Fund manager tenure from 28/04/2015
John Weavers has been the fund manager of the M&G North American Dividend Fund since April 2015. In January 2016, he was appointed deputy fund manager of the M&G Global Dividend Fund before being joined by Alex Araujo as co-deputy fund manager in April 2016. John is also the deputy fund manager for the M&G Global Listed Infrastructure Fund and the M&G (Lux) Global Listed Infrastructure Fund which were launched in October 2017. Prior to April 2015, John was deputy fund manager of the M&G Pan European Dividend Fund and the M&G Dividend Fund for two years. John joined M&G as a graduate in 2007 and worked as an analyst in the Equity Research team before joining the Income team in January 2012. He graduated from Oxford University with an honours degree in politics, philosophy and economics and is a CFA charterholder.
Stuart Rhodes has been the manager of the M&G Global Dividend Fund since its launch in July 2008 and the manager of the Luxembourg-domiciled M&G (Lux) Global Dividend Fund since its launch in December 2018. He was appointed deputy manager of the M&G North American Dividend Fund in April 2015, of the M&G (Lux) North American Dividend Fund in November 2018 and of the M&G Global Themes Fund in January 2019. Stuart joined M&G in 2004 as a global equity analyst after graduating from Bath University with a degree in business administration. He is a CFA charterholder.
Kotaro Miyata is the investment specialist providing support for M&G's equity income fund range which includes the M&G Global Dividend Fund, as well as the M&G Global Listed Infrastructure Fund and the M&G (Lux) Global Listed Infrastructure Fund which were launched in October 2017. Prior to joining M&G in 2006, he was a fund manager at Invesco Asset Management, where he was responsible for European and UK equities within the Global Equities team. Kotaro holds the Securities Institute Diploma and graduated from Oxford University in 1994 with a degree in classics.