Steve is a Senior Adviser. He has over 35 years’ investment experience and holds a portfolio of trustee and advisory positions.
Steve chaired the Trustees of the Manufacturers Life UK Pension Plan from 2004 until buyout in 2015 and is a Trustee/Chairman of the Investment Committees of the National Trust Pension Scheme, Devro PLC and Scotiabank. He is an independent adviser to the LGPS for Devon County Council and Gloucestershire County Council Pension Funds. He sits on the advisory panel of the Open Retirement Club.
Formerly Steve was a public member of Network Rail and a NED of Manulife Asset Management. His last full-time role was as Chief Investment Officer and CEO of Manulife Asset Management from 2004-2012, responsible for £4 billion of assets under management and advice in a variety of asset allocation and equity strategies.
Previously, he held the position of Head of Global Equities at AXA Investment Managers, Head of US Equities at AXA IM and Sun Life Investment Management. He started his career as an analyst and portfolio manager at Tyndall Investment Services.
During his career, Steve managed a wide range of DB and DC pension funds and has specialised in strategic and tactical asset allocation strategies.
Steve is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.