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Global Head of Multi-Asset Investing and Fixed Income
Euan began his career with Scottish Provident in 1992 as an actuarial student and was placed in the investment department as a bond analyst. Two years later, he was appointed investment manager responsible for Irish fixed income and cash investments. In 1995, Euan joined Standard Life as a fixed income investment manager, with a particular specialism in index-linked investments and income rate derivatives. On the bond team, he ultimately ran all Standard Life Investments segregated bond funds and, in 2001, was promoted to manage all the assets of the Standard Life Assurance Company. In September 2004, he established the strategic solutions unit which became the multi-asset investing team and in June 2008 he was appointed Head of Global Fixed Income, in addition to Head of Multi-Asset Investing. Euan is also a member of the Standard Life Investments Board.
Head of Multi-Asset Fund Management
Guy is responsible for the management of the multi-asset fund management team that oversees the asset allocation in our multi-asset portfolios. He joined Standard Life Investments in April 2008, from Credit Suisse Asset Management, where he held the position of CIO for Multi-Asset Class Solutions in the UK and US. Guy holds a BA from Rutgers University in New Jersey and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Dr. Brian Fleming
Head of Multi-Asset Risk and Structuring
Brian joined Standard Life Investments in 2002 as a quantitative analyst, working on a broad range of areas including fixed income, equities, FX, portfolio construction and risk. Moving to the Strategic Solutions Unit in 2004, he was responsible for the development of our liability-driven investment (LDI) offering and subsequently the delivery of the desks multi-asset risk capabilities to support the Global Absolute Return Strategies (GARS) Fund. He is currently Head of Multi-asset Risk and Structuring, managing assets for Standard Life Group and third parties, covering numerous types of strategies including LDI and absolute return. Brian is a CFA Charterholder and holder of Professional Risk Manager (PRM) designation.
Ian is co-manager of our Absolute Return Global Bond Strategies portfolio that is founded in the same process and principles as GARS. Upon joining the multi-asset investing team in September 2012, he retained his previous responsibilities on, and assumed chairmanship of, our Bond Investment Group (BIG), contributing a wealth of knowledge on macroeconomic issues, government rates and cross-asset bond strategies. He also sits on the Strategic Investment Group. Ian joined Standard Life Investments in 2002 and has managed a variety of government, aggregate and rates-derivative strategies. He contributes macro ideas to the Global Absolute Return Strategies (GARS) Fund.
Roger co-manages the Absolute Return Global Bond Strategies portfolio with Ian Pizer. His background is in macro fixed income, having begun his career in rates, then specialising in credit and credit derivatives. Previous experience was gained in rates and credit at Deutsche Bank, and more recently at JPMorgan, where he was responsible for distributing credit product (cash and derivative) to UK asset managers. While working within the credit team for eight years, Roger was responsible for developing our macro expertise by working very closely with the rates and multi-asset teams. As a result, he has been a key contributor to the Global Absolute Return Strategies (GARS) Fund, having contributed credit and macro ideas since inception.
Neil joined Standard Life Investments in October 2011, initially in the credit team but with the expectation of transitioning to the multi-asset investing team. Neil contributes ideas to both the credit and multi-asset investing teams, utilising his experience in equity management. Previously, Neil was Head of UK Equities at Ignis, heading a 9-strong team managing £8 billion. Prior to that, he spent four years at Citi on the pan-European Equities sales desk, where he was responsible for a large number of accounts with widely differing investment styles. At Threadneedle, his strong fundamental analytical abilities were recognised with his promotion to Head of Pan European Research. His career encompasses over 20 years on the buy-side and four on the sell-side, giving a broad and deep understanding of capital markets and the investment community.