Meet the managers! The culture at SVM has led to stability in the investment team, all lead managers have been at the firm for at least ten years. This page allows you to put a face to the name on the article and let you know a bit more about them on a professional and personal level.
Like many investors, I once focused entirely on fundamental analysis, and believed that investors behaved rationally. But, it became clear that this did not fully explain market behaviour.
Colin is the Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer at SVM. He founded SVM in 1990 following successful careers at FS Assurance, Scottish Provident and Templeton. He has helped shape global investment management and is a leading commentator and influencer on professionalism in the industry. Colin is past Chair of CFA UK and was Vice Chair of CFA Institute. He is a regular contributor to financial publications and guest on Bloomberg TV & Radio, CNBC and the BBC. He is a frequent conference speaker on investment, hedge funds and behavioural finance.
Academic QualificationsMBA (distinction) Economic StatsMA (Hons) Political Economy