Alison Porter

Global Technology Leaders | Portfolio Manager
Alison Porter | Janus Henderson Investors

Alison Porter is a Portfolio Manager at Janus Henderson Investors, a position she has held since joining Henderson in 2014. She is responsible for co-managing the Global Technology Leaders strategy. Prior to Henderson, she was at Ignis Asset Management (formerly Resolution and Britannic Asset Management) as an investment analyst, portfolio manager, and head of US equities.

Alison has a BA degree (Hons) in economics and industrial relations from the University of Strathclyde and a master’s degree in investment analysis from the University of Stirling. She has 25 years of financial industry experience.

Articles Written

‘A third way’ to sustain the gig economy

‘A third way’ to sustain the gig economy

Alison Porter, Graeme Clark and Richard Clode from the Global Technology Leaders Team discuss the gig economy’s broad-ranging impact and why ESG engagement is imperative when investing in disruptive technologies.

The end of Moore’s Law is creating winners and losers in the semiconductor space

The end of Moore’s Law is creating winners and losers in the semiconductor space

Technology equities portfolio managers Alison Porter, Graeme Clark and Richard Clode discuss the challenges and opportunities in the evolving semiconductor space, which has been a key enabler for the development of technology.

Tech stocks: looking for secular growth, but not at any price

Tech stocks: looking for secular growth, but not at any price

Global Technology Team portfolio managers Alison Porter, Graeme Clark and Richard Clode discuss why they believe an active approach is now needed more than ever to avoid pockets of extreme tech stock valuations.

Technology for good: supporting the fight against COVID-19

Technology for good: supporting the fight against COVID-19

Alison Porter, Graeme Clark and Richard Clode from the Global Technology Team discuss how ‘big tech’ companies are helping communities and governments through the pandemic and the implications this may have on the regulation of the technology sector.

Tech revolution: is NVIDIA driving the next AI wave?

Tech revolution: is NVIDIA driving the next AI wave?

Global technology portfolio managers Alison Porter, Graeme Clark and Richard Clode discuss the recent launch of Ampere, NVIDIA’s latest graphics accelerator, which looks set to be a gamechanger for the development of cloud computing, artificial intelligence and gaming graphics.

The ‘Cold War of Technology’: new Huawei restrictions

The ‘Cold War of Technology’: new Huawei restrictions

Global technology portfolio managers Alison Porter, Graeme Clark and Richard Clode provide their views on the latest US restrictions imposed on Huawei and the ramifications for the company’s largest customers and the wider semiconductor industry.

ESG: technology for good

ESG: technology for good

Alison Porter, portfolio manager in the UK-based Global Technology Team explains the significance of ESG when it comes to investing in tech stocks and how the team proactively engages and manages their portfolios with this in mind.

Technology stocks’ financial strength is key to weathering the coronavirus storm

Technology stocks’ financial strength is key to weathering the coronavirus storm

Alison Porter, Graeme Clark and Richard Clode from Janus Henderson’s Global Technology Team explain why the tech sector looks well positioned to brave the coronavirus-induced uncertainty and highlight how as active managers they are maintaining a laser-like focus on companies’ financial strength.

Global tech: actively managing the coronavirus impact

Global tech: actively managing the coronavirus impact

Alison Porter, Graeme Clark and Richard Clode from the UK-based Global Technology Team assess the impact of the coronavirus on tech companies and shares their near-term views for the sector, as well as portfolio implications.

Will tech earnings strengthen in 2020?

Will tech earnings strengthen in 2020?

Alison Porter, Graeme Clark and Richard Clode from the UK-based Global Technology Team, review the sector’s performance year to date, and provide their views on what is in store for tech investors in the year ahead, including key risks and opportunities.

Libra: the hype vs the reality

Libra: the hype vs the reality

Alison Porter, portfolio manager in the UK-based Global Technology Team, discusses Facebook’s venture into digital payments via Libra, the significance of this for cryptocurrencies and its implications for investors.

AI: from science fiction to an attractive investment theme

AI: from science fiction to an attractive investment theme

​Advances in computing power, the volume of data available and the speed and falling cost of data analysis have propelled artificial intelligence (AI) to the next paradigm shift in technology. Alison Porter, Richard Clode and Graeme Clark, portfolio managers in Henderson’s Global Technology Team, discuss this investment theme, its strong potential and where they believe the best opportunities lie.