Guest speakers

Past SMIF guest speakers include:   

Colin McLean CEO at SVM Asset Management and former member of the Board of Governors of the CFA Society of the United Kingdom.

Derek Borthwick Power2Mind Professional Speaker and former Vice-President of Sales at JP Morgan.  

Paul Hughes Head of Investment Risk at Martin Currie Investment Management and Stirling University MSc Investment Analysis alumnus.

Russell Napier Co-Founder and Chairman of the Electronic Research Interchange and author of Anatomy of the Bear. Patron of the Karen Napier Scholarships for the Stirling University MSc Investment Analysis.

JB Beckett A former fund selector and gatekeeper, JB is the author of the book New Fund Order and a University of Stirling BA Business Law alumnus.

Kim Catechis Head of Global Emerging Market Equities at Martin Currie Investment Management, Kim is also a University of Stirling alumnus with an MBA and a BA in French.

Neil Semple Creative Content Lead at the Department for International Trade, and former HM Consul-General at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, Neil is a University of Stirling BA History alumnus.

Steven Morris Managing Partner of ESM Capital and Chairman at ESM Investments, Steve is an experienced technology entrepreneur and investor.

Andy Kelly Director at The Leadership Factory, Andy is an experienced leadership consultant and a University of Stirling BA English & Fine Art alumnus.

Chrisoula Karatzouni Investment Manager with Aberdeen Standard Investments and a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Priya Ramsden Relationship Manager with the CFA Society of the United Kingdom.