Aviva Investors appoints Head of Insurance Investment Strategy

(London): Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’), today announces the appointment of Iain Forrester as Head of Insurance Investment Strategy, Global Investment Solutions.

In this new role Iain will focus on building outcome-oriented investment strategies for global insurance companies, with responsibility across all areas of solutions design, management and client delivery. He will draw on the strength and depth of Aviva Investors' investment capabilities across Fixed Income, Liability Driven Investment, Multi-Assets and a range of Alternative Income assets, spanning Real Estate, Infrastructure and Private Corporate Credit.  Based in London, he reports into John Dewey, Head of Investment Strategy, Global Investment Solutions.

Iain joins from Standard Life Investments, where he was an Investment Director in the Insurance Solutions team, with responsibility for developing investment propositions for global insurance clients.  Prior to this, he was Head of ALM & Capital Management at Standard Life, with responsibility for the investment strategy of Standard Life’s balance sheet assets.  

John Dewey, Head of Investment Strategy, Global Investment Solutions at Aviva Investors, said:

“I’m very pleased to welcome Iain Forrester to Aviva Investors.  He brings a wealth of expertise in insurance asset-liability management and understanding of the complex needs of insurance companies.  He will be a great asset to the team as we continue to work with clients, providing solutions focused on their needs."

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Aviva Investors

Aviva Investors is the global asset management business of Aviva plc. The business delivers investment management solutions, services and client-driven performance to clients worldwide. Aviva Investors operates in 15 countries in Asia Pacific, Europe, North America and the United Kingdom with assets under management of £345 billion as at 30 June 2017.

Aviva plc

  • Aviva provides life insurance, general insurance, health insurance and asset management to 33 million customers, across 16 markets worldwide
  • In the UK we are the leading insurer serving one in every four households and have strong businesses in selected markets in Europe, Asia and Canada. Our shares are listed on the London Stock Exchange and we are a member of the FTSE100 index. 
  • Aviva helps people save for the future and manage the risks of everyday life; we paid out £30.7 billion in benefits and claims in 2015.
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