Jack Wakefield

Research Analyst

“Our mission is to preserve and grow client assets to protect their present and enable their future.”

Background

  • Joined Polen Capital: 2020
  • Education: M.A. in Spanish and Portuguese from the University of Edinburgh
  • Primary Responsibility: Is a member of the Emerging Markets Growth Team with responsibility for investment research
  • Special Interests: Music, traveling, photography, climbing and his motorbike

Mr. Wakefield joined Polen Capital in 2020. Prior to joining Polen Capital, Mr. Wakefield was an Investment Analyst at Arisaig Partners, where he began his career in 2015. Mr. Wakefield first worked for the Global Emerging Markets Fund and was based in Singapore. He then joined Arisaig’s Latin America Fund, where he was based in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for three years. Mr. Wakefield received his M.A. in Spanish and Portuguese from the University of Edinburgh in 2015 and speaks both languages fluently.

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