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Michael Pollard

 Michael Pollard

Michael Pollard
B.Com, B.Arts, CFA

Michael is a Portfolio Manager in the Perennial Value Wealth Defender Team. Michael has fourteen years of experience managing derivatives portfolios at UBS and Credit Suisse, including eight years spent in London, and most recently ran derivative overlays and tactical asset allocation at a boutique wealth management firm in Melbourne. At Credit Suisse, Michael managed a global emerging markets derivatives portfolio, as well as a portfolio offering systematic alpha and beta exposure to global equity and volatility markets.

Prior to that at UBS Michael managed portfolios covering Japan, Australia, and an automated trading platform for listed options. In these roles Michael has developed expertise in equity, rates, foreign exchange, and volatility markets in Australia and globally, and is experienced at trading both vanilla and exotic options.

Michael holds a Bachelor of Commerce (major in banking and finance) and a Bachelor of Arts (double major in history and Indonesian) from the University of Melbourne. He is also a CFA charter holder.