Nicola joined Orbis in 2015, having previously worked for three years at Allan Gray Pty Limited, Orbis’ sister company in South Africa. Nicola is a member of Orbis’ team of investment counsellors and a specialist on the Orbis Global Balanced and Global Cautious strategies. Nicola has a Bachelor of Commerce (Cum Laude) in Economics and Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) in Financial Economics and Investment Management (Cum Laude) from the University of the Free State.
Rob joined Orbis in 2011. He is a member of Orbis’ team of investment counsellors and a specialist on the Orbis Global Balanced and Global Cautious strategies. He also leads Orbis’ investment content efforts. Rob has a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) and a Master of Arts from Carnegie Mellon University, and is a CFA charterholder.
Peter began his career at Holden Meehan, an independent wealth manager, in 1989. He joined Forsyth Partners in 1994 as a senior mutual fund analyst and was appointed Chief Investment Officer in 2000. He was responsible for the management of traditional and alternative multi asset funds, with assets at their peak in excess of £1.5 billion. He was co-founder of the original Forsyth-OBSR Ratings Service in 2002. He joined OBSR in 2008 and was responsible for establishing the firm’s fund advisory business as well as continuing to conduct manager research. As Investment Director, he worked closely with Head of Investment Consultancy, Gill Hutchison, and they were responsible for the delivery of services to an array of different clients and were important influencers of fund flows in the UK. The Adviser Centre was launched in May 2014 whilst Peter was employed by City Financial. He transferred to Embark in October 2016, following the group’s acquisition of The Adviser Centre.