Thompson joins from ECM Asset Management where he held the position of Head of Sales and Marketing from 2011. Prior to that Thompson was responsible for the investment manager research team at the consultancy, Redington. He also has a lengthy background in Fixed Income capital markets.
Paul Forshaw, Head of Insurance Asset Management, Schroders commented: 'Over the last 12 months we have grown significantly the number of insurance client relationships we support and we are expanding our team to position for further growth.
'David brings specialist investment skills, including significant fixed income expertise, and a wealth of experience covering the Chief Investment Officers of insurance companies. We are very excited about what he will bring in terms of our ability to engage with the insurance client base at an expert level globally'.