Mark Hawtin is an Investment Director responsible for running a global long/short equity fund. Prior to joining GAM in 2008, Mark was a Partner and Portfolio Manager with Marshall Wace Asset Management for eight years, managing one of Europe’s largest technology, media and telecoms hedge funds. He spent seven years at Enskilda Securities initially as Head of Sales, and subsequently took responsibility for the international equity business, overseeing pan-European research and trading activities and around a quarter of the investment banking staff. Hawtin has owned horses on a smallish scale for around twenty years during which time he has seen his colours carried successfully on about 30 occasions. His best horse up to now has been Juniper Girl, who won five races for him, her biggest success being in the Northumberland Plate in 2007.