Sean ClarkRegional Director Articles by this author
Sean Clark is a Regional Director for Russell Investments, based in London. As part of the UK Retail Division, his main responsibilities include managing Russell’s key strategic offshore partnerships across Europe.
A Chartered Financial Planner, Sean has extensive industry experience in banking & wealth management, largely as a client facing adviser. Sean worked with private and corporate clients in the UK before moving to Asia to provide advice to high net worth British nationals. Sean joined Russell upon his return to the UK and is now well positioned to provide observations from the perspective of both the asset manager and financial adviser.
Phil DavisFeatured Author Articles by this author
Phil Davis is an independent financial journalist and acts as a strategist and consultant to the investment management sector. As a staff writer at the Financial Times for nine years, he specialised in investment and pensions issues.
Paul EitelmanInvestment Strategist, North America Articles by this author
Paul Eitelman joined Russell Investments in March 2015 as an Investment Strategist. His research and views help guide the firm’s multi-asset portfolios and services for institutional and retail investors.
Paul holds an M.A. in Finance from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.S. with honors and distinction from the University of Delaware. Paul is also a CFA® charterholder.
Vivi Friedgutambassador of EdTech Articles by this author
Vivi is an Aussie who, after years in wealth management, is proud to be at the centre of the London education technology and innovation scene. Vivi is an ambassador of EdTech UK and a commentator on matters of financial literacy, employability, enterprise and the power of people in technology. She is the founder and CEO of Blackbullion; an independent future capability company working with schools and universities to support financial literacy of students.
Sophie GilbertDirector of capital markets insights Articles by this author
Sophie Gilbert is a director of capital markets insights for Russell Investments. In this role, Sophie is responsible for communications strategy for the Capital Markets Insights group, which shapes and delivers client service strategy and capital markets information for private client advisors. Sophie joined Russell in 2010 following 9 years at Capital Group Companies.
Marc GraystonAssociate, EMEA Client Service Articles by this author
Marc has worked in client facing roles in asset management for ten years, offering a ‘best in class’ service to both retail and institutional clients.
Mark HayhoeInvestment Specialist Articles by this author
Having almost 30 years’ experience in Wealth Management, Mark is currently the Investment Specialist at Russell Investments managing strategic partnerships. During his time in the industry, Mark has held senior positions with fund managers, product providers and has been a financial adviser. Mark is married with two grown-up children and has tried to enjoy watching a painful season at Northampton Saints Rugby Club.
Jeff HusseyGlobal Chief Investment Officer Articles by this author
Jeff Hussey is Russell’s global chief investment officer (CIO) with responsibility for Russell’s investment management, implementation and research activities worldwide. He has served in this role since October 2013 and is a member of Russell’s Executive Committee. Hussey joined Russell in 1991 and worked in various areas, including the analytical services and operations divisions.
Brian IngramPresident General Manager of Russell Investment Advisors (Shanghai) Co. Articles by this author
Brian Ingram is the President and General Manager of Russell Investment Advisors (Shanghai) Co., Ltd. (“RIASL”), a wholly owned subsidiary of Russell Investments launched in July 2015. RIASL provides multi-asset, multi-manager advisory solutions to both domestic Chinese institutional clients and foreign investors seeking exposure to onshore Chinese equities (A-shares) and fixed income securities. The firm has dedicated, Shanghai-based investment staff to support manager research and portfolio management functions.
Nicola KingstonArticles by this author
Nicola Kingston joined Russell Investments in December 2014; she has over 10 years experience working within compliance in the financial services industry. Nicola acts as Compliance Manager for financial promotions for EMEA.
Van LuuHead of Currency and Fixed Income Strategy Articles by this author
Van Luu is the Head of Currency and Fixed Income Strategy in the Investment Division, based in London. Together with the firm’s Implementation Services, he helps to design dynamic currency hedging strategies for pension funds and other institutional investors. He also conducts research and provides strategy advice in fixed income.
Brian MeathManaging Director, Senior Portfolio Manager, Investment Division Articles by this author
Brian Meath is a managing director and a senior portfolio manager for Russell Investments, with the multi-strategy solutions team. Brian oversees the team responsible for Russell funds that span more than a single asset class. He and his team work closely with Russell’s research analysts and portfolio managers across all asset classes, including domestic and international equities and fixed income, real estate, commodities, infrastructure, and alternatives. They also work closely with the strategists and asset allocation researchers to deliver unique and customized solutions.
Kris NelsonSenior Research Analyst, Global Equity Articles by this author
Kris is a senior research analyst on the Global Equities team where she evaluates investment strategies in an effort to identify those which are likely to generate returns in excess of the relevant market indices and peer groups. Kris joined Russell Investments in March of 2016.
Tim NoonanManaging Director, Capital Market Insights Articles by this author
Tim Noonan is the Managing Director, Capital Market Insights for Russell Investments’ Advisor & Intermediary Solutions business. In this role, Tim leads the effort to serve advisers by keeping them abreast of Russell Investments. positions on a broad range of investment research, economic and market environment, product and client service topics. Tim has extensive expertise in developing client service strategies, notably resulting in Russell’s Helping Advisors initiative (HelpingAdvisors.com).
Andrew PeaseGlobal Head of Investment Strategy Articles by this author
Andrew is responsible for the short-to-medium term forecasting and asset class valuation framework that guides the firm’s enhanced asset allocation processes. Andrew oversees Russell Investments’ global team of investment strategists in Seattle, London and Sydney. He is based in London and joined Russell Investments in 2006. Andrew has extensive financial industry experience as an economist, investment strategist, fund manager and central banker.
Alexander ProwseSenior Investment Writer Articles by this author
Alexander Prowse joined Russell Investments in 2013. He writes on a broad range of asset classes, specialising in European, UK and Emerging Market equities. Alexander passed Level 1 of the CFA Program in 2016, and holds the Investment Management Certificate in addition to an M.A. in Political Journalism from City University London.
David RaeHead of Client Strategy & Research Articles by this author
David leads the team responsible for developing investors’ portfolio strategies in light of their specific circumstances. David works with pension fund, insurance, and other clients across EMEA to build portfolio solutions to manage risks, including liability hedging, and generate the required level of returns. David is chair of Russell Investment’s LDI steering committee which is accountable for the LDI research agenda and client portfolio positioning.
Asim RaiInvestment Writer Articles by this author
Asim Rai joined Russell Investments in 2015. He has worked in the investment banking and investment management industries for over six years. Asim holds an MSc in Urban Economic Development from University College London with a course on macroeconomics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Erik RistubenChief Investment Strategist Articles by this author
Erik’s responsibilities include the creation and management of integrated client investment solutions for Russell Investments’ institutional and retail clients globally, long-term forecasting and asset allocation. Erik serves as a principal spokesperson, representing Russell Investments’ investment process and insight with clients, industry conferences and the media. He is a frequent guest on television and radio networks such as CNBC, Bloomberg TV, and Bloomberg Radio. As a senior member of the investment management and research group, Erik serves as a member of Russell Investments global leadership forum, and investment strategy committee which oversees funds management for Russell Investments’ entire global funds complex.
Wouter SturkenboomSenior Investment Strategist, Portfolio Strategy Group, EMEA Articles by this author
Wouter Sturkenboom is an investment strategist for Russell Investments, focusing on the EMEA region. Based in London, Wouter is responsible for formulating the investment strategists’ view for both the EMEA and global businesses. He works closely with in the portfolio managers in the London office and with the client facing associates.
Before joining Russell, Wouter worked at Kempen Capital Management as a Senior Investment Strategist, and was a member of the Asset Allocation Committee and Asset and Liability Committee.
David VickersSenior Portfolio Manager Articles by this author
David and his team are responsible for the active management of the flagship Multi Asset Growth portfolio. He also plays a key role in the formation of the firm’s dynamic and tactical asset allocation policy. David joined Russell Investments in 2013 from Sarasin & Partners where he was the lead fund manager within the multi-asset team.