Speakers
Adam Darling
Investment Manager, Fixed Income
Jupiter Asset Management

Adam joined Jupiter's fixed income team in February 2015. He is an investment manager, alongside Harry Richards, of the Jupiter Corporate Bond Fund and Jupiter Investment Grade Bond Fund. He is also the investment manager of the Jupiter Global High Yield Bond Fund. Prior to joining Jupiter, Adam worked in private equity at Barclays focusing on global natural resource investments. He has also held investment banking roles at Société Generale and Morgan Stanley. Adam has a degree in modern history from Oxford University.

Blake Heimann
Senior Associate, Quantitative Research, WisdomTree
WisdomTree

Blake Heimann joined WisdomTree in 2020 as an Analyst on the Research team. In his current role as Senior Associate, he supports the creation, maintenance, and reconstitution of our indices. Blake began his career in finance in 2017 as an Analyst at TD Ameritrade, and later a Quantitative Analyst with focuses on research and development of machine learning applications in finance. Blake has bachelor’s degrees in Mathematics and Economics from Iowa State University, and is currently pursuing his Masters in Computer Science at Georgia Tech, with a specialization in Machine Learning.

Mike Riddell
Head of Macro Unconstrained
Allianz Global Investors

Mike joined Allianz Global Investors (AllianzGI) in 2015 as a senior portfolio manager and has 22 years’ experience in fixed income markets. Mike is head of AllianzGI's Macro Unconstrained Fixed Income Team and is the lead portfolio manager on the Allianz Gilt Yield, Allianz UK Government Bond, Allianz Index-Linked Gilt and Allianz Strategic Bond Funds. Prior to joining AllianzGI, Mike worked with M&G in London for 12 years running bond portfolios, and prior to that at Premier Asset Management. As well as depth of experience, Mike’s experience has breadth, including not only UK Bonds but also emerging markets and global mandates.

Raheel Altaf
Fund Manager
Artemis Fund Managers

Raheel has managed Artemis‘ ‘global emerging markets equity‘ strategy and co-managed the ‘global equity’ strategy with Peter Saacke since launch in April 2015 and since April 2022, respectively. A Cambridge graduate in electrical engineering, he joined Fidelity International in 2002 as a quantitative analyst. In 2007 he was promoted to portfolio manager for a range of funds which grew to $2.5 billion. He moved to Fulcrum Asset Management in 2011.