Schroders appoints public policy head

Schroders appoints public policy head

Schroders has appointed Sheila Nicoll to the newly created role of head of public policy.

Nicoll will report to Massimo Tosato, executive vice chairman of Schroders.

“In creating this new role of Head of Public Policy, we want to enhance our engagement with regulatory change globally to promote the best outcome for our clients and the firm,” said Tosato.

“The depth of Nicoll’s expertise in public policy and regulation is unparalleled. The pragmatic approach she has adopted throughout her career will be invaluable in helping us contribute more actively to the significant changes the industry will face in the coming years.”

Previously Nicoll was senior advisor at EY, focused on the asset management sector and was director of conduct policy at the Financial Services Authority (FSA) between 2009 and 2013.