Mike Brooks is Head of the Diversified Multi-Asset team at Aberdeen Standard Investments. The team manages a range of highly diversified portfolios investing in a broad universe of expanding asset classes including listed equities, private equity, property, infrastructure, high yield bonds, loans, emerging market debt, asset backed securities, alternative risk premia, insurance linked securities, litigation finance, peer-to-peer lending, aircraft leasing, trade finance, farmland and healthcare royalties.
Mike joined Aberdeen Asset Management in 2015 from Baillie Gifford where he was an Investment Manager in the Diversified Growth team. Mike co-founded the Diversified Growth strategy at Baillie Gifford in 2008, playing a leading role in the development of the philosophy and process, as well as the ongoing management of the fund and in the successful expansion of the client base to over £5 bn of AUM.
Mike joined Baillie Gifford in 2000 as Head of Investment Risk. Prior to this he was Head of Quantitative Research at Aegon Asset Management. Mike graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Actuarial Mathematics and Statistics from Heriot Watt University. Mike is a Fellow of the Faculty of Actuaries.