David Jane joined the group in June 2014. He founded Darwin Investment Management Ltd in September 2010 and prior to that he was Head of Equities Investments at M&G. David joined M&G in December 2000 as a Fund Manager in the global specialist equity team before becoming Head of Equities investments. Whilst there he was portfolio manager of the M&G Managed Fund and the M&G Cautious Multi Asset Fund, which he launched in February 2007 and grew to over £300 million during his tenure. Prior to M&G, David was the Head of Global Financials Research at AXA Investment Management and before that he was at Newton Investment Management as Director of Global Financials Research. He also served as Non-Executive Director of M&G High Income Investment Trust plc from October 2002 to July 2010. David graduated from Keele University with a B.A. Honours in Economics, Statistics and Operations Research.
Anthony Rayner joined the group in June 2014. Prior to the group, Anthony worked for Darwin Investment Management Ltd, analysing portfolio construction and risk for the Darwin Multi Asset Fund alongside David Jane. Prior to this, he worked for M&G, focusing on portfolio construction and risk for UK equity funds and then for the multi asset fund range. Previously, he was a member of the Asset Allocation and Economics team at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers.