Key Personnel - Luke Hyde-Smith, CFA
The investment of our client portfolios and funds is the responsibility of a team of highly experienced investment professionals. The team has on average over 20 years of individual investment experience and many have worked together for a number of years.
We place the same emphasis on management and support functions. Whether involved in the day to day management of the business, or in the direct administration of our clients’ portfolios, high standards of industry experience and practical knowledge are central to our team approach.
- Luke Hyde-Smith, CFA
- Head of Third Party Fund Selection
Luke joined the company in February 2017 as the Head of Third Party Fund Selection. He is the lead manager of the Waverton Tactical Equity Fund. He is also co-manager of the Waverton Real Assets Fund. Prior to working at Waverton he was at Brompton Asset Management where he built and developed their collective investment selection process and was a key team member who focussed on managing a range of multi-asset class strategies. He has extensive experience in sourcing new investment opportunities, formulating asset class views and carrying out research and manager due diligence. Luke has also worked as a fund analyst at New Star and previously at SG Private Bank. He has a BA Hons degree from Manchester University and is a CFA Charterholder.