Management BoardAbout us

Sarah Russell

Sarah Russell

Global CEO

With over 30 years’ experience in international finance and investment management, Sarah joined Aegon Asset Management in 2010 as Chief Executive Officer. She worked as Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Executive Officer at ABN AMRO Asset Management.

Sander Maatman

Sander Maatman

Global CFO

Sander joined Aegon in 1997 as portfolio manager. Since then he has undertaken a number of different roles including product development and CFO of Aegon Bank. Since 2014 he has held the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Aegon Asset Management.

Philip Smith

Philip Smith

Global COO

Philip has 28 years' experience in the industry, having joined Aegon Asset Management in 1987 from KPMG where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. He has held the position of Chief Operational Officer (COO) of Aegon Asset Management since 2014.

Jane Daniel

Jane Daniel

Global CRO

Jane joined Aegon Asset Management in August 2017. She is responsible for raising and maintaining the standard of risk management within our three lines of defense model. Jane has achieved notable success in progressively large risk leadership roles throughout her 30 year career.

Gary Black

Gary Black

CEO Aegon Asset Management US

Gary joined Aegon Asset Management in June 2016. He is responsible for all business aspects of Aegon USA Investment Management (AUIM) and Aegon USA Realty Advisors (AURA). Gary has 24 years’ experience in the industry.

Martin Davis

Martin Davis

CEO Kames Capital (UK)

Martin joined Kames Capital in October 2013, and has more than 20 years' experience in financial services. His focus is on strategic direction, governance and overseeing the overall development of Kames Capital as a distinct business within Aegon Asset Management.

Eric van der Maarel

Eric van der Maarel

Head of Aegon Asset Management Europe

Eric was appointed as Aegon Asset Management's Head of Europe in January 2015. His focus is on developing our business in Europe from our strong position in the Netherlands. He has 25 years’ experience in the financial services industry.