Roger brings more than 30 years’ asset management, sales and distribution experience to his role at JPES, having held senior positions at a number of leading UK and global investment firms including Kleinwort Benson Investment Management, Insight Investment, Pioneer Investments (now Amundi) and BNP Paribas Investment Partners.

Most recently, he held the role of Head of UK Institutional and Global Consultants at Aviva Investors, having previously spent four years at Pictet Asset Management where he was Head of UK and Ireland Institutional Business.

In his consultancy role at JPES, Roger will work with the firm’s marketing team to guide clients on a range of key business initiatives relating to consultant relations, client relationship management, sales and distribution strategy.

“Roger’s experience complements the existing skillsets of asset ownership and investment consultancy we have developed in JPES in recent years, with his expertise in sales, distribution and client relationship management providing an important additional perspective to our Marketing Consultancy capabilities that will be of substantial benefit to our clients”, comments Julian Samways, Founder and Managing Director of JPES Partners. “We see this as a key area of our business moving forwards, and Roger’s insights will be invaluable as we seek to help asset managers meet their long-term business objectives in a post-COVID era.”