Deputy Global Head, Macquarie Investment Management
Shawn K. Lytle is deputy global head of Macquarie Investment Management and president of Delaware Funds by Macquarie. In this role, he leads the US business for Macquarie Investment Management, in addition to overseeing several multi-boutique investment teams that span all major asset classes and provide investment solutions for individual and institutional investors.
Lytle joined Macquarie Investment Management (MIM), which includes the former Delaware Investments, in June 2015 as president of Delaware Management Holdings, Inc. (Delaware Investments). He became CEO and president of the Delaware Funds in August 2015 and director/trustee in September 2015. Before joining the firm, he held several management roles at UBS Global Asset Management where he worked for 13 years. He was regional head of the Americas for UBS for five years, based in Chicago and New York. Before that, Lytle worked in London in various roles within the firm’s equity group, including deputy global head of equities.
Before joining UBS in 2002 as a global equities portfolio manager, he worked for JPMorgan Asset Management for 10 years in a variety of roles in London and New York, including global equities client portfolio manager and US mutual fund sales.
He received a bachelor’s degree in marketing from The McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University. Lytle serves as chair on the board of directors of the National Association of Securities Professionals (NASP), he is a member of the board of directors of the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), and he is a member of the board of governors for the Investment Company Institute (ICI).