Meet Sidney McKinnon, our Senior Fixed Income Portfolio Manager.
Sidney joined Warwick Asset Management in November 2013, and with the acquisition of Cadiz in May 2018, was appointed Senior Fixed Income Portfolio Manager – SA, at Cadiz Asset Management. He holds a B.Sc degree from The University of Cape Town, Diplomas in IS Project Management, Financial Management, and has completed modules in the Capital Markets (Securities Institute – London). Sidney also holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning from the University of Free State.
Sidney started his career as an IT specialist at Southern Life before moving into Asset Management, operating mainly as a quantitative analyst across both equity and fixed interest markets. He worked as a fixed interest specialist and portfolio manager at Nedcor Investment Bank and Abvest Associates, before joining Trident Capital. Here his duties included specialist fixed interest portfolio management and the development and management of Real Return and Targeted Return products.
Before joining Cadiz, Sidney was at Lion of Africa, as their senior portfolio manager, being responsible for setting up the functionality of the asset manager within the group.