Standard Life Investments

Your local team

Our dedicated European Business Development team ensures you benefit from attentive service, from a single point of contact.

The team will work with you to identify your individual requirements, including target returns and your attitude to risk and asset allocation. They will then structure bespoke products or allocate pooled products to suit your needs.

Your European business contacts

You can contact any one of our team members directly on the details below, or email us at .

Head of European Business Development

Åsa Norrie

Åsa Norrie

Head of European Business Development

Åsa is responsible for growing Standard Life Investments’ European business leading a team of 23 members in Standard Life Investments' continental European distribution team. The team is located in 9 locations and speaks 10 languages. Åsa and the team cover all segments of the investors in Europe and are responsible for distributing Standard Life Investments'entire product offering. Åsa was previously in charge of global consultant relationships and worked as both an equity analyst and manager of institutional European equities portfolios. Åsa holds an MSc in Economics and has 18 years investment experience of which she has spent the last 8 with Standard Life Investments.

Email:  Tel:  +44  (0)131  2456829Mobile:  +44  (0) 7738349990

Switzerland and Monaco

André Haubensack

André Haubensack

Head of Sales Switzerland & Monaco

André Haubensack leads Standard Life Investments business in Switzerland and Monaco and is based in Zurich. He joined Standard Life Investments through the takeover of Ignis Asset Management in June 2014. André joined Ignis in September 2009 after working for New Star Asset management in 2005 where he set up and managed New Star's first highly successful office in Switzerland. Previous employers include Credit Suisse 1991-2005 where he held a number of roles, culminating as Head Provider Relations & Product Management where he launched the highly acclaimed "Fund Lab". André has a Diploma in Business Studies as well as Marketing and holds a Master in Business Administration.

Email:  Tel:  +41  (0)44 55 200 55Mobile:  +41  (0)79 373 79 13

Toby Rockingham

Toby Rockingham

Investment Director Switzerland & Monaco

Toby entered the finance industry in 1999 with the HSBC Asset Management mutual funds sales & marketing division in London, before moving to manage a team administering their substantial Index linked savings business. Upon joining Standard Life Investments' sales team in 2004 he initially specialised in Real Estate and SRI products within the retail mutual funds business, before moving to the European Business Development team in 2008 with the aim of growing SLI’s wholesale business in Europe. Since 2011 Toby has been a key member of the highly successful business development team covering Switzerland, focussing on Swiss Private Banks and Fund Researchers. He holds the Securities Institute Investment Advice Certificate and the IMC and is based in Edinburgh, Scotland home of SLI’s headquarters.

Email:  Tel:  +44  (0)131  245 6378Mobile:  +44  (0)  7515 083465

Julien Boissier

Julien Boissier

Investment Director Switzerland & Monaco

Julien Boissier is responsible for institutional and wholesale business development in the French speaking part of Switzerland, based in Geneva. He previously worked for Swiss Life Asset Managers as Senior Relationship Manager, responsible for institutional and wholesale clients in the French speaking part of Switzerland. Before that, he was at Tocqueville Finance in Geneva and Diapason Commodities Management in Lausanne. Julien has extensive experience of business development in Switzerland within the asset management industry. He holds a Master in International Trading from ESLSCA in Paris and a degree from ESSCA Business School in Angers.

Email:  Tel:  +41  (0)22  819 17 81Mobile:  +41  (0)79  431 09 31

Federica Forest

Federica Forest

Business Development Manager Switzerland & Monaco

Federica joined Standard Life Investments in March 2016 and is responsible for business development in Switzerland & Monaco. She gained International experience throughout Asia and Europe while graduating at Bocconi University in Milan and holds a Master in International Management from Strathclyde University in Glasgow. Federica is fluent in Italian, German and English. She is based in our headquarters in Edinburgh.

Email:  Tel:  +44  (0) 131 245 9375Mobile:  +44  (0) 772 568 0375

Germany & Austria

Frank Richter

Frank Richter

Head of Sales, Germany & Austria

Frank Richter leads Standard Life Investments' German institutional and consultant work from our Frankfurt office and has a wealth of experience in this area. He previously worked for AXA Investment Managers Germany where he spent seven years, latterly as Head of Institutional Business Germany and Austria. Before AXA he was at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers Germany for nine years.

Email:  Tel:  +49  (0)69 66572 1212Mobile:  +49  (0)160 7821 639

Dirk Tiemann

Dirk Tiemann

Investment Director Wholesale Vertrieb, Germany & Austria

Dirk Tiemann is Investment Director for semi-institutional (wholesale) sales in Germany and Austria, based in Frankfurt. He has worked in the German and Austrian investment markets since 1994 and has considerable knowledge and experience of financial institutions. He previously ran Tinion Capital, a company which distributed selected investment funds to German institutional and wholesale clients. Before that, he was Head of Banks and Sales Director at Fidelity; and ran the European Marketing and Sales team at MainFirst Bank.

Email:  Tel:  +49  (0)69 66572 1583Mobile:  +49  (0)176 5211 1599

Scandinavia

Christopher Andersson

Christopher Andersson

Head of Sales, Nordics

Christopher is the dedicated point of contact for our Swedish investors. He has extensive experience of business development in Scandinavia within the asset management industry. Prior to joining Standard Life Investments in July 2014, he was a Sales Manager at Lannebo Fonder. Christopher is a CFA charter holder.

Email:  Mobile:  +46  (0)707 50 73 53

Alan Simpson

Alan Simpson

Associate Investment Director, Nordics

Alan Simpson has worked in the Nordic region for the past three years and is responsible for the development of Wholesale business across the region. He joined Standard Life Investments in 2010, having previously worked for Scottish Widows. Prior to joining the European team, he worked on the UK Wholesale market, focusing on the development of business with Global Financial Institutions and strategic partnerships.

Email:  Tel:  +44  (0)131  245 5205Mobile:  +44  (0)7703 695566

Angelika Blomquist

Angelika Blomquist

Business Development Manager, Nordics

Angelika joined Standard Life Investments in January 2016 and is responsible for business development in Sweden. She previously worked for Natixis Global Asset Management as Sales Associate for four years covering the Nordic region and before that, one year internship as Client Relationship Manager at Lyxor Asset Management in Paris. Angelika holds a Master in International Finance from École Supérieure de Gestion et Finance in Paris.

Email:  Tel:  +46  (0) 8  120 66 196Mobile:  +46  (0) 7  66 325 300

Petri Koivurinne

Petri Koivurinne

Business Development Manager, Nordics

Petri joined Standard Life Investments in June 2016 and is responsible for business development in the Nordic region. The previous five years before joining SLI he worked as Director of Client Relations for a Finnish asset management company Estlander & Partners. Petri holds a Master's Degree in Finance from Aalto University School of Business and is based in our headquarters in Edinburgh.

Email:  Tel:  +44  (0)  131 245 9619Mobile:  +44  (0)  785 053 9913

BENELUX

Peter in de Rijp

Peter in de Rijp

Head of Sales, Benelux

Peter is responsible for institutional and wholesale business development in the Netherlands. He has worked in the Dutch investment market since 1988, and has considerable knowledge and experience in the Dutch institutional sector. Previously, Peter was a Managing Director Sales Netherlands at SEI Investments and before that, he was Head of Institutional Clients at Fortis Investments Netherlands.

Prior to working at Fortis, he was employed by Achmea and AMEV, with activities spanning from macro-economic research to account management with institutional clients. Peter started his career at the Dutch Ministry of Finance in 1985 in their International Monetary Affairs Department. Peter holds a master degree in monetary economics from the University of Tilburg.

Email:  Tel:  +31  6 52621560

Roger de Passe

Roger de Passe

Investment Director Benelux & France

Roger joined Standard Life Investments from Ignis Asset Management in June 2014 and is our dedicated point of contact for Belgium Luxembourg and France. He joined Ignis Asset Management in November 2012 as Regional Director Benelux coming from Generali Investments where he was Head of Institutional Sales Northern Europe since December 2008. Prior to that, he was in charge of Benelux Third Party business development with AXA Investment Managers from September 2001 on. From 1996 to 2001 he managed a team of financial advisors (Private Trading Desk) with ING Belgium. Roger has a Licentiate degree in Management and Business Administration from HEC Saint Louis in Brussels and a Licentiate degree in translation from Institut Libre Marie Haps in Brussels.

Email:  Tel:  +32  2 528 05 47

Jorre Willemse

Jorre Willemse

Head of Business Development Management

Jorre Willemse holds a Master in Management from the University of Bath. He began his career at 2007 in Bloomberg, where he was at different times responsible for business development and account management in the Netherlands, Germany, Austria and the Nordics. Jorre joined Standard Life Investments in 2015 and is fluent in Dutch, German, Spanish and English.

Email:  Tel:  +44  (0)131  245 5942Mobile:  +44  (0)779 322 2546

Responsabile Italia & Ticino di Standard Life Investments

Dott. Arcangelo Barletta

Dott. Arcangelo Barletta

Investment Director Italy & Ticino

Arcangelo is responsible for sale and distribution of Standard Life Investments products in Italy. Arcangelo is based in Milan and has 17 years' investment experience. He joined Standard Life investments from Ignis where he was Country Manager (Italy) and where he started up and headed the opening of the Milan branch 2009-2014. Previous employers include New Star Asset Management (Country Manager), Nordea Investment Funds (Country Manager), Morley Fund Management and Credit Agricole. Arcangelo has 17 years of experience in the investment industry and holds a degree in Business Administration from Bocconi University.

Email:  Tel:   +39 02 49 543 231

Cinzia Daghero

Cinzia Daghero

Business Development Manager Italy & Ticino

Cinzia is responsible for business development in Italy and Ticino. She joined Standard Life Investments from Invesco where she was a Junior Relationship Manager for Italian Institutional clients, after two years’ experience in their client service department. Cinzia holds a Master degree in Banking and Finance from Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan. She is based in our headquarters in Edinburgh.

Email:  Tel:  +44  (0)131  245 0584Mobile:  +44  (0)780 922 9475

Iberia

Mauro Lorán

Mauro Lorán

Head of Sales, Southern Europe

Mauro Lorán is the dedicated point of contact for Iberia (Spain, Portugal and Andorra) and is based in Madrid. With more than 25 years of experience in the investment industry, Mauro joined Standard Life Investments through the takeover of Ignis Asset Management in June 2014. He joined Ignis in September 2009 after working for New Star Asset management where he was responsible for Iberia and Latam and set up and managed New Star's first office in Spain. Previously he was a regional. Manager for Iberia at ABN AMRO Asset Management in Madrid from 2000 after working at ABN AMRO Asset Management's headquarters in Amsterdam where he looked after business development in Iberia and Latam, mainly focussing on Central banks and institutional clients. Mauro has Law degree and Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and Corporate Law (MAJ) from Instituto de Empresa Business School in Madrid.

Email:  Tel:   +34 616463917

Andrés Pedreño Gil

Andrés Pedreño Gil

Business Development Manager Iberia

Andrés Pedreño is responsible for business development in Iberia (Spain, Portugal and Andorra).

Prior to joining Standard Life Investments, Andrés worked at HSBC Global Asset Management within the business development team in Spain and at Santander Private Banking in the real estate division. Andrés holds a degree in Business and a Masters in Financial Institutions and Markets from CUNEF University in Madrid. Andrés is based in our headquarters in Edinburgh.

Email:  Tel:  +44  131 245 9095Mobile:  +44  788 582 3955

Ireland

Jennifer Richards

Jennifer Richards

Head of European Wholesale Client Relationship Management

Jennifer is responsible for leading and growing the European Wholesale business for Standard Life Investments including client management, business development, servicing and operations. She is also Practice Leader for our thriving Irish business.

Jennifer joined Standard Life Investments in 2004 and has over 20 years investment experience. She holds a degree in Statistics from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth and an MSc in Investment & Treasury from Dublin City University. Jennifer has an active interest in the Irish and European pensions industry having been a member and eventual chair of the IAPF Investment Committee from 2003 to 2013.

Email:  Tel:  +353  1 639 7722Mobile:  +353  86 815 8256

Liam Stack

Liam Stack

Investment Director Ireland

Liam works with corporate pension fund advisers and clients in Ireland and Switzerland to see how our investment expertise can add value to their schemes. Liam joined Standard Life in 1998 and worked in the risk benefits department before moving to Standard Life Investments in 2000. Liam has a BBS and holds the Investment Management Certificate.

Email:  Tel:  +353  1 639 7654Mobile:  +353  86 838 6395

David O'Brien

David O'Brien

Investment Director Ireland

David is the dedicated point of contact for our distribution partners across Ireland. He also works with corporate pension fund advisers and clients to see how our investment expertise can add value to their schemes. He has considerable knowledge and experience of financial institutions. David joined Standard Life Investments from University College Dublin, where he earned a degree in Economics in 2001.

Email:  Tel:  +353  1 639 7737Mobile:  +353  86 855 6332

Shane O’Doherty

Shane O’Doherty

Business Development Manager Ireland

Shane supports the Irish based directors on new and existing relationships with corporate pension fund consultants, institutional clients and distribution partners, in seeing how our products can help them achieve their investment goals. He joined Standard Life Investments in 2015 having previously worked with Brandes Investment Partners. Shane holds an MSc in Finance and a Bachelor of Business Studies Degree, both attained from Dublin City University.

Email:  Tel:  +353  1639 7993Mobile:  +353  86 411 3416