Howard Nowell is a Managing Director and Head of PGIM's Institutional Relationship Group in London, where he is responsible for managing chief investment officer relationships and other larger institutional clients in the U.K. and Europe. As an institutional business leader, Mr. Nowell has over 25 years of experience working with large global organisations across asset classes. He possesses a wealth of knowledge in investment product management and institutional business, with particular expertise in Consultant Relations and Business Development with large U.K. pension funds. Mr. Nowell has a strong track record in developing, leading and improving the performance of sales teams across Europe and the U.K.
Prior to joining PGIM, Mr. Nowell served as Managing Director with BlackRock’s institutional client businesses in the U.K. During his tenure, he oversaw investment strategies for several top 100 U.K. pension schemes, with £5 billion to £20 billion of assets. He also provided insight on issues such as asset allocation and risk management.
Before joining BlackRock, Nowell was vice president, head of EMEA sales for Janus Capital Group, responsible for sales teams covering institutional and financial intermediary markets in the U.K., Europe, and the Middle East. He has also served as director of corporate marketing for UBS Global Asset Management and held a variety of roles at KPMG, where he provided strategic advice and pensions scheme design to defined contribution plans and established a new marketing team to support the employee benefit and tax practice.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in business from the University of Central Lancashire in Preston, England.