CIO and Senior Fund Manager
Rhett joined Pengana in October 2007, bringing with him over 18 years of experience as an investment professional.
He is responsible for leading Pengana Capital’s Australian equities team and managing the Pengana Australian Equities Fund.
Prior to joining Pengana, Rhett was Head of Research for IAG Asset Management (IAGAM) as well as being a joint portfolio manager for various wholesale funds totalling $3.3 billion. In 2005 he successfully launched the IAGAM Absolute Return Fund, on which the Pengana Australian Equity Fund is based.
Rhett was previously a rated media analyst for UBS Australia, having emigrated from South Africa in 1996, where he successfully managed wholesale and retail equity portfolios as Deputy General of Investment for Liberty Asset Management.
Rhett holds Bachelor degrees in Commerce and Accounting from the University of Witwatersrand in South Africa. He is also a Chartered Accountant (SA) and a Chartered Financial Analyst.