Richard HassonCo-Head of Electus (B Com, CA(SA), CFA)
Richard is a co-founder and portfolio manager of Electus Fund Managers Proprietary Limited, a boutique independent fund manager established in 2015. Originally started in 2007 by Richard Hasson and Neil Brown as a fund management boutique within OMIG.
With 21 years investment experience, Richard has an ability to analyse and understand company financial statements in detail and uncover key trends that lie behind these numbers.
Richard previously managed the Old Mutual Growth Fund since 2002 and became Head of Financial Sector and portfolio manager of the award winning (S&P and Raging Bull) Old Mutual Financial Fund (unit trust). Richard co-managed long only and equity hedge funds with Neil Brown for 10 years while at OMIG. Having spent the early part of his career in the mid and small cap sector, Richard has an in-depth understanding of this sector in the market which is typically under researched.