Eugene is the Regional Head for Australia & New Zealand and oversees the firm’s work with a variety of clients across the region, including superannuation funds, foundation and family office clients, corporations, and government-related agencies. Eugene joined the firm in 1998 and has more than 20 years of investment experience gained working in South Africa, the United Kingdom, Singapore, and Australia. He constructs and oversees investment portfolios, advising on investment policy, asset allocation, and manager selection across all asset classes. He has a particular specialization in building and monitoring private investment programs. Eugene has authored and co-authored several research reports and has presented at numerous industry conferences, as well as several of Cambridge Associates’ client events.
Before joining Cambridge Associates, Eugene was a portfolio manager associate with RMB Asset Management, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Momentum Group, which is part of the FirstRand Group, one of South Africa’s largest financial services groups. While at RMB, Eugene oversaw the day-to-day structuring of institutional client portfolios, attended investment team meetings, and participated in the firm’s Tactical Asset Allocation Committee. Eugene received an MS in Economics, cum laude, from the University of Johannesburg (Rand Afrikaans University), South Africa.