Angela Lascelles' stockbroker father told her that she could never do what he did, as she was female. She decided to go into investment management anyway. After graduating in philosophy from Kings College London, she began as a graduate trainee at stockbroker Phillips & Drew. After four years, she moved to the buy side, managing pension funds and investment trusts. In 1986, she set up OLIM Investment Managers with Matthew Oakeshott, and ran the Value and Income Trust. She also runs SVS Albion OLIM UK Equity Income (since 2002) and S&W Charity Value and Income (since 2009).
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Matthew graduated from the University of Durham in 2004; he then gained an MSc, followed by a PhD at the London School of Economics.
He has previously written for a wide range of publications, including the Guardian and the Economist, and also helped to run a newsletter on terrorism. He has spent time at Lehman Brothers, Citigroup and the consultancy Lombard Street Research.
Matthew is the author of Superinvestors: Lessons from the greatest investors in history, published by Harriman House, which has been translated into several languages. His second book, Investing Explained: The Accessible Guide to Building an Investment Portfolio, is published by Kogan Page.
As senior writer, he writes the shares and politics & economics pages, as well as weekly Blowing It and Great Frauds in History columns He also writes a fortnightly reviews page and trading tips, as well as regular cover stories and multi-page investment focus features.
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