Ian Ashment

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Head of Systematic and Index Investments, UBS Global Asset Management

Ian is Head of Systematic & Index Investments at UBS Asset Management, responsible for managing more than CHF 180 billion in index equity and commodities assets and quantitative equity strategies1. In addition to this role, he is a member of the UBS Asset Management Investment Management Committee, the EMEA Management Committee and the UK Management Committee.

Prior to his current role, Ian was Global Head of Structured Beta & Indexing, responsible for index assets across all asset classes. He began his career at UBS Asset Management in 1985 as a statistical assistant before becoming a trainee active European equity fund manager and then a member of the Quantitative department specializing in indexing and risk measurement.

Ian is Chairman of the Board of Directors for UBS ETF Plc and a member of the board of directors for UBS (IRL) ETF Plc and UBS ETF Sicav.

Ian is a member of the UBS Index Oversight Committee; Chairman of the FTSE Russell EMEA Regional Advisory Committee; member of the FTSE Policy Group and a member of S&P's Global Index Advisory Panel.