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Max Townshend

Head of Portfolio Construction


Max is responsible for managing Diversifying Strategies at LPP. This allocation focuses on diversifying relative value and macro directional return drivers in liquid assets, along with opportunities in alternative asset classes like insurance markets and riparian rights. Max joined LPPI in 2016 from London Pensions Fund Authority, one of LPP's founding clients, where he was an Investment Manager for liquid strategies and covered technology and healthcare stocks for the internal global equity team.

Max has over 10 years investment experience. He spent six years at Record Currency Management, undertaking quantitative research in FX, rates and options markets. Max graduated from the University of Bristol with a degree in Aeronautical and Avionic Systems Engineering.