Our People

Oliver Brown – Lead Fund Manager MFM UK Primary Opportunities Fund

Oliver manages the MFM UK Primary Opportunities Fund and leads our research into UK Primary market opportunities. He graduated from Birmingham University with a degree in Money, Banking and Finance, he qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Grant Thornton, where he worked with listed clients in a variety of sectors, specialising in the construction, leisure and IT industries. He became lead manager of the Fund in May 2013 having joined R.C.Brown Investment Management (RCBIM) in 2006. He is a former President of the Bristol Junior Chamber of Commerce.

Alan Beaney – Fund Manager MFM UK Primary Opportunities Fund

Alan has over 35 years experience in the investment industry. Starting as a property analyst at Phillips & Drew, he moved into investment management with ICI Pension, and has since held senior positions with firms including Lloyds Investment Managers and Investec Guinness Flight. He joined RCBIM in 2009 from Principal Investment Management where, as Head of Investment, he oversaw a significant increase in both profitability and assets under management.

Bob Brown – Fund Manager MFM UK Primary Opportunities Fund

Bob co-ordinates our investment stance across the various strands of our business, he has specialist knowledge of the UK primary opportunities market. He has worked in investment management for over 45 years and launched the MFM UK Primary Opportunities Fund in 1996. After graduating from the University of Durham with a degree in Politics, Psychology and Economics, he spent 11 years with Phillips & Drew, then joined DRG, to manage their in-house pension fund, before setting up RCBIM in 1990. Bob is an Affiliate of the Society of Investment Professionals and a past Secretary of the Western Group of the National Association of Pension Funds.