Phil Dawes

Head of UK Institutional Sales (UK & Ireland)

Philip Dawes is Head of Sales for the UK & Ireland. Philip is responsible for developing BNP Paribas Asset Management‘s (BNPP AM) UK business, including UK institutional pension funds and insurance companies, as well as contributing to the development of BNPP AM’s UK product strategy. Philip is also responsible for BNPP AM’s UK wholesale business including intermediaries, platforms and robo-advisors. He reports to Charles Janssen, Head of Sales for Europe and is a member of the UK Institutional Executive Committee.

Philip has extensive experience of the UK market, including direct sales, consultant relations, client servicing, marketing and product development. He joined from Allianz Global Investors (‘AGI’), where he worked for 16 years in a variety of roles, including Head of UK Institutional, with responsibility for all aspects of sales, marketing and client servicing for UK-based DB and DC pension schemes and insurance clients across both public and private asset classes. Prior to this he was Head of Consultant Relations for Europe and chaired AGI’s Global Consultant Relations Group.

He graduated from Kings College, University of London with a BA (Hons) and an MSc, both in Geography, has completed the London Business School’s Module in Investment Management, holds the IMC certification and is authorised by the FCA.