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Edward Smith
Head of Asset Allocation Research at Rathbones Investment Management


Edward supports Rathbones’ investment process with proprietary macro-based, multi-asset research. Edward presents frequently to clients on the economic and financial market outlook, and comments on economic developments in the press. He is a regular guest on Bloomberg TV and Sky News. He joined Rathbones in 2014 from Canaccord Genuity Wealth Management, where he was global strategist and co-lead manager of their Risk Enhanced Multi-Asset Portfolio service. He began his career at Blackrock. Edward has served on the continuing education committee of CFA UK and chaired CFA UK’s working group on the Future of Corporate Reporting. He is a published expert on risk management for high net worth individuals, and is a member of the Society of Professional Economists. He has an MA from the University of Oxford and an MSc with distinction in Economic History from the London School of Economics.