Diane is responsible for managing the consulting process and output as well as looking after a number of investment consulting clients. As part of this role, she regularly attends external investment and governance committees providing strategic and fund oversight to many different clients. She is also a member of Square Mile's Research & Consulting Management team. As a senior member of the research team, Diane also co-leads our multi-asset research and is a regular press commentator on the multi-asset sector. Prior to joining Square Mile she was Co-Head of Manager Selection within the Portfolio Management team at Morningstar, a multi-asset research lead at OBSR and Head of Research at Investment at Origen Financial Services. Diane has a degree in Economics and Politics from Exeter University and also holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC).
Jock is responsible for the development and delivery of strategy across both research and consulting functions as well as team and project management. Prior to joining Square Mile, Jock was a Managing Director at JP Morgan Asset Management, where he worked in the Investment Trust business for 7 years and the European Equities team for 6 years. He was previously sales director of investment trusts at Close Finsbury Asset Management and before that was a private client investment manager at Rathbones. Jock is a Chartered Fellow of the Securities & Investment Institute and holds the SFA Registered Securities qualification.