Gillian HepburnHead of UK Intermediary Solutions at Schroders
Gillian has over 30 years’ experience in financial services and joined Schroders in 2019. Prior to joining Schroders, she had an extensive career at Standard Life followed by consultancy positions with a range of platform providers, asset managers and financial advisers.
In 2016 Gillian founded DISCUS, a business which provided research, insight and educational content for financial advisers about the outsourced investment market. Following an acquisition of the business by the Embark Group, she continued to develop DISCUS, provided expert consultancy services for the launch of the Embark platform and was Head of Strategic Partnerships.
At Schroders, Gillian is responsible for investment solutions for the UK Intermediary channel which includes the new Schroder Investment Solutions, a range of model portfolios and multi-asset funds.
Gillian is a well-known and respected industry figure and regularly judges industry awards. She is also on the advisory board for Women in Asset Servicing, a co-host for ‘Women in Platforms’ and hosts a series of monthly podcasts for the Diversity Project. She has recently been appointed as a Non Executive Director at Benchmark Capital.