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James Anderson

Trust Manager, Baillie Gifford, London, UK
James AndersonJames Anderson

James Anderson graduated with a BA in modern history from Oxford University and, after postgraduate study in Italy and Canada, he gained an MA in international affairs in 1982. He joined the independent Edinburgh-based fund management firm Baillie Gifford & Co in 1983, becoming a partner in 1987. He headed Baillie Gifford’s European investment team until 2003 when he became deputy chief investment officer and head of the global equities investment team. Anderson is a member of the investment policy committee and became chief investment officer in 2006. He has been the manager of Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust plc since 2000.


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  • Goldman Sachs, the Symbol and Essence of What Went Wrong with Western Capitalism
    by James Anderson
    James Anderson graduated with a BA in modern history from Oxford University and, after postgraduate study in Italy and Canada, he gained an MA in international affairs in 1982. He joined the independent Edinburgh-based fund management firm Baillie Gifford & Co in 1983, becoming a partner in 1987. He headed Baillie Gifford’s European investment team until 2003 when he became deputy chief investment officer and head of the global equities...

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