Speakers List - Helsinki Roundtable 2019


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.

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.

Sandy Wolf

ESG Specialist Thematic Equities

Pictet Asset Management

Sandy Wolf joined Pictet's Thematic Equities team in 2018, focusing on Impact Investing and ESG integration across all Thematic strategies. Prior to assuming her current role, she was a Senior Product Manager with responsibility for global product launches, capacity management and regulatory projects in Pictet AM's Product Management and Development team.
Before joining Pictet in 2010, Sandy spent more than 10 years in product management and marketing-related roles at Union Bancaire Privée, Deutsche Bank and Zurich Financial Services.
Sandy is a Certified International Investment Analyst (CIIA) and holds a degree from the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management.