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Articles by Thomas Rostron, CEO, Embark Investments

Thomas Rostron, CEO, Embark Investments

Thomas is the CEO of Embark Investments, following Embark Group’s acquisition of Zurich’s Authorised Corporate Director (ACD) & Investment Management (Zurich Investment Services (UK) Limited) businesses on 1 May 2020. Thomas has more than 30 years’ experience in asset and wealth management, including positions as Head of Global Fund Distribution at Fortis Investments and Managing Director Investment Management with Barclays Wealth.

Emerging markets overlooked resilience

By Thomas Rostron, CEO, Embark Investments

Embark Adviser newsletter

For the first time, each of the five funds in the Horizon multi-asset range can invest in Emerging Markets equities. This ability – possible since 5 November 2021 – presents new opportunities for investors and bolsters portfolio efficiency, all within the funds’ strict risk boundaries.

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How an equities bias tempers inflation in the long term

By Thomas Rostron, CEO, Embark Investments

Embark Adviser newsletter

When considering the long term, it pays to consider riskier asset classes. Following months of warnings, rumour and speculation, investors are keeping an eye out for signs of higher inflation.

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Re-thinking the role of the ACD

By Thomas Rostron, CEO, Embark Investments

Embark Adviser newsletter

With the authorised corporate director (ACD) back in the media spotlight again in relation to Woodford, now is a good time to explore how it's been one of the most overlooked components of asset management, with the fund management firm, individual fund managers and sometimes the asset allocator taking the limelight.

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