Miranda SeathHead of Market Insight at The Investment Association
Miranda is Head of Market Insight at the Investment Association, the trade body for UK investment managers. She is also the Chair of the European Fund Classification Forum Taskforce, which oversees the EFC pan-European classification system of investment funds. As part of her role at the IA, she provides analysis of data and trends in investment management to the investment industry and external stakeholders. She is also actively involved in IA Sectors, the UK fund classification scheme designed to help investors navigate the retail fund universe.
Miranda was previously Research Director at Platforum and NextWealth, both of which are research and consulting firms focused on the distribution of retail investments. Her areas of expertise included: UK fund distribution, the advice and discretionary investment management markets, UK investment platforms and the post-retirement market. She has been a regular press commentator and speaker on retail investment trends. Miranda has a degree in Ancient and Modern History from St Hilda’s College, Oxford and an MA in International Studies and Diplomacy from the School of Oriental and African Studies.