SEI Expands UK Institutional Team with Senior Appointment

January 10, 2019

Katherine Lynas to Support SEI’s Growth in Fiduciary Management Market

LONDON, Jan. 10, 2019 – SEI (NASDAQ: SEIC) today announced the appointment of Katherine Lynas as Head of Alternative Lead Generation and Defined Benefit Consultant Relations for its Institutional Group. Lynas will be responsible for managing SEI’s relationships with U.K. fiduciary management consultants, as well as continuing to build relationships with professional trustees and other key influencers in the fiduciary management market. She will report to Ian Love, Head of SEI’s Institutional Group, EMEA and Asia.

"Her significant investment consultancy experience will prove invaluable as we continue to grow and cement our relationships with both fiduciary management consultants and professional trustees."

With over 20 years’ experience in the U.K. pensions industry, Lynas joins SEI from XPS Investment, where she served as Principal and Head of Operations following four years as Head of Manager Research in pre-merger Punter Southall Investment Consulting. Prior to her role at Punter Southall Investment Consulting, Lynas worked at Camradata Analytical Services for more than five years, lastly as Director of Research and Consulting.

Love, Head of SEI’s Institutional Group EMEA and Asia, said:

We are delighted to welcome Katherine to SEI. Her significant investment consultancy experience will prove invaluable as we continue to grow and cement our relationships with both fiduciary management consultants and professional trustees. With the CMA review of investment consulting and fiduciary management complete, and many pension schemes looking to explore the fiduciary management model, Katherine is joining SEI at an exciting time. We look forward to working with her to further build our business in the U.K. market.”

Katherine’s appointment follows a series of senior appointments within SEI’s U.K. Institutional Group, including Louise Whyte, Director of Defined Contribution Sales; Alistair Jones, Director of Advice; and Wendy Gill, Head of Institutional Operations, EMEA and Asia.

About SEI’s Institutional Group

SEI’s Institutional Group is one of the first and largest global providers of outsourced investment management services. The company delivers integrated retirement, healthcare and non-profit solutions to more than 485 clients in 12 countries. Our solutions are designed to help clients meet financial objectives, reduce business risk and fulfill their due diligence requirements through implemented strategies for the management of defined benefit plans, defined contribution plans, endowments, foundations and board-designated funds. 

About SEI

After 50 years in business, SEI (NASDAQ:SEIC) is a leading global provider of investment processing, investment management, and investment operations solutions that help corporations, financial institutions, financial advisors, and ultra-high-net-worth families create and manage wealth. As of Sept. 30, 2018, through its subsidiaries and partnerships in which the company has a significant interest, SEI manages, advises or administers $920 billion in hedge, private equity, mutual fund and pooled or separately managed assets, including $339 billion in assets under management and $576 billion in client assets under administration.