Managing Director, Investment Solutions Group – MFS Investment Management
Benoit is a Managing Director in the Investment Solutions Group (ISG) at MFS Investment Management® (MFS®). He is a lead strategist focused on Fixed Income Solutions and Markets Insights. He is based in London and joined MFS in 2021. Previously, Benoit was in charge of asset allocation and market strategy at Liberty Mutual Investments, as a managing director based in Boston. He was also the global head of EM Strategy at Société Générale and worked as senior director, head of EMEA Strategy at Merrill Lynch. He began his career in the 1990s in Washington, DC, where he served as an economist both at the Institute of International Finance and the International Monetary Fund. Benoit earned a bachelor's degree in Applied Economics from the University of Paris‐Dauphine. He later received an International Affairs diploma from Sciences Po Paris and a Master of Arts in International Economics from the University of Sussex.
Managing Director, Institutional – MFS Investment Management
Kelly is responsible for new business development for the institutional business across defined benefit clients, defined contribution clients and consultant relations. She is based in London. Kelly joined MFS in 2021 in her current role. Previously, she held various roles over a seven year period with Newton Investment Management/Bank of New York Mellon including client director, commercial sustainability leader and head of UK sales. She also spent eight years at J.P. Morgan Private Bank managing multi‐asset portfolios for ultra‐high‐net‐worth clients, covering Russia, Greece and Israel. Kelly earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science. She holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation. She is also a steering committee member of the Diversity Project and part of the leadership team of its Race & Ethnicity group. She joined the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association's Defined Benefit committee in 2022 to help shape its retirement income policy agenda. She also serves as a school governor of the Caterham High School in London and chairs its Finance & Resources committee.
Fund Manager, Artemis Positive Future Fund – Artemis Investment Management
Craig is part of Artemis’ impact equities team; and co-manages global equity funds focusing on positive impact, a field he has specialised in since 2008. Craig joined Artemis in 2020 from Kames Capital, where he co-managed significant assets, including the Kames Global Sustainable Equity Fund. Following a BSc and then an MSc, in 2002 Craig became an assistant investment manager at Gerrard Private Clients in Edinburgh. He then worked as a fund manager at Alliance Trust, Kleinwort Benson and SWIP before joining Kames in 2014.
Associate Director Institutional– Artemis Investment Management
Dylan is a member of Artemis’ Institutional Team and is responsible for the day-to-day management of institutional client relationships and sales. Before he joined Artemis in 2021, Dylan spent four years at Wellington Management International in London, supporting the UK Institutional and EMEA Insurance sales channels. That followed four years in China, where Dylan worked for a number of start-ups and for a private wealth management firm. He holds a BA in Classical Civilisation from the University of Bristol.
Director – Investment Specialist - Baillie Gifford
Diana is an investment specialist in the Clients Department and an investment specialist for our Health Innovation and Positive Change strategies, previously managing existing and prospective client relationships for the firm in the EMEA region. She joined Baillie Gifford in 2015. Prior to this, Diana was based between London and Paris, working on Wolseley’s European Graduate Programme and then spent seven years working at M&G Investments as an Investment Specialist for the M&G income funds. Diana completed her studies at Newcastle University and l’IEP Strasbourg, graduating BA (Hons) in French and Politics.
Sarah HardyClient Relationship Director - Bailie Gifford
Sarah is a Client Relationship Director having joined Baillie Gifford in 2010. She has spent the past 11 years looking after Baillie Gifford’s client relationships across the EMEA region, latterly heading up our Southern European business. Sarah now focuses on relationships with consultants and financial institutions. She graduated BSc (Hons) in International Business and French from Aston University in 2009.