Richard Ferris is a Client Portfolio Manager in the Investment Solutions team and is responsible for the delivery of investment outcomes to clients. Richard joined Columbia Threadneedle through the acquisition of BMO GAM (EMEA) in 2021, having previously been with BMO since 2015. He joined the group from Mercer, where he had spent five years as a Principal and Investment Consultant. Prior to that he worked in the investment consulting team at PwC for three years and at Friends Provident as senior analyst on their ALM team. Richard is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries and has a BSc in Physical Sciences from University College London.