Speakers List - Madrid Roundtable 2019


Benjamin Melman

Global Chief Investment Officer

Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management

Benjamin Melman joined the Edmond de Rothschild Group in 2006 as Head of Asset Allocation, Structured and Quantitative Management. In June 2019 he was appointed Global CIO Asset Management. He will supervise all Edmond de Rothschild Asset Management's investment teams and will join the Group's Asset Management Executive Committee. In 2009, he was appointed Director of the Absolute Performance. In 2012, he was appointed head of the Asset Allocation and Sovereign Debt team and in 2018 he was appointed CIO Asset Allocation & Sovereign Debt. He started his career 1995 at CDC Gestion as economist before joining Crédit Lyonnais in 1998, as economist; he then became Head of Economic Analysis (from 2000 until 2002) further to which he was appointed Head of Investment Strategy (from 2002 until 2006).
Benjamin Melman is a graduate from ENSAE and holds a Master's degree in Monetary Policy, Banking and Finance from the University of La Sorbonne Paris I Panthéon.

Ryan Reardon

Investment Strategist

State Street Global Advisors, SPDR ETFs

Ryan Reardon is a Vice President at State Street Global Advisors and a Senior Strategist on the SPDR ETF Strategy & Research team for EMEA. His primary areas of focus are in Smart Beta and US-domiciled SPDR ETFs. Ryan joined State Street in July 2008, after graduating from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst with a Bachelor of Science in Managerial Economics. He holds an Investment Management Certificate (IMC) from the UK CFA Society, of which he is a member.