Simon Edelsten is a fund manager at Artemis and has been managing the Mid Wynd investment trust since 2014 with two colleagues, Alex Illingworth and Rosanna Burcheri. After graduating from Trinity College, Oxford, he joined Phillips & Drew in 1985 and moved to Dresdner Kleinwort Benson in 1997 as head of European equity sales. From there he went to the boutique investment firm Taube Hodson Stonex (THS) in 2001 with joint responsibility for global equities in a five-man team. He joined Artemis in 2011. The firm won the mandate to manage Mid Wynd, whose origins date back to the nineteenth century, from Baillie Gifford.