Janine Menasakanian spent almost seven years at Vanguard Asset Management in various senior roles, the last of which was to head up Vanguard's relationships with global banks, asset managers, hedge funds and family offices.
She joined Vanguard from MetLife where she spent five years in a similar role. She has over 20 years' experience in investments, life and pensions, having joined Friends Provident as a graduate trainee, progressing to various management positions. She has also worked with a large national advisory firm in roles as varied as head of eBusiness development to head of provider liaison and research.
Janine is a keen advocate of gender diversity and chaired the Women's Initiative for Leadership Success committee at Vanguard for over two years. She was also Trustee on the board of Bliss, a baby charity, for over four years.
Janine lives in Northamptonshire with her husband and two daughters and enjoys long walks in the Northamptonshire countryside on weekends, to counter her busy working life in the City.