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Our in-house strategists deliver actionable insights across global markets, asset classes and tradable instruments.

 

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Steen Jakobsen
Steen Jakobsen
Chief Investment Officer
Steen Jakobsen joined Saxo Bank in 2000 and serves as Chief Investment Officer. As CIO he focuses on delivering asset allocation strategies and analysis of the overall macroeconomic and political landscape.

Steen Jakobsen joined Saxo Bank in 2000 and serves as Chief Investment Officer. As CIO he focuses on delivering asset allocation strategies and analysis of the overall macroeconomic and political landscape.

As head of the SaxoStrats team, Saxo Bank’s in-house team of experts, he is responsible for all research including Quarterly Outlooks and was the founder of Saxo Bank’s renowned Outrageous Predictions.

Prior to joining Saxo Bank, he worked with Swiss Bank Corp, Citibank, Chase Manhattan, UBS and served as Global Head of Trading, FX and Options at Christiania (now Nordea).

Jakobsen’s approach to trading and investing is thought-provoking and not afraid to counter consensus. This frequently sparks debate among the global market community. On a daily basis Jakobsen and his team conduct research across asset classes, covering major macroeconomic developments, market moves, political events and Central Bank policies.

With more than 30 years of experience, Jakobsen regularly appears as a guest host on CNBC and Bloomberg News.

Steen Jakobsen graduated University of Copenhagen in 1989 with a MSc in Economics.



Ole Hansen
Ole Hansen
Head of Commodity Strategy
Ole Hansen joined Saxo Bank in 2008 and has been Head of Commodity Strategy since 2010. He focuses on delivering strategies and analyses of the global commodity markets defined by fundamentals, market sentiment and technical developments.

Ole Hansen joined Saxo Bank in 2008 and has been Head of Commodity Strategy since 2010. He focuses on delivering strategies and analyses of the global commodity markets defined by fundamentals, market sentiment and technical developments.

Ole Hansen joined Saxo Bank in 2008 after a 20-year career in London and has been Head of Commodity Strategy since 2010. He focuses on delivering strategies and analyses of the global commodity markets defined by fundamentals, market sentiment, and technical developments.

Hansen is the long-time author of the widely distributed Saxo Weekly Commodity Update, which covers the news and outlook for the major commodities, from oil and gas to industrial metals and agricultural products. Elsewhere, he offers almost daily insights on the commodity market for the popular Saxo Market Call, a unique daily podcast hosted by the Saxo Strategy team that synthesizes coverage across asset classes. Hansen is also a frequent guest on major global business TV networks and a regular contributor of commentary on the commodity markets to the financial press.


Peter Garnry
Peter Garnry
Head of Equity Strategy
Peter Garnry joined Saxo Bank in 2010 and is Head of Equity Strategy. In 2016, he became responsible for the quantitative strategies team, which focuses on how to apply computer models to financial markets. He develops trading strategies and analyses of the equity markets as well as individual company stocks applying statistics and models.

Peter Garnry joined Saxo Bank in 2010 and is Head of Equity Strategy. In 2016, he became responsible for the quantitative strategies team, which focuses on how to apply computer models to financial markets. He develops trading strategies and analyses of the equity markets as well as individual company stocks applying statistics and models.

Garnry developed Saxo Bank’s Alpha Picks which is a monthly publication selecting the most attractive stocks across the US, Europe and Asia. He also contributes to the Saxo Bank Quarterly Outlooks and the annual Outrageous Predictions and is a regular commentator on television, including CNBC and Bloomberg TV. 


Althea Spinozzi
Althea Spinozzi
Senior Fixed Income Strategist, Saxo Bank Group
Althea Spinozzi joined Saxo in 2017, and serves as Fixed Income Strategist. Althea produces Fixed Income research and works directly with clients in order to help them select and trade bonds. Because of her background in leveraged debt, she is particularly focused on high yield and corporate bonds with attractive risk and return.

Althea Spinozzi joined Saxo in 2017, and serves as Fixed Income Strategist. Althea produces Fixed Income research and works directly with clients in order to help them select and trade bonds. Because of her background in leveraged debt, she is particularly focused on high yield and corporate bonds with attractive risk and return.

She is a regular contributor of fixed income analysis to Saxo’s News & Research hub where she outlined her view of bond market trends across the developed and emerging market spaces, as well as in investment grade and high-yield bonds.


Christopher Dembik
Christopher Dembik
Head of Macro Analysis
Christopher Dembik is Head of Macroeconomic Research at Saxo Bank. He is also member of the Polish economic think tank CASE (Center for Social and Economic Research) and advisor to French MPs.

Christopher Dembik is Head of Macroeconomic Research at Saxo Bank. He is also member of the Polish economic think tank CASE (Center for Social and Economic Research) and advisor to French MPs.

As Head of Macroeconomic Research at Saxo Bank, he delivers analysis of global monetary policies and macroeconomic developments to institutional and high-net-worth retails clients located in Europe and in MENA. He is a regular commentator on economic topics for international media and a frequent speaker at international events, such as the COP22, Krynica Economic Forum, the MENA Investment Congress or the Paris Global Conference.

Dembik’s research concerns the evolution of growth and monetary policy with a strong focus on China’s economic trends. He has developed various models based on the flow of credit, consumer stress and liquidity evolution. Previously, he worked as Economist for Saxo Bank’s Paris office, as analyst for an Israeli financial start-up and for the French Treasury. During the 2017 French presidential campaign, he was member of Emmanuel Macron’s economist team working on European economic issues and the impact of political risk on financial markets.

Dembik holds a master’s degree in international Affairs from Sciences Po Paris and an MBA from the Institute of Economics of Poland’s Academy of Sciences. He is the co-author of The Greatest Contemporary Economic Debates (Ellipses, 2016) and Money: Functions, Monetary Transmission Mechanism and Evolution (Ellipses, 2017).


Jessica Amir
Jessica Amir
Market Strategist
Jessica Amir joined Saxo with over 14 years’ experience in financial markets. She focuses on providing strategies, investment inspiration and ideas; sharing insights in a relatable way, often free of financial jargon. She guides investors and traders through macroeconomic factors, key themes, and uses fundamental and technical analysis. Jessica regularly speaks at industry events, as well as on TV, radio and online; being featured across platforms such as ABC News, SBS World News, Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal, the Telegraph, Yahoo Finance, Reuters and Morningstar. Her prior roles include; lead senior market analyst and presenter with Bell Direct (BFG), head of news and content at Sequoia Financial Group (SEQ) and financial adviser with AMP and CBA. She also worked as a TV financial Journalist, where she interviewed Australian Prime Ministers and Federal Treasurers.

Jessica Amir joined Saxo with over 14 years’ experience in financial markets. She focuses on providing strategies, investment inspiration and ideas; sharing insights in a relatable way, often free of financial jargon. She guides investors and traders through macroeconomic factors, key themes, and uses fundamental and technical analysis. Jessica regularly speaks at industry events, as well as on TV, radio and online; being featured across platforms such as ABC News, SBS World News, Bloomberg, Wall Street Journal, the Telegraph, Yahoo Finance, Reuters and Morningstar. Her prior roles include; lead senior market analyst and presenter with Bell Direct (BFG), head of news and content at Sequoia Financial Group (SEQ) and financial adviser with AMP and CBA. She also worked as a TV financial Journalist, where she interviewed Australian Prime Ministers and Federal Treasurers.


Redmond Wong
Redmond Wong
Market Strategist, Greater China
Redmond Wong is Market Strategist at Saxo Markets Hong Kong. Redmond has a 30-year career in hedge fund, private equity, investment management, institutional sales and proprietary trading. When working as a senior portfolio manager at BNP Paribas Private Bank in Hong Kong, he sat on the bank’s global investment committee as a voting member to set investment strategies and portfolio grids. In more recent years, He managed a multi-strategy hedge fund. The crux of the fund’s strategies included long-short equities and global macro-trading.

Redmond Wong is Market Strategist at Saxo Markets Hong Kong. Redmond has a 30-year career in hedge fund, private equity, investment management, institutional sales and proprietary trading. When working as a senior portfolio manager at BNP Paribas Private Bank in Hong Kong, he sat on the bank’s global investment committee as a voting member to set investment strategies and portfolio grids. In more recent years, He managed a multi-strategy hedge fund. The crux of the fund’s strategies included long-short equities and global macro-trading.


Charu Chanana
Charu Chanana
Market Strategist
Charu Chanana is Saxo Markets’ Market Strategist based in Singapore. She has over 10 years’ experience in the financial markets, most recently as the Lead Asia Economist at Continuum Economics, where her purview included macroeconomic analysis for emerging Asian countries, with a key focus on India and Southeast Asia. She is adept at analysing and monitoring the impact of domestic and external macroeconomic shocks to the region. Charu has been highly ranked in Bloomberg’s forecasting polls, and is regularly consulted by the media for views on markets and economies. She has been widely quoted in press articles and appears frequently on CNBC, Bloomberg TV and Channel News Asia, and across Singapore’s business radio channels.

Charu Chanana is Saxo Markets’ Market Strategist based in Singapore. She has over 10 years’ experience in the financial markets, most recently as the Lead Asia Economist at Continuum Economics, where her purview included macroeconomic analysis for emerging Asian countries, with a key focus on India and Southeast Asia. She is adept at analysing and monitoring the impact of domestic and external macroeconomic shocks to the region. Charu has been highly ranked in Bloomberg’s forecasting polls, and is regularly consulted by the media for views on markets and economies. She has been widely quoted in press articles and appears frequently on CNBC, Bloomberg TV and Channel News Asia, and across Singapore’s business radio channels.

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