Joining in November, Ms Chan will report to Virginie Maisonneuve, Head of Global and International Equities and be based in London.
Ms Chan joins from RCM Global Investors where she was a Senior Portfolio Manager Global Equities and Lead Portfolio Manager of the Global Sustainability Funds. Prior to RCM, she spent nine years at BlackRock where she held a variety of roles including Senior Portfolio Manager of Core and Diversified institutional accounts and Portfolio Manager of the retail Global Equity Fund.
ms Chan will work alongside Virginie Maisonneuve and Simon Webber, Fund Manager and be part of a well resourced team of generalist Portfolio Managers and Global Sector Specialists.
Virginie Maisonneuve, Head of Global and International Equities, at Schroders said: 'We are delighted to welcome Sue on board. Sue brings talent and global experience together with an investment approach that is well aligned to ours. The Global and International Equities team’s philosophy is based on teamwork and focuses on building high conviction portfolios using a disciplined approach identifying quality growth companies selling at attractive valuations. We have a diversified product range that has delivered strong performance across the board and I am confident that Sue’s addition to our well resourced team will contribute to our success'.
John Troiano, Head of Global Institutional Business, at Schroders said: 'Sue’s proven experience will be an asset to our already strong investment team. The global equities team continues to deliver strong performance to our clients and Sue’s arrival will help continue this momentum'.
In other developments, Chris Costanza has become a Global Sector Specialist for financials in the Global and International Equities team. Chris has been with Schroders since 2005 working as a financial analyst on Schroders Large Cap US team and has worked closely with the Global and International Equities team during this time.
Schroders’ Global and International Equities team manage over £10.8 billion/ EUR12.0 billion /$17.4 billion (as at 30 June 2011) on behalf of institutional and retail investors worldwide.