Louise is responsible for delivering client solutions globally, covering all sectors. She manages teams who focus on financial institutions, insurance, corporate and government-sponsored pension schemes and other areas of the institutional market. Additionally, she has responsibility for Aviva Investors’ consultant and client relationship management teams.
Experience and qualifications
Prior to joining Aviva Investors, Louise was Head of UK Institutional Business Development and Global Consultants at Standard Life Investments. During her tenure she became Managing Director of Global Liquidity Funds until the business was sold. She also led a number of strategic initiatives for the firm, including the development of SLI’s DC proposition and running the graduate programme for the distribution function. Before that, she worked for AEGON Asset Management where she was Head of Institutional Business after being promoted from Business Development Manager. Louise began her career with The WM Company as an account controller. She held a number of positions in this company, in the latter years as a performance measurement consultant to a broad range of clients across Europe.
Global Head of Product
Chief Operating Officer (Interim)
Chief Investment Officer, Real Assets
Chief Risk Officer
Chief Investment Officer, Multi-asset & Macro and Portfolio Manager, AIMS Target Return and Target Income Funds
Chief Executive Officer
Chief Investment Officer, Credit
Chief Investment Officer, Equities and Head of UK Equities
Chief Financial Officer
You might also be interested in
To improve diversity, asset managers should rip up the rulebook on recruitment
21 Apr. 2021
For too long, the investment industry has relied on staid recruitment methods that maintain the status quo. By doing things differently, we can improve diversity and future-proof our businesses, says Apiramy Jeyarajah.
Home bias: The rise and rise of economic nationalism
20 Apr. 2021
The new US president is prepared to carry the torch for a shrinking band of globalists, but the growing trend of economic nationalism will prove hard to reverse.
Multi-asset allocation views: Loose policy doesn’t rule out a steeper curve
15 Apr. 2021
While inflation is expected to rise after last year’s lows, it will likely be transitory. Sunil Krishnan explores what this means for the economy, yield curves and equity markets.
Divergence, debt sustainability and climate: Key takeaways from the IMF Spring meetings
14 Apr. 2021
Debate over the short- and longer-term consequences of COVID-19 dominated the Spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund, with our emerging-market debt team among those following discussions closely.
Concentrate! How to benefit from specialisation and diversification in real estate
14 Apr. 2021
Too much emphasis on geographic and sector diversification within real estate portfolios can hinder alpha generation. More focus on lease length, asset quality and other factors is a preferred means of reducing specific risks whilst allowing specialisation, argues Tim Perry.
Joana Setzer Q&A: On the climate litigation front line
9 Apr. 2021
Joana Setzer from the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change at LSE discusses the implications on governments and companies of the growing wave of climate litigation.
Law and climate disorder: Understanding physical, transition and litigation risk
9 Apr. 2021
Major listed companies are finding themselves the target of legal action designed to make them move faster towards a lower carbon world. These cases could mark an inflection point; when the conversation turns toward specific responsibilities to move away from fossil fuels rather than broad commitments to change.
Living in the past: Why are controversy scores so controversial?
8 Apr. 2021
Many investors use controversy scores as a filter to avoid firms whose damaging behaviour has hit the headlines, from human rights violations to environmental disasters. But these scores have serious limitations, making them an inadequate tool for investors who want to manage ESG risks and have a positive impact.
Five charts that show Copenhagen is a city of the future
7 Apr. 2021
We take a visual approach to highlight why Copenhagen is such a rich, vibrant and economically prosperous city.
What does the data say? Vaccines, illiquidity and managers called Dave
26 Mar. 2021
In the first of a new monthly series, we take a visual approach to illustrate topical data themes in economies, markets and beyond. This month we look at the correlation between stock market performance and vaccinations, the illiquidity premium in real assets, and whether there are still more men called Dave running funds than female managers.
Lean on me: How can bond investors influence government climate action?
25 Mar. 2021
The coronavirus epidemic has further accelerated the rise of ESG into the investment mainstream. As deficits skyrocket, bond investors have an opportunity to engage with governments on climate change, argues Thomas Dillon.
Deficits still matter… just not right now
22 Mar. 2021
Deciding when to tighten the purse strings and hike taxes is complex at any time, even more so when the economic fallout from COVID-19 remains unclear. Getting deficits under control will need to happen eventually, but it would be a brave government to pursue that goal in the short term.
Why it is getting harder to assess value in financial markets
19 Mar. 2021
Massive intervention by central banks and governments in recent years has left investors struggling to value financial assets.
Levelling up: How COVID-19 is accelerating a digital revolution in construction and manufacturing
18 Mar. 2021
The coronavirus pandemic has spurred companies to upgrade their digital capabilities, boosting productivity and creating investment opportunities in previously overlooked niches.
Building a better world after COVID-19
18 Mar. 2021
There is a growing consensus among companies, governments and electorates across the globe that the world after the pandemic should be greener. But how should we go about this?
Podcast: A clear green premium
18 Mar. 2021
Our Head of ESG, Ed Dixon, recently joined Blackstock Consulting on a PropCast episode to launch their new series of ESG insights with industry leaders. Together, they discussed how the government needs to be partnering with businesses to reach their climate pledges, how the “green premium” is yielding higher rents for eco-friendly offices, and much more.