The Investment Committee oversee the Group’s investment management approach, overseeing the development of the ‘house view’ on economics, investment markets and asset allocation; and considering how the Group should best apply these views.
In particular, the Investment Committee is responsible for developing and implementing the Group’s asset management strategy, for developing and monitoring all aspects of the Group’s investment business on a continuing basis, receiving reports from the Board of Custodian Capital and the Multi-Asset Team (including the Asset Allocation Committee). The committee is also responsible for ensuring that the Group’s day-to-day investment and asset management operations are conducted in accordance with the relevant regulatory and statutory requirements through the investment research and investment operations teams.
The Investment Committee meets at least six times a year but more frequently if required. The committee is chaired by the Chief Investment Officer and comprises senior members of the investment, wealth management, technical and compliance functions.