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Dominic Wallington, RBC Global AM, interview

07 May 2014

A tricky start to 2014 has done nothing to dissuade RBC Global Asset Management (UK) CIO Dominic Wallington from his favourable view of European equities, finds Paul Golden

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Dominic Wallington, senior portfolio manager and chief investment officer (CIO) at RBC Global Asset Management UK since 2007, has certainly worked through some challenging times in his chosen area of European equities, but he maintains his faith in the sector. 

His confidence is borne out of a longstanding attachment to the region, which has seen many ups and downs. Before joining RBC Global he worked for Invesco Perpetual, running several continental European equity funds for individual investors and institutions, including absolute return funds. 

He has worked in the investment industry since 1991 and has been a portfolio manager since 1993. Wallington’s mandate on joining RBC was to run the office and manage the European portfolio. 

He built on the experience he gained during the 1990s, when he worked for Credit Suisse Asset Management. 

"During the 1990s I ran mutual funds and became head of income...