Alex Lennard is a Partner and Investment Director at Ruffer, an investment management firm that focuses on delivering "all weather" investment returns throughout any market conditions. He initially worked as an associate for Jonathan Ruffer and now manages institutional investment portfolios, concentrating on family offices and corporate pension schemes. In addition, Alex sits on Ruffer's senior asset allocation committee and is co–manager of two of Ruffer’s flagship funds, one of which is Ruffer Total Return International that was launched in 2011. Alex is an experienced multi-asset portfolio manager with experience working on behalf of defined benefit pension schemes, family office, non-UK government entities and superannuation funds. He is a Non-Executive Director of the JPMorgan European Investment Trust and a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.