Clyde Rossouw, Blake Hutchins and Abre Pretorius
Clyde is co-Head of Quality at Investec Asset Management. His portfolio manager duties include IAM’s flagship Opportunity strategy that he has run since 2003 and also the equity oriented Global Franchise and Global Quality Equity Income strategies. Clyde joined the firm in 1999, initially as an asset allocation and sector allocation strategist. Clyde graduated from the University of Cape Town with a Bachelor of Science degree in Statistics and Actuarial Science. He was awarded the Certificates in Actuarial Techniques in 1995, and Finance and Investments in 1997 by the Institute of Actuaries in London. Clyde is a CFA Charterholder.
Blake is co-portfolio manager on a number of Quality mandates, responsible for co-managing this fund, UK Equity Funds within Investec’s Quality capability. He is manager of the UK Equity Income Fund and co- manager on the UK Alpha Fund. Blake is based in the firm’s London office. Prior to joining the firm, Blake worked for Threadneedle where he was responsible for retail and institutional assets. Blake graduated from the University of Edinburgh with a MA Honours degree in Economics and Politics. In addition, Blake holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and is a CFA Charterholder.
Abrie is co-portfolio manager on the Global Quality Equity Income Fund and an analyst in the Quality team. Abrie joined the investment team in 2009 from the Performance and Risk team where he spent three years as a risk analyst. During this time, he was instrumental in developing the risk model capabilities in IAM’s London and Cape Town offices. He graduated cum laude from the University of the North West, Potchefstroom Campus, with a Master of Science degree in Quantitative Risk Management: Investment Management. Abrie holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) and is a CFA Charterholder.