Mr. Bencke joined PineBridge in 2005 and is a Vice President and Head of the European Large Cap Equity Team based in London. Prior to joining PineBridge Investments, he spent eight years as a Portfolio Manager at F&C Asset Management. Before that, he spent six years as a pilot in the Royal Air Force. Mr. Bencke has a First Class BSc with Honours in Business Management from Royal Holloway University of London. He is an Associate of the CFA Institute and the CFA Society of the UK.