John Butler

Vice President and Head of Wealth Management at BitGold (Toronto); Senior fellow at Cobden Partners (London)

Areas of expertise

Financial Markets, Hedge Funds, Capital Markets, Investment Banking, Fixed Income, Derivatives, Bonds, Equities, Emerging Markets, Commodity

Biographical Statement

John Butler has over 20 years’ experience in international finance, having advised many of the world's largest institutional investors, sovereign wealth funds and central banks.

He has served as a Managing Director for bulge-bracket investment banks on both sides of the Atlantic in research, strategy, asset allocation and product development roles, including at Deutsche Bank and Lehman Brothers. He has advised some of the world's largest institutional and private investors in matters ranging from wealth preservation to enhancing returns through a wide variety of innovative strategies and he has been a #1 ranked investment strategist by Institutional Investor magazine.

John Butler is on the record having predicted many of the most important global macroeconomic and financial trends over the past decade, including a prolonged period of low interest rates and bond yields; a secular bull market in gold; and a US-centric housing and credit bubble that would eventually burst, leading to the largest financial crisis for over a generation.

John Butler's publications include his popular Amphora Report investment newsletter and The Golden Revolution (John Wiley and Sons, 2012), a book explaining the causes and consequences of the 2008 global financial crisis and exploring the financial market implications of global monetary regime change. His research has been cited by numerous publications including the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Nikkei Shinbum, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Boersenzeitung, Handelsblatt, Neue Zuercher Zeitung, Milano Finanza and De Telegraaf. He is a regular presenter at investment conferences and other events around the world.

John Butler is currently holding the position of Vice President and Head of Wealth Services at BitGold, part of GoldMoney Inc. (Toronto).


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