Schroders makes senior Insurance AM hire

Schroders has appointed Clara Yan who joins in the role of Insurance Asset Liability Management (ALM) Director.

Yan will be based in London in Schroders’ Insurance Asset Management team and will be working with Schroders’ insurance clients to develop capital efficient investment solutions.

She joins a team of 15 and will report to Paul Forshaw, head of Insurance Asset Management.

Prior to joining Schroders Clara spent six years at the investment banking arm of UBS where she worked with UK and European insurance clients on ALM issues. Previous experience includes a role as Senior ALM strategist at Legal and General, helping to build its ALM model and manage its balance sheet.

Yan is a qualified actuary in the UK and Australia and has more than 15 years’ experience in the insurance and pensions industry.

Paul Forshaw, head of Insurance Asset Management commented: “Schroders has built a successful insurance solutions business over the past few years by providing the fresh thinking required to overcome the complex regulatory, capital and ALM challenges that insurance companies face in an ultra-low yield environment.

“Clara has extensive life insurance and investment banking experience. Her ability to understand investment challenges from an insurance company perspective will add value to our dialogue with insurance clients as we broaden and deepen our solutions business.’’


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