James Beaumont

International head of portfolio research & consulting group, Natixis Global Asset Management

In this UK based position, James Beaumont has responsibility for analytical services the portfolio research and consulting team offers to clients across Europe, MENA and Asia.

He oversees a team of nine consultants and nine analysts, all experienced and highly qualified professionals that provide detailed portfolio analysis to help advisers improve the way they create and manage client portfolios. James Beaumont’s team is independent and focuses its analysis on risk exposures to improve diversification with a goal of achieving better returns with lower overall volatility.

James was previously at Standard Life Investments, where he was a senior investment analyst in SLI’s fund solutions team. Prior to that, he held roles as a fund of hedge funds portfolio manager at Thames River Capital LLP and as a partner and senior analyst at Eden Rock Capital Management.