London, 17 June 2019 – Senior hires: Independent institutional currency investment manager, Millennium Global Investments (Millennium Global) is pleased to announce that it has appointed John Bradley as a senior portfolio manager based in London, and Richard Clark as executive vice president in the US.
John joins Millennium Global as a senior portfolio manager in the currency investment management team responsible for managing active currency overlay and alpha programs. He will report to Richard Benson, head of portfolio investments.
John has over 20 years’ experience in fundamental discretionary currency management. Prior to joining Millennium Global in May 2019, John spent most of his career at JP Morgan where he worked in the Global Treasury and the CIO office. John was responsible for managing JP Morgan’s structural FX exposure from 2005 to 2015. He has extensive risk management experience in a broad range of interest rate and foreign exchange products in both developed and emerging markets. John was a member of the CIO EMEA Management Committee and helped oversee the asset allocation for the bank’s investment securities portfolio. Prior to joining Millennium Global he held a position at Element Capital Management in London as a macro portfolio manager.
Millennium Global also announces the appointment of Richard Clark as executive vice president, responsible for supporting the firm’s expansion in the US. Richard has over twenty years’ experience of institutional business development. Richard spent almost ten years as senior vice president and national team leader for Northern Trust Asset Management. Most recently he was managing director, partner and head of sales for Frost & Sullivan Investment Partners.
Millennium Global Investments’ co-chief executive officer, Mark Astley, commented:
“Richard and John have a wealth of experience and will play a vital role in the next stage of our corporate development. We have seen significant interest in both traditional investment management and execution and advisory services. These senior appointments will help us to support our strategy in these crucial areas.”
Head of Business Development at Millennium Global Investments, Charles Goodman, added:
“This is an exciting time for Millennium Global Investments. Currency remains firmly on the radar for institutional investors, and we have seen a 35% rise in our assets under management since the end of 2016. This currently shows no signs of abating. In addition to expanding our offering in the US market, continental Europe remains a key part of our strategy and we maintain a focus on expanding our footprint in the region.”