Axioma has announced the appointment of Hamish Seegopaul as managing director, head of Index. He was previously a director at Credit Suisse, where he was responsible for delivering quantitative investment strategies and commodity investor products to institutional investors.
In his nine years at Credit Suisse in London and New York, Seegopaul focused on systematic index solutions, in sales roles across commodities, macro, equity-derivative and cross-asset franchises. He was at Dow Jones Indexes from 2001 to 2007, most recently as manager, Index Development, where he founded and led the company’s first international product-development team.
Ian Webster, senior managing director said: “Seegopaul brings a combination of leadership and experience in both index sales and development to Axioma’s growing indexing business, which leverages our portfolio-construction and risk-modelling expertise to build and enhance systematic strategies”.