Baillie Gifford hires ex-Schroders portfolio manager

Katherine Davidson joins

Valeria Martinez
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Baillie Gifford has hired former Schroders portfolio manager Katherine Davidson to co-run its £1.1bn Global Stewardship strategy, alongside existing manager Toby Ross.

Davidson joined the Edinburgh-based firm in September following her departure from Schroders in July after 14 years at the firm.  Upon her exit, Scott MacLennan took over her responsibilities at the £3.8bn Schroder Global Sustainable Growth fund, which she co-managed with Charles Somers, who remains in the post. Davidson joined Schroders in 2008 as a graduate on the global and international equities team. She co-managed the Global Sustainable Growth's predecessor, the Global Demographic Opportunities strategy, since its launch in 2010.  Schroders names new co-manager for £3.8bn Glo...

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