Management team

Melville Douglas is led by a strong management team. The team has extensive and diverse experience in the asset management industry and consists of seasoned portfolio managers as well as investment administration professionals

Graham Baillie

Executive Chairman

Graham joined Melville Douglas in 2002 as Executive Chairman and portfolio manager.  Prior to this, Graham was Director of Investment Research at Barnard Jacobs Mellet, where he steered the company to global recognition as the leading research house in South Africa. Graham has over 20 years experience in investment research, banking, and stockbroking.  He holds a B.Com and an MBA.

Michael Laws

Managing Director

Michael began his investment career at Melville Douglas in 1998. Michael is a portfolio manager and the co-Fund Manager of the Melville Douglas High Alpha Fund, our flagship local equity fund. He holds a B.Com degree, is a CFA® Charterholder, and is a Certified Financial Planner™ professional.

Jerome O’Regan

Executive Director and Chief Investment Officer

Since joining Melville Douglas in 2004, Jerome has been instrumental in establishing the company’s investment philosophy and process. He is the lead manager on our key long-term capital growth funds – the Melville Douglas Dynamic Strategy Fund (ZAR), and the Melville Douglas Balanced Fund (USD). He holds an MBA and is a CFA® Charterholder.

Bernard Drotschie

Executive Director and Deputy Chief Investment Officer

Bernard joined Melville Douglas in 2002 as a portfolio manager and analyst.  He is currently the Deputy Chief Investment Officer and is head of domestic fixed income strategy. He also co-manages the Melville Douglas Balanced Fund (USD) and the Melville Douglas Bond Fund. He holds a  B.Com (Hons) degree in Econometrics,  is a CFA® Charterholder, and is a Certified Financial Planner™ professional.

Oliver Sonnbichler

Head of Funds

Oliver is the Head of the Fund Management Group, which offers Melville Douglas investment solutions to a broad range of distribution channels though our domestic and international fund ranges and institutional mandates. Oliver joined Melville Douglas in 2011 as the Managing Director of Melville Douglas International. He has a B Com (GDA) from the University of Cape Town and an H.Dip. Tax from the University of Witwatersrand.

You have reviewed the latest product information on our website (fact sheet) and know the risk and fees associated with your investment choice. You have read and understood the terms and conditions available on our website or upon request.

To invest directly, investors need to download the application form, complete and submit this form and all the associated documents to STANLIB:

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STANLIB Collective Investments Limited administer these funds.

You have reviewed the latest product information on our website (fact sheet) and know the risk and fees associated with your investment choice. You have read and understood the terms and conditions available on our website or upon request.

To invest directly, investors need to download the application form, complete and submit this form and all the associated documents to STANLIB:

E-mail: instructions@stanlib.com

Facsimile: 0867 277 501 or 011 448 6651

STANLIB Collective Investments Limited administer these funds.

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