Cara Williams

Senior Partner, Global Leader for Financial Intermediaries and Family Offices

Mercer

Profile:

Cara Williams, Senior Partner, is Global Leader for Financial Intermediaries and Family Offices. Located in London, Cara develops and drives the strategy for Mercer’s work with financial intermediaries, wealth management firms and family offices globally. She ensures clients’ needs are appropriately met with a wide array of solutions from market insights, manager research, asset allocation to deal sourcing and establishment of investment platforms and solutions. Cara presents regularly on global investment trends in wealth management as well as on Mercer’s When Women Thrive platform for Financial Services. With over 22 years of experience in the pensions and investment industry, Cara began at Mercer’s investment consulting business as Global COO in April 2005. Before joining Mercer in the UK, Cara held roles in New York with Merrill Lynch Investment Management, and also for the French bank, CDC, where she oversaw European sales for their Investment Management group. Cara began her career in finance as a financial advisor with Merrill Lynch in New York. Prior to working in the investment industry, she was responsible for budgets and logistics for US Army and NATO MWR deployments. Cara is also an active mentor for external programs supporting and promoting women in their careers. Cara graduated from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor with a BA, and from The University of Hartford with an MBA in Finance.

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Mercer’s Cara Williams Turns the Spotlight on Trends for Family Offices Cara Williams is the London-based Senior Partner of Mercer, where she acts as Global Leader for Financial Intermediaries and Family Offices. She develops and drives the strategy for Mercer’s work with financial intermediaries, wealth management firms and family offices globally, ensuring clients’ ne....

The latest events from Cara Williams

Pan Pacific Hotel, Singapore

Asian Wealth Management Forum 2019

We were delighted to host our 10th annual event in Singapore for the Private Wealth Management Community.

More than 350 CEOs, COOs, Independent Asset managers and other senior practitioners attended – from a mix of local and international Private Banks,...