Daniel Mahony joined Polar Capital in 2007, and manages the Polar Capital Healthcare Opportunities Fund using a growth investment style. Prior to this he was a senior analyst at Morgan Stanley, having also been an associate at ING Barings Furman Selz. Daniel studied at Christ Church College, Oxford and St John's College, Cambridge where he earned a PhD in biochemistry. He is currently based in London and his interests outside of work include rugby, soccer, the cinema and cheese making.
Gareth Powell is a fund manager for Polar Capital where he has worked since 2007. Powell invests in global healthcare equities, favouring a growth investment strategy. Powell uses active fund management style, and is willing to change his portfolio and investment style as he identifies changes in the market. He believes changes in his investment style have been largely driven by macro-economics, resulting in an increased tactical focus. Powell began his career as an analyst and later became a fund manager for Framlington after graduating from Oxford University with a degree in Biochemistry. Powell enjoys a number of sports outside of work, including golf and rugby, as well as music and the theatre.
The investment objective of the Fund is to preserve capital and achieve long-term capital appreciation, by investing in a globally diversified portfolio of healthcare companies. The Fund seeks to outperform a benchmark index - the MSCI Global Health Care Index.
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