In this macroeconomic deep-dive, Andrew Milligan, Head of Global Strategy at Standard Life Investments, examines the key factors influencing Standard Life Investment’s asset allocation strategies.
He discusses the current geopolitical environment, the outlook for the major asset classes and regions and considers what risk averse investors might do with cash holdings to improve their returns.
Andrew is speaking with Jake Moeller, Head of Lipper UK & Ireland Research at Thomson Reuters in Edinburgh, UK on May 25, 2017.
Special thanks to Simon Cowan, Investment Director at Standard Life Investments for facilitating this podcast. The Standard Life Investment publications referred to in the podcast can be found via this link.
About Andrew Milligan
Andrew Milligan, OBE, joined Standard Life Investments in 2000 as Global Investment Strategist before being appointed Head of Global Strategy in January 2001.
Andrew is also a Governing Board member of the Technology Strategy Board, an executive non departmental public body established by the government to stimulate innovation in the UK. He is a Fellow and Council Member of the Society of Business Economists, the leading organisation serving business economists in the UK.
Andrew is a member of Court of Heriot Watt University, sits on the Board of the Financial Services Knowledge Transfer Network, is a member of the Thomson Reuters Customer Advisory Board, and advises several small charities.
He received an OBE in the 2015 New Year honours for services to ‘innovation and the economy’.
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