Finance Monthly - May 2022

Julie Hutchison is the Charities Specialist at abrdn, in the award-winning Charities Investment Team which sits within the UK discretionary management business. Julie’s been in the role for nearly seven years, during which time the charity AUM has more than doubled. Her experience spans the charity, private, public and academic fields, building on her background in law where she specialised in trusts and philanthropy before moving into financial services eighteen years ago. Julie supports the company’s charity, endowment and foundation investment clients on governance and policy issues, in particular where boards are looking to refresh their investment policy statement to consider responsible investment and ESG matters. The Charities Investment Team comprises Portfolio Managers who focus on managing investments for charitable institutions, ranging from household-name charities to less well-known endowments and trusts. In particular, the team has a depth of experience in managing portfolios for grantmakers, health and hospice charities, education bodies and conservation charities. Present & Future of The CHARITY BOARDS Finance Monthly. Bus i ne s s & Economy 27

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