Colchester Management

Martyn Simpson, MA, CFA


Martyn is an Investment Officer with Colchester Global Investors and has been with the firm since April 2015. Martyn manages portfolios, monitors risk on a daily basis and conducts fundamental economic research. He began his career in 1999 at Baring Asset Management in London where he was a member of the global fixed income team. From there he moved to Rand Merchant Bank in 2004 to manage offshore bond exposures for the company. In 2009 he joined Mercer where he evaluated fixed income managers across a range of strategies, initially in London but then transferring to Singapore in 2012. Martyn graduated from Newcastle University with a degree in Politics and East Asian Studies. He then received a full scholarship from SOAS where he completed an MA in Korean Studies. Martyn was a member of the Territorial Army in the UK and served in Iraq. He is a CFA charterholder.

Investment Team

Ian Sims, MSc.

Chairman & Chief Investment Officer

Keith Lloyd, MSc., CFA

Group Chief Executive Officer & Deputy Chief Investment Officer

Kathryn Elsby, BSc., ASIP

Senior Investment Manager

Claudia Gollmeier, MA, CFA, CIPM

Senior Investment Officer, Managing Director

Cian O'Brien, MSc., CFA

Chief Executive Officer – Dublin & Senior Investment Officer

Vi-Minh Tran, CFA

Senior Investment Officer

Martyn Simpson, MA, CFA

Investment Officer

Mark Capstick, BA (Hons)

Investment Officer

Carl Roberts, BA, IMC

Investment Officer

Jean Lee, B.Comm., CFA

Investment Officer

Alex Fullarton

Investment Officer

Joanna David, MSc.

Investment Officer

Daniel Locke, BSc (Hons), CFA

Junior Investment Officer

Senior Management

Alberto Martin, Ph.D.

Head of Risk & Analytics

Trevor Denton

Chief Executive Officer – London

Michele Connell, LL.B.

Global Head of Legal & Compliance

Tim Digby, BA (Hons)

Head of Dealing

Paul Allen, MA (Hons)

Senior Executive Officer, Global Head of Marketing and Client Services


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Ian Sims, MSc.

Chairman & Chief Investment Officer

Keith Lloyd, MSc., CFA

Group Chief Executive Officer & Deputy Chief Investment Officer

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