Mark Astley

Chief Executive Officer

Mark is responsible for the implementation and execution of the business strategy and overall management of the firm on a day-to-day basis and Chairs the Executive Management Committee of Millennium Global Investments Ltd.

Mark joined Millennium in 2002 and was appointed to the Board of Directors in 2008. Mark is focused on continuing to develop Millennium’s objective of delivering the full spectrum of currency investment solutions to global institutional investors through a bespoke operational platform and premier governance infrastructure.

Mark began his career at Schroder Investment Management undertaking research and then managing portfolios in equity, fixed income and foreign exchange markets in Schroders’ London, Hong Kong and New York businesses. Latterly, Mark was responsible for macro strategy in Schroders' USD 3 billion multi-currency fixed income business, focusing on duration management, country allocation and currency overlay.

Mark was awarded a sponsorship to and graduated from Loughborough University with a BSc in Banking and Finance.

Mark is an Associate of the CFA Society of the UK and is registered with the Financial Conduct Authority in the UK and the US Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

Mark Astley

“Our aim is to establish strategic partnerships with our clients through the provision of customised solutions and service excellence."

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