Investment Team

The Credo investment team has combined experience of over 100 years delivering superior returns to clients.

Deon Gouws
Deon Gouws

Chief Investment Officer

Deon has been the Chief Investment Officer at Credo Wealth since 2012, following a number of managerial roles within the institutional side of the investment industry which he originally joined in 1996. Prior to that, he qualified as a Chartered Accountant and lectured accountancy to final year students at the University of Johannesburg. Deon has an MPhil in Finance from the University of Cambridge and is a CFA charterholder.

Jarrod Cahn
Jarrod Cahn

Portfolio Manager

Jarrod is responsible for the equity product range of investments at Credo Wealth and is Lead Manager of the flagship Credo Global Equity Fund. Prior to joining the group in 2000, Jarrod spent 4 years at Cahn Shapiro Stockbrokers in South Africa where he was a Senior Portfolio Manager. He holds a BA (LLB) from the University of the Witwatersrand and is a qualified attorney on the non-practising roll in South Africa.

Rupert Silver
Rupert Silver

Portfolio Manager

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 Newton
Ben Newton

Portfolio Manager

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 Spilkin
Jason Spilkin

Co-Portfolio Manager

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 Norbury
Alison Norbury

Equity Analyst

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. Alison is a CFA charterholder.

Ainsley To
Ainsley To

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 Mclean
Calvin Mclean

Investment Analyst

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.

Mira Skuleva
Mira Skuleva

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.