Warren Brown – PhD, MBA
Key Individual Warren Brown brings with him extensive experience in Derivatives, Fixed Interest, Equities and Multi management. Starting his career as a derivative analyst at HSBC, he joined Syfrets and became CIO of Community Growth and portfolio manager of their flagship Unit Trust Fund. Warren then joined Old Mutual’s Multimanager Symmetry as Head of Fixed Interest. As CEO of Investment Consulting at Vunani Fund Solutions and more recently Independent Actuaries and Consultants, Warren combined his asset management experience with fund solution experience.
Anton Turpin – CA(SA)
Director and Key Individual
Anton’s entrepreneurial spirit has seen him involved in the creation of a diverse range of financial service businesses from asset management, to unit trusts, to a linked service provider. As a director of TMA, the first LISP in South Africa, he helped pioneer what is now a major industry. Whilst a director of both Prudential Portfolio Managers and Prudential Unit Trusts, he successfully established the retail business in South Africa for this UK owned business. Seeing the opportunity to launch his own business and close the link between financial planning and asset management, he set up MiPlan Fund Managers and the Unit Trust Company IP Management Company which has assets in excess of R12 billion.
Tony Bell – BCom(Hons), MBA
Having started out as an accountant, Tony moved to Southern Life Asset Management and soon became assistant General Manager of Investments. His move to Syfrets Managed Assets created the opportunity for Tony to become Chief Investment Officer at Nedcor Investment Bank. As CIO of PeregrineQuant and more recently Vunani Fund Managers Tony brings a wealth of experience especially in running the overall asset allocation of the fund. His MBA thesis “Portfolio Management – an Alternative Approach” which was awarded with distinction reflects Tony’s interest in understanding how the macro environment affects markets and asset class returns.
The MiPlan Team