BlueBay Asset Management hires Archer as chief technology officer

Chairmans roomBlueBay Asset Management has hired Andrew Archer as partner and chief technology officer.

Archer joins BlueBay, a specialist manager of fixed income and alternative investments, from Man Group, where he was global head of technology.

Previously, he was co-chief technology officer for London-based hedge fund, GLG Partners.

Archer has worked on tasks such as rolling out strategic systems platforms, improving efficiency, and reducing operational risk.

Archer replaces Simon Lumsdon, who was partner and global head of technology at Bluebay for over ten years, and left.

Luc Leclercq, partner and chief operating officer at BlueBay, which manages over $65.8 billion (€53.1 billion), says: "With his longstanding record of successful systems delivery, garnered over more than twenty years of technology experience, Andrew is well-placed to enable our firm to deliver even higher standards of efficiency, service and value."

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