Lazard’s UK team is led by Alan Custis and includes Alan Clifford, Paul Mangat and Neil Millar.
Whitworth previously worked alongside Custis at JP Morgan and will work with him as portfolio manager on the Lazard UK alpha, UK omega and UK diversified strategies.
Whitworth joins with eighteen years’ investment experience, having held UK fund management positions at Citigroup, Morley Fund Management, JP Morgan Asset Management, First State Asset Management and Dresdner RCM.
Lazard Asset Management CEO Bill Smith says: “This appointment is a significant addition to our UK equity portfolio management team. We believe that Lloyd’s extensive experience will be ideally suited to our investment approach.”