BSc (Hons) MPhil (Cantab), CFA – Chief Investment Officer
Rowan has over 20 years investing experience in the South African market including involvement in listed equities, private equity, derivatives, portfolio management and IPO’s. He currently manages the equity hedge fund portfolios on behalf of Nitrogen Fund Managers. Prior to this he managed a close-end private equity fund on behalf of Nitrogen Fund Managers. He has an in-depth knowledge of the financial markets having completed the CFA designation in 2000. He has specific industry knowledge in the areas of financial services and information technology having been a director and worked with a number of companies in these industries.
Prior to his co-founding i capital in 1998, Rowan was a Senior Consultant within the strategy discipline in the South African office of Gemini Consulting, a leading international management consultancy. Rowan has a master of Philosophy (Land Economy) degree from Cambridge University, where he studied as a Cambridge Livingstone Trust Scholar, and a BSc Honours (with distinction) from the University of the Witwatersrand. He is also a holder of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation. He also appears regularly on radio and TV where he comments on the JSE and various companies listed on JSE.