Axioma names former UBS Delta Executive Ian Lumb as head of risk

Source: Axioma

Axioma announced today the appointment of Ian Lumb as Managing Director, Head of Risk Solutions, a newly created position.

Lumb was previously Global Head of UBS Delta, the portfolio analysis and risk management system recently acquired by StatPro.

“Ian brings to Axioma in-depth expertise in the areas of fixed income and multi asset risk, performance attribution, and portfolio construction,” said Chris Canova, Senior Managing Director, Global Product Specialists. “He is a superb fit to shape the future direction of our risk products and lead our experienced team of Risk Solutions specialists, who partner with customers to maximize Axioma solution value for their risk and portfolio management needs.”

In Lumb’s previous role, he helped navigate UBS Delta to a commercial vendor model, then through the sale of the business to StatPro in May 2017. He started at UBS Delta in 2006 covering Northern European accounts, with a focus on asset managers, pension funds and insurers. Before re-joining UBS in 2006, Lumb spent three years as a Relative Value Analyst with Nomura International, after spending two years at UBS as a CreditDelta (precursor to UBS Delta) Marketer. Earlier in his career he was an Analyst at PaineWebber International and Kidder Peabody. He is a graduate of the University of Bath, with a BSc in Economics, with Computing and Statistics.

Lumb will be based in London, reporting to Chris Canova.

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