Simonetta Harding

Corporate Strategy Manager, Schroders

Simonetta is a native German and works in Corporate Strategy & Development at Schroders, based in London.

She joined Schroders in 2017 and helps to drive the development of the firm’s top strategic initiatives critical to delivering Schroders’ strategy both organically and in-organically. Since the start of 2019, she is acting as a GEN representative (Gender Equality Network) helping to promote gender equality across the firm.

Prior to her role at Schroders, Simonetta was a Senior Distribution Strategist at Janus Henderson from 2013 – 2017. She was a member of the EMEA & Latin American Management Team driving the strategy for the region in conjunction with senior leadership. Simonetta started her career as a Commercial Strategy Analyst at M&G Investments from 2010 – 2013.

Simonetta gained an MBA from Cass Business School in 2016 and also has a Master of Arts from Aachen University in English and German. She is currently studying towards level 2 to become a CAIA charterholder (Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst).

Simonetta has been living in the UK for over 10 years. Outside work, she spends most of her time in her studio in Dulwich where she creates large abstract expressionist paintings.