London, UK based insurance-linked securities and catastrophe bond investment manager Leadenhall Capital Partners has added a new hire to their team, taking them to eight people, and announced that they are targeting to further grow their assets under management. Earlier this month Leadenhall announced that their assets under management had passed $650m but todays announcement shows they aim to continue that growth.
Simon Mason has joined Leadenhall from a role at Friends Life which saw him working as an actuarial technician for two years. He joins Leadenhall as an analyst and he will support the risk management and portfolio management functions. Simon is a graduate of the University of Bath and also a student member of the Actuarial Profession. His experience includes a stint at Barclays Global Investors, working in derivative operations, and time with broker Willis, in their terrorism broking team.
Leadenhall will seek to continue the strong growth they’ve been experiencing of late. CEO of Leadenhall, Luca Albertini, commenting on the hire said “We are now 8 people and this latest hire positions us for continued growth in assets in the months ahead”.