Portfolio Manager (Barak Shanta Fund)
Neil Macaskill, previously from Rand Merchant Bank (RMB) where he was managing the agricultural and base metals derivative portfolio, will be taking over the responsibilities of managing the Shanta Fund from the previous PM, Anton Wienand. Anton will continue to be involved with the Fund's trading, and will ensure a smooth handover in the coming months.
Neil has a particularly strong background in physical trading, market making (flow) and relative value portfolios and has been with RMB since July 2010. Prior to RMB Neil spent 2.5 years on the fair value accounting team at Credit Suisse in London, working on fair valuing Structured Notes issued by the company.