WTW has appointed Kate Hollis as Global Head of Credit, Manager Research, in its Investments business.
In this role, Hollis is responsible for a team of over fifteen people and the ratings and performance of all Credit products representing in excess of USD250 billion of assets across WTW’s global client base. She has been promoted from her role leading the Traditional Credit research team. She will remain an Investment Committee member for WTW’s alternative credit fund (Towers Watson Investment Management Alternative Credit Fund).
Hollis joins the Manager Research leadership team whose members also include Chris Redmond, Head of Manager Research; Paul Jayasingha, Global Head of Real Assets; Sara Rejal, Global Head of Liquid Diversifying; and Stephen Miles, Head of Equities.
Hollis joined WTW in September 2014 as a Manager Researcher in the fixed-income team. Prior to this, Kate co-managed the fund research team at S&P Capital IQ, had been Chief Executive Officer of an entrepreneurial fund of hedge funds start-up, and held senior sales/trader roles at two market-leading investment banks.