Risk and Portfolio Construction Consultant, United Kingdom
Mark is a consultant to Capricorn advising on portfolio construction, risk management, scenario planning and risk monitoring.
He has over 17 years experience in emerging market portfolio management running both institutional and retail mandates in all of the major regions.
Mark started his career in 1995 at Coopers & Lybrand as an auditor. He moved into investment management with F&C in 1998 covering Latin America. He has covered EMEA markets at Wells Capital Management in San Francisco, worked for Landsdowne Partners as a long short PM and became head of Emerging Markets and Asia at Aviva Investors in 2008. His final post before moving into independent research was with Allianz Global Investors.
Mark now runs his own investment research and servicing company, LR Capital, counting a number of long-only asset managers, hedge funds and Independent Research providers as clients. Mark also writes investment research under the Ecstrat umbrella and for LR Research.
He has an MA(hons) in Economics from Cambridge University, is a CFA charter holder and holds the IIMR certificate. Mark is also a hobbyist full stack developer and has built a number of web apps and several other websites.