Andrew Williamson-Jones

Lead Portfolio Manager

Andrew formerly ran the BlackRock Global Equity Fund for 6 years during which it was top quartile over 3 and 5 years. Asian consumption growth was a strong theme in the portfolio and he regularly met companies and management in Asia on frequent research trips.

Palvir Bahia

Research Analyst

Palvir was previously on the Blackrock Global Emerging Market research team for 7 years. She is now responsible for researching and recommending investment ideas for the Fund using in-depth fundamental and industry analysis.She has a MSc in Financial Economics From the University of Exeter and BSC with honours in Mathematics from the University of Cardiff.

Francis Horn

Head of Business Development and Marketing

Francis oversees the business development and marketing for HALO IM . Prior to joining in 2016, he has over 25 years of experience in institutional Asian equity sales to UK and Continental European investors.

Rupert Perry

Chief Operating Officer

Rupert is Halo’s Chief Operating Officer and oversees Halo’s FCA compliance and IT needs. He has recently sold Pirum, a FinTech business to private equity backers, having been CEO and compliance officer for the business. He started his career as a chartered accountant and has worked in the financial markets since 1994.

Julian Tregoning


Julian is Deputy Chairman of the 45,000 member / £2.5bn University of London pension scheme, and an independent non-executive director of the smaller company specialist investor, Montanaro Asset Management. He was formerly a London-based director of BNY Mellon.