Consultant relations

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Focus on ESG

At Aberdeen Standard Investments, our vision is to invest responsibly for a better future. Our Global Consultant Relations team work with investment consultants globally and in their local markets to provide access to our investment expertise, valuable market insights, thought leadership, research and analysis.

Our breadth of investment capabilities is extensive and this allows us to work with consultants to understand their clients’ requirements and ensure we develop and deliver relevant and innovative investment products and solutions.

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Insight and decision-making

Team-based insight-sharing and decision-making strives to deliver better and more reliable investment outcomes. Approximately 1,000 portfolio managers, analysts and product, risk and trading specialists are located globally ensuring close proximity to our clients and the markets in which we invest.

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Fundamental research

There’s no substitute for first-hand fundamental research that drives forward-looking investment ideas. We have a robust research process across and within asset classes which is supported by our ASI Research Institute.

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Focus on ESG

A strong focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations aims to enhance long-term returns and reduce risk. ESG considerations have been an integral part of our decision-making process for almost 30 years. We have a 20 member strong centralised ESG investment team with more than 50 responsible investment analysts and ESG specialists across all asset classes. By putting ESG factors at the heart of our investment process, we believe in our goal to generate better outcomes for consultants and their clients.

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations have been an integral part of our decision-making process for almost 30 years.

By putting ESG factors at the heart of our investment process, we believe in our goal to generate better outcomes for consultants and their clients.

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DB Endgame

At Aberdeen Standard Investments we work in partnership with our pension scheme clients to help them achieve their Long Term Funding Objective. Whatever your pension scheme’s objectives, we can tailor an investment solution to suit your journey.

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Fixed Income

The Fixed Income Team at Aberdeen Standard Investments harnesses the full spectrum of fixed income markets, issuers, credit quality and both public and private and alternative credit. With over 180 fixed income specialists, our depth of knowledge and experience enables us to build a wealth of solutions – from semi-passive to highly active – to meet all investor objectives and requirements.

See more about fixed income
Multi Asset

Multi-Asset

Clients’ objectives can rarely be met by investing in a single asset class. Instead, a portfolio that actively invests across multiple asset classes has more sources of potential return, can better adapt to changing market conditions and can diversify portfolio risk for a better overall experience.

As a global asset manager with expertise across all key asset classes we bring together all our capabilities to create robust multi-asset strategies that can target specific client goals.

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Private markets

Private markets

We have a long track record of managing private market strategies spanning real estate, private equity, infrastructure, real assets and private credit as well as having developed a number of innovative private markets solutions.

Today, we work closely with investors from large pension funds to private wealth clients to help them harness the potential of private markets to meet their specific investment goals.

See more about private markets
real estate

Real estate

Real estate has a robust track record of enhancing portfolio diversification and delivering strong risk-adjusted returns for investors.

We offer expertise across all principal real estate sectors – enabling our clients to target opportunities in their home market and globally.

See more about real estate
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Defined Contribution

As one of the largest providers of defined contribution (DC) investment solutions, ASI works in partnership with trustees, providers and consultants to deliver outcome led solutions for use in accumulation and decumulation retirement propositions.

See more about Defined Contribution
Equities

Equities

Aberdeen Standard Investments manages a full range of equity strategies that span the risk/return spectrum and seek to meet specific client outcomes. While distinct in their risk tolerances and return objectives, our equity portfolios share a common approach: to consistently add value through fundamental stock selection and active management. Our equities assets under management are £152 billion* managed by investment managers located across the world.

* Source: Standard Life Investments/Aberdeen Asset Management, 31 December 2017

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Alternatives

Alternatives

Operating a global platform with experienced investment expertise spanning across geographies, stage, strategies and industry sectors, we encompass hedge funds, natural resources, real estate and private market allocations, direct infrastructure investments and pan-alternatives capabilities.

We meet the challenge to identify meaningful opportunities and build an effective alternatives portfolio through specialized knowledge and focus, helping investors achieve their alternatives investment goals while mitigating risk.

See more about alternatives
  • Aberdeen Standard Investment Capabilities - Face in the Delta

    DB Endgame

    At Aberdeen Standard Investments we work in partnership with our pension scheme clients to help them achieve their Long Term Funding Objective. Whatever your pension scheme’s objectives, we can tailor an investment solution to suit your journey.

    See more about Defined Benefit solutions
  • Aberdeen Standard Investments

    Fixed Income

    The Fixed Income Team at Aberdeen Standard Investments harnesses the full spectrum of fixed income markets, issuers, credit quality and both public and private and alternative credit. With over 180 fixed income specialists, our depth of knowledge and experience enables us to build a wealth of solutions – from semi-passive to highly active – to meet all investor objectives and requirements.

    See more about fixed income
  • Multi Asset

    Multi-Asset

    Clients’ objectives can rarely be met by investing in a single asset class. Instead, a portfolio that actively invests across multiple asset classes has more sources of potential return, can better adapt to changing market conditions and can diversify portfolio risk for a better overall experience.

    As a global asset manager with expertise across all key asset classes we bring together all our capabilities to create robust multi-asset strategies that can target specific client goals.

    See more about multi-asset
  • Private markets

    Private markets

    We have a long track record of managing private market strategies spanning real estate, private equity, infrastructure, real assets and private credit as well as having developed a number of innovative private markets solutions.

    Today, we work closely with investors from large pension funds to private wealth clients to help them harness the potential of private markets to meet their specific investment goals.

    See more about private markets
  • real estate

    Real estate

    Real estate has a robust track record of enhancing portfolio diversification and delivering strong risk-adjusted returns for investors.

    We offer expertise across all principal real estate sectors – enabling our clients to target opportunities in their home market and globally.

    See more about real estate
  • Steps

    Defined Contribution

    As one of the largest providers of defined contribution (DC) investment solutions, ASI works in partnership with trustees, providers and consultants to deliver outcome led solutions for use in accumulation and decumulation retirement propositions.

    See more about Defined Contribution
  • Equities

    Equities

    Aberdeen Standard Investments manages a full range of equity strategies that span the risk/return spectrum and seek to meet specific client outcomes. While distinct in their risk tolerances and return objectives, our equity portfolios share a common approach: to consistently add value through fundamental stock selection and active management. Our equities assets under management are £152 billion* managed by investment managers located across the world.

    * Source: Standard Life Investments/Aberdeen Asset Management, 31 December 2017

  • Alternatives

    Alternatives

    Operating a global platform with experienced investment expertise spanning across geographies, stage, strategies and industry sectors, we encompass hedge funds, natural resources, real estate and private market allocations, direct infrastructure investments and pan-alternatives capabilities.

    We meet the challenge to identify meaningful opportunities and build an effective alternatives portfolio through specialized knowledge and focus, helping investors achieve their alternatives investment goals while mitigating risk.

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Debbie Harris

Debbie Harris

Global Head of Consultant Relations

Philippa Gray

Philippa Gray

Investment Director – Global Consultant Relations

Neala Firth

Neala Scullion

Senior Business Development Manager - Global Consultant Relations

Daniel Davies

Daniel Davies

Associate Investment Director – Global Consultant Relations

Robert Ritchie

Robert Ritchie

Business Development Manager - Global Consultant Relations

Lisa Davidson

Lisa Davidson

PA - Global Consultant Relations

Sean Lee

Sean Lee

Head of Consultant Relations, APAC

David Leiper

David Leiper

Investment Director - Global Consultant Relations

Daniel Shelest

Daniel Shelest

Business Development Manager, APAC Consultant Relations

Deborah Drachman

Deborah Drachman

Head of Consultant Relations, Americas

Elizabeth Hammond

Elizabeth Hammond

PA – Americas Consultant Relations

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