Claire is a Portfolio Manager for our Global Emerging Markets Small Cap strategy and is one of the members of the LGM ESG working group. She also has an additional role reporting in to the Global Equity team to facilitate EM ideas that are relevant to Global Equities and share best practice on ESG integration between the two teams. Claire has over seventeen years of investment experience, joining the LGM investment team in 2014. Initially, Claire focused mainly on Eastern European markets and in 2017, became a Portfolio Manager for LGM’s GEM Small Cap Strategy. Prior to joining LGM, Claire spent eight years at BMO Global Asset Management (LGM’s parent entity) where she worked as a research analyst, responsible for analysing companies across Emerging Europe, the Middle East and South Africa. She began her career at Sloane Robinson Investment Management with a focus on small and mid-cap Asian companies. Claire graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Banking and International Finance from Cass Business School, London and is a CFA Charterholder.