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William Davies

Global Chief Investment Officer

As global chief investment officer, William is responsible for ensuring that a disciplined investment process is in place across all asset classes. He is also focused on driving continual improvement in investment performance and delivering successful investment outcomes, solutions and service for our clients across the globe.


  • Provides leadership and oversight for Columbia Threadneedle's worldwide investment organization, with assets managed on behalf of both retail and institutional investors


  • Joined Threadneedle Asset Management Limited at its inception in 1994
  • Previously held roles as global head of equities, head of EMEA equities and head of European equities
  • Prior to joining the company, worked for Eagle Star Investments and led the European equity team at Hambros Bank
  • Has been a member of the investment community since 1983


  • Attended Exeter University where he received a B.A. in economics.