David Elms is Head of Diversified Alternatives and a Portfolio Manager at Janus Henderson Investors responsible for enhanced index, risk premia, and hedge portfolios. Prior to joining Henderson in 2002, he spent eight years as a founding partner at Portfolio Partners. He was initially based in Melbourne, where he managed derivatives and enhanced index portfolios, and was later seconded to Aviva in London in a corporate strategy role following Aviva’s acquisition of Portfolio Partners. Earlier, he spent three years as associate director at County NatWest Investment Management, Melbourne, where he was responsible for equities and equity derivative trading as well as quantitative research.
David received a BCom degree (Hons) from the University of Melbourne, Australia. He has 32 years of financial industry experience.
Multi Strat Webcast – Is this the beginning of the end or the end of the beginning?
With both equity and bond markets sharply down year to date, David Elms and Steve Cain discuss the risks and opportunities within a multi-strategy approach as the investment landscape changes.
Alternatives Investment Outlook: The scale of change demands a different mindset
Explore the opportunity for alternatives investing following a year that tested the resilience of traditional strategies built around ‘core’ asset classes.
Alternatives 2022: has the bull gone far enough?
Looking ahead to 2022 and considering the value of an allocation to truly diversified strategies after a year of record-breaking market highs.