Santander Asset Management UK has appointed Divya Manek as a new fund manager in its Global European Fixed Income team, focusing on European Bond Strategies. Based in London, she will report to Adam Cordery, global head of European Fixed Income.
Manek spent the last seven years at Schroders, working on its flagship EUR/GBP mutual funds and managing segregated mandates. She obtained a first-class engineering degree from the University of Mumbai in 2006, graduated top of her class at the Cass Business School in 2007 and became a CFA Charterholder in 2010.
Manek will work primarily on Santander Asset Management’s three euro credit mutual funds (Euro Corporate Short Term, Euro Corporate and Renta Fija Privada).
Adam Cordery, global head of European Fixed Income, said: “I am delighted Divya has decided to join the firm. She is a strong addition to the recently created European Fixed Income team and I look forward to working with her.”