In between the CalPERS stints, Meng worked for three years as deputy CIO with China’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE), which oversees China’s U.S. Treasury security holdings.
A number of key markets had already been teetering on the brink of recession prior to the coronavirus outbreak, and the disruption caused by the international lockdown used to curb its spread now seems to have shunted the world into an unprecedented downt
"We look forward to working with this group, which complements the ongoing work of the U.S. Department of Labor on behalf of workers, retirees and their families."
Mr Marker is head of retail pensions at Vanguard Asset Management and has extensive technical expertise in retail and occupational pensions from a 25-year career in pensions that has spanned roles in operations, proposition, and product design.
She has also acted as a member of the firm’s executive committee for a number of years, responsible for People, among other portfolios.
Doc Horn, head of total return equities at Pictet Asset Management, has been named deputy chair of the new EMEA committee.
He will take up the new position, and become an Executive Director of the group, with effect from 21 September 2020.