Scott joined the team in July 2022. Scott is currently Co-Manager of the Global Sustainable Growth strategy and Lead Portfolio Manager of the Sustainable Growth & Income strategy in the Global & International Equities Team at Schroders. Scott has previously managed Institutional European ex-UK portfolios since 2017, and co-managed the Schroder ISF European Sustainable Equity fund since launch in late 2018, the Schroder ISF European Market Neutral fund from early 2021, the Schroder European Sustainable Equity ex UK fund from late 2021, and the Hartford Schroders Sustainable International Core fund since launch in 2022. Scott joined Schroders in 2015 as an investment analyst in the European Blend Team, initially responsible for the European Autos, Consumer and Leisure sectors, extending into Materials and Utilities & Renewables. His investment experience began at Neptune Investment Management in 2012, where he started a Research Analyst, responsible for Global Industrials, and then later as a Fund Manager, focusing on all-cap UK companies. He has an MA in Classics from Cambridge University and is a CFA charterholder
Charles Somers is a Portfolio Manager at Schroders, on the London-based Global equities team, co-managing the Global Sustainable Growth strategy and leading the Changing Lifestyles strategy as well as a number of specialist institutional global equity portfolios. He joined Schroders in 1998 and is based in London. Charles was a Global Sector Specialist at Schroders from 2008 to 2014, responsible for the consumer staples and consumer discretionary sectors. He was a Portfolio Manager at Intrinsic Value Investors from 2006 to 2008, a long only, boutique value manager focused on European companies. He was an Equity research analyst at Schroders from 1998 to 2006, which involved covering European Consumer stocks. Prior to that worked on US team, specialising in healthcare. Qualifications: CFA Charterholder; BA in Classics from Oxford University.