In October 2019, Clark joined RWC after completing a deal in September 2019 to join RWC Partners, along with his investment team, from Agilis Investment Management LLP, which he founded in 2017 and served as CIO and Partner. At RWC Clark is managing the Diversified Return multi-strategy fund. Before establishing Agilis Investment Management, he was the former co-Chief Investment Officer of Permal, a multi-manager alternative-investment firm. Clark joined Permal after its purchase, in March 2013, of Fauchier Partners, where he had been the Chief Executive Officer, responsible for business strategy and management. He also oversaw strategy allocation, manager selection and portfolio construction as a member of the Investment Committee. He joined the firm in 2003 to build its Risk Management function before becoming co-Chief Investment Officer in 2007. Previously, Clark worked at Morgan Stanley on the Equity Arbitrage desk within Equity Derivatives, trading special situations with hedge-fund clients.
Prior to that, he helped manage the firm's hedge-fund lending risk within the Prime Brokerage division. Clark began his career trading fixed-income securities for Montgomery Securities in San Francisco.
Clark has a BA from Georgetown University's School of Foreign Service and an MBA from the University of Michigan.
Joanna LancasterJoanna joined RWC in 2006 having previously worked as a Client Director at Deutsche Asset Management (Morgan Grenfell) responsible for a portfolio of segregated corporate, local authority and charity clients. Prior to DeAM Joanna worked as an Equity product specialist for a leading UK Insurance Co. She started her investment career in 1986 as a UK/European stockbroker at Kleinwort Benson. Joanna graduated from Somerville College with a BA (Hons) in Modern History in 1985.
Claire joined The World Gold Council in 2020 to head up distribution relationships across Europe. She has spent 14 years working in front office sales roles within financial services firms including Bloomberg, Credit Suisse and most recently The Bank of New York Mellon in London.
Johan PalmbergJohan is a Senior Quant Analyst at the World Gold Council. He has spent 10 years researching precious metals markets, both within the World Gold Council, as an independent consultant, and with the World Platinum Investment Council. Prior to this, Johan worked in fund management and in investment research. He has an MSc in Finance from the Swedish School of Economics in Helsinki.