Catherine Stanley is a Managing Director and Head of the Global Small Cap team responsible for managing a range of global and regional small cap funds. She joined Columbia Threadneedle through the acquisition of BMO GAM (EMEA) in 2021, having previously been with BMO since June 2000. Catherine has been Lead Manager of the CT Responsible UK Equity Fund and the CT Responsible UK Income Fund since 2009, and in June 2013 the CT Global Small Cap Equity Fund was launched with Catherine as Lead. Prior to joining the group, Catherine spent nine years at Framlington, where she managed both retail and institutional UK smaller company funds. She has an MA (Hons) in Geography from the University of Oxford and is a member of the CFA Society of the UK.