Onuekwusi spent greater than a decade at LGIM, most lately as head of retail investments, EMEA and head of retail multi-asset funds. He has beforehand held roles at Aviva Buyers, Merrill Lynch and Aon Consulting.
He was awarded the Freedom of the Metropolis of London in 2020 for his work selling and campaigning for variety within the asset administration business. The brand new CIO is co-founder of the Range Undertaking and its #TalkAboutBlack marketing campaign.
His appointment is a part of SJP’s drive to boost the “breadth and depth” of experience throughout the funding division, which has included Hetal Mehta as head of financial analysis and Joe Wiggins as director of funding analysis.
Tom Beal, director of investments at St James’s Place, mentioned: “I’m thrilled to have Justin on board, as his expertise in multi-asset options will probably be invaluable to the workforce and in driving optimistic funding outcomes for our shoppers.”
Onuekwusi added: “All the things I’ve accomplished in my profession has been primarily based on the need to be impactful. I’m trying ahead and delighted to have the chance to proceed to do that at SJP and importantly, along with the remainder of the funding functionality, attempt to be modern within the pursuit of delivering strong consumer outcomes.”