James de Bunsen is a Portfolio Manager on the 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) where he helped run a number of multi-asset strategies targeting real returns above inflation within clearly defined risk budgets. Prior to joining AIM, James spent five years at Insight Investment as part of the multi-asset team that launched the first retail multi-asset fund in the UK and went on to form AIM. At both Insight and AIM the team won several performance awards from FT Pension & Investment, HFM Europe and BarclayHedge among others. Prior to Insight, he spent several years working as a journalist and editor at a variety of business magazines.
James graduated from the University of Manchester with a degree in ancient history and archaeology. He holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and has 12 years of financial industry experience.
Henderson Global Investors merged with Janus Capital Group in May 2017.