Hugo Alexander, executive director, is responsible for managing the firm's ethically constrained equities portfolios. He is also a global sector specialist in the Global Equities Team, based in London, specialising in non-bank financials, and is an assistant portfolio manager for the International Equity Group's other strategies. An employee since 1992, Hugo was previously a trainee analyst/trader covering European technology and Telco stocks. Prior to this, he worked for five years as an accountant at Chase Manhattan Bank Limited. He trained for five years to become a chartered accountant at Coopers & Lybrand Deloitte. Hugo holds a BSc in Physics from Imperial College, University of London. He is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.