Baillie Gifford, 17th January 2024, Online

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Scottish Mortgage looks to identify, own and support the world’s most exceptional growth companies. This presentation looks to uncover the characteristics of the Trust that give it a unique DNA exploring everything from our access and reputation, our investments in private companies and our ability to provide long term, patient capital to our portfolio holdings.

Join this Online working lunch to discover:

  • Discover what the unique philosophy is that sits at the heart of Scottish Mortgage
  • Why long-term structural changes in society are more powerful drivers of change and disruption than macro-economic or geopolitical issues and why it is rational to seek out the exceptional companies driving this change to maximise your chances for growth over decades
  • Why the current environment leaves room for optimism for investors willing to take a long-term, patient view.


Claire Shaw, Investment Specialist Director, Baillie Gifford

Claire joined Baillie Gifford in 2019 as an investment specialist for the Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust. Prior to this since 2014, she was a Portfolio Manager of European Small and Mid Caps at SYZ Asset Management and previously spent six years at Franklin Templeton on the European Equities Team. Claire holds a First Class MA (Honours) degree in Geography from the University of Aberdeen and a Masters (MSc) in Research from the University of Edinburgh.