Prior to joining Atlanticomnium in 2012, Mr Smouha was a director at GAM co-managing a range of GAM’s multi asset funds, became a member of GAM’s Investment Team for Managed Portfolios in 1998, and was a bond fund manager between 1985 and 2003.
Mr Smouha was a founding member of GAM, joining in 1983. Mr Smouha was educated at Harrow School and holds an MA Cantab Hons in Economics from the University of Cambridge
Richard has over 20 years’ experience of investing in smaller companies and has been responsible for small caps at Octopus since 2004. He is the primary fund manager of the FP Octopus UK Micro Cap Growth Fund and oversees the investment process of the team. Before joining Octopus, Richard managed small-cap funds at both Close Brothers and Duncan Lawrie, where he ran an award-winning fund.
William Cuss is an Investment Manager on Barings’ Small Cap Equity team and co-manager of the Barings Europe Select Trust, the Barings European Opportunities Fund and the Barings International Small Cap strategy. He has worked in the industry since 2014. William joined the firm in 2016 from Investec, where he was an Equity Analyst, focusing on the European consumer staples sector. Previously, William worked as an auditor for Ernst & Young, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. William holds a BA (Hons) in History and Politics from the University of Warwick and is a member of the CFA Institute.