Working Lunch Baillie Gifford - 25th October 2023


Investing in three dimensions

In an ever changing world, the ability to recognise that growth can be delivered in different ways and the patience to allow it to flourish is key. We will consider the merits of a diversified portfolio of growth stocks and the investment themes underpinning the future growth of the Monks investment trust.

By the end of this session, attendees will be able to:

1. To outline the attraction of long-term growth investing

2. To describe the merits of thinking broadly about growth and embracing a diversified portfolio

3. To understand why Monks can be an attractive core holding for savers


Jon Henry, Investment Specialist Director

Jon is an investment specialist in the Clients Department. He joined Baillie Gifford in 2011 and has been on the Global Alpha team since 2014. Jon liaises with institutional investors in the Global Alpha strategy and shareholders in the Monks Investment Trust. Jon previously spent three years at AEGON Asset Management. He graduated MA (Hons)in Business Studies from the University of Edinburgh in 2007.