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Ben Watson

Investment Manager

Personal Details
Joined AAM: January 2010
Nationality: British
Location: London

Ben Watson
Education and Experience

Ben Watson is an investment manager on the hedge funds team. Ben joined Aberdeen in February 2010 via the acquisition of various asset management businesses from Royal Bank of Scotland where he was a member of the Global Event team, focussing on hedge fund selection. He also took a lead in managing the Diversified Strategy Fund and bespoke portfolios. Ben joined the Global Event team in January 2003. Prior to that, he worked in Coutts’ International Private Banking department, assisting in the management of French, Swiss and Belgian client portfolios totalling GBP150m.

Ben graduated with an MSc in Health Promotion from Brunel University and a degree in Sociology from Reading University. He also holds the Investment Management Certificate.