Eugene started his career after completing his Masters in Commerce at the University of Stellenbosch, where he remains involved on a part-time basis as a lecturer in the Statistics and Actuarial Sciences department. He heads up the alternative investments team at Novare where his responsibilities include portfolio construction, manager research, due diligence and asset allocation. Eugene is well versed in African financial markets, exchange traded funds, hedge funds and private equity funds. He is a frequently published writer of articles on these topics and also compiled of the inaugural Novare Investments Investing in Africa Survey. Eugene oversees Novare Investments’ annual South African Hedge Fund Survey. He is a regular speaker at industry conferences and an active participant in industry representative forums. Eugene is studying towards gaining his CFA charterholder designation. He has eight years’ experience in the industry.