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Norwich Speakers

Lucy Haddow

Client Service Manager

Baillie Gifford

Lucy graduated BA (Hons) in Politics from the University of Durham in 2009. She spent four years at Ernst and Young in their Assurance and Transaction Support departments; in 2012 she qualified as a Chartered Accountant. Lucy joined Baillie Gifford in 2013 as a Client Service Manager in the Clients Department and is a Managed Fund product specialist.

Amalia Nunez

Investment Director, Fixed Income and Multi-Asset Solutions

First State Investments

Amalia is an Investment Director, Fixed Income and Multi-Asset Solutions, at First State Investments (‘FSI’). Based in London, Amalia’s role is to work closely with the investment teams to articulate and promote the company’s fixed income and multi-asset strategies. She will also drive the future development of our fixed income and multi-asset businesses to meet the evolving needs of our client base. Amalia has 15 years of experience in fixed income markets. In her previous role, Amalia was Senior Fixed Income Product Specialist with AXA Investment Managers. Prior to that, Amalia held sales and risk management roles in fixed income and fixed income derivatives with a number of prominent global sell-side firms including Merrill Lynch, Deutsche Bank and JP Morgan. Amalia received a Bachelor’s degree in Business from the Universidad Carlos III de Madrid.

Exeter Speakers

Andrew Harman

Portfolio Manager

First State Investments

Andrew Harman, CFA, joined First State Investments in 2008. He became a Portfolio Manager within the Multi-Asset Solutions team in 2010. In 2015 Andrew launched the flagship Diversified Growth Fund for the UK market which has had strong performance since inception. His responsibilities include research, market analysis and construction of proprietary investment models. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance) from Queensland University of Technology and a Graduate Certificate in Mathematics from the University of Technology, Sydney.

Lindsey Knight

Client Service Director

Baillie Gifford

Lindsey graduated MA (Hons) in English Literature from the University of Glasgow in 1999. In addition, she is a graduate of the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. Lindsey joined Baillie Gifford in June 2008 and is a Client Service Director in the Clients Department. She is also a Multi Asset Product Specialist.

Sheffield Speakers

Andrew Harman

Portfolio Manager

First State Investments

Andrew Harman, CFA, joined First State Investments in 2008. He became a Portfolio Manager within the Multi-Asset Solutions team in 2010. In 2015 Andrew launched the flagship Diversified Growth Fund for the UK market which has had strong performance since inception. His responsibilities include research, market analysis and construction of proprietary investment models. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance) from Queensland University of Technology and a Graduate Certificate in Mathematics from the University of Technology, Sydney.

Martina Jersakova

Client Service Manager

Baillie Gifford

Martina graduated from the University of Edinburgh with an MA (Hons) in Business Studies in 2009. Prior to joining Baillie Gifford, Martina worked for Brewin Dolphin as an Investment Company Analyst. She joined Baillie Gifford in 2013 as a Client Service Manager and a Multi Asset Product Specialist. Martina is a CFA charterholder.

Leicester Speakers

Lucy Haddow

Client Service Manager

Baillie Gifford

Lucy graduated BA (Hons) in Politics from the University of Durham in 2009. She spent four years at Ernst and Young in their Assurance and Transaction Support departments; in 2012 she qualified as a Chartered Accountant. Lucy joined Baillie Gifford in 2013 as a Client Service Manager in the Clients Department and is a Managed Fund product specialist.

Andrew Harman

Portfolio Manager

First State Investments

Andrew Harman, CFA, joined First State Investments in 2008. He became a Portfolio Manager within the Multi-Asset Solutions team in 2010. In 2015 Andrew launched the flagship Diversified Growth Fund for the UK market which has had strong performance since inception. His responsibilities include research, market analysis and construction of proprietary investment models. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance) from Queensland University of Technology and a Graduate Certificate in Mathematics from the University of Technology, Sydney.

Nottingham Speakers

Andrew Harman

Portfolio Manager

First State Investments

Andrew Harman, CFA, joined First State Investments in 2008. He became a Portfolio Manager within the Multi-Asset Solutions team in 2010. In 2015 Andrew launched the flagship Diversified Growth Fund for the UK market which has had strong performance since inception. His responsibilities include research, market analysis and construction of proprietary investment models. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Business (Banking and Finance) from Queensland University of Technology and a Graduate Certificate in Mathematics from the University of Technology, Sydney.

Martina Jersakova

Client Service Manager

Baillie Gifford

Martina graduated from the University of Edinburgh with an MA (Hons) in Business Studies in 2009. Prior to joining Baillie Gifford, Martina worked for Brewin Dolphin as an Investment Company Analyst. She joined Baillie Gifford in 2013 as a Client Service Manager and a Multi Asset Product Specialist. Martina is a CFA charterholder.