Axioma today 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.
“Hamish brings a superb 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,” said Ian Webster, Senior Managing Director. “We are excited about the growth opportunities for this business and delighted to have Hamish taking up the reins.”
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. Seegopaul 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. He holds an MBA from London Business School and a BA in Mathematics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.