Speakers List - Europe Breakfast Briefing 2018


Chris Garsten

Fund Manager, Waverton Investment Management


Chris joined Waverton in May 2016 as lead manager of the European Capital Growth Fund and co-manager of the Waverton European Dividend Growth Fund, on the acquisition of 2CG Senhouse, a firm Christopher co-founded in 2000. Christopher had been managing the Funds since their inception in 2001 and 2005 respectively. Previously he was a Director at Credit Suisse on the Europe ex-UK equities team. Christopher graduated from London Guildhall University in 1986.

Michael Clements

Head of European Equities - Portfolio manager SYZ Asset Management (Europe) Ltd

SYZ Asset Management

Michael Clements joined the SYZ Group in September 2014 as Head of European Equities team and currently manages OYSTER European Opportunities, OYSTER European Selection, and OYSTER Continental European Selection.
He was previously responsible for the high alpha strategies at Franklin Templeton, as lead manager of the flagship Franklin European Growth Fund since October 2010. Prior to joining Franklin Templeton Investments in 2008, Mr. Clements spent 8 years at UBS Global Asset Management.
Mr. Clements holds a B.Sc. (Hons) in industrial economics from the University of Warwick and is a CFA Charterholder.

Anna Stupnytska

Global Economist

Fidelity International

Anna Stupnytska is a Global Economist at Fidelity International, leading a team which provides detailed insight to investment teams on the macroeconomic dynamics shaping global markets. Anna joined Fidelity from Goldman Sachs Asset Management, where in the role of Macroeconomist she focused on global macroeconomic themes, including the interplay between the developed and developing world. She had been part of the GSAM team since 2010 and, before that, spent five years within the Global Macro and Markets team in GS Economics Research. Over her career, as a leading member of the team credited for coining the concept of BRICs and the Next 11, Anna has developed a deep understanding of the economic transformation driven by the rise of large emerging markets that is today redefining the global investment landscape. Her City career began in 2004 in Merrill Lynch’s Investment Banking Group. Anna holds a first class honours degree in Economics from the University of Cambridge and a Masters of Philosophy in Economics (with Distinction) from the University of Oxford.

Rob Burnett

Investment Director and Head of European Equities

Neptune Investment Management

Rob is an Investment Director and Head of European Equities. He joined Neptune in June 2002 and in May 2005 became a Fund Manager. In addition, he undertakes global research on the financials sector. Rob graduated from Oxford University with a degree in Politics, Philosophy and Economics.