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.

  • Charles Richardson

    Fund Manager and Chairman

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    Co-Fund Manager of the Veritas Global strategies. 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.

  • Andy Headley

    Fund Manager and Head of Global

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    Co-Fund Manager of the Veritas Global strategies. Joined the company 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.

  • Ezra Sun

    Fund Manager and Head of Asia

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    Fund Manager of the Veritas Asian strategies. Joined the company 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.

  • Ian Barnes

    Chief Executive Officer

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    CEO of Veritas Asset Management LLP. Joined the company in 2017. Head of UK & Ireland (CEO of Legal Entities), UBS Asset Management 2012 to 2016. Multiple roles at Russell Investments 2001 to 2012. Investment Consultant, Towers Perrin 1996 to 2001. Lloyds of London graduate scheme 1995 to 1996. Education: MA (Cambridge), IMC.

  • Richard Grant

    Chief Operating Officer

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    Partner and Chief Operating Officer of Veritas Asset Management LLP. Joined the company 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).

  • Colin Burchell

    Analyst

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    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). 

  • Felicity House

    Analyst

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    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)

  • Mike Moore

    Analyst

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    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).

  • Neil Cooper

    Analyst

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    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.

  • Ramesh
    Narayanaswamy

    Analyst

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    Roving Analyst. Joined the Partnership in 2012. Analyst and sector portfolio manager at Fidelity Investments, Aug 2007-Jan 2012. Prior to this, co-founded a software start-up in India. Education: MBA (Indian Institute of Management Bangalore) and B. Tech (Cochin University of Science and Technology).

  • Uys van Straaten

    Analyst

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    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).

  • Veronica Suarez

    Executive Assistant

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    Executive Assistant to the Global Team. Joined the Partnership in 2016. Has ten years of administrative experience, six in the financial industry. Previously held various positions at PIMCO Europe Ltd working with the Portfolio, Account and Product Management teams. 

  • Jaewon Bae

    Asian Analyst

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    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.

  • Raymond Foo

    Senior Asian Analyst

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    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.

  • Victor Chu

    Asian Analyst

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    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).

  • Antony Burgess

    Head of Marketing and Product Specialist

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    Joined the Partnership in 2009. Has over twenty years experience with institutional clients including roles as Vice-President Capital International 2003-2009 and Head of Institutional Marketing Newton Investment Management 1995 to 2003. Education: BSc (Hons), MSI.

  • Douglas Cairns

    Director of Asian Business Development

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    Joined the Partnership in 2015. Has twenty years experience in the industry, including Client Portfolio Manager at Columbia Threadneedle Investments London 2007 to 2015 and CIO Schroder Asset Management Thailand 1996 to 2001 and CEO 2001 to 2002. Education: MA (Hons), IMC.

  • Guy Davidson

    Client Relationship Manager

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    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.

  • James Trietline

    Head of Client Service

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    Joined the Partnership in 2010. Portfolio Control Analyst, Capital International 2000-2009. Education: BA (Hons).

  • Ash Ravindrarajah

    Client Service Executive

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    Joined the Partnership in 2017. Investor Relations Analyst at emerging markets focused Private Equity firm, the Abraaj Group from 2015 to 2016. Education: BSc Management Sciences, London School of Economics. 

  • Krishma Patel

    Client Service Executive

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    Joined the Partnership in 2016. Marketing Communications Director, Alken Asset Management Ltd, 2013 to 2016. New Business Specialist, UBS Global Asset Management, 2011 to 2013. Investment Support Analyst, GAM Ltd, 2007 to 2011. Account Executive, Fidelity International, 2006 to 2007. Education: BA (Hons) Design Management and Innovation.

  • Holly Weer

    Client Service Executive

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    Joined the Partnership in 2013. Investor Relations, Tiberius Asset Management, 2011 to 2012. Previous positions with Credit Suisse Asset Management and Asset Alliance International (UK) Limited. Education: BA (Hons) Denison University. 

  • Natalia Wileman

    Client Service Executive

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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) University of Westminster.

  • Matt Smith

    Head of Risk and Performance

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    Joined the Partnership in 2011. Performance Analyst/Manager at Capital International Ltd 2002 to 2010. Performance Analyst, Gartmore. 2000 to 2002. Education: IMC.

  • Robert Paxton

    Head of Dealing

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    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).

  • Eva Au

    Dealer

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    Joined the Partnership in 2011. Asian Equities Salestrader at UBS in London from 2008 to 2011. Equities Swap Trader under Prime Brokerage at UBS in HK from 2003 – 2008. Associate with Telecom Venture Group in HK from 2000 to 2002. Education: BSc (Hon), University of Bristol.

  • Nurul Islam

    Head of Investment Operations

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    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.

  • Dean Tomlinson

    Senior Operations Administrator

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    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.

  • Claire Bartlett

    Operations Administrator

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    Joined the Partnership in 2007. Previously held various administration positions in reconciliations and treasury departments since 2001 for IFDS Group, Egg.com and Rensburg Sheppard’s.

  • Paul Garner

    Operations Administrator

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    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.

  • James Spence

    Head of IT

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    Joined the Partnership in 2005. Settlements Supervisor, Newton Investment Management Limited 1998 to 2005. Settlements Administrator, Bank of Scotland 1996 to 1998. Education: BA, IMC.

  • Nicola Smith

    Business Manager

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    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.

  • Jo Saldini

    Executive Assistant

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    Executive Assistant to the CEO and COO. Joined the Partnership in 2016. Personal Assistant, Derwent London 2007 to 2014. Personal Assistant, Cushman & Wakefield 2014 to 2016.

  • Marka Bowe

    Human Resources Director

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    Joined the Partnership in 2014.  Seventeen 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.

  • Ellayne McDonald

    Receptionist

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    Joined the Partnership in 2016.

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