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Richard Conway


My role is to help Chatham’s social housing clients optimise their funding arrangements and ensure that their treasury portfolios are fit for purpose. It is a broad mandate and I work across a range of products and borrowers, with a particular focus on UK housing associations and charities.

T: +44 (0)207 493 3310

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  • Social Housing
  • Cash Management
  • Debt Advisory
  • FX Hedging
  • Inflation Hedging
  • Interest Rate Hedging


  • MSc Economics, University of Warwick
  • BA Economics with a focus on financial economics and monetary policy, Trinity College Dublin

About Richard

Over the course of a single day, I could find myself meeting with a rating agency, pricing a new bond or private placement, and restructuring a swap portfolio. This scope allows me to work on many different aspects of a problem for our clients, delivering a holistic, outcome-focused solution, whether that means reducing interest costs over six months, or funding development of new homes over six years.

I joined the Chatham team from Canaccord Genuity, where I sat within the UK Fixed Income team. In my time there the team was focused on helping UK borrowers access new funding from the retail, wholesale and private placement markets as well as delivering associated treasury advice to help support business planning and borrowing decisions.  Outside the office, I can usually be found exploring the countryside around London on a bicycle or catching up on the weekend’s rugby. 

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Published work

Green fingers and financial stability at the ECB

How are borrowers adjusting their interest rate hedging strategies to take account of the impending General Election and the uncertainty surrounding the UK’s future relationship with the EU?

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Trade worries distract from difficult truths

Markets will have been looking towards this week with a certain amount of dread. Britain was supposed to have exited the EU on 31 October – for better or for worse – and we were expected to be dealing with the fallout. The can, however, has been kicked down the road once more....

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This time is different

Seven months down the line and approaching another Brexit deadline with little to show for the delay. But while politics might seem static, the economic backdrop has moved on. The question is, will this time be different?

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The new normal

The current UK experience is a textbook case for consumption smoothing gone wrong....

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When words speak louder than actions

Markets are convinced that policy changes are on the way from the world’s major central banks, which has led to significant shifts in pricing....

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European elections fallout

Central bankers, like military generals, are often accused of preparing to fight the last recession. The aftermath of the 2008 crisis was no exception.

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Markets vs the BoE

While acknowledging the uncertainty ahead, there still appears to be appetite for higher interest rates on Threadneedle Street...

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Cold season

Despite a narrow escape from recession in Q4, only the most optimistic of commentators would suggest that all is well with the German economy...

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Breaking up is hard to do

The House of Lords last week published their review into the use of RPI, highlighting issues around the measurement of inflation in the UK, and suggesting a roadmap for long-overdue reform.

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