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Investment Director and Senior Portfolio Manager on the Global Rates Team, Aberdeen Standard Investments, UK

James Athey is Investment Director and senior portfolio manager on the Global Rates Team atAberdeen Standard Investments. He is part of a team managing around £20 billion in global fixedincome and currency assets. James joined Deutsche Asset Management’s graduate recruitmentscheme in 2001 having obtained both BSc and MSc qualifications from Loughborough University.He was subsequently part of the deal which took most of the UK Asset Management business fromDeutsche Bank to Aberdeen Asset Management in 2005. James has been a member of the ratesteam at Aberdeen since 2012 having previously worked in the relationship management team andon the fixed income execution desk. James is a frequent press commentator on global financialmarkets, global economics and global politics making regular appearances on Bloomberg TV,CNBC, Bloomberg Turkey and CNBC Arabia as well as mainstream TV and media.

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