Gerry Fowler, CFA
Gerry Fowler, CFA, is investment director and a global multi-asset strategist at Standard Life Investments, where he is on the team that manages various absolute return, enhanced diversified growth, and SAA/TAA/balanced funds. He is chair of the firm’s Foreign Exchange Steering Group and a member of its Strategic Investment Group and Equity and Volatility Steering Groups. Mr. Fowler began his career at Salomon Smith Barney as a derivatives research analyst and subsequently became EMEA head of derivative research. Two years later, his team was recognized as Derivatives Research House of the Year by Risk magazine. Mr. Fowler has also served as global head of equity and derivative strategy at BNP Paribas, where he built a team that was voted number one for trading ideas using options in the Greenwich Survey of Institutional Investors and was selected as Derivative Research House of the Year by Derivatives Intelligence. He has served as a board member and board chair of CFA Society of the UK and completed a certificate program in international mediation, negotiation, and conflict resolution at Erasmus University Rotterdam. Mr. Fowler earned a bachelor of commerce in finance and economics and a post-graduate diploma in applied finance and investments.