Alastair Mundy does not get overly excited by market momentum and describes himself as a contrarian investor. He has experience in both fixed interest and equity fund management and is responsible for several hundred million in assets for Investec across a wide selection of asset classes. Born in London in August 1966, Mundy gained a BSc in Actuarial Science from City University, London. He got his first fund manager job with CGU and was closely involved in investment trust launches at the group before he joined Investec in July 2000.
Mark Wynne-Jones was born in 1969 and graduated from the London School of Economics with a Bachelor of Science degree in economics and has a Master's in finance from the London Business School. Mark started his career in 1996 as a fund manager at Cavendish Asset Management and in 1999 he joined UBS Wealth Management where he was the head of research. He then joined Investec Asset Management in 2005 where he is currently a portfolio manager and uses a contrarian approach to investing. He holds the AIIMR qualification and is a member of the CFA institute. Outside of fund management he enjoys spending time with his family and playing golf.
The Fund aims to grow the value of your investment over the long term.The Fund invests around the world primarily in the shares of companies. The Fund uses a value approach (in this Fund's case, investing in a way that is likely to be different to current general market views) in selecting investments and is unrestricted in its choice of companies either by size, industry, or geography.
- South Africa
- United Kingdom