Portfolio Managers

Suresh Advani
Head of Trade Finance

Suresh is Lead Portfolio Manager for various trade finance funds for which GML acts as investment manager or investment adviser, and he serves as a director of a number of trade finance funds. In 2014 Suresh was appointed Senior Technical Advisor to the International Chamber of Commerce Banking Commission. Prior to joining GML in 2005, Suresh spent twenty-four years working in investment banking, commercial banking and political and trade credit insurance with JP Morgan Chase, Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, Jardine Lloyd Thompson and Exporters Insurance Company Limited. Suresh read Philosophy, Politics and Economics at St Edmund Hall, Oxford.

Maxim Matveev, CFA
Portfolio Manager

Maxim is a Portfolio Manager for liquid, illiquid and special situations high yield emerging market investment strategies for funds managed or advised by GML. Maxim joined GML in 2005, having had several roles since 1999 at Hoodless Brennan, Enron Credit and Absa Bank (Barclays Group). Maxim is a CFA charterholder, holds a BSc in Business Administration from Richmond College, London, an MSc from the ISMA Centre, University of Reading, and an EMBA (Distinction) from Cass Business School.

James Morris
Investment Analyst

James primary focus is as an analyst on the Trade Finance business strategy. Prior to joining GML in 2008, James held positions at Aozora Investment Management, Babson Capital Europe and Fitch Ratings. James holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Science (Hons.) from the University of Cape Town (2000).

Simon Milledge
Credit Trader & Portfolio Manager

Simon is responsible for Fixed Income Trading, including Bonds, Loans and Paris Club Debt. Simon also acts as Portfolio Manager on Growth Credit Fund IC. Prior to joining GML in February 2011, Simon was an Assistant Manager at Standard Bank Fund Managers Jersey Limited where he was responsible for Jersey-based funds managed or advised by GML. Simon began his career as a Business Analyst working for Xayce Plc (acquired by Capita Consulting), developing experience in financial change projects and offshore fund management. Simon holds a BA (1st Class Hons.) in Geography from the University of Manchester (2006).