Mondrian Investment Partners Limited
Elizabeth A Desmond, Chief Investment Officer - International Equities
Ms. Desmond is a graduate of Wellesley College and the Masters Program in East Asian Studies at Stanford University. After working for the Japanese government for two years, she began her investment career as a Pacific Basin investment manager with Shearson Lehman Global Asset Management. Prior to joining Mondrian in the Spring of 1991, she was a Pacific Basin Equity Analyst and Senior Portfolio Manager at Hill Samuel Investment Advisers Ltd. Ms. Desmond is a CFA Charterholder, and a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of the UK.
Russell Mackie joined Mondrian in October 1997. Prior to joining Mondrian, he was an Investment Analyst for Hodgson Martin Ltd. Prior to that he worked for the European Commission in Brussels. Mr. Mackie holds the ASIP designation and is a member of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of the UK. He has significant experience in analyzing securities in Europe and in the global consumer sectors. He graduated, with Honors, in European Studies and French from the University of Dundee and the Universite de Grenoble, France.
Ms. Platt joined Mondrian in 2004. Prior to that she worked atFundSource Research for 3 years as an Investment Analyst and later as the firm’s Research Manager. She began her career as a consultant at KPMG Corporate Finance. She is an Economics and Finance graduate of Massey University, New Zealand.
Walter Scott and Partners Limited
Dr Ken Lyall – Chairman
Ken is the Chairman of Walter Scott. He joined the firm in 1983. He worked for several years with Arthur Andersen & Company in Glasgow and London. Ken graduated with an MA in Economics and Economic History and a PhD in Financial Economics both from the University of Edinburgh.
Jane Henderson is the Managing Director of Walter Scott. She joined the firm in 1995 and co-chaired the Investment Management Group. She holds a BSc (honors) in Marine and Environmental Biology from the University of St. Andrews.
Roy is a director of Walter Scott and co-leads the Investment Management Group. He began his career at Walter Scott joining the firm in 1995 and holds a BSc (honors) in Statistics from the University of Glasgow.
Rodger Nisbet began his career with Walter Scott in 1993 after running his own real estate business. He began his tenure at Walter Scott with the firm’s two year training program, followed by extensive experience across global equity markets in the U.S., Europe, Japan and Asia. A major contributor to the firm’s global and international investment strategies, he additionally manages the firm’s Asia Pacific and Emerging Markets investments and is responsible for client relationships in Canada.
There is no affiliation between ALPS Distributors, Inc., BBH, Mondrian, and Walter Scott.