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FSI announces new Chief Risk Officer

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 A$209.1 billion in assets (as at 30 September 2022) on behalf of institutional investors, pension funds, wholesale distributors, investment platforms, financial advisers and their clients worldwide.

The firm was acquired by Mitsubishi UFJ Trust and Banking Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Inc in August 2019, and operates as a standalone global investment management business with offices across Europe, the Americas, and Asia Pacific.

First Sentier Investors is a globally Certified B Corporation and signatory to the UK Stewardship Code. The firm’s investment expertise spans across a range of asset classes and specialist sectors focused on delivering sustainable investment success based on responsible investment principles.

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