Portfolio Manager & Research Analyst
Jo Rands is a portfolio manager and research analyst in the Martin Currie UK Equity team, focusing on large cap UK equities. Jo is co-manager on FTF Martin Currie UK Managers’ Focus Fund and portfolio manager on the FTF Martin Currie UK Equity Income Fund, FTF Martin Currie UK Rising Dividend Fund, FTF Martin Currie UK Opportunities Fund and the Franklin UK Equity Income Fund. She joined the team in September 2021.
Previously, Jo was a UK Equity Portfolio Manager at Rathbone Unit Trust Management, part of Rathbone Brothers plc. Prior to this, she held roles in UK equity sales and portfolio management several firms including Hermes and in HSBC. Jo began her career in 1999, working in a graduate role at Brewin Dolphin in Leeds.
Jo has a first-class BSc (Hons) degree in Geography from the University of Nottingham. She holds the Securities Institute Diploma.