The Credo investment team has combined experience of over 100 years delivering superior returns to clients.
Chief Investment Officer
Deon joined Credo in March 2012 as the Chief Investment Officer after a career of more than 16 years in the institutional side of the investment industry, most recently as the Chief Executive Officer of RMB Asset Management in Johannesburg. Prior to that, Deon qualified as a Chartered Accountant and lectured in accountancy and finance. He also has an M Phil (Finance) from the University of Cambridge and is a CFA charterholder.
Jarrod joined Credo in 2000 and is a Senior Portfolio Manager at Credo. He is a qualified attorney on the non-practicing roll in South Africa, and holds a BA (LLB) degree from Wits University (SA). He was formerly senior portfolio manager at Cahn Shapiro Stockbrokers (SA). Jarrod acts as lead portfolio manager in respect of Credo's equity portfolios.
Rupert joined Credo in 2000 and is a Senior Portfolio Manager and Head of Credo's Dealing Desk. He qualified in Law before completing the Securities Institute Diploma. He was formerly employed by Brewin Dolphin Securities.
Ben joined Credo as an Investment Manager. He holds an MSc in Finance from Imperial College and is a CFA charterholder. Prior to joining Credo, Ben spent four years working at Barclays Wealth & Investments managing private client portfolios as a Discretionary Portfolio Manager. During his time at Barclays, he also worked with Relationship Managers and was seconded to the Investment Product Office in Absa, Johannesburg.
Jason joined Credo’s investment team as an Equity Analyst in 2013. He obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree from Stellenbosch University. Jason subsequently completed Honours at the University of Cape Town followed by an MSc in Investment Management at the CASS Business School in London. He is a CFA charterholder and has worked at firms including Vantage Investment Management and Stark Investments. Jason acts as co-portfolio manager of the Credo Global Equity Fund.
Alison joined Credo’s investment team as an Equity Analyst in 2017. Having graduated from King’s College London in 2015 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics and Philosophy, she previously worked at Pensato Capital LLP. She passed all three CFA examinations and will be eligible for the CFA charter upon completion of the required work experience.
Ainsley joined Credo as a Research Analyst from Stamford Associates where he was an Investment Analyst. He has also previously worked as an Associate at Fidelity International and an Analyst at Bloomberg LP. Ainsley graduated from Imperial College London and went on to complete Level III of the CFA programme in June 2010.