M&G Investments, one of the UK’s largest active investors with over £194 billion in assets under management, recently embarked on a strategic review of their Equities IT functions.
M&G selected Parere to provide an interim Head of Equities IT with a high level of expertise and a deep understanding of managing a technology group for an Investment Management business.
Parere assigned Mark Newton, a Managing Consultant with extensive buy-side industry experience. Mark’s role included the following:
“Parere’s consultant, Mark Newton, demonstrated deep commitment to M&G throughout the engagement and conducted himself in a thoroughly professional manner. He had the valued, and rare, ability to combine technical expertise with extensive industry experience and quickly developed an excellent understanding of our strategic business needs. His man-management skills were just what we needed to ensure stability was maintained during a period of significant change for our IT workforce”.