Meet the managers! The culture at SVM has led to stability in the investment team, all lead managers have been at the firm for at least ten years. This page allows you to put a face to the name on the article and let you know a bit more about them on a professional and personal level.
Margaret Lawson has managed the SVM UK Growth Fund for over ten years. Prior to co-founding SVM in 1990, Margaret was an investment manager at FS Assurance running its flagship UK fund, the FS Balanced Growth Fund. Margaret holds a BSc (Hons) Economics from the University of Strathclyde and is an associate of the Institute of Investment Professionals. Engaging with the leaders of top UK businesses is an important aspect of her investment process, the insights gained from frequent discussions with company management enables her to test their ability to deliver.
100% of Margaret’s time is spent focusing on the SVM UK Growth Fund. Whether she is travelling, shopping or reading, she is constantly on the lookout for cues that will improve the portfolio.
Outside of work Margaret is a keen cook with an ever expanding folio of recipes. She is also progressing steadily through her piano exams.