Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM) has appointed Professor Paul Sweeting to the new role of Head of Research within the LGIM Solutions Group.

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Sweeting joins from J.P. Morgan Asset Management where he was european dead of the strategy group. Prior to this he was a professor of actuarial science at the University of Kent. His research there covered areas including investment, risk management and longevity, with a particular focus on their relevance to pensions and insurance.

Professor Sweeting continues to hold a chair at the University.

Before moving to the University of Kent, Professor Sweeting occupied a range of senior roles in asset management, longevity reinsurance and investment consultancy. At LGIM,

Professor Sweeting will be responsible for leading global research in investment strategy, outcome-oriented investing, risk management and asset-liability modeling. He will also work on longevity solutions across the Legal & General Group.