Ollie Beckett is a Portfolio Manager of European equities at Janus Henderson Investors responsible for the European Focus and International Small Cap Equity strategies. Ollie first joined Henderson as an assistant portfolio manager for European equities upon the firm’s merger with AMP Asset Management in 1998 and was named fund manager in 1999. He moved to the Global Technology Team in 2000. He left Henderson in 2003 to pursue other interests before returning to his current role with the firm in 2005.
Ollie received a BA degree (Hons) in economics and government from the University of Manchester. He has 25 years of financial industry experience.
Ollie Beckett, fund manager of TR European Growth Trust, explains the rationale behind some of the new names in the portfolio and his process for identifying companies with good growth prospects. Ollie also discusses the “bizarrely negative” attitude towards Europe, where many companies have benefited from the Brexit saga.