David Logan is Head of EMEA and Global Business Operations at Columbia Threadneedle Investments. In this role, he coordinates and has general oversight of EMEA activities, including serving as business lead for regulatory engagement. He also sets and drives regional priorities in collaboration with Columbia Threadneedle’s Global Executive Group and regional staff function heads. He joined the company in November 2021 following the acquisition of BMO’s EMEA asset management business.
Previously, David was Global Chief Operating Officer at Columbia Threadneedle Investments, responsible for ensuring operational teams and processes consistently deliver within the context of our business, risk management and client service goals. Prior to this, David worked as Head of Distribution for BMO Global Asset Management. He was appointed to this role in 2016, having been Chief Operating Officer of BMO GAM in EMEA since 2014. David was made Chief Financial Officer of F&C Asset Management plc in 2006 and was instrumental in the company’s acquisition by BMO Financial Group, and subsequent integration. David spent 12 years prior in the accounting profession, including four years as a partner at Deloitte & Touche LLP and three years as a partner at Andersen. He has worked in the financial services industry since 1994. David holds a BA in Accounting and Economics and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland.