Duncan Lamont, CFA
Duncan Lamont, CFA, is responsible for the production of high-quality thought leadership research at Schroders, aimed at offering insights that help the firm’s clients make better investing decisions. He has written papers on a wide range of topics, including the growing tension between public and private markets, the alignment between shari’a and sustainable investing, and the relationship between portfolio turnover and excess returns among active equity funds. Mr. Lamont is frequently quoted in the press and has written opinion pieces in the Financial Times and Financial News. Previously, he was a principal on the Global Asset Allocation team at Aon, where he led the development of the firm’s long-term strategic capital market assumptions and drove its medium-term asset allocation views. Mr. Lamont has also served as an assistant director at MacArthur & Co, a corporate finance boutique, where he advised on small-cap public and private market capital raisings and M&A activity. He started his career as a trainee investment consultant at Hewitt Associates (now Aon). Mr. Lamont has 16 years of financial services experience. He earned a master’s degree in mathematics, operational research, statistics, and economics from the University of Warwick, specialising in actuarial and financial mathematics.