Haig Bathgate is highly experienced in the financial industry and Head of Portfolio Management at 7IM, an investment management company. 7IM acquired Tcam in May 2018.
Prior to the acquisition, Haig had been joint CEO (Chief Executive Officer) and CIO (Chief Investment Officer) of Tcam since its inception and was responsible for the management and development of their proprietary investment strategy and the positioning of the Tcam offering. Haig jointly led the MBO (management buyout) of Tcam in 2015 with Alex Montgomery with whom he has worked for over 17 years. Based between London and Edinburgh, Haig led a team whose independent investment views are regularly quoted across media outlets including the BBC, the FT, Bloomberg, Citywire and CNBC.
Haig is a regular guest speaker on BBC Radio’s ‘Good Morning Scotland’. A keen supporter of education in the finance industry, he sits on the Investment Policy Committee for the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) Society of the UK, and was previously Chairman of the Scottish CFA society.
After graduating, Haig joined Turcan Connell in 1997. He went on to qualify as an investment manager in 2000 and led the firm’s investment process from 2009 until 2015.
Haig holds a Master’s degree in Investment Analysis from Stirling University, a BA in Business Management from Heriot-Watt University and is a CFA® charterholder.