Head of International Equity Sales
Vice Chairman of Equities
Head of International Equity Sales, Managing Director
Steve Holt is Baird’s Head of International Sales and leads the firm’s UK sales team. With more than 20 years of institutional sales expertise, Steve covers hedge funds and long-only accounts for clients across London, Ireland and Australia.
Prior to joining Baird in 2009, Steve was at Lehman for two years and previously served at Prudential Bache as a U.S. equity salesman.
Vice Chairman of Equities, Managing Director
Patrick Spencer is Baird’s Vice Chairman of Equities. Based in London, Patrick works closely with Baird’s other senior leaders to drive the firm’s international equities capabilities and coverage of international institutional accounts.
Prior to joining Baird in 2002, Patrick served as a managing director and member of the board of directors of JPMorgan International. With more than 30 years of industry experience, he also has served as a manager and producer at a number of firms in London, including Hambrecht and Quist, Bear Stearns, County Nat West, Drexel Burnham, Phillips and Drew (now UBS), and Societe Generale.
Clare Hasler is a Managing Director of US Institutional Equities covering clients in Switzerland, Holland, Italy and London. Prior to joining Baird in 2002, Clare was a US Institutional Equities representative at ABN Amro in London.
Helen Slemmings is a Director of US Institutional Equities with her primary client base residing in Scotland. Helen also covers clients in London, Dublin and Asia. Prior to joining Baird in 2010, Helen was a Sales Associate on the Global Equity Execution Management Services team at Brown Brothers Harriman.
Ross Yarrow is a Director of US Institutional Equities covering clients in London, Scandinavia, France and Germany. Prior to joining Baird in 2009, Ross was an analyst on the Global Equity Sales team at Credit Suisse.