Luncheon with Tom Slater : The Long Game in a Short-Term World

Luncheon with Tom Slater : The Long Game in a Short-Term World

CPT/CE Eligibility (A Recognized CPT Provider)

CPT hour(s) 1
PL (CE) hour(s) 1
RBV CPD hour(s) 1

(CODE: 240321LU-CEX)

It is our distinct honour to host the esteemed Mr. Tom Slater,  Head of North America, Investment Partner of Ballie Gifford at this luncheon, where we could navigate tomorrow’s investment landscape.

About Market

Mr. Tom Slater will kick off the luncheon by guiding us through some macro events and changes in both public and private investments for the US market since COVID.

About Vision

We will then explore secular trends and discuss with Tom on some paradigm shifts from the perspective of long-term growth investors and how will these trends shape our future landscape.

About Investment

On overall portfolio, Tom would share his takeaways after experiencing the ups and downs of growth stocks amid the changes in interest rate environment. 

On bottom-up details, considering the recent AI frenzy, we would discuss with Tom on his investment thesis and approach with AI-related holdings in his Global and US funds (Nvidia, Moderna, etc.).

The luncheon will be concluded with an engaging Q&A session, providing attendees with the opportunity to gain deeper insights into strategies for long-term success.

Sandwiches and drinks will be served at the event.

About the Speaker

Tom Slater
Head of North America
Investment Partner, Baillie Gifford

Tom Slateris the Head of North America and Investment Partner of Baillie Gifford, one of the world’s top long-term growth investors. Tom joined Baillie Gifford in 2000 and became a partner of the firm in 2012. He is the joint manager of Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust (13bn GBP, flagship fund), Head of US Equities Team (12bn USD) and a member of the Long-Term Global Growth Team (40+bn USD). For the past decade, Tom is well recognized for his investments and interests in innovative and high-growth companies in both listed and private markets. He is the primary contact for many of BG’s most successful investments such as Tesla, Amazon, SpaceX etc.  Tom holds BSc degree in Computer Science and Mathematics from the University of Edinburgh.


Joanna Dai, CFA, CQF
Portfolio Manager, Emerging Markets Debt, APG Asset Management Asia
Continuing Education Committee, CFA Society Hong Kong

General – Material presented will be basic and of interest to a general audience having no background in the area.

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Date And Time

2024-03-21 @ 12:30 PM to
01:30 PM

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