Speakers List - Helsinki Roundtable 2019


Adrian Brass

Fund Manager

Majedie Asset Management

Adrian Brass is a fund manager and analyst with 24 years' investment experience in international equity markets. Adrian is responsible for lead managing the US Equity Fund and co-managing both the Global Equity and the Global Focus funds. Before joining Majedie in 2014, Adrian was a Fund Manager at Fidelity, where he managed US equity funds including the America Fund for six years, growing total assets to over $8bn. Previously he managed a global consumer sector fund from 2006. Prior to that he managed various global equity funds at Investec Asset Management, a firm he joined in 2000 from Schroders, where he was a UK and then pan-European analyst. Adrian joined Schroders in 1995. He holds a Bachelor of Sciences degree in Economics & Politics from the University of Bristol and is a CFA charter holder.

Andrew Graham

Portfolio Manager, Head of Asia

Legg Mason Global Asset Management

Andrew joined Martin Currie in May 2010 and heads our Asia team. He is co-manager of the Martin Currie Asia Pacific and Asia Long-Term Unconstrained strategies alongside the Martin Currie Asia Unconstrained Trust. He joined us from Sofaer Global Research, bringing with him over 20 years' experience of managing Asia-Pacific equities. At Sofaer, where he was a partner, Andrew managed the company's Japan absolute return fund and co-managed its Pacific-region absolute return fund. Prior to this he spent five years as senior vice president at Putnam Investments, where he co-managed its International Capital Opportunities Fund, focusing particularly on the Asia-Pacific region. Earlier in his career Andrew held portfolio management roles at both Scottish Widows Investment Partnership and Kemper Investment Management. He has a BA (Hons) degree in Economics from the University of Strathclyde.