Aviva Investors hires equities fund manager
Aviva Investors has appointed 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, Parkinson will work closely with Richard Saldanha on Aviva Investors’ Global Equity Income fund and across global equity portfolios.
He has 10 years’ investment management experience. He joins from Artemis where he was Analyst and Fund Manager on the £1bn Strategic Assets Fund which he worked on since 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.”