Thursday, 5 January 2023: Leading global investment manager, First Sentier Investors (FSI) has appointed Jane Daniel as Chief Risk Officer, effective 1 January 2023.
Daniel is located in London and joins FSI from Aegon Asset Management (Aegon) where she was Global Chief Risk and Compliance Officer. Daniel was responsible for leading a team of 85 across Europe, US and Asia, where she oversaw portfolio risk management, enterprise risk management and compliance. Other notable roles at Aegon included ambassador for Inclusion and Diversity, and board directorships on its global, regional and joint venture companies.
Daniel joined Aegon in August 2017 from her role as EMEA CRO and Global Head of Enterprise Risk at Columbia Threadneedle. Prior to this, Daniel was at the Royal Bank of Scotland where she spent a number of years working across a variety of business and risk roles.
With a career spanning 30 years, Daniel has had prior exposure to senior risk leadership roles across corporate and international banking, wealth management, transaction services as well as asset management.
Mark Steinberg, Chief Executive Officer of FSI said, “I am delighted that we could secure someone of Jane’s calibre. She brings with her demonstrable experience of driving and leading significant control functions in highly complex regulated markets and global organisations. I look forward to the value she will add to our business in raising and maintaining the global standard of risk management and compliance within the three lines of defence.”
Daniel is a member of the FSI executive leadership team and reports to Steinberg.
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About First Sentier Investors
First Sentier Investors manages US$134.4 billion in assets (as at September 30, 2022) on behalf of institutional investors, pension funds, wholesale distributors, investment platforms, financial advisers and their clients worldwide.
The firm operates as a standalone global investment management business with offices across Europe, the Americas, and Asia Pacific. First Sentier Investors’ expertise spans a range of asset classes and specialist investment sectors focused on delivering sustainable investment success based on responsible investment principles.
Formerly known as First State Investments, the firm was acquired by Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc in August 2019.
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Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc. (MUFG) is one of the world’s leading financial groups. Headquartered in Tokyo and with over 360 years of history, MUFG has a global network with approximately 2,500 locations in more than 50 countries. The Group has about 170,000 employees and offers services including commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing. The Group aims to “be the world’s most trusted financial group” through close collaboration among our operating companies and flexibly respond to all of the financial needs of our customers, serving society, and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world. MUFG’s shares trade on the Tokyo, Nagoya, and New York stock exchanges.
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About Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation
Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation, as a core member of MUFG, provides its customers with a wide range of comprehensive financial solutions leveraging unique and highly professional functions as a leading trust bank. Such financial solutions include real estate, stock transfer agency, asset management and investor services, and inheritance related services, in addition to banking operations. It aims to realize its vision to be the trust bank that creates "a safe and affluent society" by always supporting its customers' and society's challenges based on Trust, and thus created a new key concept: "Create a Better Tomorrow".
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