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.
Head of Multi-Asset
Ainsley is Head of Multi-Asset at Credo, having joined as a Research Analyst in 2012. Prior to that, he worked as an investment analyst at Stamford Associates. He also had previous roles at Fidelity International and Bloomberg LP. Ainsley graduated from Imperial College and became a CFA Charterholder in 2014.
Calvin joined Credo’s investment team as a Research Associate in 2016. Prior to joining Credo, Calvin was an investment analyst at Gale and Phillipson. He graduated from the University of St Andrews in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Financial Economics and is a CFA charterholder.
Equity Research Associate
Mira joined Credo’s investment team as an Equity Research Associate in 2019. Prior to joining Credo, she worked in sell-side equity research and as an Analyst on a European-focused fund at RWC Partners. Mira graduated from CASS Business School with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Studies.