EWiFA Board – Conn, Adam
Adam Conn, Head of Trading Baillie Gifford
Adam Conn is the Head of Trading with oversight responsibility across all asset classes. He joined Baillie Gifford in August 2016 from Baring Asset Management where he held the position of Director, Head of Dealing. Adam began his career in 1985 as a junior trader on the floor of the London Stock Exchange with Scott Goff Layton & Co and has subsequently led dealing teams based in London, Hong Kong and New York. Adam is a director of Baillie Gifford Overseas Ltd and of The Plato Partnership (“Plato”). Plato is a not-for-profit company comprising asset managers and broker dealers collaborating to enhance the reputation of equities markets and improve the trading experience for the benefit of all market participants. He is also a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and in 1990 was the first Member of the London Stock Exchange to be elected from a non-member Firm.