The business is split into two investment teams, Global and Asia, which follow the same investment philosophy and principles. The commercial team support the investment teams and enable them to focus on investment.
Fund Manager 2003 to 2019, Chief Executive 2003 to 2012, Founder Partner of The Real Return Group in 2003. Vice Chairman, Chief Investment Officer and Fund Manager Newton Investment Management 1993 to 2002. Director and Head of UK Equities, County NatWest Investment Management 1986 to 1993. Military service 1980 to 1985. Education: MA, MBA, FCSI.
Fund Manager and Head of Globalexpand
Fund Manager of the Veritas Global strategies. Joined the Partnership in 2003. Analyst and Portfolio Manager WP Stewart 2001 to 2003. Analyst and Portfolio Manager Newton Investment Management 1996 to 2001. Tax Consultant, Price Waterhouse 1993 to 1996. Education: Chartered Accountant, BSc, ASIP.
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Fund Manager of the Veritas Asian strategies. Joined the Partnership in 2004. Director of Investment Management and Investment Leader Asia Newton Investment Management 1995 to 2004. In charge of Newton’s Asia Pacific fund range including Newton Oriental Fund and Mellon Asia Equity Fund. Education: BA, (Nankai University, China), MA, (Nankai University, China), Research Student Cambridge University.
Head of Clients and Investment Specialistsexpand
One of the Managing Partners of the firm, responsible for all client facing activity and together with the COO, the day to day management of the organisation. Joined the Partnership in 2009 and has over 30 years’ experience in the investment industry including roles as Vice-President Capital International 2003- 2009 and Head of Institutional Marketing Newton Investment Management 1995 to 2003. Education: BSc (Hons), MSI
Chief Operating Officerexpand
Partner and Chief Operating Officer of Veritas Asset Management LLP. Joined the Partnership in 2004. European Finance Director, Perry Capital 2000 to 2003. Manager of Corporate Reporting, Merrill Lynch 1995 to 2000. Assistant Manager, KPMG, Edinburgh 1988 to 1995. Education: Chartered Accountant, MA (Edinburgh), AMCT (Associate Member of Corporate Treasurers).
Fund Manager and Analystexpand
Fund Manager for Global Focus Fund. Analyst specialising in technology. Joined the Partnership in 2014. Global Analyst at M&G Investments 2005 to 2014. Prior role at Barclays Wealth Management. Education: CFA, BSc (Hons) Economics & Politics (Warwick), MSc Economics (Warwick).
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Fund Manager, Veritas Global Equity Income Fund. Roving Analyst. Joined the Partnership in 2018. Co-lead manager 2017 and Global Research Analyst 2011 to 2016 at Newton Investment Management. Investment Analyst, Ziff Brothers 2006 to 2010. Investment Analyst, Deephaven Capital Management 2005 to 2006. Prior to this roles at The Prince's Charities, McKinsey and Citigroup. Education: First Class BSc (Warwick).
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Fund Manager, Veritas Third Eye Global Emerging Markets Fund. Roving Analyst. Joined the Partnership in 2012. Previously, global analyst and sector portfolio manager at Fidelity Management & Research (2007-2012). Prior to this, independent software developer in India (1999-2005). Education: MBA from Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (2005-2007) and B. Tech in Computer Science & Engineering from Cochin University of Science and Technology (1999-2003).
Analyst specialising in healthcare. Joined the Partnership in 2015. Equity Analyst at Alliance Trust PLC 2007 to 2015 after joining Alliance Trust's graduate programme in 2005. Education: PhD Chemistry (St Andrews), BSc (Hons) Chemistry (St Andrews).
Analyst specialising in healthcare. Joined the Partnership in 2003. Equity Analyst, Sussex Research Limited 2002 to 2003. Research Scientist in Behavioral Neuroscience, Cambridge University 1998 to 2002. Other: advisor on healthcare venture capital investments. Education: Ph.D. (Cambridge), BA Hons, (Cambridge)
Analyst specialising in financials. Joined the Partnership in 2010. Analyst Insight Investment 2008 to 2009; Barclays Wealth 2006 to 2007 and UBS Global Asset Management 1999 to 2005. Prior to this, roles at NatWest Markets and the Bank of England. Education: CFA, MSc Economics (Warwick) and BA (Hons) Economics.
Uys van Straaten
Portfolio Analyst/Roving Analyst. Joined the Partnership in 2006. Equity Analyst, IFR Research March 2005 to September 2005. Equity Analyst, PSG Online June 1998 to February 2005. Small Market Cap Analyst BoE Securities January 1998 to May 1998. Assistant Analyst PLJ Financial Services June 1996 to December 1997. Education: B Com (Economics), B Com Hons (Investment Management).
Roving Analyst. Joined the Partnership in 2019. Previously analyst and sector lead at MFS Investment Management from 2009 to 2019, and Vice President European Equities at Citigroup 2004 to 2009. Education: Oxford University MA (Hons) and CFA
Roving Analyst for the Veritas Third Eye Global Emerging Markets Fund. Joined the Partnership in 2019 after working as an Analyst focused on Emerging Market Equities at Somerset Capital Management. Prior to this, roles at J.P. Morgan (Investment Banking and Asset Management divisions), Nomura (Equities team) and Macquarie (Private Equity division). Education: CFA, MA in Economics (Cambridge).
Senior Asian Analystexpand
Based in Hong Kong. Joined the Partnership in 2009. Chief Asian Strategist of Brevan Howard Asset Management and Asian Portfolio Manager of the Brevan Howard Emerging Market Strategies Fund. Head of Asian Equity Strategy and Economics at BNP Paribas Peregrine Securities 1998 to 2006 and awarded top rated equity strategist by Asia Money and Institutional Investor during that period. Education: BEcons (Hons), University of Western Australia.
Based in Hong Kong. Joined the Partnership in 2004. HSBC’s Asian Equity sales desk 2001 to 2004. Equity Analyst HSBC Securities’ Korean office 2000 to 2001. Education: BS (Finance) Boston College, USA.
Based in Hong Kong. Joined the Partnership in 2007. Asian equity analyst at Morley Fund Management 2005 to 2007. Analyst at Mercer Investment Consulting 2002 to 2005. Education: CFA, IMC, BSc (LSE), MPhil (Cambridge).
Joined the Partnership in 2009. Has twenty years experience with wholesale clients, latterly as Regional Sales Director at UBS Global Asset Management from 2002 to 2009. Regional Sales Manager at Artemis Unit Trust Managers 2001-2002. Prior to this roles with Winterthur and Scottish Life as a Pensions Consultant. Education: G60, IMC.
Head of Client Serviceexpand
Joined the Partnership in 2010. Portfolio Control Analyst, Capital International 2000-2009. Education: BA (Hons).
Client Service Executiveexpand
Joined the Partnership in 2018. Held Client Service/Operations roles with Westpac Banking Corporation (1984-1990), UBAF Bank Limited (1992-1995), Robert Fleming & Co Ltd (1995-2000), Capital International (2000), BlackRock (2001-2013), Cardano (2013-2016), and LGIM (2017-2018). Education: IMC.
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Joined the Partnership in 2018. Client Associate, Coronation Fund Managers 2008 to 2018. Trainee Analyst, Cypress Tree Global Investments 2007 to 2008. Education MSc, BA (Hons), IMC.
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Joined the Partnership in 2015. Has held positions at Fidelity Worldwide Investments 2013 to 2015 and Highclere International Investors 2012 to 2013. Education: LLB (Hons), IMC, CFA: Certificate in ESG Investing, CFA Level II Candidate.
Head of Risk and Performanceexpand
Joined the Partnership in 2011. Performance Analyst/Manager at Capital International Ltd 2002 to 2010. Performance Analyst, Gartmore. 2000 to 2002. Education: IMC.
Performance and Reporting Executiveexpand
Joined the Partnership in 2020. Performance Analyst at Newton Investment Management 2013 to 2020. Education: MSc Economics (University of Exeter) and BA (Hons) Economics and Politics (University College Dublin).
Joined the Partnership in 2020. Over 11 years’ experience in creative services and print operations. Education: BA (Hons) Creative Advertising.
Head of Trading and Execution Servicesexpand
Joined the Partnership in 2007. Performance Analyst, Capital International Ltd 2005 to 2007. Performance Analyst, The Northern Trust Co. 2003 to 2005. Performance Analyst, RussellMellonCaps 2001 to 2003. Education: BA (Hons).
Joined the Partnership in 2018. Global Equities Trader, Trinity Street Asset Management 2015 to 2018 following Fund Managers Assistant position 2011 to 2015. Operations Analyst and Project Management, Bank of New York Mellon 2009 to 2011. Education: PhD Financial Modelling, Forecasting and Trading, MSc, BA (Hons), IMC. CFA Level III Candidate.
Head of Investment Operationsexpand
Joined the Partnership in 2017 . Has over 10 years’ previous experience in the hedge fund industry. Previously Head Of Operations at Duet Asset Management and has held similar roles at Arrowgrass Capital Partners LLP and CQS LLP. Education: BSc in Economics and holds the CFA Level 3 qualification.
Joined the Partnership in 2007. Settlements Administrator, Newton Investment Management Ltd 2001 to 2007. Settlements Administrator, Stockacademy 2000 to 2001. Reconciliations Administrator, Lloyds Security Services 1998 to 2000. Retail Banking, Natwest 1997 to 1998. Education: IAQ.
Joined the Partnership in December 2011. Previously held similar positions at JP Morgan and Northern Trust. Education: BSc (Hons) Management, Royal Holloway, University of London.
Joined the Partnership in 2016. Has over 25 years’ previous experience in Hedge Funds and investment banking. Man GLG from 2013 to 2016. Previously Bank of New York Mellon, Deutsche Bank, Bank of America and Commerzbank.
Head of Technologyexpand
Joined the Partnership in 2020. Over 18 years’ previous experience within technology across Investment Banking and Asset Management. Previously Head of IT, UK & Jersey at Waypoint Capital. Prior to this, Head of Business Solutions at BlueBay Asset Management; Fund Onboarding Manager at Merrill Lynch and Development Lead at Investec Asset Management. Education: BSc (Hons) Software Engineering, 1st Class.
Chief Financial Officerexpand
Joined the Partnership in 2017. Over 20 years of experience mainly obtained at UBS AG both in Asset Management and Investment Banking divisions. Qualified certified chartered accountant with extensive experience in Finance and more recently the UK COO for UBS Asset Management. Education: BSC (Hons) Mathematics and Philosophy, FCCA.
Executive Assistant to the Executive Chairman and to the Head of Clients & Investment Specialists. Joined the Partnership in 2016. Has ten years of experience in the financial industry. Previously held various positions at PIMCO Europe Ltd working with the Portfolio, Account and Product Management teams.
Joined the Partnership in 2015. Previous roles include Head of Compliance, Legal and Risk Management at Blackfriars Emerging Markets 2012 to 2015, Deputy General Counsel at Gartmore 2001 to 2009 and Associate at City law firm Hogan Lovells 1996 to 2001. Education: LLB (Hons).
Compliance Officer and MLROexpand
Joined the Partnership in 2013. Senior Compliance Manager and MLRO, AXA Investment Managers 2006-2012. Compliance positions also held at ABN AMRO Asset Management, Western Asset Management Ltd and M&G Investments. Education: BSc (Hons) Banking and International Finance, CASS Business School; IMC.
Joined the Partnership in 2018. Over 15 years’ Asset Management compliance experience in various firms, including Mitsubishi UFJ Asset Management (UK) Ltd, Egerton Capital and ABN AMRO Asset Management. Education: ongoing BSc Hons (Physics), Open University and University of Bristol.
Human Resources Directorexpand
Joined the Partnership in 2014. Over 17 years’ Investment Banking Human Resources experience including Global Business Partner and HR Specialist roles at various firms. Deutsche Bank AG from 2010 to 2014. Previously with WestLB AG and Dresdner Kleinwort Benson. Education: M.A. Trinity College, University of Dublin.
Joined the Partnership in 2019. Has over 12 years’ corporate reception/administration experience in the financial sector. Previously worked for GAM Investment and CD&R LLP. Education: BA (Hons) Fashion Textile Design, Manchester Metropolitan University
Executive Team Assistantexpand
Executive Assistant to the Global Investment Team. Joined the Partnership in 2020. Has twelve years of experience in the financial industry. Previously at Moore Capital Management supporting the COO and Head of Execution. Prior to this, held various positions at Lloyds Banking Group.