Our intellectual capital is our team of highly trained, experienced and skilled investment managers. Within any people business it is crucial that key members of the team have an equity stake in the firm. We have a partnership culture to incentivise the team and ensure continuity of management.
Giles Sharp, Chairman
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Giles trained in London at Kleinwort Benson and Albury Lund before joining the family firm in the late 1960s. He worked in the institutional research and broking department, ultimately becoming Chairman of the Institutional Broking department and one of Albert E Sharp’s major shareholders. Giles has more than 30 years’ investment experience and is a member of the Securities Institute.
Bill Roden, Chief Investment Officer
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Bill has more than 17 years’ investment management experience and worked for a number of years in the City for AXA, one of the world’s largest investment managers. In 2002, in recognition of the performance of AXA’s flagship Emerging Market Fund, Investment Week nominated him for an Investment Manager of the Year award. Before joining Albert E Sharp he was Chief Investment Officer and co-founder of a successful investment boutique. Bill is a Chartered Financial Analyst, the highest industry qualification, and an Associate of the Institute of Investment Management and Research.
James Crocker, Partner
James has worked in the global financial markets for 18 years. His career began at Williams de Broe in the UK institutional sales and research team, specialising in the retail and food manufacturing sectors. This was followed by ten years at Merchant Securities where he was instrumental in building the research and portfolio management function, during which time the company grew and gained plc status. James then joined Mirae Asset, one of Asia's leading fund managers, running a global consumer fund and helping oversee some $6 billion from the London office. He then left London to join a discretionary fund management company in Stratford-Upon-Avon prior to Albert E Sharp. James has a degree in Economics and Politics and a masters degree in Finance and Investment, both from the University of Exeter.
Alan Henson, Partner
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Alan has more than 30 years’ experience of the investment industry and has been a senior executive for several large City institutions. He qualified as an Associate of the Pensions Management Institute in 1979 and an Associate Member of the London Stock Exchange in 1977. He has held positions including Chief Investment Officer of a subsidiary of ABN-AMRO and various senior posts with UK investment institutions. He won a Micropal Award for his role in the performance of a UK equity income unit trust and has also served on the National Association of Pension Funds’ Investment Committee.
Rupert Neal, Partner
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Rupert Neal has over 20 years investment experience and worked for the Rio Tinto pension fund managing UK and US equity portfolios as well as running the direct property assets. He then moved to Britannic Assurance where he managed global equities winning awards for the performance of the unit linked funds under his control. He also has experience working with private clients having spent six years working for firms specialising in that area. He is a member of the Securities Institute and has an MBA from Cranfield School of Management.
Sasha Parmar, Partner
Sasha was previously an Investment Manager at Smith & Williamson. Prior to that, he was a Portfolio Manager at Barclays and formerly was the Senior Investment Officer at HSBC Stockbrokers. He is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and the CFA Society of the UK.
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T: 01789 404963 | E: firstname.lastname@example.org Sasha Parmar - Partner
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