BMO Global Asset Management has appointed James Edwards as director in the UK Institutional Sales team.
Edwards will be responsible for expanding BMO Global Asset Management’s client base within the UK Institutional market, with a particular focus on Corporate Pension Schemes and Charities.
He joins BMO Global Asset Management from BlackRock, where he spent nearly 10 years. He started at BlackRock in 2008 as a relationship manager in the UK Institutional team, responsible for relationship management and executing key strategic initiatives with clients. In 2015, he became a fixed income product strategist, responsible for the development of BlackRock’s range of unconstrained and multi-currency active fixed income products.
Prior to this, Edwards held roles at BNY Mellon as client relationship manager and Scottish Equitable as client service representative.