Nick Samouilhan

managing director, head of multi-asset strategy- APAC, Wellington Management

Nick Samouilhan is head of multi-asset strategy – APAC in iStrat, the Investment Strategy and Solutions Group within Wellington. The group has capabilities in factor-based, multi-asset and thematic investing as well as manager research. The overarching mission of the group is to work closely with clients to thoroughly understand their investment challenges and provide research with a practitioner’s mindset, deliver practical advice and manage solutions that leverage the full breadth of the firm’s investment capabilities. Nick helps our clients achieve better investment outcomes by providing them with research, analysis and advice. He develops research from an allocator’s perspective, advises clients and prospects on a range of investment issues and serves as a portfolio manager for bespoke multi-asset investment solutions. He has a particular focus on strategic investment challenges, structural changes in market dynamics and the use of data science techniques to provide investment insights. He is based in Singapore.

Prior to joining Wellington Management in 2019, Nick worked as a solution strategist and multi-asset PM at T. Rowe Price, a senior multi-asset PM at Aviva Investors and a multi-asset analyst at Ninety-One Asset Management.

Nick earned his PhD in economics from the University of Cape Town, is both a CFA and an FRM charterholder and has published academic papers on volatility modelling, macroeconomic forecasting and portfolio diversification, amongst others.