Simon Davis

Co-Head of Equities

Simon Davis


Mr. Davis is a Co-Head of Equities. Based in London, he is responsible for providing strategic direction to portfolio managers and equity analysts. In addition, Mr. Davis is a portfolio manager of Putnam's international core and European core equity strategies. He joined Putnam in 2000 and has been in the investment industry since 1988.

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Years in the industry: 31
Years at Putnam Investments: 19

  • Deutsche Asset Management (Japan) Ltd., Vice President, Investment Management, 1996–2000
  • Morgan Grenfell & Co., Ltd. (Deutsche Bank Group) (U.K.), Assistant Director, Investment Banking, 1993–1996
  • Morgan Grenfell & Co., Ltd. (Japan), Senior Executive, Investment Banking, 1991–1993
  • Morgan Grenfell & Co., Ltd. (U.K.), Executive, Investment Banking, 1988–1991


  • Oxford University, B.A., Japanese Studies