Schroders Strengthens North American Institutional Team with Director Hire

Schroders today announced it has hired an Institutional Director, focused on enhancing Schroders’ ability to meet client needs, institutional distribution efforts and access to a diversified product set across North America.

Walter L. Lindsay, Jr. joins as an Institutional Director, bringing the Institutional sales team total to seven directors, and will report into Schroders’ Institutional Director, Head of West, Allan Duckett. 

Lindsay, who is based out of Georgia, brings over 28 years of experience in managing clients and will be responsible for leading strategy, engagement, and business development across the institutional product range. Most recently, he spent four years at Eaton Vance where he was Director of Institutional Sales, focused on their coverage of public funds, corporations, foundations and endowments.

This addition further emphasizes the firm’s continued expansion across North America and ongoing growth strategy in that market.

Allan Duckett, Institutional Director, Head of West said:

“Walter brings a deep bench of knowledge and experience in the institutional space with him and mirrors our team’s priority of maintaining client relationships and expanding our institutional capabilities in new markets and across priority offerings such as private assets. We are honored to have him join Schroders and are confident in his ability to further solidify our presence in North America”.

Walter L. Lindsay, Jr., Institutional Director, said:

I am delighted to be a part of the Schroders team. Their dedication to strengthening relationships in the region and understanding of market and client needs will allow us to continue to grow this part of our business further”.

Schroders manages $87 billion* in North America on behalf of our clients. Our products span geographic regions and offer the ability to meet a variety of investment outcomes.


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