Clara Yan joined Schroders as insurance asset-liability management director, said a spokeswoman for the firm.
The role is new, and Ms. Yan is based in London. She works with the firm’s insurance clients to develop capital efficient investment strategies and reports to Paul Forshaw, head of insurance asset management.
“(Ms. Yan) has extensive life insurance and investment banking experience,” said Mr. Forshaw in a news release. “Her ability to understand investment challenges from an insurance company perspective will add value to our dialogue with insurance clients as we broaden and deepen our solutions business.”
Ms. Yan was previously at UBS’ investment banking business, working with U.K. and European insurance clients on asset and liability management.
Schroders has more than £50 billion ($77.5 billion) of insurance client assets under management.