Louise Duncan becomes Baillie Gifford Brand Ambassador

Louise Duncan has today agreed a new, exciting partnership with Edinburgh-based investment management firm Baillie Gifford.

As a Brand Ambassador for Baillie Gifford, Louise will represent them on the Ladies European Tour as she enters into her first full season as a professional.

Baillie Gifford is one of Scotland’s major investment management firms, operating throughout the world from their headquarters in Edinburgh, and with bases in London and New York, and throughout Europe and Asia.

Speaking at today’s announcement, Louise said: “I am very pleased to represent Baillie Gifford as I start to compete on an international stage, and I am very grateful for their support. It has been an exciting first 6 months as a professional, however I know that the next few years will be challenging, and I really appreciate the support from Baillie Gifford.” 

Michelle McLeod, Sponsorship Manager at Baillie Gifford said “Louise’s achievements over the past few years is testament to her hard work and dedication to the sport, and she is a great role model for other young players. As a young women who has recently turned professional, our support aims to give Louise stability as she embarks on her professional career, and we look forward to following her progress over the next two years”.

Louise is currently preparing for the Qualifying School for the Ladies European Tour, and is aware of how important a strong finish to 2022 could be. Louise said: “Securing a card on the Ladies European Tour would be such a huge achievement. It would allow me to plan and schedule my season for 2023, and give me the best platform to build on. However, whatever happens in La Manga, I understand that this is just the start of what will hopefully be a long and successful career”.

Iain Stoddart said: “Baillie Gifford’s support for Louise at this stage in her career is a major announcement. To have the backing of one of Scotland’s most successful investment management firms on an international scale emphasises the huge potential that Louise has, and I hope that this is the start of a successful partnership that will see Louise reach the top level of the women’s game.”