Gurus

In this section we will share thoughts from some of the most respected global fund managers and investment writers.

Nick Kirrage

Nick has been at Schroders for over 10 years managing the Schroder Recovery Fund, Income Fund and recently launched the Global Recovery Fund. He also provides insights to investing via the Value Perspective Blog.

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James Anderson

James Anderson is a larger than life character and is not afraid to state his views on why he believes his approach to investing is the right way. Much of James’ thinking is about pondering the future and then identifying businesses which will thrive in this environment.

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Thomas Moore

Thomas Moore is a new breed of fund managers. In January 2009 he took on the management of the Standard Life UK Equity Income Unconstrained Fund. Since launch he has delivered strong returns for investors and in 2014 was the winner of the RSMR ‘One to Watch’ award. Thomas entered the industry in 1998 so has experienced many of the highs and lows of investing, but his first investment goes back to when he was 13!

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Carl Richards

Carl Richards is a director of investor education and editor of behaviorgap.com. He is the creator of the weekly Sketch Guy column in the New York Times. As a teenager he wanted to be a helicopter pilot, applied for what he thought was a security job and ended up working in securities for a financial institution.

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Alastair Mundy

As head of contrarian investing at Investec, Alastair Mundy is amongst a band of fund managers who have made their reputation by going against the crowd in a stockpicking career going back 20 plus years. Mundy is also author of ‘You Say Tomayto… Contrarian Investing in Bitesize Pieces’, – a readable and funny collection of commentaries on his approach to investing.

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Richard Penny

A fund manager of over 20 years investment experience Richard joined LGIM in 2003 and manages the award-winning L&G UK Alpha Trust as well as a number of segregated portfolios. In May 2014, he was appointed Fund Manager for the L&G UK Special Situations Trust. A fascinating Q&A looks at the highs and lows of investing, from doing odd jobs to buy his first shares to running a technology fund in the late nineties and now the UK Alpha Trust Fund.

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Gary Greenberg

Gary Greenberg joined Hermes in September 2010 in the Emerging Markets team. Previous to this, he was Managing Partner at Silkstone Capital and Muse Capital, both London-based hedge funds he co-founded and managed in 2007 and 2002, respectively. An investment career going back to the late eighties he is a believer of responsible investing and his Q & A makes for an interesting read.

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Mark Williams

Mark Williams has managed the Liontrust Asian Income Fund since launch and has previously managed money at F&C and Occam. An interesting Q&A looks at a law degree graduate changing direction, and managing money.

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