Neuberger Berman Bolsters Insurance Solutions Team With Senior UK Hire
London, July 1 2021 — Neuberger Berman, a private, independent, employee-owned investment manager, has appointed Oliver Little to the new role of Head of UK Insurance Solutions effective 1 July 2021.
Reporting to Gilles Drukier, Head of Insurance Solutions EMEA, Little will construct and execute sales strategies on Neuberger Berman’s significant product offering leveraging its London-based insurance analytics team, with the objective of expanding the group’s insurance footprint in the UK.
Little joins from J.P. Morgan Asset Management, where he was a UK client advisor for the group’s global insurance solutions business for more than five years. Prior to this, he spent eight years as an infantry officer in the British army and currently mentors interns with military backgrounds, encouraging them to pursue careers in finance.
Neuberger Berman’s global insurance solutions group oversees approximately $50 bn of insurance assets under management, with more than 200 clients across 30 countries, and is a leader in providing customised public and private market solutions. The business encompasses dedicated portfolio management, client advisory, actuarial, and quantitative professionals based in EMEA, North America and Asia.
Gilles Drukier comments: “As an experienced insurance asset management professional, Oliver brings with him a strong network and a proven track record of delivering for clients as we look to raise visibility of our solutions in the UK.”
Oliver Little adds: “I look forward to joining a firm where the emphasis is firmly on delivering high-quality insights, analytics and investment solutions to insurance companies. Neuberger Berman’s extensive investment offering is well-suited to meeting the specific objectives and unique constraints of insurance companies in the UK, with customised solutions across traditional and alternative asset classes.”
About Neuberger Berman
Neuberger Berman, founded in 1939, is a private, independent, employee-owned investment manager. The firm manages a range of strategies—including equity, fixed income, quantitative and multi-asset class, private equity, real estate and hedge funds—on behalf of institutions, advisors and individual investors globally. With offices in 24 countries, Neuberger Berman’s diverse team has over 2,300 professionals. For six consecutive years, the company has been named first or second in Pensions & Investments Best Places to Work in Money Management survey (among those with 1,000 employees or more). In 2020, the PRI named Neuberger Berman a Leader, a designation awarded to fewer than 1% of investment firms for excellence in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) practices. The PRI also awarded Neuberger Berman an A+ in every eligible category for our approach to ESG integration across asset classes. The firm manages $405 billion in client assets as of December 31, 2020. For more information, please visit our website at www.nb.com.
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