Speakers List - Smart Beta Breakfast Briefing 2018


Christopher Gannatti

Head of Research, Europe


Christopher Gannatti began at WisdomTree as a Research Analyst in December 2010, working directly with Jeremy Schwartz, CFA®, Director of Research. In January of 2014, he was promoted to Associate Director of Research where he was responsible to lead different groups of analysts and strategists within the broader Research team at WisdomTree. In February of 2018, Christopher was promoted to Head of Research, Europe, where he will be based out of WisdomTree’s London office and will be responsible for the full WisdomTree research effort within the European market as well as supporting the UCITs platform globally. Christopher came to WisdomTree from Lord Abbett, where he worked for four and a half years as a Regional Consultant. He received his MBA in Quantitative Finance, Accounting, and Economics from NYU’s Stern School of Business in 2010, and he received his bachelor’s degree from Colgate University in Economics in 2006. Christopher is a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.

Dorcas Phillips

Director, ETFs

Fidelity International

Dorcas joined Fidelity International in April 2016.  In her current role, she leads the capital markets function, managing the external relationships required to ensure efficient pricing and liquidity of Fidelity’s range of ETFs.  She also works closely with our distribution businesses to support the efforts of sales teams to raise awareness of this relatively new product line. Dorcas joined Fidelity from Morgan Stanley, where she had held a variety of roles, the last of which was Executive Director within the EMEA Institutional Equity business, with a focus on ETF Advisory and Distribution.

John Adu

Executive Director,Head of ETF Sales for the UK, Netherlands and Nordics.

J.P. Morgan Asset Management

John Adu joined from Deutsche Asset Management where he was more recently responsible for Cross‐Asset Distribution of Alternative, Active, and Passive strategies to UK clients. He was originally hired by Deutsche to lead their ETF business in the UK and was subsequently promoted to lead their wholesale business in UK and Ireland.

Morgane Delledonne

ETF Investment Strategist, Systematic Strategies (EMEA)

BMO Global Asset Management

Morgane joined BMO Global Asset Management in 2017 from ETF Securities where she was a Fixed Income Strategist covering global rates and credit.
Previously Morgane worked as a Global Macroeconomist Analyst at Pictet & Cie and US Macroeconomist Analyst for the French Treasury. Morgane holds an MSc in Economics from Paris Dauphine University and a BSc in Applied Mathematics from Nice Sophia Antipolis University.

Neil Hutchinson

Fund Manager, Managed Reserves Europe

J.P. Morgan Asset Management

Neil Hutchison, Lead Portfolio Manager for Managed Reserves Strategies in Europe, has been an employee since May 2011, joining from State Street Global Advisors, where he was Lead Portfolio Manager for their Liquidity and Cash Plus funds. Prior to this, Neil was at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (now BlackRock).