Mark Brandreth was named co-head of research at Schroder Investment Management’s quantitative equity products global equity team, spokeswoman Estelle Bibby confirmed.
The position is new. He joins David Philpotts as co-head of research.
The QEP global equity team managed £10 billion ($15.5 billion) as of July 31, according to Schroder.
Mr. Brandreth was managing director of scientific active equities at BlackRock. A BlackRock spokeswoman declined to comment, citing company policy.