Hannah Simons will join the UK Strategic Solutions team from Russell Investments where she was associate director of the Pensions Solutions Group.
Ms Simons has previously held senior positions at Pimco Europe, BlackRock and Towers Watson. She brings with her more than 16 years of experience.
She will join a team of six actuaries and former investment consultants which was created in 2008 to work with clients and their advisors on investment strategy and implementation.
Ms Simons will report directly to Mark Humphreys, the head of UK strategic solutions.
Mr Humphreys, said: “The key objective of Schroders’ UK Strategic Solutions team is to provide investment solutions and funding level management which are appropriate for our pension scheme clients.
“Hannah will focus on further developing the relationships we have established with our institutional clients and creating the appropriate investment solutions. We are very much looking forward to working with Hannah.”