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James McDaid

James McDaid - Investment Manager

James McDaid is an Investment Manager and a member of GAM’s Managed Fund Solutions (GMFS) team.

He is responsible for developing and managing outsourcing solutions for UK independent financial advisers within GAM’s discretionary fund management service. Prior to joining GAM in May 2012, he was an investment manager at Quilter, managing private client portfolios and client relationships. He started at Quilter as an assistant fund manager in 2001, focussing on Asia-Pacific and Japanese equity markets. He began his career as a dealer at TD Waterhouse Investor Services. James McDaid is a CFA and CAIA charterholder, a Chartered Wealth Manager and holds a BA in Accountancy and Finance. He is based in London.

James McDaid

My Insights

Investment Opinions

7 min read

Outlook 2021: A stock picker’s market
18 December 2020

GAM Investments’ Charles Hepworth and James McDaid reflect on a remarkable 2020 and discuss why they believe equities offer long-term return potential as societies and markets revert to pre-pandemic norms.