Matt has an 11-year career as a small companies portfolio manager. In 2005, he joined Credit Suisse Asset Management to manage the smaller companies fund. Since then Matt has worked at Concord Capital and Schroders, managing the smaller companies fund as well as the micro-cap product at Schroders. At Concord, the small cap product generated a return 16% pa above the benchmark for its 4.5 year life. At Schroders, the funds co-managed with Marcus Burns generated significant double digit returns above benchmark in their three years together. Matt began his work career as an actuarial analyst at Tyndall in the mid 1990’s where he developed an keen interest in share market investing. He then spent nearly 6 years at Merrill Lynch as a top rated insurance and financial services research analyst.