Mercer poaches Adeline Tan from Towers Watson

15 January 2014   Category: News, Asia, Hong Kong   By Asia Asset Management

Adeline Tan has joined Mercer Investments in Hong Kong as head of investment advisory. In this role, she will be responsible for advising clients on long-term investment strategy and portfolio construction to achieve their financial objectives and will report to Deborah Bannon, investments business leader, Greater China.

Ms. Tan brings more than a decade of experience as a trusted advisor to top tier clients in areas of risk and wealth management (including product development) and general strategy consulting. She joins from Towers Watson in London, where her most recent role was managing a team specialising in the provision of fiduciary services, working across different business functions to deliver structured solutions for clients that have moved towards delegating more of their investment processes.

Having joined Towers Watson in 2001, Ms. Tan held several investment-related roles with the firm, including a secondment to its Shanghai office, during which time she co-authored a paper on manager selection, which was published in major investment publications in China.

Ms. Bannon said: “We are delighted to welcome Adeline to the team. Her experience will be a great asset to our entire range of investment services and her appointment demonstrates our ongoing commitment to developing and implementing investment programs suited to the changing needs of our growing client base.”

Jeffery J Schutes, senior partner and investment business leader, growth markets said: “We are very pleased to have an executive with the skills and experience of Adeline joining the Mercer team. This senior hire is further evidence of our commitment to be the leading financial services firm across Asia.”