Mike Coop is the Chief Investment Officer for Morningstar’s Investment Management group for the Europe, Middle East and Africa region. With 27 years’ financial services experience, Mike holds responsibility for Morningstar’s managed portfolios offering in the region and oversees Morningstar’s 20-strong investment management team for the EMEA region, ensuring world-class investment solutions are delivered to investors.
Previously, Mike was the Head of Multi-Asset Portfolio Management for Morningstar Investment Management in EMEA. He also currently serves as lead manager of the Morningstar Real Return Managed Portfolios range.
Prior to working at Morningstar, Mike worked at Prudential Portfolio Management, where he was Head of Multi Asset Portfolio Management, following his time at Ibbotson Associates Australia, whereby Mike served as Head of Multi-Asset Strategies. Earlier in his career, he was an equity strategist at BT Investment Management, a global asset allocation strategist at AXA Investment Managers, and a manager research consultant at Bacon & Woodrow.
Mike holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Auckland and a MSc. Finance from Birkbeck College, University of London. He is an Associate of the Institute of Investment Management & Research (IMMR).