Hamish has 35 years of investment experience, over three decades of which is in private equity. He has been Head of the Private Equity team since inception, when it was part of Martin Currie Investment Management, and throughout its ownership by F&C, BMO and now Columbia Threadneedle Investments. Hamish oversees all the fund vehicles that the Private Equity team manages and, specifically, is lead manager of the London Stock Exchange listed CT Private Equity Trust PLC. Hamish was a Director of Martin Currie Investment Management between 1996 and 2005, where his responsibilities included small companies and Far Eastern equities. Hamish is a graduate of Aberdeen University and Edinburgh University and is an Investment Committee member.