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Howard Copeland ASI Head of Integration Risk Oversight at Aberdeen Standard Investments


Howard Copeland is the Head of Integration Risk Oversight for Aberdeen Standard Investments and is based in Edinburgh. Aberdeen Standard Investments manages assets on behalf of clients worldwide with investment capabilities that span equities, bonds, real estate, private equity, multi-asset solutions, fund-of-funds and absolute return strategies. Howard is responsible for risk oversight and advice relating to corporate integration activity following the merger of Standard Life and Aberdeen Asset Management in August 2017 to ensure that integration and change activity is delivered in a compliant manner and processes and controls across the organisation promote appropriate conduct outcomes. Howard has worked with Aberdeen Standard Investments for 11 years across various control and governance roles in addition to having a background of a further 5 years in internal audit roles. Howard is a member of the Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors UK.