Michelle Scrimgeour

Job title 
Chief Executive Officer, EMEA, Columbia Threadneedle Investments

Michelle Scrimgeour joined Columbia Threadneedle Investments in April 2017 as Chief Executive Officer, EMEA. 

Michelle is also CEO of Threadneedle Asset Management Limited and a member of the Executive Leadership Team of Ameriprise Financial. Columbia Threadneedle is the global asset management group of Ameriprise (NYSE:AMP), a leading US-based financial services provider.

Michelle has spent her career at major global firms and has extensive asset management experience across investments, distribution, product, operations, risk and control functions. Michelle was previously Chief Risk Officer at M&G Investments and a Director of M&G Group Limited. Michelle joined M&G in 2012 from BlackRock (previously Merrill Lynch Investment Managers and Mercury Asset Management). She was a member of the Executive Committee at BlackRock and oversaw the integration of BlackRock and BGI in London. Prior to that Michelle held a number of roles across the business and across asset classes, including Chief Operating Officer for International Fixed Income; Global Head of Fixed Income Product; Head of Alternative Investments and senior roles in the Quantitative Equity and Transition Management businesses.

Michelle holds a BA (Hons) in French from the University of Sheffield.