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Dwayne Middleton

On the DESK : Dwayne Middleton : Morgan Stanley

The modern trader needs an all-rounder mentality, considerable flexibility and the power to be a decision maker. Dwayne Middleton is head of US fixed income...

On the DESK : Cathy Gibson : Royal London

The buy side must be an active participant in shaping market structure if investors are to achieve the best returns, says Cathy Gibson. Biography: Cathy...

Allianz GI: On strength of voice

Effectively communicating across trading desks, teams, counterparties and industry is allowing Allianz Global Investors to stand out amongst asset managers. The DESK talks to...
James Wallin, AB

James Wallin: On valuing the desk

Proving and demonstrating the value of the trading desk at the very highest levels of the organisation creates a virtuous circle of investment and...

Izzy Conlin & Bryan Knapp: On cutting through complexity

There is nothing simple about the task facing BlackRock’s dealing teams, who trade for some of the world’s largest fixed income positions. For Izzy...
Joeri Wouters, KBC Asset Management.

Joeri Wouters: On the millennial trader

Balancing a trader’s discipline and the curiosity of the millennial generation is creating a strong approach to negotiating the evolving fixed income landscape. What are...
Mike Rosborough, CalPERS

Mike Rosborough, CalPERS: On truth and transparency

Dating back to the 1930s, the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) is the largest pension fund in the United States. Mike Rosborough, senior portfolio...
Carl James, Pictet Asset Management

On The Desk: Carl James: On changing trader culture

Moving to a data-led model of trading requires a change in culture across the desk, as Pictet Asset Management’s head of Fixed Income Trading...

On The Desk: Christoph Hock: On building efficiency

Union Investment’s development of a multi-asset trading team and segregation of high and low touch business is allowing it to focus trading resource where...

On The Desk: Paul Squires: On calm and the storm

AXA Investment Managers’ global head of trading & securities financing displays a steady hand as his trading function begins servicing new investment models while...