Aviva Investors has hired Vasileios Gkionakis as senior economist and strategist, who previously worked at Citigroup.
In his new role, Gkionakis will work under head of investment strategy and chief economist Michael Grady, focusing on macroeconomics and major asset classes across the UK and Europe.
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Gkionakis left his position as EMEA head of FX strategy at Citigroup in July 2023.
Previously, he worked at Lombard Odier Wealth Management as the global head of foreign exchange strategy and at UniCredit Bank Research as co-head of strategy research and head of foreign exchange strategy.
“I am delighted to welcome Vas to the team. He has a strong track record within macroeconomic analysis and strategy,” Grady said.
“His wide experience across markets and asset classes will be highly valuable in helping the ongoing development of Aviva Investor’s House View and investment strategy.”