NEST is the workplace pension set up by government and Mark is the CIO. He has been an investment manager for over 27 years and managed money at a variety of institutions.
Mark was head of Japanese equities at Gartmore, and held the role of chief investment officer at American Express Asset Management International.
Before joining NEST, Mark was a partner at the boutique investment manager Thames River Capital LLP.
|Event Date||Tuesday, 05 June 2018|
Fiona is a partner at Ensors and is a chartered accountant and tax adviser. Fiona is a SIMA Board member with a distinguished career history in forensic accountancy, having provided valuable expertise in a variety of commercial, tax, matrimonial and criminal disputes and litigation. She is a Practising Member of The Academy of Experts, an Accredited Counter Fraud Specialist and has enabled Ensors to join The Network of Independent Forensic Accountants (NIFA).
Having also worked in taxation, auditing and outsourcing with businesses in a variety of industry sectors, from retail financial services to agriculture, technology and media, Fiona can offer authoritative, practical advice and support on tax, strategy and accounting issues, including UK GAAP and IFRS.
Fiona combines a hands-on, proactive approach with extensive specialist knowledge and commercial experience. Before joining Ensors in 2014, she was Joint Head of Business Development at top-30 UK accountancy firm Reeves. Prior to that, as Managing Partner of MRI Moores Rowland LLP, she was one of only two women to run a leading UK accountancy practice.
|Event Date||Tuesday, 24 April 2018|
Leigh Himsworth is a Financial Express Trustnet Alpha Manager whose record speaks for itself – he has delivered a cumulative return more than 96% greater than the average of his peers over the last 10 years (Source: FE Trustnet, bid-bid, net income reinvested as at 31 October 2014). He joined Fidelity Worldwide Investment from City Financial in December 2014 and is portfolio manager of the Fidelity UK Opportunities Fund. Having trained as an accountant and completed an MBA, he joined Rensburg in 1995. Over the course of a career spanning almost 20 years, he has also held positions with Royal London Asset Management, Gartmore and Eden Financial.
|Event Date||Tuesday, 30 January 2018|