Investment Advisory Committee
Miles joined Jupiter Asset Management in 2010, where he headed the Fixed Interest/Multi-Asset team. He built and managed the Jupiter Global Convertibles SICAV, the Jupiter Strategic Reserve Fund and Jupiter Strategic Total Return SICAV. He has now transitioned to a Senior Adviser role. Before joining Jupiter, Miles was the Founder and Head of the Multi-Asset and Convertibles team at RWC Partners, and at JP Morgan Asset Management, where he was CIO and Head of the Global Multi-Asset Group and Global Strategy team. Prior to this, Miles was a Fund Manager at Jardine Fleming and a Adviser at the Central Bank of Botswana. Miles gained a degree in Oriental Studies from Oxford University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.
Russell Napier is a stock market historian and global equity strategist. He began his career in investment at Baillie Gifford in Edinburgh, before joining the Asian stockbroker CLSA in May 1995 as an equity strategist in Hong Kong. He was ranked No.1 for Asian strategy in both the Asiamoney and Institutional Investor polls from 1997 to 1999. Most recently, he has acted as a consultant for CLSA Asia Pacific Markets, providing investment input to their institutional client base. Russell is also a director of the Scottish Investment Trust and the Mid Wynd International Investment Trust. His book Anatomy of a Bear – Learning from Wall Street’s Four Great Bottoms was published to critical and commercial acclaim. In 2013, Russell established a library of financial history in Edinburgh called The Library of Mistakes and was elected Fellow of The Society of Investment Professionals. In 2014, Russell founded the Electronic Research Interchange (ERIC), a new portal that connects equity market analysts with institutional investors. He runs a course for finance professionals at the Edinburgh Business School called A Practical History of Financial Markets which is generally cited as the best course of its kind in the UK.
Richard Oldfield is Chairman of Oldfield Partners LLP, a value-style asset management firm with approximately $5 billion under management for pension funds, family trusts, charities and endowment funds. He was Chief Executive and Chief Investment Officer of Alta Advisers Ltd., a European family investment office, from 1997-2005, and previously a director of Mercury Asset Management plc, having joined the S.G. Warburg/Mercury group in 1977. He was chairman of the Oxford University investment committee and the first chairman of Oxford University Endowment Management Ltd. from 2007 to 2014. He is a director of Witan Investment Trust plc and Shepherd Neame Ltd, and a trustee of Canterbury Cathedral Trust, Royal Marsden Cancer Charity, and Clore Duffield Foundation. He has a MA in History from Oxford. His book about investment, Simple but not easy, was published in 2007.
Hugh Sloane co-founded Sloane Robinson in 1993, a London based boutique asset manager and has been the manager of the International & Japan portfolios since the inception of the firm. Hugh began his investment career at GT Management in Hong Kong in 1979. In 1991 he moved to London as investment director of GT and chairman of its European investment committee. Hugh left GT to found Sloane Robinson. Hugh sits on the Investment Committee of Lincoln College, Oxford and The Garrick Club. Hugh holds a degree in Economics and Politics from Bristol University and an MPhil in Economics from Oxford.