Dutch asset manager Robeco has appointed Andrew Knell CFA as director, Business Development (picture above) and Connor Murphy as business bevelopment analyst in the UK Institutional team.
In these newly created roles, Knell and Murphy (picture left) will be responsible for further developing Robeco's institutional client footprint in the UK, which includes insurance, public and corporate pension schemes and fiduciary managers.
They will be based in London and report to Peter Walsh, head of Robeco UK.
With over 14 years of investment experience, Knell joins Robeco from Northern Trust Asset Management, where he was senior vice president and senior investment strategist within the Global Equity division. Prior to this, Knell spent eight years at Russell Investments, latterly as client executive of Russell Indexes. Murphy joins the team from Fidelity International where he supported the Pan-European business.
These appointments follow three years of growth after Robeco formally opened its UK office in 2015. With strong capabilities in Sustainability, Factor and Credit investing Robeco expects continued UK growth and is hiring to position for success and capitalise on momentum.