Neil Hermon joined Henderson in 2002 as Head of UK Smaller Companies. In 2013 he became Director of UK Equities and manages the Henderson Smaller Companies strategy. Prior to joining Henderson, Neil was Head of UK Smaller Companies at General Accident (later to become CGU plc). He started his career at Ernst and Young as a Chartered Accountant. Neil graduated from Cambridge University with a BSc (Hons) in Mathematics. He is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (CA) and an Associate Member of the UK Society of Investment Professionals (UKSIP).