In this UK based position, James Beaumont manages the Portfolio Research & Consulting Group (PRCG). A team of 16 based in London and Paris, it offers a wide range of risk management & portfolio construction analysis and thought leadership to clients across Europe, MENA and Asia.

The group is also growing its Solutions capabilities and is the investment advisor to the successful Selectiz range of risk based portfolios.

Mr Beaumont started the team and its offerings in 2013 and now oversees a team of 7 Consultants and 9 Analysts, all experienced and highly qualified professionals that provide detailed portfolio analysis to help advisers improve the way they create and manage client portfolios. The team is independent and focuses its analysis on client’s risk exposures to help improve diversification with a goal of achieving better returns with lower overall volatility.

Over the last 5 years the team has analyzed thousands of portfolios across multiple countries and worked with the full range of clients including sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, private banks, wealth managers and IFAs.

James Beaumont is a Qualified Accountant with over 20 years financial services experience. He was previously at Standard Life Investments, where he was a Senior Investment Analyst in SLI’s Fund Solutions team. Prior to that, he held roles as a Fund of Hedge Funds Portfolio Manager at Thames River Capital LLP and as a Partner at Eden Rock Capital Management.

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