Stephen is responsible for the implementation and oversight of the control environment for the Investment Team, which meets all relevant regulatory requirements. Additionally Stephen manages our Investment Team dealing function and is responsible for the oversight of the daily fund dealing process and order placement for listed instruments.
Stephen joined Architas in 2008 and his 30+ years of investment experience has been gained in a variety of roles including over 15 years working for Morgan Stanley, where he was an Executive Director on the trading floor in their Institutional Equities division, as well as for Winterthur Life where he managed the Investment Technical Support team. He has previous experience of managing the Architas Multi-Asset Passive Fund range and the Phoenix Wealth Elite Diversified Market range and has experience of various asset class research, including the property and Japanese equity sectors.
Stephen holds the Chartered Institute of Securities’ Commodity and Derivatives and the Securities and Financial Derivatives Representative exams, along with the IMC.
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Article | Investments | 31/07/2019
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Article | Investments | 15/02/2019
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