James de Bunsen, CFA
James de Bunsen is a Portfolio Manager on Janus Henderson Investors’ UK-based Multi-Asset Team, a position he has held since joining Henderson in 2013. In this role, James focuses on alternative asset classes and strategies. Prior to Henderson, he worked for multi-asset boutique Armstrong Investment Managers (AIM) from 2010, where he helped run a number of multi-asset strategies targeting real returns above inflation within clearly defined risk budgets. Before that, he spent five years at Insight Investment as part of the same multi-asset team that launched the first retail multi-asset fund in the UK and later formed AIM. At both Insight and AIM, this team won several performance awards from FT Pension & Investment, HFM Europe, and BarclayHedge, among others. Earlier in his career, he spent several years working as a journalist and editor at a variety of business magazines.
James received a degree in ancient history and archaeology from the University of Manchester. He holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. He has 18 of financial industry experience.
Alternatives review of 2022 and outlook for 2023
Is there a simple route to adjust a portfolio’s exposure to interest rates and equity market gyrations in 2023? James de Bunsen explores.
The growing importance of alternatives in an inflationary environment
Portfolio manager James de Bunsen considers if alternative assets can help multi-asset investors to navigate this current point in the economic cycle.