William Davies

Corporate LeadershipGlobal Head of Equities

As the firm's head of global equities and deputy head of equities, William is responsible for overseeing the EMEA-based equity teams.


  • Oversees a diverse lineup of actively managed global equity portfolios, acts as deputy head of equities and is the lead manager of multiple global equity strategies


  • Joined Threadneedle Asset Management Limited at the company's inception in 1994; became head of equities, EMEA in July 2016, with overall responsibility for the company's EMEA-based equity teams
  • Head of global equities since 2011, and lead manager of multiple global equity strategies as well as several institutional mandates
  • Was head of European equities from 1994 to 2011, overseeing a period of positive performance and significant growth in assets
  • Previously led the European equity team at Hambros Bank
  • Member of the investment community since 1985


  • Exeter University, B.A.
William Davies
Global Head of Equities