First State Investments is a global asset manager with investment capabilities across a range of asset classes and specialist investment sectors covering equities, fixed income, multi asset and direct infrastructure. Their approach to investment is driven by a commitment to provide the best possible outcomes for clients over the long term. First State has offices across Europe, the US, Middle East, and Asia Pacific regions and is owned by the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.
Lucy Johnstone joined First State Investments in 2014, as a Consultant Relationships Manager. Prior to which she spent sixteen years working across a range of asset classes and market environments at Natixis Global Asset Management, Aspect Capital, Man Group and Wellington Management on behalf on institutional clients and investment consultants. Lucy is a CFA Charter holder and member of the CFA Institute and CFA Society of the UK. She has a MA Honours from Edinburgh University.
Hilary Inglis joined First State Investments in 2015, as Senior Relationship Manager for their institutional clients. Prior to which she spent seven years in Australia working within the asset management arm of the financial advice company ipac, then moved to AMP’s Corporate Super team as Head of Investments, specifically to lead the investment strategy through the launch of their MySuper default funds. Prior to this, Hilary has worked in Edinburgh in client relationship roles for Scottish Widows Investment Partnership, leading the investment relationships for their key internal clients and for Investec Asset Management in London in a portfolio manager role within the International Equities team. Her first role in finance was as a research assistant on the Emerging Markets trading desk at ABN Amro. Hilary has BA Honours from Oxford Brookes University and an MBA from Heriot-Watt University.