Judith MacKenzie is a Partner of Downing LLP having joined Downing in October 2009. She is Partner responsible for the Public Equity Division which manages a number of strategies with a value boas. Judith is Lead Manager on the award winning MI Downing Micro Cap Fund and Downing Strategic Micro-Cap Investment Trust. Previously she was a partner at Acuity Capital managing AIM-quoted VCT and IHT investments and a small-cap activist fund. Prior to Acuity, Judith spent c. 8 years as a senior investment manager with Aberdeen Asset Management Growth Capital as co Fund Manager of the 5 Aberdeen VCTs, focusing on technology and media investments in both the public and private arenas. In total Judith has over 20 years micro-cap and small cap fund management and broking experience. Judith is a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and sits on a number of public and private company Boards.