The fund selection and fund research markets are a major part of the multi-trillion pound investment industry but who are the key players within it?
In the latest of our series of video interviews with the most respected individuals who select funds, decide ratings or otherwise influence the allocation of investor fund flows, we meet Lucy Walker, head of third party funds at Sarasin & Partners.
In addition to managing a number of fund of fund portfolios, Walker sits on the firm's Investment Policy Committee and also runs its third-party fund analysis. Prior to joining Sarasin & Partners in 2011, she worked in the Multimanager team at HSBC Global Asset Management. Walker has a BSc in Economics from the University of Southampton and is a CFA Charterholder.
The Investment Influencers series, which has most recently featured Rob Gleeson of FE, Hector Kilpatrick of Cornelian Asset Managers and Evangelos Assimakos of Rathbones, offers insights into how key industry players see the world of investing and expect to deal with such challenges as greater market volatility, increased regulation and a growing trend towards short-termism.
If you would like to put yourself or a colleague forward to take part in the Investment Influencers series, please email Georgina Walters
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