Damian Bird

Portfolio Manager

Damian joined LGM in 2015 as an Asian equity Portfolio Manager and became Co-Portfolio Manager for our Global Emerging Markets mandates in July 2016. Damian spent more than five years at Arisaig Partners, including two years in Singapore where he focused on Asian and Eastern European consumer equities. In January 2011 he relocated to Cape Town where he spent three and a half years as a key decision maker in the asset allocation process for the US$1 billion Arisaig Africa Consumer Fund. Prior to LGM, Damian was a Portfolio Manager at Infusive Asset Management, where he launched and managed the Infusive Consumer Alpha Global Leaders Fund, a long-only equity fund that invests globally in the consumer sector. Damian holds a B.A. Honours in Economics and History from Oxford University and is a CFA® Charterholder.