In this week's Investment Influencers video interview, profiling the most respected individuals who select funds, decide ratings or otherwise influence the allocation of investor fund flows, we chat to Chris Ralph.
Ralph is chief investment officer at St. James's Place, a role he has held since joining the company in 2009. Having begun his investment career at Cazenove & Co in 1984, specialising in convertible bonds, Ralph subsequently worked with SG Warburg and NatWest Markets, becoming recognised as a market leader in analysis in the income fund sector. He later joined Fidelity to undertake peer group fund manager analysis, going on to build a specialist team responsible for the manager selection process.
The Investment Influencers series, which has most recently featured Mark Harries of Ravenscroft Investment Management, Lothar Mentel of Tatton Investment Management and James Costello of Davy Asset Management, offers insights into how key players in the asset management sector 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.
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