Stephen joined Schroders in 2003 as a Senior Analyst and Portfolio Manager and has played a critical role in all parts of the QEP investment process since this time. In 2019, in addition to his Portfolio management responsibilities he became QEP Co-Head of Research with main focus on researching enhancements to the QEP investment process. Stephen’s investment career commenced at Quaestor Investment Management in 1999, where he was as a senior research manager and portfolio manager of a Japanese market-neutral fund.
Lukas joined the QEP Investment Team in 2017. Prior to this Lukas spent ten years with State Street Global Advisors where he was a Senior Portfolio Manager, focusing on absolute return and benchmark agnostic equity strategies. Lukas’ investment career commenced in 2005. He holds a BA (Hons) in Business Administration from the International University Concordia Audentes, Estonia, and an MSc (Merit) in Investments from the University of Birmingham. He is also a CFA Charterholder.