Neil Dwane is the Global Strategist for AllianzGI, based in London, and is responsible for ‘AllianzGI house view’, the development of the biannual Investment Forums, and our investment thought leadership content. He is a member of the Global Investment Management Group, and is also responsible for the Economics and Strategy team, as well as our monthly Global Policy Council calls. He continues to manage Equity portfolios, including our successful European Equity Dividend Fund and other Pan-European equity portfolios. Neil joined the company in 2001 as Head of UK and European Equity Management from JPMorgan Investment Management, where he had been a UK and European specialist portfolio manager since 1996. He began his investment career in 1988 with Kleinwort Benson Investment Management as an analyst, later as a fund manager, before moving to Fleming Investment Management in 1992. Neil holds a BA in Classics from Durham University, and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.