My role is to assist our clients in assessing their exposures to the financial markets – predominantly interest rates and foreign exchange – and to structure hedging solutions to manage these risks. I also write JCRA’s Weekly Bulletin, which aims to keep our clients abreast of relevant political and economic developments, and how these may influence the financial markets.
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- Commodity Hedging
- Deal Contingent Hedging
- FX Hedging
- Hedge Accounting
- Inflation Hedging
- Interest Rate Hedging
- Private Equity
- MA & MMath Mathematics, Gonville & Caius College, University of Cambridge
I joined JCRA in 2016 and now work on the private equity desk. Our team covers a very broad range of clients, from funds and the companies backed by these through to corporates with more general capital structures.
Prior to joining JCRA, I worked at VTB Capital, the investment-banking arm of the Russian state bank, and Odey Asset Management.
When not at the office, I can usually be found playing piano, running further than is entirely sensible, or failing to work on my first novel.
All eyes will be turned towards the Bank of England this week, as it prepares to raise interest rates above 0.5% for the first time in nearly a decade at midday on Thursday.Read more
Shortly after this week’s bulletin went out, the UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson also tendered his resignation – with the result that UK markets were briefly rather less sanguine than described.Read more
‘Oligopoly’ is not the kind of word PR teams generally advise their chairman to use when describing the sector in which his company is one of the key players. So when Bill Michael, chairman of KPMG’s UK business says of the Big Four accountancy firms that “We are an oligopoly – that is undeniable”, it is probably advisable to take him seriously.Read more
Last Friday saw the Central Bank of the Argentine Republic put the monetary policy dilemmas of every other country into perspective as it raised interest rates to an eye-watering 40%. While not an unprecedented level for the benchmark interest rate – which has averaged 61.5% since 1979 and hit an all-time high of 1389.88% in 1990 – the hike nevertheless took markets on the blind side.Read more
Last week saw Richard Thaler, the behavioural economist and bestselling author of ‘Nudge’, win the 2017 Nobel prize in economics for his work on how psychological biases influence decision making. Thaler is hardly the first behavioural economist to be given the prize, but he is arguably the most influential and deserving.Read more