Foresters Friendly Society appoints Chief Investment Officer

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Foresters Friendly Society announced today that it has completed the selection process for an outsourced Chief Investment Officer with the appointment of Corrado Pistarino to the role. 

The Chief Investment Officer role is a new position at Foresters Friendly Society and part of a broader strategy by the Board to strengthen its investment expertise, risk management and new product offering for current and future members.

Corrado Pistarino has more than 20 years’ experience in capital markets.  Prior to joining Foresters Friendly Society, he was Head of Insurance LDI at Aviva Investors, responsible for over £10bn of insurance funds and £30bn of derivatives exposure.  While at Aviva Investors, he set up capabilities in the infrastructure and alternatives space, bringing to fruition a number of watershed transactions.  Before joining the buy-side, Corrado worked in investment banking.  His previous employers include Deutsche Bank, Dresden Kleinwort and ABN AMRO.  He worked in structuring and client coverage, with a focus on ALM and capital management solutions.  Before that, Corrado was an interest rate trader.  Corrado has a degree in Theoretical Physics from Turin University and a Master in Finance from London Business School.

Corrado brings a broad range of competencies in investment and risk management, and will work closely with the Board to deliver a new vision for the business during a period of significant challenges and opportunities.