Fund manager tenure from 31/12/2019
Tristan Hanson was appointed fund manager of the M&G Global Target Return Fund upon its launch in December 2016, and fund manager of the M&G Charity Multi Asset Fund in December 2019, after having been deputy fund manager. Tristan has more than 15 years of experience in asset management and joined M&G in April 2016 from Ashburton Investments, where he started in 2008 and was appointed Head of Asset Allocation with responsibility for global multi-asset funds in 2010. Prior to this, Tristan worked as a Strategist at JP Morgan Cazenove between 1999 and 2006, covering equities, fixed income and currencies. Tristan holds a Master in Public Administration in International Development from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government and a BA (Hons) in Economics from Durham University. He is a Chartered Fellow of the CISI.
Stuart Canning was appointed deputy fund manager of the M&G Episode Allocation Fund in November 2019, and of the M&G Charity Multi Asset Fund in December 2019, after having worked with M&G’s multi-asset team for 12 years and as a research analyst since 2015. As well as providing input to investment decision-making, Stuart has worked extensively to launch the proposition in the institutional space. He also represents the investment team in direct client and prospect meetings for this and other funds. Stuart has also been leading the team’s Episode blog. Stuart is a CFA charterholder and has a degree in English and History from the University of York.