Deutsche Names Research Head

Philip Poole has joined Deutsche Asset & Wealth Management as head of research, a new role for the firm.

Poole takes on oversight of research activity across Deutsche’s global investment platform. In leading macro research, he will collaborate with other investment experts in the firm’s chief investment office. He will also run micro research, providing portfolio managers with investable ideas across all asset classes.

In addition, Poole will play a prominent role in presenting investment views to clients and the media.

Based in London, Poole has also been named a managing director. He reports to the firm’s co-chief investment officers, Randy Brown and Asoka Wöhrmann.

Poole worked most recently as global head of macro and investment strategy at HSBC Global Asset Management. Before that, he served as global head of research and chief economist for emerging markets for the HSBC Group across asset classes. In earlier roles at ING Barings and Barclays, he was closely involved in sovereign debt restructurings in Ukraine and Poland, respectively.