Investment Team

Nicholas Cooling

Deputy Chairman

Nicholas Cooling was born in Liverpool in 1964 and was educated at Monmouth School. After graduating in 1985 with a BA (Hons) degree in Geography Nicholas joined Lloyds Life Assurance Limited in Peterborough. After a short period at TSB Unit Trust Management Ltd Nicholas was recruited by UFC to bring its investment operation, which had previously been contracted out, in-house and to redesign the Investment Process. Nicholas is the co-manager of the Fund of Funds and the Managed Portfolio Service.

Gurjit Soggi

Associate Director - Managed Funds

Gurjit Soggi was born in Derby in 1973. He attended the University of the West of England, achieving a BA (Hons) in Financial Services. After graduation he joined Marlborough during 1996. He worked within the investment team from day one, initially analysing unit trusts and OEIC’s, and working closely with the investment director Nicholas Cooling. This gave him the platform to take responsibility for the Marlborough Global Fund of Funds in 1999, followed by the Marlborough Cautious fund in 2000. Gurjit is the co-manager of the Fund of Funds and the Managed Portfolio Service.

Raj Manon

Fund Manager

Raj Manon was born in Middlesbrough in 1979 and was educated in Leicester. He graduated from Sheffield Hallam University in 2002 with a BA (Hons) in Financial Services. After a short period with Barclays and the Alliance & Leicester, Raj joined Marlborough in 2003. He has since become an invaluable member of the Fund of Funds team and he is the co-manager of the Fund of Funds and the Managed Portfolio Service.

Sarah Todino

Investment Analyst

Sarah Todino works as an analyst within the fund of funds team. Sarah was recruited by Marlborough in Autumn 2006 after graduating from The University of Birmingham with a Bachelor of Commerce degree. Within the programme, Sarah studied modules within the areas of economics, accounting and marketing. Sarah offers support to the Fund Managers with the Fund of Funds and also the Managed Portfolio Service.

Kerri Burden

Investment Analyst Support

Kerri was recruited as part of an apprentice programme by Marlborough in October 2013. Since joining she spent many years in the dealing department and studying, which has led to a recent move to become an Investment Analyst within the team. Kerri offers support to the Fund Managers with the Fund of Funds and also the Managed Portfolio Service.

Andrew Johnstone

Investment Analyst

Andrew Johnstone was born in Jersey, Channel Islands, in 1972 and was educated at Victoria College. Prior to joining in 2019 he worked for HSBC International in Jersey and Hong Kong. After 4 years in Bahrain working for a prominent Saudi family office he returned to Jersey where he part owned a regulated advisory firm that was ultimately acquired by Brooks Macdonald. Andrew offers support to the Fund Managers with the Fund of Funds and also the Managed Portfolio Service.