Luke Barrs
Luke Barrs
CFA Investment Management Division
Goldman Sachs Asset Management

Luke is head of Fundamental Equity Client Portfolio Management in EMEA and Asia ex-Japan for Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM). He coordinates the strategy, business expansion and client communication efforts for the Fundamental Equity business across the regions. Luke is also a senior client portfolio manager, advising GSAM’s clients on their strategic asset allocation and equity investment decision-making process, particularly related to gaining appropriate access to emerging markets and other long-term secular growth themes. He helps lead Fundamental Equity’s thematic, impact-oriented and environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) investment efforts, including co-leading the launch of Fundamental Equity’s initial offerings in the space. Luke was named a rising star in asset management by Financial News in 2020. He joined Goldman Sachs as an analyst in 2009 and was named managing director in 2019. Luke earned a first-class BA (Hons) in Economics and Management from Exeter College, University of Oxford in 2008 and was awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation in 2013.