Dewi John joined Refinitiv Lipper as Head of UKI Research in August 2020, having run an investment communications consultancy for the previous six years. Prior to that, he was head of investment communications at Hermes Investment Management in London, and has held a number of communications and product roles in the wealth and asset management sectors, including UBS Wealth Management Research in Zurich. He previously edited a professional investment title at the Financial Times group. He has a BA (Hons) in Economics and a Masters in Political Economy, both from Middlesex University.
To say that this year has been difficult for investors is an understatement, to say the least. And as such, we decided to chat with Head of UK Research for Refinitiv Lipper, Dewi John, who recently wrote a piece entitled “The White Knuckle Ride of the Safe Haven”.
Dewi tells us why, counter-intuitively, inflation-linked products have not worked this year, despite their name, and where investors are turning to hide away from this market turmoil.