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We’re passionate people who are focused on delivering the highest quality intelligence, news and impartial thought leadership. We enhance industry professionals experiences through recognised industry events and awards.

A rich heritage in fund intelligence

Our experienced team of journalists provides US traditional asset management professionals with vital and actionable intelligence across all parts of the modern fund complex, including sales, marketing, compliance, operations and technology functions.

At a time when fund groups are facing big questions about their future direction and operational structure, and with both distribution and digitization strategies evolving at pace, Fund Intelligence offers informed coverage of the tactics being employed by leading fund groups to stay ahead of the curve.

With a heritage stretching back to the launch of Fund Action in the early 1990s, our team has developed a network of senior contacts across the sector which is second to none to ensure we are providing the broadest and best possible daily news service, alongside considered analysis of the key developments that really matter to industry execs.

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Meet the team

James Connington
Global Wealth Editor

James Connington heads Fund Intelligence and is also responsible for wealth investor coverage across Pageant Media’s brands. He joined the company in 2018, prior to which he was part of the Telegraph’s personal finance team in London, mainly covering retail investing. He holds a degree in Geography from University College London (UCL).

Tom Wilson
Reporter

Tom Wilson joined Fund Intelligence as a reporter in 2019, where he mainly covers distribution and business strategy. He is also part of Pageant Media's cross-publication wealth investor reporting team. He previously worked as a personal finance journalist in the UK, where he won multiple awards for work covering fraud, investments and tax. Prior he was a public relations research consultant to asset managers, banks and insurance companies. He has a degree in philosophy from the University of York.

Randy Plavajka
Reporter

Randy Plavajka joined Fund Intelligence as a reporter in July 2019, primarily covering the retirement sector. Prior to his role at Pageant Media’s New York office, he worked and freelanced in upstate New York and Southern California as a multimedia producer and editor, creating narrative-driven audio-visual stories. He holds a master’s degree in Magazine, Newspaper and Online Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.

Ben Sheng
Reporter

Ben is a reporter for Fund Directions, where he covers mutual fund governance and regulatory issues from a board perspective. Prior to joining Fund Directions in 2018, he worked in financial public relations at Intermarket Communications. Ben holds a bachelor’s degree in history from Columbia University, where he wrote and edited for the Columbia Daily Spectator.

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