Standard Life Investments has hired Pimco portfolio analyst Rickey Thevakarrunai for its fund solutions team as fund analyst.
Thevakarrunai will is to join the team responsible for identifying and monitoring funds that may form part of the MyFolio fund range.
The fund analyst will report to head of fund of funds management Bambos Hambi.
Hambi says: “Given the structure of our multi-manager funds and particularly MyFolio, it is vital that we have the right people in place to research over 6,000 authorised funds available in the investment universe.
“Rickey will compliment the skill-set of the current research team with a focus on fixed income analysis, ensuring that we are provided with the very best in fund research and analysis.”