Investment professional with 35 years experience of buy and sell side of the banking businesses. I have managed numerous strongly performing investment and advisory teams in large banks in Europe and more recently in Asia and the Middle East. In the early years of my career, I was a portfolio manager covering UK equities. I then moved across to portfolio strategy as a sell-side strategist for Europe at Baring Securities and JPMorgan. The core of my career was the 11 years at JPMorgan where I made Managing Director. At JPMorgan, I moved across to the asset management business in 1998 responsible for multi-asset portfolio management for Europe Middle East and Asia. At JPMorgan, I also provided advice to the Private Banking business. In 2004 I moved to Barclays Wealth as CIO for their European and Asian business. Subsequently, I have held CIO roles at Merrill Lynch Europe), Coutts in Singapore and Emirates NBD and NBAD in the United Arab Emirates. I have a reputation for making bold calls on the markets I made major bear calls on equity markets in 1987, at the top of the tech boom and the financial crisis in August 2007, and a bull call on equity markets on March 17th 2009. I predicted Trump's victory. I am an asset allocator and tactical trader in asset classes I often speak at conferences and provide industry thought leadership on a number of macro and investment topics. In the past, I made a presentation to the European Parliament on the outlook for asset markets after the introduction of the euro.