Fund manager tenure from 05/07/2019
Richard Halle joined M&G in 1999 as a sector analyst focusing on insurance. Since 2002, he has been managing various institutional mandates on a European value strategy. Between 2008 and 2018, he managed the M&G European Strategic Value Fund -- now merged into the M&G (Lux) European Strategic Value Fund. He is also deputy fund manager on the M&G North American Value Fund. Before joining M&G, Richard worked as a security analyst for the Sedgwick Group. He graduated from the University of Natal in South Africa with a bachelor of commerce and is a CFA charterholder.
Shane Kelly joined M&G in December 2017.He previously worked at Alphinity Investment Management (Sydney, Australia) as a research analyst responsible for coverage of Construction Materials and Healthcare sectors as well as all Quantitative research. Prior to joining Alphinity, Shane work for Alliance Bernstein (Sydney, Australia) between 2007 and 2010 as a Risk Manager and a Quantitative Analyst. Shane previously worked at M&G between 1999-2007 where he was a member of the Portfolio Construction and Risk Team and prior to that Head of the Equities Performance team. He has a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration from Victoria University of Wellington and a Masters of Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia.
Daniel White was appointed fund manager of the M&G North American Value Fund in September 2013. He joined M&G in 2005 as a sector analyst and has worked closely with Richard Halle on the M&G European Strategic Value Fund -- now merged into the M&G (Lux) European Strategic Value Fund -- since its launch in February 2008. He has been deputy fund manager on the Luxembourg-authorised fund since its launch in September 2018. Daniel previously worked at Deloitte & Touche as an accountant after graduating from the University of Southampton with a BSc in oceanography in 2001. He qualified as a chartered accountant in 2005 and is a CFA charterholder.
Robert Secker joined M&G in 2010 as an investment specialist covering both the multi-asset funds and the UK income funds before joining the Emerging Markets team in January 2011. He previously worked for T Rowe Price for 10 years, most recently as an investment specialist, focusing on emerging market equities. He graduated from Portsmouth University with a BA (Honours) in financial services. Robert is a CFA charterholder.