NEW YORK, 18 April 2016 - We are pleased to announce that Callum Henderson, former Head of Foreign Exchange Research at Standard Chartered Bank, has joined Eurasia Group as Head of Global Markets Research, effective 18 April.
Initially based in London and thereafter in Washington, DC, Henderson will manage the Global Markets Research product for investor clients, ensuring client/market relevance for all Global Markets Research output, driving investor client research strategy and liaising between Business Development and Research on client outreach and marketing.
"Callum's deep expertise, long career in Asia and talent for innovation will enable us to improve our products and service for global markets clients and position us for growth, building on all of our collective success to date," said Eurasia Group CEO Robert Johnston. "I am delighted to welcome him to the firm."
As Head of FX Research at Standard Chartered, Henderson was responsible for pioneering differentiated, client-type FX Research for hedge funds, real-money funds, central banks and corporates. Henderson's FX Research team received #1 rankings in subsequent Euromoney and Greenwich polls, including #1 globally for leveraged funds in the EMFX Research category in the 2014 Euromoney FX Poll, #2 globally for real-money funds in the same poll and #1 in North America for G10 FX Research, EMFX Research, Technical Analysis and Quantitative FX Research in the 2015 Euromoney FX Poll.
Prior to Standard Chartered, Henderson was Head of Emerging Market Research at Bank of America and an Emerging Market FX Strategist at Citigroup. He is the author of four books: Asia Falling, China on the Brink, Asian Dawn and Currency Strategy: The Practitioners Guide to Currency Investing, Hedging and Forecasting.
Henderson received an MA in Middle East Politics and Economics from the University of Exeter, a BA (Hons.) in French, Politics and Economics from the University of Sunderland and a DEF III in French Studies and Journalism from Tours University in France. (Full bio)
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