Events and webinars

We pride ourselves in hosting world class events that aim to be informative and cater for the needs of our investors.

We have a host of webinars, podcasts and thought leadership content from our experts that can help our investors through their investment journeys.



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Past Videos:

16 April 2021

Meet the Managers: Vaccines, valuations and videoconferencing – Global equity investing in 2021

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines are required for a global economic recovery. The session will cover reasons behind the large differences in vaccine prices, their uneven distribution, how they will impact the major drivers of equity prices and positioning in the Ashburton Global Leaders Equity Fund.

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James Cooke

Director of Investments and Head of Global Equities

Ashburton Investments

About the author

<p>Dr James Cooke is Director of Investments and Head of Global Equities for Ashburton Investments (International). James joined us from Asset Risk Consultants (ARC) where he was an Investment Consultant responsible for advising high net worth clients, trusts and charities on investment strategy, strategic asset allocation and discretionary fund manager selection. Previously he was based in Edinburgh, as an Investment Manager with SVM Asset Management where he spent seven years working on their World Equity strategy and providing ideas for other funds. During his time at SVM, the firm was consistently ranked within the top 10 UK based fund manager groups by FundCalibre. Prior to this he was a full member of the investment committee at Edinburgh Partners, recently acquired by Franklin Templeton, then managing over $10bn of global equity investments. He maintains a keen interest in Corporate Governance having previously advised firms on these matters with Towers Perrin, now Willis Towers Watson, before joining the investment industry. James is a CFA charterholder and holds a BEng(Hons) degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Edinburgh, both an MSc and a PhD in Biochemical Engineering from University College London.<em> </em></p>

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