Richard Colwell joined the company in 2010 as a portfolio manager in the UK Equities team. He also has research responsibility for the health care and insurance sectors. Before joining the company, Richard ran UK equity portfolios at Aviva Investors. He has also held portfolio management roles at Credit Suisse and Schroders and worked at the Bank of England. Richard has a degree in Banking, Insurance & Finance from the University of Bangor. He holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation and is a member of the CFA Society of the UK as well as the Chartered Institute of Bankers.
Threadneedle was founded in 1994, and is a global asset manager with a strong reputation in developed and emerging market equities, fixed income, commodities, UK property and multi-asset solutions. They offer a diverse choice of actively managed investment strategies. They are an active investment management business and devote significant resources to original research, supported by 158 investment professionals with an average of over 16 years’ investment experience and seven years’ tenure. Together Threadneedle and Columbia Management form Ameriprise’s Global Asset Management business, managing US$495 billion (as of December 2017).