The ASR Sales Team
Our specialist sales team, led by Verity Hunt, make sure that client needs for research, bespoke analysis and face-to-face contact are met on a timely basis.
Global Head of Sales
Verity Hunt is the Head of Sales for ASR and has been rated in the top 3 of the Macro Specialist Sales category (often in the #1 position) by Extel in the Global and European Economic and Strategy categories every year since 2003.
Carly Beattie started her career at Dresdner Kleinwort, spending 6 years on the highly ranked European Equity Sales desk, before moving to Evolution Securities as a Director in Equity Sales.
Prior to ASR, Ketan Chauhan worked for HSBC in Sales and Trading, specialising in FX, and also worked within Private Equity. He holds a degree from UCL, studied at the LSE, and also holds an MBA from London Business School.
Phil Lightfoot joined ASR from Oxford Economics, where he spent over 4 years managing clients across Europe. Phil has over 20 years of experience in the industry, covering clients globally on Macro / Investment strategy issues.
Beth McCann joined ASR in February 2010 and was previously a member of the European equities sales team at Nat West Markets.
Specialist Sales -
Piers Mizen is Head of Sales to Continental European Institutions at ASR. He has close to 30 years European sales experience working for firms including Kleinwort Benson, Merrill Lynch and State Street.
Managing Director, ASRS
Jeff Marine is responsible for developing and managing ASR’s institutional investor client business in North America. He previously worked for Merrill Lynch, Nomura and HSBC in Multi-Asset/Equity Sales and Corporate Finance in New York and London.
Rob DeLuca joined ASR after 5 1/2 years at Eurasia Group. He has over 20 years of experience Trading FX, Fixed income, and Macro at several Banks and Hedge Funds. Rob also spent six years as a Managing Director at Medley Global Advisors, where he was a macro strategist responsible for providing monetary, political, and strategic insights to hedge funds and institutional investment clients.
Joana Gutierrez has experience driving efficiency and growth through enterprise-wide initiatives for financial institutions with experience at a multi–strategy hedge fund, a commodities trade desk and at Wells Fargo Financial Advisors.
Zach Krivine joined ASR in October 2020 from Berenberg where he worked on the firm’s European equity sales desk in New York. Prior to this, he interned at Macquarie Investment Management in Philadelphia. He holds a BA in Economics and French from Bucknell University and is a CFA Level 2 candidate.
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Head of AU Sales
Luke MacRedmond is head of ASR’s Australasian business. His prior experience includes portfolio management roles in London and Dublin and senior executive positions for HSBC Asset Management and Challenger Financial Services in Australia.
Simon Calder has extensive experience in economic forecasting and research, investment strategy, and public policy analysis. Prior to joining ASR, Simon held roles with major global asset consultant Mercer, National Australia Bank, Australian stockbroker JB Were & Son and the Australian Treasury. Simon has qualifications in economics from Monash University and the University of New England.