Nizam Hamid at Independent
Currently an independent consultant on index design, quantitative index strategies, quantitative methods to replace active strategies and ETF related product development and design. Formerly Head of ETF Strategy and Sales at WisdomTree Europe, focused on Smart beta ETFs, product development, index strategy and research in the area of smart beta equity ETFs and roboadvisor / model portfolio implementation.
Previously Quantitative equity strategy product development at Hedge Fund C8 Investments responsible for client relationships and marketing to build asset growth. Also experience, in 2014/15, as a director of Van Eck UCITS ETFs in Ireland and Luxembourg SICAV.
Former Deputy Head of Lyxor ETFs and Head of ETF Strategy in charge of all product development and launches and Head of iShares sales strategy for EMEA at BGI BlackRock. Previously Global Head of Portfolio and Index Strategy at Deutsche Bank for close to ten years, focused on client trading and rebalance flows. I have had extensive relationships with index providers over a long period of time giving me extensive insights into passive and alternative index developments.