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