Andrew joined Hermes in April 2018 with 18 years of previous experience working in financial services, of which 13 years was managing structured finance as a portfolio manager. In his role as asset-backed-securities portfolio manager, he is responsible for sourcing and structuring ABS allocations within Hermes’ multi asset credit portfolios. Prior to Hermes, he was most recently the lead portfolio manager for European ABS at BlackRock, managing over $5bn of assets across portfolios including multi-asset fixed income funds, as well as segregated mandates. Prior to BlackRock, Andrew was the lead portfolio manager for ABS at ECM (European Credit Management, now part of Wells Fargo Asset Management) where he ran a team of ABS specialists managing dedicated ABS funds and allocations within wider multi-asset credit funds across European ABS, as well as US consumer ABS and Australian RMBS. Andrew started his career in financial services at Goldman Sachs in London where he worked alongside the European and emerging markets equities trading desks. Andrew holds an MA in Modern and Medieval Languages from Cambridge University.
At Hermes, Andrew is a committee member of the Unity network, the firm’s employee resource group responsible for promoting an inclusive culture, working across all strands of inclusion and diversity. Since joining the firm, Andrew was involved in establishing the first Hermes Pride week. At BlackRock, Andrew was an active member of the OUT & Allies network, sitting on the EMEA committee and responsible for external engagements for the network working with various inclusion and diversity initiatives and managing the firm’s membership of external networks. Andrew is gay, married to his French husband and lives in London.