Iain McCombie

Partner and Fund Manager

Baillie Gifford

Iain joined Baillie Gifford in 1994 after graduating MA (Hons) in Accountancy from Aberdeen University and qualifying as a Chartered Accountant. After spells in the UK and North American teams, Iain moved back to the UK Equity team in 1999 where he currently manages our UK Core strategy. Iain is also the co-lead manager on our flagship Managed Fund, where he has been involved for 16 of the fund's 30 year history. His knowledge and experience as a stock picker is also a valuable input into our Pan European and Global Select equity strategies. Iain was made a Partner of the firm in 2005 and became our Chief of Investment Staff in 2013.

Meike Bliebenicht

Senior Product Specialist - Multi-Asset

HSBC Global Asset Management

Meike is a Senior Product Specialist for the global Multi-Asset investment capabilities at HSBC Global Asset Management in London. She works closely with the portfolio management team to act as the external spokesperson for various global multi-asset ranges, representing the views and investment strategies of the team. Meike's responsibilities also include defining and championing the multi-asset product offering and business strategy, as well as all aspects of wholesale and institutional client relations. Before joining HSBC Global Asset Management in 2010, Meike spent 7 years with JP Morgan Asset Management in London and Frankfurt, most recently as a Senior Product Specialist for multi-asset and equity products, where she specialised in creating sophisticated UCITS investment strategies.



Jane Davies

Senior Portfolio Manager (UK)

HSBC Global Asset Management

Jane is a Senior Portfolio Manager and has been managing the World Selection Portfolios and Global
Strategy Portfolio ranges since launch. She has been extensively involved in the development of the investment approach used to manage HSBC's Wealth products. Jane has 18 years of portfolio management experience with the HSBC Group, focusing on multi-asset portfolio management and asset allocation. Her previous roles include Head of Global Investment Solutions, with responsibility for developing and structuring investment solutions for clients globally, including strategic asset allocation modelling and portfolio construction. Prior to that, Jane was Head of Multimanager for the UK and Middle East.



David Jane

Fund Manager


David Jane joined Miton Group plc in June 2014 and has more than 25 years' experience in investment management. He founded Darwin Investment Management Ltd in September 2010 and prior to that he was Head of Equities Investments at M&G. He was portfolio manager of the M&G Managed Fund and the M&G Cautious Multi Asset Fund, which he launched in February 2007 and grew to over £300 million during his tenure. Prior to M&G, David was the Head of Global Financials Research at AXA Investment Management and was at Newton Investment Management as Director of Global Financials Research. David graduated from Keele University with a B.A. Honours in Economics, Statistics and Operations Research.

David is Fund Manager of the MI Miton Cautious Monthly Income Fund, CF Miton Cautious Multi Asset Fund and CF Miton Defensive Multi Asset Fund.

Anthony Rayner

Fund Manager


Anthony Rayner joined Miton Group plc in June 2014 and has 18 years investment experience. Prior to Miton, Anthony worked for Darwin Investment Management Ltd, analysing portfolio construction and risk for the Darwin Multi Asset Fund alongside David Jane. Prior to this, he worked for M&G, focusing on portfolio construction and risk for UK equity funds and then for the multi asset fund range. Previously, he was a member of the Asset Allocation and Economics team at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers.

Anthony is Fund Manager of the MI Miton Cautious Monthly Income Fund, CF Miton Cautious Multi Asset Fund and CF Miton Defensive Multi Asset Fund.