Luke Hyde-Smith joins Waverton
We welcome our new Head of Third Party Fund Selection
Luke has been appointed as a Portfolio Manager and Head of Third Party Fund Selection. He joins from Brompton Asset Management where he built and developed the collective investment selection process with particular responsibility for managing a range of multi-asset strategies.
Hyde-Smith has over 13 years’ experience in fund management. Prior to joining Brompton in 2009, he was 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.
Commenting on the new appointment, John Bellamy, Director, Head of Managed Portfolio Service, said, “Luke will be an excellent complementary fit with our team in this newly-created role. He brings a great deal of experience and has extensive knowledge in sourcing new investment opportunities, formulating asset class views and carrying out research and manager due diligence.”
Luke Hyde-Smith said, “Waverton has an excellent pedigree and boasts a highly-regarded team. They have established a robust collective research process and I look forward to adding my experience and playing a part in its ongoing evolution as the company continues to grow its market proposition.”