Brendan joined Gresham House in November 2018 having previously been at Livingbridge. He studied commerce with a focus on finance at Melbourne University and subsequently spent four and a half years in technology investment banking at Canaccord Genuity.
Steve Magill is Head of the European Value team, managing around GBP 5bn of UK Equities, and GBP 2.4bn European equities.
Steve initially joined UBS Asset Management in 1986, before taking a career break to study. He re-joined after gaining a First Class degree in Accounting to UBS AM as a UK Equity Portfolio Manager.
Having successfully built a track record as a PM, Steve moved to a European healthcare role as a senior analyst, progressing rapidly to take on the role of Deputy Head of Pan-European Research in 2007 and leading the Global Healthcare team.
Steve re-joined the UK Equity Value team in 2009 as part of a managed succession plan, becoming head of the team in 2015. In 2017 his responsibilities were extended to managing the European Equity Value strategies
Steve is a Regular Member of the CFA Society of the UK and the CFA Institute.
Tillett is the lead portfolio manager of Allianz Global Investors’ UK Opportunities strategy, which he has run since 2011. He joined the firm in 2006 as part of the Global Graduate Programme. In 2007, he joined the research department as a pan-European media analyst and in 2008 he moved to portfolio management as part of the UK equity team. Prior to joining Allianz Global Investors, he worked at Datamonitor and the Office for National Statistics. He graduated from Bristol University with a first class degree in economics and economic history. He also holds a Master’s in international political economy from the London School of Economics. He is a CFA Charterholder.
Simon manages the AXA Framlington UK Equity Income Fund. He started his career at Mercury Asset Management which later became part of BlackRock, managing income and institutional equity funds. Following a period at Aviva Investors, Simon founded and managed an investor relations consultancy before joining AXA IM in September 2018. Simon has an MA in Geography from Cambridge University.