Lisa Scott-Smith

Co-Head of Portfolio Investments and Currency Team Manager

Lisa has responsibility for the management of Millennium Global’s Active Currency Overlay team. Lisa also shares responsibility for managing currency exposures for client portfolios in team mandates on a day-to-day basis. Employing a fundamental discretionary approach, Lisa’s knowledge and experience are utilised to establish currency exposures and manage the risk inherent in these within a disciplined investment framework. Lisa is also takes a key role in co-ordinating and developing macro-economic investment research within the firm.

Prior to joining Millennium Global in 2005, Lisa accumulated substantial and diverse experience in foreign exchange markets having been a Director at Credit Suisse First Boston in the Global Foreign Exchange group, where she ran the London team responsible for hedge funds (2001 to 2005) and was a Vice President at J.P. Morgan (London) for ten years advising a global mix of institutional, corporate and hedge fund clients and latterly managed the Foreign Exchange Options sales team.

Lisa’s professional excellence is also recognised by the industry’s forums. She is a member of the Bank of England’s London Foreign Exchange Joint Standing Committee (FX JSC) and Chairperson of the FX JSC buy-side sub group. She is also a member of the Bank for International Settlements Foreign Exchange Market Participants Group (MPG). Lisa is registered with the Financial Conduct Authority.

Lisa Scott-Smith

“The ability to adapt to changing economic and financial market conditions is key in continuing to deliver positive outcomes for clients”

Solutions

Passive Hedging

Passive Hedging

Hedging individual exposures. Aiming at eliminating currency risk.

Dynamic Hedging

Dynamic Hedging

Hedging individual exposures improving on a static hedge

Active Currency Overlay

Active Currency Overlay

Transforming existing exposures improving risk-adjusted returns

Absolute Return

Absolute Return

Unconstrained, aiming at achieving uncorrelated returns

News & Media

FT Podcast, Currencies on the move

December 1, 2017

FT Podcast, Currencies on the move

Wall Street Journal Podcast: Where is the U.S. Dollar Going?

July 6, 2017

Wall Street Journal Podcast: Where is the U.S. Dollar Going?

Moody's downgrades China: What the fund managers are saying

May 26, 2017

Moody's downgrades China: What the fund managers are saying

FT Hard Currency Podcast: Smoking May, red-hot June

May 5, 2017

FT Hard Currency Podcast: Smoking May, red-hot June

Insights & Studies

Millennium Global Macro and Currency Outlook: Highlights Q4 2017

October 11, 2017

Millennium Global Macro and Currency Outlook: Highlights Q4 2017

Millennium Global Macro and Currency Outlook: Highlights Q3 2017

September 27, 2017

Millennium Global Macro and Currency Outlook: Highlights Q3 2017

The Importance of Addressing Currency Risk in an International Portfolio

January 18, 2017

The Importance of Addressing Currency Risk in an International Portfolio