Global Equity

Habib Subjally

Habib Subjally

Head, RBC Global Equity

Habib leads the RBC Global Equity team of 10 global equity specialists (sector, portfolio and risk management) and has more than 20 years of industry experience.

Prior to joining RBC Global Asset Management in 2014, Habib and his team spent eight years together at First State managing Global equities. Previously, Habib was Head of Small & Mid Cap Research at Credit Suisse and Head of the Global equities team at Invesco. Habib began his fund management career at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers where he was Head of North American and Global equities research and Manager of the Mercury Global Titans Fund.

Habib is a Certified Chartered Accountant and holds the ASIP designation with the CFA Society of the U.K. He has a BSc (Hons) from the London School of Economics.


Neil Abbott

Neil Abbott

Global Consumer Products, RBC Global Equity

Prior to joining RBC Global Asset Management in early 2014, Neil spent 13 years with the same team at First State as Consumer Specialist. Prior, he spent 11 years at Bass PLC in corporate treasury, corporate finance and operational roles at the brewing, retail, leisure and hotels group. His role led him to spend three years in South Africa as a subsidiary CFO. Prior to Bass PLC he spent 6 years at KPMG with client exposure to a broad range of industries.

Neil has a BCom from Birmingham University, is a Chartered Accountant and Member of the Association of Corporate Treasurers.


Luis Benoliel

Luis Benoliel

Global Technology & Telecoms, RBC Global Equity

Prior to joining RBC Global Asset Management in early 2014, Luis spent over nine years at First State focusing on IT & Telecoms. He joined the team from the sell side firm, Sanford Bernstein, where he was an analyst from 2001 covering the European engineering sector. His career prior to that included four years with McKinsey as a management consultant specializing in Utilities and Telecommunications both in Spain and the US, as well as five years in industry as a research engineer with Telefonica in Spain.

Luis has an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management and a degree and MSc in Electrical Engineering from the Polytechnic University of Madrid.


Marcus Lun

Marcus Lun

Global Energy and Basic Materials, RBC Global Equity

Marcus has been the Resources Specialist on the Global Equity team for eight years. The team was with First State before joining RBC Global Asset Management in early 2014. Prior to that he was a Global Materials Analyst /Portfolio Manager at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, after having held the position of Senior European Mining and Steel Analyst from August 2001 – 2005, Analyst, Australian Mining / Oil and Gas from September 1999 to July 2001, both at Morgan Stanley Equity Research, Resource Analyst at BBY Limited from 1995 to1999 and Resource Analyst at Intersuisse Ltd from 1993 to1995.

Marcus holds a BCom in Finance and Economics from Bond University, Queensland, Australia (1993) and a graduate diploma in Applied Finance from the Securities Institute of Australia (1999).


Joe O'Brien

Joe O'Brien

Risk & Portfolio Construction, RBC Global Equity

Joe is a junior researcher and responsible for the development of risk management tools. Before joining RBC Global Asset Management in 2015, Joe worked in financial technology consulting for start-ups. Previously, Joe worked developing solutions for a sharing economy start-up in the parking industry. Joe was also as a member of the teaching staff on General Assembly’s Data Science course.

Joe studied Mathematical Science and is currently obtaining his BSc in Mathematics and Statistics at Birkbeck, University of London.


Greta Favetta

Investment Analyst, RBC Global Equity

Greta has been an analyst for the Global Equity team at RBC Global Asset Management since September 2017. Prior to this Greta spent a year as an analyst within the European Equity team following a successful period on the RBC graduate rotational programme. Prior to working at RBC, she interned at Barclays and was trained for one year in a boutique accountancy in Italy.

Greta holds an MSc in Financial Management from the University of Durham (2016) and a LL.B with focus on Comparative Law from SOAS and UCL, Universities of London (2013).


Jeremy Richardson

Jeremy Richardson

Global Consumer Products, RBC Global Equity

Jeremy, Consumer specialist, joined RBC Global Asset Management with the Global Equity team in early 2014 after having spent more than seven years with the team at First State in the same capacity. Prior, he was with Credit Suisse Asset Management where he covered stocks in the consumer discretionary sector. Prior to this, Jeremy worked as a European retail analyst at Schroders Investment Management and was responsible for the European General Retail and Hotels & Leisure sector.

Jeremy holds a BA (Honours) in Economics from the University of Exeter. He is also a qualified accountant, having trained at Price Waterhouse in London.


Romain Scampini

Romain Scampini

Risk & Portfolio Construction, RBC Global Equity

Romain is responsible for risk & portfolio construction. Before joining RBC Global Asset Management in early 2014, Romain worked with the team at First State in the same capacity for over 7 years. Previously, Romain was at Thomson Financial, where he was heavily involved in the building of quantitative models. Before this, Romain worked as a QA Manager at Becrypt, as a Compliance and Certification Test Leader at VMC Consulting /Microsoft and as a Development Engineer at C4W in France.

Romain holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science and Robotics from IMERIR and a degree in Mechanics and Production Systems IUT de Nîmes in France.


Julie Thomas

Julie Thomas

Global Financials, RBC Global Equity

Julie is the Global Equity team’s Financials specialist. Before joining RBC Global Asset Management in early 2014 Julie worked in the same capacity at First State Investments since 2011. Prior she was with Oriel Securities where she had worked as a UK equity sales specialist focusing on banks, insurance and general financial institutions. Previously Julie was an investment analyst and the banking sector team head at Threadneedle Asset Management. In this role her prime focus was on European financials. Julie has also worked for Abu Dhabi Investment Authority as a senior investment analyst in the pan-European equity team, Morley Asset Management as head of financial research and Goldman Sachs Asset Management as a fund manager/analyst.

Julie is an associate of the UK Society of Investment Professionals. She also holds a BSc (hons) degree in Banking and International Finance from City University of London.


Dag Wetterwald

Dag Wetterwald

Risk & Portfolio Construction, RBC Global Equity

Dag, Risk and Portfolio Construction expert, joined RBC Global Asset Management in early 2014, after having spent eight years with the Global Equity team at First State in the same capacity. Prior, Dag was at Dimensional Fund Advisors (DFA) where he held various quantitative research roles in London and California between 2002 and 2006. Dag was also a member of the London investment committee. Before DFA, Dag held various investment roles at Carnegie Asset Management in Norway, Finland and Sweden (1995-2001), and a research role at Statistics Norway (1992-1995).

Dag holds a Masters in Finance from the London Business School (2002) and a MSc in Economics from the University of Oslo in Norway (1993).


Perry Winfield

Perry Winfield

Global Industrials and Utilities, RBC Global Equity

Perry is the Global equity team’s Global Industrials and Utilities sector specialist. He joined RBC Global Asset Management in early 2014, after having worked at First State for over nine years in the same capacity. Prior he worked at JPMorgan in a senior investment banking role after having led the #1 Thomson Extel rated European Building & Construction equities research team and having been the Industrials team coordinator at JPMorgan (formerly Flemings). He specialised in Emerging markets from 1993 to 1999, based mainly in New York, with Salomon Brothers and BNP Paribas, where he was also Director of Research for Latin America. He began his career on the buy-side at Hill Samuel Investment Management in 1987.

Perry holds a BA (Honours) in Economic History from Durham University.


Ben Yeoh

Ben Yeoh

Global Healthcare, RBC Global Equity

Ben is the Global Equity team’s Healthcare sector specialist. In addition he is the team’s ESG expert and sits in a non-executive advisory capacity for Responsible Investment and ESG for a leading UK investment trust. Before joining RBC Global Asset Management in early 2014 Ben worked in the same capacity for three years at First State Investments. Previous experience includes roles at Atlantic Equities where Ben was responsible for global healthcare research with a special focus on the US and at ABN AMRO where he was recognised with a #1 Thomson Extel rating across all sectors for integrated ESG research. In 2012, Ben won the Starmine award for best stock picker in Healthcare.

Ben holds an MA (Natural Science) from Cambridge University gaining the top first in his year. He won a scholarship to Harvard University and studied there at post graduate level specialising in behavioural neuroscience. Ben is a CFA charterholder.