Michael Ashton is Managing Principal at Enduring Investments, a specialty consulting firm focused on the inflation market. Prior to this, he had a 20-year career at Wall Street, where he worked as a trader, strategist, and salesman at large investment banks. Ashton is known as one of the pioneers in U.S. inflation market innovation. Since 2003, he has been a leading force in developing new instruments and methods for accessing and hedging various inflation exposures. He is now widely recognized as a premier subject matter expert on inflation products and inflation trading.