Gresham House, the alternatives asset manager, has appointed Heather Fleming to the newly created role of head of Institutional Business, effective 1 June 2018. She will be based in London and report directly to Rupert Robinson, managing director, Gresham House AM.
At Gresham House, Heather will work closely with the head of Distribution, Michael Hart, who joined in June 2017. Heather’s initial focus at Gresham House will be the British Strategic Investment fund, but she will also be responsible for developing the Group’s broader institutional client offering and fundraising capability in the future.
Heather has over 20 years’ experience in the institutional arena, largely focussed on working with pension funds. She spent over seven years at Fidelity International, latterly as the Group’s head of Institutional Distribution for UK & Ireland. Prior to this, she spent eight years at Capital International where she was responsible for client relationships in the UK, Denmark, and Iceland. Heather’s career has also included roles at Danish investment manager, BankInvest, and NatWest Investment Management / Gartmore.
Heather has an in-depth understanding of institutional investor requirements and boasts a strong network of pension funds, including local authority and corporate schemes, and global investment consultants.