Global Equity - Thought Leaders Series, Part 1

28 April 2016

William Low, Head of Global Equities discusses the role of pragmatism and free-thinking and how these concepts can be applied to investing. A pragmatic or free-thinking approach compels people to think outside the box and not rely on what’s happened in the past when making decisions about the future. In the first of two conversations with Vanessa Stoykov creator of the "No More Practice" series, Will talks about the impact of pragmatism on investing and the importance of a free-thinking approach in our evolving and increasingly complicated world.

Duration: Approx 10 minutes

Biography

Will Low, Head of Global Equities
BSc. (Hons), Geology

William is the head of the Global Equity team and has overall responsibility for the team and Edinburgh office. Prior to joining Nikko AM, William was Director of Equities at Scottish Widows Investment Partnership (SWIP), where he reported directly to the Managing Director and had overall responsibility for the Global Equity, Specialist Equity, Dealing and Governance teams within SWIP. William built a robust team and process that harnessed both SWIP's strength in researching companies and the team's ability to construct high conviction investment portfolios. Portfolio management responsibilities included selected Global and Global ex US mandates. William joined SWIP as Head of Global Equities in April 2011 and was promoted to Director of Equities in August 2012. He joined from BlackRock where he worked for 15 years, most recently as director and portfolio manager leading its EAFE portfolio team. Prior to joining BlackRock, Will was an investment manager at Dunedin Fund Managers with responsibility for leading and managing key portfolios with both Pacific Basin and Asia ex Japan mandates.

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