Westbury Asset Management
Simon Hookway is a director and co-founder of Westbury Asset Management (regulated by FSA in the UK) where he is responsible for directing its hedge fund business.
Simon was formerly a Managing Director at ING Barings for six years where he was global head of quantitative research and co-Head of the International Portfolio Group. This department advised clients with more than USD $ 1000 billion jointly in assets under management on asset allocation, security selection, valuation, modelling and portfolio trade execution.
Before joining ING Barings in 1995, Simon held a variety of senior positions on both the buy and the sell side, working variously in equity linked arbitrage (UBS), asset management (Capel-Cure Myers), and quantitative and fundamental research.
He is a member the FTSE Equity Indices Committee and IIR Expert Advisory Board; a frequent speaker at international conferences on investment process and quantitative issues as well as being a regular contributor to various financial TV channels, national newspapers and trade press journals. He graduated from the London School of Economic in 1983 with First Class Hons. in Economics.