Active vs passive – the perennial debate

1 month ago

Our Head of Active Portfolios, Ryan Hughes, and Head of Passive Portfolios, Matt Brennan, go head to head (or rather, screen to screen, in this new normal that we’re living in!) for the age-old active vs passive debate.

During this dual-presenter session, we’ll hear the case for active and passive management; discuss how to separate the skilful from the lucky; and examine why to take into consideration the importance of fund selection. To conclude, Matt and Ryan will provide their thoughts on what can be an emotive subject – where opinions are often presented as facts.


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Ryan Hughes

Ryan Hughes

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Head of Active Portfolios, AJ Bell Investments

Before joining AJ Bell, Ryan worked as a Fund Manager and Discretionary Portfolio Manager at a leading global investment management firm. Prior to that he was a Senior Fund Manager at one of the UK’s largest investment groups, enjoying a place on both the investment and global asset allocation committees. All in all, Ryan brings more than 15 years’ experience in the investment industry with him to AJ Bell.

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