Alveo Makes Senior Appointment to Strengthen Focus on Buy-side

London, 1 July 2020 – Alveo, a leading provider of proven, data management and analytics solutions, has recruited Stef Nielen as Director, Strategic Business Development for the Buy-side. The new appointment will enable Alveo to more specifically focus on the requirements of its buy-side customers around self-controlled data sourcing, mastering, derivation, and integration across the investment decision processes.

Nielen’s appointment comes at a time when following its recent next-generation data quality management and business user enablement product releases, Alveo has signed several new buy-side customers and continues to see high levels of engagement from asset managers, hedge funds and institutional investors.

The decision to appoint Nielen also comes against a backdrop of industry developments around increasing data diversity, volumes and controls on data consumption; onboarding of alternative data sets; and increased use of ESG data, self-indexing, and more granular reporting.

Nielen brings 20 years of experience and deep domain expertise on the distinct processes hedge funds, asset managers, investment managers, and asset owners perform. Having worked for industry leaders including MSCI, RiskMetrics, and Axioma, he is well-known in the industry as a trusted advisor to some of the largest asset managers and asset owners.

Mark Hepsworth, CEO, Alveo, said: “It is rewarding to see how our new technology and managed services are being embraced by the industry. Buy-side firms face significant challenges in data onboarding, mastering, and exploration and face increased competitive pressures. Asset managers are looking to differentiate through intelligent data management, increased data accessibility, and managed data services. In short, the buy-side needs ever more control over the data that they want to take in. This is where Alveo can help”.

About Alveo

Alveo is the market leader in data quality software solutions for financial data. Focused on business user enablement, we help clients simplify complexity and ensure users across buy-side and sell-side make the most of their data assets by providing easy data integration, data cleansing, distribution, and data discovery solutions.

We service a blue-chip client base globally and our award-winning solutions provide rigorous processes to secure high-quality data, easy integration into business user workflows, and a trusted environment for advanced analytics. Delivered through managed services, cloud or on-premise deployment, our highly scalable products help the world’s most successful financial institutions meet their risk management, valuation, security master, and operational needs with mission-critical reliability. For more information;