Baillie Gifford, 20th March 2024, Online


Baillie Gifford’s Positive Change Fund invests for the future in every sense. It has two objectives: to deliver attractive investment returns and contribute towards a more sustainable and inclusive world. Against the backdrop of persistent high inflation and climate urgency, director and positive change specialist Alison Henry will discuss how channelling capital to companies that are challenging the status quo has the potential to catalyse tremendous positive change.

Why join this working lunch?

  • To outline the attraction of both long-term growth and impact investing
  • To describe the merits of investing in companies that can address global challenges
  • To summarise the importance of fundamental analysis in impact investing and reporting
  • To understand why the Positive Change Fund can be an attractive holding for investors


Alison Henry, Investment Specialist Director, Baillie Gifford

Alison joined Baillie Gifford in 2013 and is an investment specialist in the Positive Change Team. She began her career in New York before returning to Edinburgh in 2010 to join Investec. Alison graduated MA (Hons) in Business Management from the University of Edinburgh.