Fund manager tenure from 01/06/2015
Garfield Kiff started managing the M&G Smaller Companies strategy in June 2015. Garfield joined M&G in 2000 from PricewaterhouseCoopers as a smaller companies analyst. He was deputy manager of the M&G Recovery strategy from 2002 until 2008, and managed the Prudential Pooled Pensions Smaller Companies strategy between 2003 and 2008. Garfield was manager of the M&G UK Growth strategy between 2007 and 2012. He became deputy manager of the UK Select strategy in 2012, when the two strategies merged. Garfield graduated from the University of Liverpool with a first class honours degree in economics in 1996 and is a CFA charterholder.
Hilary Aldridge has more than 18 years’ experience investing in UK equities. She joined M&G in November 2019 from DWS Group where she was Director, UK Equities and a portfolio manager and analyst in the pan-European team. Prior to this, Hilary worked at Barclays Global Investments & Solutions as a portfolio manager with the multi-manager team, and with F&C Asset Management as a Director in the UK Equities team. Hilary has a background in environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing as a manager on the F&C Stewardship funds and as an adviser to Big Issue Invest, the UK’s first social merchant bank. She graduated with an LLB in Law from the University of Birmingham.
George Rolls joined M&G in 2017 from Close Brothers Asset Management where he had worked as a senior performance and risk analyst for three years. At M&G, George was a fund managers’ assistant covering global equity strategies for two years before moving to the UK Equities team as an investment specialist. He graduated from the University of Manchester with a BA in Politics and Philosophy, and is a Level III candidate in the CFA program.