Michael Bell, Executive Director, is a Global Market Strategist based in London. He is responsible for producing research-driven insights on the global economy and markets, and communicating them to institutional and retail clients and the media in the UK and Europe. Prior to joining J.P. Morgan Asset Management, Michael worked for 7 years as an Investment Strategist on the Economics and Asset Allocation team at C. Hoare and Co private bank in London. During this time he was responsible for the European and Japanese equity strategy and for credit strategy while also playing a key role in determining FX strategy and the overall global asset allocation. Michael holds an MA in Social and Political Sciences from Queens’ College, Cambridge and is a CFA charterholder.