Ashcourt Rowan recruits former Skandia director Jim Roberts

Ashcourt Rowan has appointed Skandia Investment Management founder Jim Roberts as a non-executive on its board.

Roberts worked at Skandia Group for 26 years, where he held a number of senior positions including appointed actuary, finance director and group investment director.  He also set up Skandia Investment Management in 2003 which he chaired from its inception.

Last week, annuity specialist MGM Advantage recruited Roberts to its board as non-executive director.

Roberts is also non-executive director at Sarasin & Partners and holds the positions of chairman of investment committee at Insynergy Investment Management, chairman of the investment committee at Verbatim Asset Management and is a member of the advisory board at Simply Biz.