Lead Fund Manager
Chief Investment Officer
Stephen is the lead manager of the LF Blue Whale Growth Fund.
Having started his working life in the Hargreaves Lansdown investment team, Stephen left the company in 2007 to pursue his interest in asset management. Working at New Star (now Janus Henderson), Artemis, and most recently under Martin Taylor at Nevsky Capital, Stephen has gained broad and varied experience within the investment industry.
Previous funds he has directly managed or co-managed are – Citywire’s AA-rated Artemis UK Growth Fund (now Artemis UK Select Fund), Artemis Pan-European Hedge Fund (nominated for EuroHedge Awards 2010) and New Star UK Gemini Hedge Fund (nominated for EuroHedge Awards 2007). Stephen setup his own fund management business in 2017 with a £25m backing from Peter Hargreaves, the co-founder of Hargreaves Lansdown.
Born in Hong Kong, he grew up in Singapore before completing his education in the UK. A fluent speaker of English, Cantonese and Mandarin, Stephen truly is a global citizen, and with his 15 years of investment experience is well equipped to manage portfolios in this new global economy.
Rob is the co-manager of the LF Blue Whale Growth Fund.
Rob was a global equity analyst working under Martin Taylor at Nevsky Capital from 2014-2016 where he focused on the major developed markets.
He started his career at Deloitte where he qualified as a chartered accountant before moving into investment banking at Fenchurch Advisory Partners. He is also a CFA® charterholder.
In his younger days Rob was a professional footballer at Crewe Alexandra and he still enjoys playing and watching many different sports.