Chief Investment Officer
Simon joined Allan Gray in 2006 as an analyst. Before this, he was at Alliance Bernstein, Macquarie Bank and Deloitte and Touche. Simon has a Bachelor of Business Science with First Class Honours (majoring in Finance and Business Strategy) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting from the University of Cape Town. Simon is a Chartered Accountant and a CFA Charterholder.
Suhas joined Allan Gray as an analyst in 2011 and has been a portfolio manager since 2016. Prior to this, Suhas spent five years at McKinsey & Co, leaving as an engagement manager. He has a Bachelor of Science with Honours from the California Institute of Technology and holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics from Stanford University.
Director at Orbis
Graeme joined the firm in 1997 and has worked as an analyst, in risk management, quantitative analysis and equities. Previously, he was a junior research fellow at Oxford University. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy (Cambridge) and is a CFA Charterholder.
Tim joined Allan Gray in 2014 as an analyst. He has held roles at Origin Energy, Ernst & Young and PwC. Tim has a Bachelor of Business Science, with a Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting from the University of Cape Town and is a CFA Charterholder and Chartered Accountant.
Justin joined Allan Gray from PwC in 2015. He consulted to clients in government and healthcare. He has a Bachelor of Science with Honours and a Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics from the University of Sydney and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and a CFA Charterholder.
Yipeng was born in China and received a Master of Science (Computer Science) from Purdue University, USA while on a Fulbright Scholarship. Yipeng started his career in banking and strategy roles at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and McKinsey & Company in South Africa, before moving to Macquarie Bank in Sydney. More recently in Hong Kong, Yipeng was a Vice President in Nomura Bank’s Wholesale Strategy division and a Senior Vice President at Gerson Lehrman Group (GLG) as the APAC Head of Strategic Projects.
Yi-Chan was a researcher at the University of Sydney then a postdoctoral researcher at National Tsing-Hua University in Taiwan, where he worked on projects including fundamental quantum theory. Yi-Chan has a Master of Science and a Doctor of Philosophy in Physics.
Sudhir holds an MSc (Chemical Engineering) from the University of Natal (Durban) and is a CFA Charterholder. Before joining Allan Gray, Sudhir spent five years in senior corporate roles, as head of strategy at Mutual & Federal and principal investment officer at the Development Bank of Southern Africa. He began his career as a strategy consultant for 11 years and also spent a year as an investment analyst at Stanlib Asset Management.