Michael Hood, Managing Director, is a Research Analyst on the GIM Solutions – Multi-Asset Solutions team and provides qualitative economic and market insights to inform Multi-Asset Solutions’ investment process. He helps to establish broad macroeconomic themes that are reflected across all portfolios managed globally by the team. He came to JPMAM in October 2011 from Traxis Partners, where he served as chief economist. Previously, he worked as an economist and market strategist at Barclays Capital and the JPMorgan investment bank. At JPMorgan, he began, in 1994, as an economist for several Latin American countries.