Standard Life Investments has appointed Fiona Dickinson as Investment Director, Fixed Interest. She was previously a Public Finance Ratings Associate at Standard & Poors.
Working with Craig MacDonald, Investment Director, Dickinson will have responsibility for researching and extending coverage of the companys structured debt investments. She joins Standard Life Investments today. This is the fourth senior appointment to the fixed income team in the last 12 months. The others are Daniela Kriegenburg, European Credit Analyst (formerly of Cominvest), Graeme Orr, Investment Director (formerly of Citigroup), and Alasdair MacLean, European Credit Analyst (formerly of CIBC).
“I am really pleased that Fiona is joining Standard Life Investments,” says Rod Paris, Head of Global Fixed Income at Standard Life Investments. “She has a vast amount of experience within structured debt and her appointment reinforces an already strong and talented credit research team. This serves to demonstrates our growing commitment to the European credit arena. We are steadily assembling a team which will help us realise our ambition of becoming as dominant a player in European Bonds as we are within the UK Bond Market.”
Standard Life Investments manages in excess of 20bn in UK fixed income and a total of almost 27bn in global fixed income, making the company one of the five largest fixed income managers in the UK.