Philip Webster is a Director and Portfolio Manager in the Global Equities team. He joined Columbia Threadneedle through the acquisition of BMO GAM (EMEA) in 2021, having previously been with BMO since May 2016. Philip joined the group from Aberdeen Asset Management where he was a Senior Investment Manager with the Pan-European Equity Team. Philip had responsibilities across UK and European mandates while being lead manager of Aberdeen Smaller Companies Income Trust which he managed for 8 years. Phil graduated from the University of Aberdeen with an MA in Economics, holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and is a CFA Charterholder.