Former Blackrock managing director joins Schroders

Schroders has appointed Kevin Kneafsey as senior advisor to the Schroders multi-asset investment and portfolio solutions business.

Prior to his new role, Kneafsey was managing director at BlackRock and head of research for multi asset client solutions. He joined Barclays Global Investors in 1994.

Kneafsey will be based in the US providing support to Nico Marais, head of multi asset investment and portfolio solutions.

Marais welcomed Kneafsey, adding: “He is well known as an early thought leader in the area of risk premia based investing and will be instrumental in helping us further expand our range of outcome based solutions.”