Andrew Shard

Divisional Director of International Investments

My role focuses on Investec's investment process, whether it be helping develop the investment strategy, the research of new investment ideas, or the portfolio management of key global equity offerings to clients. More specifically, I am a member of Investec's Global Investment Strategy Group and Asset Allocation Committee, as well as the chairman of our Global Leaders Equity Portfolio and Sustainable Equity Fund. Additionally, as part of the research team, my role is to work closely with our investment managers, in generating new global equity ideas that can add value to client portfolios.

Background/experience

The vast majority of my career has been spent as an institutional portfolio manager and stockbroker, working for the likes of Invesco, Halifax PLC and Lehman Brothers. As well as achieving a BA(Hons) degree in Economics, I am member of the CFA Society of the UK and hold a Masters of Business Administration (MBA).