General Investing >> Money Manager Interviews >> August 24, 2009

Global Equity Investment Strategies – Ian Mccallum – Bedlam Asset Management Plc

Ian McCallum is Chief Investment Officer and a Portfolio Manager at Bedlam Asset Management. He joined the company in 2002, and has 18 years of industry experience. He is a founding Director and shareholder of Bedlam and the primary architect of the investment process. He has a broad experience of global equity markets which has included several intense credit squeezes. Prior to joining Bedlam, Mr. McCallum established and managed the research office in Istanbul for the investment bank CLSA and was the head of research and brokerage operations in Emerging Europe and the Middle East. He has also worked as a regional analyst based in Djakarta and as a banking analyst based in Singapore for Merrill Lynch, prior to which he trained in Prudential UK's Corporate Strategy Department. He graduated from Heriot Watt University with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Accountancy/Finance. Profile
TWST: Please start with an overview of Bedlam Asset Management and its

investment philosophy.

Mr. McCallum: We've been in business for seven years. The prime reason for

starting it was that