Allenbridge appoints former Barclays Managing Director and Global Head of Origination, Prof. Antti Suhonen, as Director
Allenbridge, a leading, independent investment adviser to UK pension funds and part of MJ Hudson, the asset management consultancy, is pleased to announce that Antti Suhonen has joined as Director.
Antti has worked as an independent consultant and adviser to clients in the financial services sector, with a focus on alternative investments and financial markets. He also holds a position as Professor of Practice in Finance at Aalto University School of Business in Helsinki, Finland. His teaching and research interests include alternative investments, financial institutions, and fixed income and credit markets.
Antti previously held various derivatives structuring, product development, sales, and trading roles in investment banking over two decades. He was most recently Managing Director and global head of origination in the Equity and Funds Structured Markets business at Barclays Investment Bank in London, concentrating on alternative investments and quantitative investment strategies. Prior to Barclays, Antti worked at Bankers Trust in London and Union Bank of Finland (now Nordea Bank) in Helsinki and London. He holds an M.Sc. (Economics) and a Ph.D. (Finance) from Helsinki School of Economics and Business Administration.
Antti Suhonen said “I am excited to be joining the team at a time when the need for objective and independent investment advice is greater than ever. I look forward to working with the Allenbridge and MJ Hudson team to further enhance the firm’s analytical and investor solutions capabilities.”
Odi Lahav, CEO of Allenbridge said “We are very pleased to announce that Antti Suhonen has joined the team. Antti’s strong technical knowledge, ties to academia and his senior level investment and management experience makes him a key addition to our growing team.”