William is non-executive Chairman of Ekins Guinness. He is Chairman of NB Private Equity Partners Limited, was previously Chairman of Mithras Investment Trust and was vice chairman of Investment Banking at Deutsche Bank where he worked for 32 years. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Peat Marwick Mitchell and has a law degree from Cambridge University.
Founder and Chief Executive
Charles is the founder and Chief Executive of Ekins Guinness LLP. Previously he was Chief Investment Officer at Valu-Trac Investment Management, prior to which he spent 19 years at Morgan Grenfell (Deutsche) Asset Management where he was a portfolio manager, member of the Investment Policy Committee and client director. He read Maths with Computing Science at Bristol University and has an MBA from the City University Business School. Charles is a Director of the Herald Worldwide Technology Fund (Dublin OEIC).
Tim is Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Guinness Asset Management in the UK and Guinness Atkinson Asset Management in the USA. He is co-manager of the Guinness Global Energy Fund and the Guinness Global Money Managers Fund. Previously he founded Guinness Flight Global Asset Management and was lead manager of the Investec Global Energy Fund. Tim graduated from Cambridge University with a degree in engineering and completed a Master’s Degree in Management Science at the Sloan School M.I.T. in the USA.
Jasper has over 20 years experience in Investment Banking. He established and managed JPMorgan’s Global Inflation trading business which assisted Pension Funds and Asset Manager clients in hedging and managing their liabilities. He was also a member of the Fixed Income Management Committee. Jasper read Engineering and Management Studies at St Catharine’s College Cambridge, and holds the Financial Times Non-Executive Director Diploma.
Nick is an experienced investment analyst and portfolio manager. He trained as an analyst at the British Steel Pension Fund, was Managing Director (Equities) at Deutsche Asset Management, Head of Investment Trusts at M&G Group and until recently was a partner at MSK Capital Partners.