Caspar Cook, CFA
Head of Analysis
Caspar’s role is to carry out both fundamental and quantitative investment research and contribute to the management of portfolios. Prior to joining Cameron Hume he was a Senior Director at Merrill Lynch, where his responsibilities included relative value between covered bonds, sovereigns, agency, RMBS and bank bonds.
Caspar began his career in 1995 at Logica as a software engineer. He then joined Merrill Lynch’s equity-linked research team, progressing into an analyst role responsible for producing investment strategy, trade ideas and quantitative analysis. During this period Caspar was also involved in capital structure arbitrage, and in the construction and testing of structured products and indices including the very successful ML commodities index.
Caspar holds a first in mathematics from the University of Durham and an MSc in operational research from the London School of Economics. He is also a CFA Charterholder.