James Robert Binny

Managing Director, Head of Currency EMEA
James Robert Binny

James is Global Head of Currency. He joined the company in January 2016 as Head of Currency for EMEA. He is responsible for managing the Currency Portfolio Management team and for driving our strategic vision for Currency.

James has 27 years of Foreign Exchange experience, predominantly in investment management, where he has worked on or led teams at firms such as Brevan Howard, Gartmore and County NatWest. He also managed a currency manager of managers product at ABN AMRO Bank. He is well known as an industry innovator, and was one of the first individuals to work on Currency Factor processes over a decade ago. James joined us from Lloyds Commercial Bank, where he was Head of FX Quantitative Solutions. In this role, he created and led the team responsible for advising clients on currency investment processes both for risk and return.

James graduated with a first in Engineering Science from Oxford University.


  • Years At SSGA : 3
  • Industry Start Date : 1990
  • College : Oxford University

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