Asset consultant JANA has appointed Claire Simpson as head of investments and David Schnell as head of diversified portfolios in its investment trust team.  

Simpson will lead the strategic direction of the JANA Investment Trusts after serving as co-head of infrastructure research at JANA. 

Schnell, who joined the company in 2017, will transition from his current position as senior investment consultant to the new role, where he will work closely with the portfolio design team. 

Both will report to Leon Tisdell, general manager of investment trusts.