MyFolio Fund Solutions team senior appointment
15 September 2014
Standard Life Investments, the global investment manager, today announced the appointment of James Millard as an Investment Director to its MyFolio Fund Solutions team. Reporting directly to Bambos Hambi, Head of Fund of Funds Management at Standard Life Investments, James will be responsible for assisting in the management of the MyFolio Fund Solutions team, developing and maintaining relationships with third party fund groups and will play a key role in the overall strategic development of the company’s MyFolio offering
Based in London, James joins the company from Old Mutual Wealth, where he held the post of Director of Investments. James increases the MyFolio Fund Solutions team to ten people, one of the largest research teams in the industry.
Speaking of the appointment, Bambos Hambi, Head of Fund of Funds Management at Standard Life Investments, said;
"This senior appointment comes hot on the heels of the MyFolio fund range passing through the £5bn mark in assets under management. Clearly James’ appointment further boosts our ability to cope with this enormous investor demand. Having held a number of senior management and board level positions, including Director of Investments at Old Mutual Wealth and Chief Investment Officer of Skandia Investment Group, I believe that his strategic contribution in helping us achieve strong returns for our clients will be significant. I welcome James to the team and very much look forward to working closely with him."
Commenting on his appointment, James Millard said;
"I am delighted to be joining Standard Life Investments market leading MyFolio Fund Solutions team. I very much look forward to supporting Bambos and the team in managing our suite of investment offerings, ensuring we continue to deliver excellent outcomes for our rapidly expanding client base."