Standard Life hires Stewart from Hyman Robertson

Phoenix Group-Standard Life office in Lothian Road, Edinburgh

Standard Life, part of Phoenix Group, has appointed Callum Stewart as Head of Investment Proposition Distribution.

Stewart joins Standard Life from Hyman Robertson, where he most recently held the role of Head of DC Investment, specialising in pension funding and investment.

Gareth Trainor, Head of Investment Solutions at Standard Life, said: “I’m pleased to welcome Callum to Standard Life. The thought leadership, industry presence and drive that Callum brings will be invaluable in delivering our long-term strategy and will build on our already strong sustainable investing credentials.”

Stewart said: “I’m absolutely delighted to join this talented and successful investment solutions team and contribute to enhancing investment outcomes for millions of customers across the UK.

“There’s a positive culture and strong desire to do the best for customers within this business, driven by an increasingly significant focus on sustainable investing, and I’m excited to be a part of this.

“The changing environment presents a new set of challenges for providers to overcome and I’m looking forward to applying my knowledge and experience to contribute to the next stage of Standard Life’s development, bringing fresh ideas and practical experience on sustainable and illiquid investing to improve outcomes for a diverse range of customers.

“Having worked in the employee benefit consultancy space and contributed to the industry shift to embracing the cost to value shift, I’m now looking forward to continuing this work in my new role.”