About Us Meet the team

Rory Maguire
Rory Maguire (Managing Director (UK))
Bachelor of Commerce, CA (SA)

Rory is the Managing Director of Fundhouse in the UK and has been in the investment industry since 1997. Prior to co-founding Fundhouse in 2007, he was CEO of a fund management firm. He has had various executive roles at large and small managers and has significant experience inside both active and passive fund management firms. At Fundhouse he focusses his efforts on fund research, asset allocation and overall business strategy.

Peter Foster
Peter Foster (Chief Investment Officer)
Bachelor of Business Science (Finance), CFA™

Peter focuses on investment process management, including portfolio advisory, fund manager research and investment consulting. He gained his experience in the setup and management of investment processes in the asset management industry and is well positioned to assist clients to develop these areas.

Ian Jones
Ian Jones (Managing Director (SA))
Bachelor of Business Science (Actuarial), Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries

Ian is a qualified actuary and brings with him a wealth of financial services experience, most recently as an executive of an asset manager. He also has international experience, having spent five years in Australia. He started in the investment industry in 2001 and is based in South Africa.

Amy Ord
Amy Ord (Head of Operations)
International Diploma in Computer Studies

Amy is an experienced business analyst specialising in investment management systems and processes. She has specific expertise in establishing business specifications for the technology we develop and implement at Fundhouse.

Rob Macdonald
Rob Macdonald (Adviser Services)
BA (Economics & English), MA (Politics), MPhil (Management Studies), CFP®

Rob has held several senior executive positions in the investment industry. He has also worked as an independent coach and consultant focusing on strategic and organisational development issues. Before joining the industry Rob taught at the UCT Graduate School of Business where one of his roles was Director of the MBA Programme. Rob has written and spoken widely on a range of topics related to leadership, investments, practice management and financial planning. His primary areas of focus at Fundhouse are on Adviser Consulting and Adviser Programmes.

Lehan Kruger
Lehan Kruger (Investment Analyst)
Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), University of Stellenbosch, CFA™

Lehan joined the Fundhouse team in 2015 as an analyst working in the investment team, specialising in analytics. More recently his role has expanded to include fund manager research. Prior to joining Fundhouse, Lehan worked for a leading fund services business as a data management specialist in the unit trust space. He has also worked as a financial analyst for a New York based data analytics firm that services the private equity industry. He joined the industry in 2011 and is based in South Africa.

Matthew Marrian
Matthew Marrian (Client Services)
Bachelor of Economics, CFP ®, MBA

Matthew joined the investment industry in 2009 at one of South Africa's premier asset managers. He has held a number of roles which has allowed him to gain broad experience within the investment industry. In his most recent role as a business analyst he was responsible for launching a number of key initiatives that set out to assist financial advisers to build and grow their businesses. Matthew is based in South Africa.

Marc Mallet
Marc Mallet (Software Engineer & UI/UX Designer)
International Diploma in Web Design & Development

Marc is a digital creative with extensive experience in both the design and development areas. He has worked with a variety of industries where he gained his experience with digital marketing technologies and campaigns after starting his journey in 2003. He is based in South Africa.

Nadeema Levy
Nadeema Levy (Finance and Compliance)
Bachelor of Commerce, CA (SA)

Nadeema covers all aspects of an investment manager’s operational functions. This includes fund administration, management of collective investment structures, regulatory and governance requirements as well as Financial Management for an investment business. Her focus is on project execution and training where she is actively involved in ensuring the client requirements are delivered.

Stuart Copley
Stuart Copley (Investment Analyst)
Bachelor of Business Science (Finance), Bachelor of Commerce (Honours Economics), CFA™

Stuart is involved in fund analytics, manager research, performance and reporting at Fundhouse. Prior to joining Fundhouse he worked for a boutique asset manager which focused on aggressive long-only equity portfolios for private clients. He worked as an analyst focusing mainly on identifying mispriced South African and US equities. He started in the industry in 2014 and is based in South Africa.

Ben Jones
Ben Jones (Investment Analyst)
IMC, CFA, BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance, MSc Contemporary Chinese Studies

Ben joined Fundhouse in 2018 as an investment analyst with a focus on fund research, and is based in the UK. Ben started his career at a leading wealth manager in 2010, and has held both analytical and client facing roles in the UK and Asia.

Lauren van Stavel
Lauren van Stavel (Investment Analyst)
Bachelor of Commerce, Finance and Investments

Lauren joined the industry in 2014. She started as an Equity Dealer and moved on to gain experience as a Trader on Local JSE securities and later became an Offshore Equities Trader. She joined the Fundhouse team in 2018 and is responsible for portfolio implementation. Lauren is based in South Africa.

James Roberts
James Roberts (Investment Analyst)
BA (Hons) English & Classics

James joined Fundhouse in 2018, having previously worked at a 'Big 4' accountancy firm. He is based in the UK office, with a primary focus on fund research.

Stephane Issa El-Khoury
Stephane Issa El-Khoury (Investment Analyst)
MSc Finance, Bachelor of Business Administration (Concentration in Finance), CFA Level 3 Candidate

Stephane joined Fundhouse in 2018 as an investment analyst with a primary focus on fund research and is based in the UK. Prior to joining Fundhouse, Stephane worked at large asset managers and a third party marketing firm, where he had both client facing and investment research roles.

Chris Proudfoot
Chris Proudfoot (Investment Analyst)
Qualifications BSc (Hons) Economics, CFA

Chris joined Fundhouse in 2019 as an Investment Analyst, focusing on fund research. He joined from a London-based investment consultant where he spent almost four years conducting manager research. Prior to this, Chris held various roles in an investment bank and hedge fund.

Tom Dunster
Tom Dunster (Investment Analyst)
CFA, BCom (Hons) Commerce

Tom joined Fundhouse in 2020 as an Investment Analyst. He focuses on manager research and asset allocation and is based in the UK office. Tom started his investment career in 2000 and has a depth of experience across manager research and asset allocation, gained in both the pensions and wealth sectors.