Calastone appoints new Head of UK Business Development

NEWS | 15 July 2015
United Kingdom

Calastone, the global funds transaction network, announced the appointment of Rob Swan to lead their UK Business Development team. This senior appointment further underlines Calastone’s commitment to driving stronger and deeper customer relationships and market engagement.

Rob brings with him over 20 years’ experience within the Investment Funds distribution space gained from senior roles with HSBC, Henderson Global Investors, Skandia Investment Management and Neuberger Berman. Most recently he held the role of Distribution Strategy Director at BNY Mellon. Rob will report directly to Jon Wills, Calastone’s Chief Commercial Officer.

Rob Swan, commenting on his appointment, said “I am thrilled to be joining Calastone, which since launch, has played such a valuable part in helping firms respond to industry and regulatory challenges as well as improve operational efficiency. I look forward to working with Calastone’s clients and management team to ensure the delivery of the right innovative solutions to the funds industry.”

Jon Willis commented “I am delighted to welcome Rob to the team. He brings immense experience gained through his extensive background in both the fund manager and platform space. It is important that we retain our market focus from a client perspective and this appointment will ensure we continue achieve this”