Nick Parsons new Head of Research and Strategy at ThomasLloyd Group
London, 11. July 2018. The ThomasLloyd Group has expanded its management team and hired the experienced expert Nick Parsons. He took up the position of Head of Research and Strategy at the start of June in the main office in London. Simultaneously, in his position he is also chief economist of the global investment and advisory firm. He has more than 30 years’ professional experience in the international financial sector and worked for several global banks. His expertise will strengthen the Group’s competence in research and strategy, contributing to the global expansion.
Nick Parsons is a well-known expert in capital and FX markets, having held high-ranking management positions in Frankfurt, Paris, Sydney, New York and Singapore in previous decades. Parsons and his team will enhance the macroeconomic research of the ThomasLloyd Group and provide advice for the selection of investments and the investment process through country-specific reports and economic forecasts. At the same time, he will support the work of the asset management and treasury management teams with his quantitative analyses of FX and interest rate markets.
Before joining the ThomasLloyd Group, Parsons worked as Head of Research UK & Europe and Global Head of Foreign Exchange at the National Australia Bank. Previously, he was Head of Macro Research Group at Commerzbank AG, Global Head of Currency Research at BNP Paribas, Head of Treasury Advisory Group at the Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce and Group Economist at the Union Discount Company of London.
Nick Parsons said: “The strategic approach of ThomasLloyd Group as ‘impact investor’ is unique, which is why I am very pleased to become part of this company. In my new role, unlike in my previous professional career, I can contribute to stimulating investments in sustainable assets and growth in Asia that can visibly change living conditions in the region.”
T.U. Michael Sieg, Chairman and CEO of the ThomasLloyd Group, added: “I’m very pleased that Nick Parsons strengthens our management team. Through his expertise, he will certainly make a positive contribution to our next growth phase – the global expansion. With his work he will set new impulses and represent our company much more strongly in public economic policy discussions.”