Kathryn has nine years’ experience in financial writing and editing. Formerly an account manager with Royal London, Kathryn moved into asset management in 2008. She learnt her craft as an investment writer at Standard Life Investments, specialising in fixed income. She then spent four years at First State Investments, writing about emerging markets and Asia, based in the company’s London and Edinburgh offices. Kathryn holds a bachelor of arts degree in English language and literature from the Open University and the CFA’s Investment Management Certificate.