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/Global Sector Specialist at Schroders, which involves managing the Global Alpha Plus strategy, Global Sustainable Growth strategy and number of specialist institutional global equity portfolios. He also has global sector responsibility for consumer staples as one of the team’s Global Sector Specialists. He joined Schroders in 1998 and is based in London. Charles was a Portfolio Manager at Intrinsic Value Investors from 2006 to 2008, which involved focussing on 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: BA in Classics.