People on the Move: July 5-9


David Fletcher, Chairman of Odey Asset Management, is stepping down from his post. He has been chairman since 1998 and will stay on as a senior adviser. Fletcher initially joined Odey AM in 1995 as chief executive.

Fabiana Fedeli is joining M&G as Chief Investment Officer, Equities, effective August 23. Fedeli joins from Robeco Asset Management where she was global head of fundamental equities.

Erin Leonard was appointed Global Head of Sustainability at HSBC Asset management. Prior to this, Leonard was the firm’s interim global head of institutional business.

BentallGreenOak named John Carrafiell as Co-CEO with Sonny Kalsi. Carrafiell co-founded GreenOak Real Estate in 2010 and since GreenOak and Bentall Kennedy merged in 2019 to form BentallGreenOak, he became senior managing partner, overseeing the firm’s European business.

BNP Paribas Asset Management named Steven Billiet as Head of Global Client Group. Before that, Billiet was head of distribution for Asia Pacific.

BNY Mellon Wealth Management named Sinead Cotton Grant as Global Head of BNY Mellon Investor Solutions. Grant will continue her responsibilities as deputy CIO and head of equities for BNY Mellon Wealth Management and head of responsible investing for wealth management and digital assets.

AXA Investment Managers appointed Lionel Pernias as Head of Fixed Income Solutions. Before that, Pernias was the firm’s U.K. head of buy and maintain.

Oliver Little joined Neuberger Berman as Head of U.K. Insurance Solutions. Most recently, Little served as U.K. client adviser for the global insurance solutions business of J.P. Morgan Asset Management.

Capital Group appointed Murray Brewer as Managing Director and Head of Australia client group. Brewer was previously director and country head of distribution for T. Rowe Price Australia and New Zealand.

Sanjiv Talwar and Keye Chow joined Fred Alger Management’s healthcare team. Prior to joining Alger, Talwar was a portfolio manager for a life sciences fund at Invesco. Chow also joins from Invesco where he served as sector portfolio manager and analyst.

J.B. Kiley joined GCM Grosvenor as a Managing Director in its client group. Before GCM, Kiley was a managing director in KKR & Co.’s client and partner group.

Private Banking / Wealth Management

Evonne Tan was appointed Head of Singapore at Barclays Private Bank. Tan joins Barclays from UBS Singapore where she was a market team head responsible for running the UHNW Singapore business.

Credit Suisse promoted Joyce Low to Market Leader for Malaysia. She has been with the firm for 25 years and was most recently a team leader after being promoted from senior client partner.


Catherine Carlyon was promoted to Country Manager, Australia at AXA XL Insurance. Carlyon is currently the firm’s head of claims, APAC.

Pearlyn Phau was appointed Executive Director and group CEO of Aviva Singlife.

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