Robert W. Jenkins

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Nov 18, 2013 (4 years and 1 month ago)

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Robert W. Jenkins




Robert Jenkins is
a member of the Financial Policy Committee at the Bank of England
and Adjunct Professor, Finance at London Business School.


Mr. Jenkins spent 16 years in trading followed

by 1
8

years in investment
management.

He ran trading rooms for Citibank in Dubai, Bahrain, Switzerland and
Japan. During his Head Office assignment he was responsible for trading limit
approval for Citibank’s worldwide network of trading rooms.



Mr. Jen
kins transition
ed

from trading to investment management with Credit Suisse
Asset management (CSAM) in Tokyo where he joined as Chief Investment Officer
and Head of CSAM's money management business in Japan. During his three years at
the helm, CSAM was Japa
n's best performing and fastest growing
investment
manager. In 1995 he transferred to London where he was Chief Operating Officer for
Credit Suisse Asset Management's activities in the UK, Central and Eastern Europe.

In 1997, he joined F&C Asset Management

where
he served as
CEO and
later
Chairman
. He retired

from the Board in 2009. During his tenure assets quadrupled
to
over $160 billion
and the company
went public.
In late 2009, Robert joined
Combinatorics Capital, LLC,a New York based global macro hedge
fund. He served
as CEO and Managing Partner until his appointment to the Bank of England in mid
2011.



Mr. Jenkins Chaired the Investment Management Association of the UK, from 2007
through 2009. The IMA is the principal trade body representing the "buy
side" in
Great Britain. He served for two years as a member of the UK Panel on Takeovers
and Mergers. And in 2009 he Co
-
Chaired, alongside the Chancellor of the Exchequer,
a Government sponsored High Level Group on the future direction of the UK’s asset
ma
nagement industry. The resulting report was published by HM Treasury in
November of that year.



Mr. Jenkins is currently a Non
-
Executive Director of the Aberdeen All Asia
Investment Trust, a specialized equity closed end fund investing in the Asia
-
Pacific

region.

He is a Senior Advisor to CVC Capital, the global private equity group.
I
n
2009, Mr. Jenkins was named Adjunct Professor of Finance at the London Business
School

where he teaches investment management
. He is a frequent contributor of
articles to
the financial press.


Robert
attended university in the U.S., France and Italy and holds a Masters degree in
international studies from the Johns Hopkins University, S.A.I.S.,

Washington,
D.C.


He is a CFA Fellow.