Group.

Richard Keers
Chief Financial Officer (53)

Responsible for financial management, risk management, tax, capital and treasury, human resources, corporate services and a range of operational areas. He is also chair of the Global Operations Committee.

Other Group Management Committee members

Geoff Blanning, Head of Emerging Market Debt and Commodities (photo)

Geoff Blanning

Head of Emerging Market Debt and Commodities (55)

He joined Schroders in 1998 and developed the Commodity and Currency investment teams. He previously managed Global Bond Funds at N M Rothschild and Bankers Trust before developing and managing Morgan Grenfell’s first Emerging Market Debt Fund in 1993.

He is responsible for the investment performance of the Emerging Market Debt and Commodities team.

Stewart Carmichael, Chief Technology Officer (photo)

Stewart Carmichael

Chief Technology Officer (51)

He joined Schroders in March 2015 as Group Head of IT. Prior to joining Schroders, he was Chief Technology Officer for JP Morgan Corporate and Investment Bank in Asia. From 1993 to 2008 he held numerous senior leadership positions at Merrill Lynch.

Karl Dasher, CEO North America and Co-Head of Fixed Income (photo)

Karl Dasher

CEO North America and Co-Head of Fixed Income (47)

He joined Schroders in 2008 as Global Head of Product and became Head of Fixed Income in October 2008. He previously worked at SEI Investments in various investment roles, including Chief Investment Officer.

He is responsible for the Group’s operations in North America and is also Co-Head of Fixed Income within the Investment division.

Lieven Debruyne, CEO Asia Pacific (photo)

Lieven Debruyne

CEO Asia Pacific (47)

He joined Schroders in London in 2000 as Head of Asian Investment Product before moving to Hong Kong in 2005. Prior to joining Schroders, he worked for Mees Pierson Capital Management as Chief Investment Officer and for Fortis Investments.

He is responsible for the Group’s operations in the Asia Pacific region.

Emma Holden, Global Head of Human Resources (photo)

Emma Holden

Global Head of Human Resources (42)

She joined Schroders in 2007 and was appointed Global Head of Human Resources in November 2014. Prior to joining Schroders, she held various roles at Corus Group. She qualified as a chartered accountant with PwC in 1998.

She works with senior management on the issues that affect our people and the development of talent throughout the business.

Philippe Lespinard, Co-Head of Fixed Income (photo)

Philippe Lespinard

Co-Head of Fixed Income (53)

He joined Schroders in 2010 as Chief Investment Officer for Fixed Income. He was previously a partner at Brevan Howard and Chief Investment Officer at BNP Paribas Asset Management.

He is Co-Head of Fixed Income within the Investment division.

Richard Mountford, Global Head of Product (photo)

Richard Mountford

Global Head of Product (58)

He joined Schroders in 1980 as a graduate and held a number of investment and management roles before becoming Global Head of Intermediary Sales in 2008 and Head of Asia Pacific between 2012 and 2016.

He is responsible for developing product strategy and managing our diverse product range.

Nicky Richards, Global Head of Equities (photo)

Nicky Richards

Global Head of Equities (50)

She began her investment career at Schroders as a graduate in 1987. She held a number of senior roles in the firm before joining Fidelity International and then MLC Investment Management in Australia. She re-joined Schroders in 2014 as Global Head of Equities. She was appointed non-executive Chairman of RWC Partners in March 2016.

She is responsible for the Equities business within the Investment division.

Andrew Ross, Global Head of Wealth Management (photo)

Andrew Ross

Global Head of Wealth Management (57)

He joined Schroders in 2013 having been Chief Executive of Cazenove Capital Management since 2001. Prior to that he was Chief Executive of HSBC Asset Management (Europe) Limited between 1998 and 2001.

He is responsible for the Wealth Management division.

Carolyn Sims, Chief Financial Officer of Wealth Management (photo)

Carolyn Sims

Chief Financial Officer
of Wealth Management (51)

She joined Schroders in 2013 having been Chief Financial Officer of Cazenove Capital Management since 2007. Prior to that she was Finance Director at Lazard UK between 2004 and 2007.

She is responsible for finance and operations within the Wealth Management division.

Huw van Steenis, Global Head of Strategy (photo)

Huw van Steenis

Global Head of Strategy (47)

He joined Schroders in 2016 as Global Head of Strategy. Prior to joining Schroders, he was Managing Director and Global Head of Banks and Diversified Financials Research at Morgan Stanley. Prior to Morgan Stanley he worked at JP Morgan and Boston Consulting Group.

He is responsible for helping Schroders develop and implement long-term goals and respond to the competitive financial services landscape.

John Troiano, Global Head of Distribution (photo)

John Troiano

Global Head of Distribution (58)

He began his career at Schroders as a graduate in 1981. After holding a number of senior roles, he was appointed the Deputy Head of Distribution in September 2012 and was appointed Head of Distribution in 2016.

Howard Trust, General Counsel (photo)

Howard Trust

General Counsel (62)

He joined Schroders in 2003 from Barclays where he held various roles including Group General Counsel and Board Secretary.

He is responsible for the Group’s Compliance, Legal and Governance function.