Schroders has made two further hires within the firm’s Multi-asset Investments and Portfolio Solutions (MAPS), a business which manages GBP75.5 billion (as at 30 June 2015) on behalf of its clients globally.
Chris Hsia, joins Schroders as Product Manager for MAPS, from Morgan Stanley where he spent the last 16 years, most recently as the Chief Investment Officer for Bank Morgan Stanley AG and as the Head of Investment Products & Solutions for International Wealth Management within Morgan Stanley &Co. As MAPS Product Manager Hsia will help drive the product-led communications of a selection of MAPS strategies. Chris will work with Schroders regional Product Managers, relevant consultant and distribution teams to ensure Schroders’ clients have all of the relevant information that they require. Hsia will report to Henriette Bergh, Head of UK and European Product & Manager Solutions.
Mei Huang, joins Schroders as Quantitative Analyst, from the Global Equities research division of HSBC Asset Management. Prior to this Huang worked at AQR Capital Management LLC as Portfolio Manager within the Global Stock Selection (GSS) team. There Mei co-managed AQR’s global equities funds and strategies. Huang will report to Peter Weidner, Head of Advanced Beta, Multi-asset Quantitative Research and will be responsible for researching and constructing advanced beta equity strategies.
Nico Marais (pictured), Head of Multi-asset Investments and Portfolio Solutions, says: “Strengthening our ability to interact with clients around investment outcomes and building our Advanced Beta capabilities are key initiatives. We are therefore pleased to have Chris and Mei join the MAPS team in their respective roles.”