Ben is a Senior Portfolio Manager and Healthcare sector specialist on the RBC Global Equity team. In addition, he is the team’s ESG expert and sits in a non-executive advisory capacity for Responsible Investment and ESG for a leading UK investment trust. Prior to joining RBC Global Asset Management in early 2014, Ben worked in the same capacity for three years at First State Investments. Previous experience includes roles at Atlantic Equities, where he was responsible for global healthcare research with a special focus on the US, and at ABN AMRO, where he was recognized with a #1 Thomson Extel rating across all sectors for integrated ESG research. In 2012, Ben won the Starmine award for best stock picker in Healthcare.
Ben holds an MA in Natural Science from Cambridge University, gaining the top first in his year. He won a scholarship to Harvard University and studied there at the postgraduate level, specializing in behavioural neuroscience. Ben is a CFA charterholder and a member of the UK’s Financial Reporting Council’s Investor Advisory Group.