Aviva Investors, the global asset management business of Aviva plc (‘Aviva’) announces the appointment of Giles Parkinson as Global Equities Fund Manager. He is based in London and reports to Chris Murphy, Head of Global Income, Equities.
In this new role, Giles will work closely with Richard Saldanha on Aviva Investors’ Global Equity Income Fund and across global equity portfolios.
Giles has 10 years’ investment management experience. He joins from Artemis where he was Analyst and Fund Manager on the £1 billion Strategic Assets Fund which he worked on from launch in 2010. Prior to this, he was Global Research Analyst, Oil & Gas at Newton Investment Management.
Chris Murphy, Head of Global Income, Equities, said: “I am delighted to welcome Giles to Aviva Investors. He brings with him a strong pedigree in managing global equity mandates and a deep level of analytical skill across sectors. Giles’s experience will stand us in good stead as we continue to develop our equity proposition in response to changing client requirements.”