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Partner, Co-Director of Research, Global Equity Team
The Active Share supports our active investment approach, exploring the less obvious and providing a unique array of perspective from both inside William Blair and with external thought leaders. We are eager to offer our audiences a different type of investment podcast.
Hugo Scott-Gall, partner, is co-director of research for the global equity team. He is also a thematic strategist. He is responsible for researching longer-term trends affecting corporate performance and developing systematic solutions for broad investment challenges. Before joining William Blair in 2018, Hugo was a managing director and head of the thematic research team at Goldman Sachs that investigated thematic changes, analyzed their effects across industries, and sought to identify long-term structurally advantaged companies. He produced Fortnightly Thoughts, a publication offering thematic insights, and GS Sustain, a long-term-focused publication that sought to identify best-in-breed companies. He also oversaw GS Dataworks, a team that used alternative data to augment fundamental research. Before his move into thematic research, Hugo was an equity research analyst covering European transportation companies. Before Goldman Sachs, he was an equity research analyst at Fidelity Investments.
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