|David Keir||08/02/2006||David joined Saracen from SWIP, where he was Investment Director on the UK Equities Desk, running both Institutional and Retail Funds. He was also Head of Research. Before SWIP, David spent four years on the UK Equities Desk at Edinburgh Fund Managers. He originally trained with KPMG to become a Chartered Accountant (CA), and is also a CFA Charter holder. As all other staff, David is a shareholder in Saracen and has his own money invested in Saracen Global Income & Growth. David is a keen golfer and claims to have been the youngest person in the UK to score a hole in one, at just 9 years old. |
|Jeremy Charles||30/03/2012||Jeremy joined SWIP in 2010 and manages a number of UK equity portfolios within SWIP’s core institutional fund range. His research responsibilities include the mining and industrial metals sector.Before joining SWIP, Jeremy was a portfolio manager at Aviva, responsible for questioning existing asset allocation and monitoring the performance of internal and external Investment Managers.Jeremy has a long and successful track record as a senior portfolio manager, working at organisations including Shell Pensions, Canada Life and Lincoln National.jeremy holds a degree in Modern European Studies from Nottingham Trent University.
|Tony Foster||31/05/2012||Tony is an investment director on the global equity team with particular involvement in UK stocks. Tony joined SWIP in 2000 and was responsible for managing the UK equity portfolios for SWIP's Life Assurance and Unit-linked Pension fund clients and for managing a fund of investment trusts. His research responsibilities included the following sectors: automobiles & parts, chemicals, construction & materials, electronic & electrical equipment, food producers, forestry & paper, general industrials, industrial engineering, industrial metals, investment trusts, mining, oil equipment, services & distribution and support services. Prior to joining SWIP, Tony spent nearly 12 years with Baillie Gifford. He initially trained as an analyst in UK equities before gaining six years experience as a fund manager in Pacific (ex Japan) equities. In 1995, he became a senior fund manager covering large UK companies. Tony holds a BA (Hons) in metallurgy, economics and management from the University of Oxford and is an Associate of the UK Society of Investment Professionals. |