Aviva Investors taps UBS Asset Management for new head of institutional sales

Incoming hire brings more than 25 years’ experience, having previously served at UBS Asset Management and BNY Mellon.

Aviva Investors, Aviva’s global asset management business, has appointed Monica Fan-Bradley as head of institutional sales (excluding Asia Pacific) within its global client solutions function.

Fan-Bradley will oversee the expansion of Aviva Investors’ sales activities with global institutional investors across its pensions, official institutions, liquidity and consultant teams. In addition, she will be responsible for strategic relationships across the UK, Europe, North America and the Middle East.

She joins from UBS Asset Management, where she spent nearly seven years, most recently serving as managing director and head of global consultant relations.

Prior to that, she served as director, consultant relations at BNY Mellon.

Fan-Bradley has over 25 years’ experience working in a wide range of senior positions on both the buy- and sell-side. She also serves as a member of eVestment’s asset manager board and the advisory council of The Diversity Project UK.

In her new role, she will report directly to Louise Kay, global head of client solutions.

“As we continue to expand our distribution capabilities the leadership skills Monica brings to our business, along with her proven track record in raising client capital, will be critical in achieving the ambitious targets we are setting ourselves for driving growth and assets under management,” said Kay.

“We believe Monica’s calibre and talent will be incredibly valuable and we welcome her warmly to Aviva Investors.”