Schroders has appointed two commodity experts, James Luke and Dravasp Jhabvala, to strengthen its Commodities team.
Luke joins the London-based team, headed by Geoff Blanning, as commodity fund manager/ metals analyst and Jhabvala as commodity quantitative analyst.
Luke was previously co-head of Metals Research at JP Morgan. He has nine years’ of experience within commodities in London and Hong Kong and will provide Schroders with invaluable specialist insights into metals.
Jhabvala joins Schroders from Palaedino Group in Geneva where he specialised in developing investment strategies for commodities. Jhabvala holds a Master of Science in Statistics and will work on enhancing Schroders’ quantitative models for commodities.
Geoff Blanning, head of Commodities at Schroders, said:
“I am delighted to announce James’ and Dravasp’s arrival, which will strengthen our strong expertise in commodities at Schroders, at a time when we see a positive outlook for the asset class. Both bring with them a wealth of experience and will add significant value to our commodities product.”