Andrew Law

Chairman & CEO, Caxton Associates


Andrew Law is the Chairman and CEO of Caxton Associates, one of the world’s largest hedge funds. Caxton was founded in New York in 1983 and is primarily focused upon trading macro economic trends. It is the first major long established hedge fund to undertake a generational transition; the founder having retired at the end of 2011.

Andrew was born and raised in Cheadle Hulme, near Manchester, and educated at a state comprehensive. He took a First in Economics at Sheffield University, and subsequently pursued a career in the City. He spent his early career at County NatWest and Chemical Bank, before joining Goldman Sachs in 1996 where he was a Managing Director, heading FICC proprietary trading. Andrew joined the London office of Caxton in 2003; he was appointed Chief Investment Officer globally in early 2008, and to his current position effective January 2012

As well as chairing Speakers for Schools, his wide range of charitable interests include trustee of the New Schools Network, a Board member of the Sutton Trust, together with the founding trustee of the Law Family Educational Trust and the Law Family Charitable Foundation.

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