Lester PetchFOUNDER, CEO, CIO
Lester is Chief Executive Officer, Chief Investment Officer and founder of TAM, with over 28 years investment management experience in major Institutional Investment Institutions as a Regional and Global Investment Manager. He originally trained as an Investment Analyst before becoming a Manager of direct investment portfolios in the Life and Pension Fund industry for such companies as Royal Insurance, PosTel Investment Management and Target Group. He has a Joint BSc Hons Degree in Politics and Law from Southampton University, is a Fellow of the Securities Institute and a graduate of the Investment Management Programme of the London Business School.
James PennySENIOR INVESTMENT MANAGER
James joined our investment management team in 2014 as an Investment Analyst, focusing on fund research and asset allocation. Prior to joining TAM, James worked at UBS AG New York within the banks options trading division. UBS AG relocated him to their Investment Banking division headquartered in London where he specialised in both global equities and derivatives within the banks' growing Portfolio Trading Division. James brings significant financial market experience to our investment team from a global career within one of the largest financial institutions in the world. A disciplined and methodological approach to global investing is one of the core themes James has instilled at TAM.
Stephanie SotiriouSenior Investment Analyst
Stephanie joined our investment management team in 2015 as an Assistant Investment Analyst, focusing on supporting in the fund research and selection process. She has progressed to become the team's Senior Investment Analyst, with a specific focus on managing TAM’s ethical portfolios. She brings with her significant knowledge in economics and finance, after graduating with a First Class Honours degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science in the summer of 2015. Stephanie also holds the Investment Management Certificate (IMC).
Eric WilliamsonInvestment Analyst
Having completed three summer internships with TAM, Eric Joined the IM team permanently in 2016 and completed the Investment Management Certificate (IMC) within the first 6 months. Our newest member brings a first class honours degree in Finance, Investment & Risk from Glasgow Caledonian University, giving him a broad and comprehensive knowledge-base of which to support the investment team with fund research and analysis. Eric also brings with him experience of working with intermediaries, putting him in an advantageous position for serving the needs of our financial advisers.