IFM Investors Names Claudia Marciano Head of Global Consultant Relations

IFM Investors, a global fund manager owned by pension funds, has appointed Claudia Marciano as its new Head of Global Consultant Relations. Effective from March 19, 2024, Marciano will be based in London and will report to John Gee-Grant, IFM's Head of Global Client Solutions. In her role, she will lead IFM's Investment Consultant and OCIO strategy, focusing on building and enhancing relationships with consulting firms worldwide.

With over twenty years of experience in working with investment consultants globally, Claudia Marciano brings a wealth of expertise to her new role at IFM. Prior to joining IFM, Marciano led the Consultant Relations efforts at Ashmore Group and held similar leadership positions at Stone Harbor Investment Partners, TT International, and Morgan Stanley Investment Management.

Marciano's appointment is part of IFM's broader strategy to strengthen its Global Client Solutions team. Recent additions to the team include Neil Macdonald as Head of Business Operations, Peter Swarbreck as Head of Asia, and Armit Bhambra as Head of Europe.

IFM Investors specializes in managing private markets funds that invest in essential societal assets such as toll roads, airports, seaports, and renewable energy producers. By managing and investing in these critical assets, IFM aims to generate long-term returns for its clients, which include working people and their beneficiaries, while also delivering positive impacts for communities worldwide.

Recently, IFM Investors announced a Memorandum of Understanding with the UK Government, outlining its intention to invest £10 billion in the UK across infrastructure equity and debt by 2027. This commitment underscores IFM's dedication to investing in essential infrastructure projects that benefit society and contribute to long-term economic growth.

Source: IFM Investors