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Comprehensive coverage of over 420 companies

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Our joined-up approach allows us to consistently deliver value

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Charles Hall

Head of Research

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KEY FACTS

Highly regarded

Rated  #1 for 5 years in a row, UK Mid & Small Cap Research in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey. 

Clarity first

Our analysts focus on being as clear in their insights as they are in their recommendations.

SECTORS

Building & Construction

Clyde Lewis leads our coverage of the sector. He has over 30 years’ experience as an equity analyst including 23 years covering the Building sector. He headed up the building team at both Citigroup and HSBC and has been consistently highly ranked in surveys. Clyde has ranked in the top 3 analysts in the sector in the last seven Institutional Investor (Extel) Surveys, where he ranked 1st in 2021. He has an Economics degree from Bath University and joined Peel Hunt in 2013.

Sam Cullen joined Peel Hunt in 2020. He has over 10 years’ experience as a UK housing and building analyst, having covered the sector at both Jefferies and Berenberg. He has a degree in Natural Sciences from Durham University. Sam was ranked 8th overall analyst in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey. He was also ranked #2 as Top Stock Picker in Household and Leisure Goods category (Europe) and #3 Top Stock Picker for Construction category (United Kingdom and Ireland) in the 2020 Refinitiv StarMine Awards.

Andrew Nussey joined Peel Hunt in 2008 and has been consistently highly ranked in investor surveys for a number of years. In the 2017 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey, Andrew was top ranked analyst in the UK Mid and Small cap market overall.

The team ranked 1st in Construction in 2021, and 2nd in Construction in the 2020, 2019 & 2018 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey.

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Clyde Lewis

+44 (0) 20 7418 8949

Sam Cullen

+44 (0) 207 418 8944

Andrew Nussey

+44 (0) 20 7418 8826

Consumer

Charles Hall leads our experienced Consumer team, which covers some 60 companies across the retail, agribusiness, consumer goods, food producers, and travel & leisure sub-sectors. As a team, we have considerable experience in the burgeoning online space as well as land-based businesses. The team was voted 2nd in the consumer sector, 2nd for the retail sector and 2nd for leisure in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey. 

Charles joined Peel Hunt as Head of Research in October 2008 as well as covering the consumer sector. His career includes nine years at Panmure Gordon as Head of Small & Mid Cap Research and nine years at Cazenove. In the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey, for the 5th consecutive year, Charles was the top ranked analyst in the UK Mid & Small cap market overall. Charles read Politics and Economics at Durham University.

Andrew Ford joined the consumer team at Peel Hunt in 2017. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor with KPMG before joining an SME in the sports retail sector as Strategy Director. He has a BSc in Geophysics from Durham University.

Leisure
Ivor Jones joined Peel Hunt in 2016. He started covering Leisure companies in 1998 and latterly his focus has been on gambling companies while maintaining research coverage across the sector. Ivor worked at Citigroup as head of the European Leisure team for 10 years. He left Citi in 2006, and subsequently worked for Panmure Gordon, Evolution Securities and most recently Numis Securities for 6 years. In the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey, Ivor was ranked the 2nd analyst in Leisure. Ivor read law at University College, London.


Douglas Jack joined Peel Hunt in January 2017. He has covered Leisure companies since 1997 with a focus on pub and restaurant companies, while maintaining coverage across other parts of the sector. Douglas was ranked 1st in Leisure in the 2021 & 2020 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey. Douglas read Economics at Newcastle University, and also has an ACMA and IMC.

The Leisure team ranked 2nd as voted for by corporates in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey.

Retail
John Stevenson joined Peel Hunt in 2008 having covered the General Retail sector for eight years at Charterhouse and Shore Capital. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG before working in the retail sector at Matalan as a Stores Analyst. He has an Economics degree from Hull University. John ranked 1st in the Retail sector in the 2019 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey.

Jonathan Pritchard joined Peel Hunt in 2015 with over 20 years’ experience in research as a UK and European Retail Analyst. Prior to this, he was a Retail Analyst at Stifel for 10 years and has also worked at UBS Phillips and Drew and Morgan Stanley. Jonathan has a Philosophy, Politics and Economics degree from Oxford University. Jonathan ranked 1st in the Retail sector in the 2018 & 2017 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey.

The retail team ranked 2nd in 2021, 1st in 2019 & 2018 in the Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey. 

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Charles Hall

+44 (0) 20 7418 8955

Douglas Jack

+44 (0) 20 7418 8832

Ivor Jones

+44 (0) 20 3597 8669

Jonathan Pritchard

+44 (0) 207 418 8815

John Stevenson

+44 (0) 20 7418 8859

​Andrew Ford

+44 (0) 20 7418 8932

Economics & Strategy

Ian Williams joined Peel Hunt in January 2012. He has more than 20 years’ stock market experience and is the most highly regarded mid & small-cap equity strategist working in the UK today. He produces a suite of regular economics & strategy publications: a flagship monthly publication; weekly market valuations and small cap index analysis products; daily morning notes and evening statistical small cap reports. Ian also puts together ad hoc notes on economics and small cap specific topics as well as macro and market commentary for corporate clients and contacts.

Ian consistently rates highly in surveys as voted for by key UK small-cap investors and has been the top-ranked individual for UK country analysis for the last 9 years in the Institutional Investor (Extel) Surveys. Ian has a BSc in Economics from the University of Bristol.

ANALYSTS

Ian Williams

+44 (0) 20 7418 8819

Financials & Insurance

We cover a broad range of financial companies, including asset managers, Lloyds insurers and specialist lenders. The team ranked 1st for Financials & 1st in Insurance in 2021 in the Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey. 

Stuart Duncan joined Peel Hunt in 2010 and the team has been consistently highly ranked in Institutional Investor (Extel) Surveys for the last six years. With 16 years’ experience covering the sector, he specialises in the asset and wealth managers as well as having experience of the wide range of companies in the sector. Stuart has a first class Honours degree in Accounting from the University of Strathclyde and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PwC.

Andreas van Embden joined Peel Hunt as an Insurance analyst in May 2015, previously having been part of the Insurance team at Cazenove and subsequently J.P Morgan covering UK and European Life & Non-Life Insurers. Prior to this, he worked at MeesPierson covering Dutch banks and insurers. He has an Economics degree from the University of Amsterdam. Andreas was ranked 2nd top analyst for Insurance in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey, and #2 Top Stock Picker in the Insurance category (United Kingdom and Ireland) in the 2020 Refinitiv StarMine Awards.

Robert Sage has spent over 30 years as a financial sector research analyst. He joined Peel Hunt in 2020 having previously worked as the Head of European Financials Research at Macquarie. Prior to that he held senior sector research roles at a variety of firms including Cazenove and Bear Stearns and spent 5 years on the buy side with hedge funds Moore Capital and Bramshott Capital. Robert holds an MA in History and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse.

Mark Williamson re-joined Peel Hunt in 2017 having previously worked at Peel Hunt for 5 years. Prior to working at Peel Hunt, Mark held positions at Aberforth Partners and Execution Noble and has over 25 years’ experience across the financials sector having been an analyst, specialist sales person and fund manager specialising in the sector. Mark ranked 1st individually in the Financial sector, 1st in the Insurance Sector, and 2nd in the Real Estate sector in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey

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Stuart Duncan

+44 (0) 20 7418 8813

Andreas van Embden

+44 (0) 20 7418 8913

Robert Sage

+44 (0) 20 7418 8838

Mark Williamson

+44 (0) 20 7418 8857

Healthcare & Life Sciences

Our team has established a reputation for independence and for identifying companies that they are confident will deliver. We have a high level of technical expertise and an ability to explain complex technology and science across the sector. The team ranked 1st in the Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey in 2021.

Amy Walker joined Peel Hunt in 2016, prior to which she co-led European pharmaceuticals equity research as an executive director at Morgan Stanley. Amy began her career as an equity analyst at Credit Suisse in 2007 where she covered the chemicals sector. Before this, Amy spent a number of years in industry as a consultant and chemical engineer at international operating companies including Shell and Sasol. Amy has extensive experience working with many of the largest institutional investors across Europe, the UK and the US, and holds a doctorate in process technology from the University of Twente in the Netherlands. Amy was ranked 1st for Healthcare in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey, and #2 Top Stock Picker in the Healthcare category (United Kingdom and Ireland) in the 2020 Refinitiv StarMine Awards.

Miles Dixon joined Peel Hunt in 2017 after several years working for FTI Consulting’s Corporate Finance & Restructuring vertical where he specialised in operational turnaround for strained healthcare organisations. Prior to that he worked at Serco Group, initially in business development for their healthcare interests but latterly in a wider strategic capacity for their Local & Regional Government division in UK&E. Miles also has a number of years’ experience in life science research, completing postdoctoral positions in Cell Signalling & Immunology – working with both Academia and Pharma in a novel collaboration – after a bachelors in Biochemistry, a masters in Cell Biology and a doctorate in Molecular Physiology. Miles was ranked 4th analyst for the Healthcare sector in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey.

Anchal Verma has been an Analyst at Peel Hunt, Research Division since 2017. Prior to this, Anchal worked in Pharma consulting and industry research. She has worked in Cancer Research laboratories at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Cambridge. Anchal holds a Hons Bachelor’s degree in Molecular Genetics from the University of Edinburgh and a Master’s in Finance & Accounting from the Warwick Business School.

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Amy Walker

+44 (0) 20 3597 8660

Miles Dixon

+44 (0) 20 3597 8663

Anchal Verma

+44 (0) 20 7418 8863

Industrials

Henry Carver joined Peel Hunt in 2008, having previously been a support services analyst at Panmure Gordon. Before that he was a Market Research Analyst with the Business Research Group. He now principally covers Electronics & Electrical Equipment, Industrial Engineers & Distributors. He holds a degree in Modern Languages from Bristol University. Henry was ranked 4th overall UK SMID research analyst in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey. He was also ranked #2 Top Stock Picker in the Equipment & Machinery category (United Kingdom and Ireland) in the 2020 Refinitiv StarMine Awards.

Harry Philips joined Peel Hunt in 2016 from Canaccord Genuity having spent much of his career at Panmure Gordon and Evolution. He has covered UK Industrials since 1988 and has been consistently highly ranked in surveys – he ranked 2nd overall analyst in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey. He has a degree in Politics from Reading University.

Afonso Osorio joined Peel Hunt in 2020, having previously been working at Russell Investments. He holds a BSc degree in Economics and an MSc degree in Finance from Nova School of Business and Economics. Afonso passed all three levels of the CFA Program.

Jolyon Wellington joined Peel Hunt in 2020 having covered industrials for 10 years both on the sell-side and buy-side. Previously, he worked for J.P. Morgan, spending 6 years in London, and 3 years in Australia. Over his career, Jolyon has featured in number 1 ranked II teams, was individually ranked 3rd in the Australian Peter Lee survey, and holds a degree in Physics from the University of Oxford.

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Henry Carver

+44 (0) 20 7418 8849

Harry Philips

+44 (0) 20 3597 8670

Afonso Osorio

+44 (0)20 7418 8936

Jolyon Wellington

+44 (0) 20 3597 8576

Investment Companies

Anthony Leatham joined Peel Hunt in 2015 from Investec Wealth & Investment to help build the growing Investment Companies arm. Anthony was at Investec for 10 years, working for the last eight years in the Funds Research team, where he covered global, sector specialist, US, European and emerging market equity open and closed ended funds. Prior to this, Anthony was a regulatory consultant at Deloitte, a position he held for five years, giving advisory services to a range of asset managers and investment banks. Anthony ranked 1st in the 2019 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey. 

Markuz joined Peel Hunt in 2021 having covered UK listed Investment Companies since 2016 at previous sell side research analyst roles with N+1 Singer and Cantor Fitzgerald. Prior to this Markuz spent four years as a buy side fund analyst within the managed portfolio service team at FE fundinfo, contributing to the risk-targeted portfolio range and recommended funds list. Markuz is a CFA charterholder and has a degree in mathematics from the University of Bath.

The team ranked 1st in the Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey in 2021.

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Anthony Leatham

+44 (0) 20 3597 8648

Markuz Jaffe

+44 (0) 20 3597 8668

Leisure

Ivor Jones joined Peel Hunt in 2016. He started covering Leisure companies in 1998 and latterly his focus has been on gambling companies while maintaining research coverage across the sector. Ivor worked at Citigroup as head of the European Leisure team for 10 years. He left Citi in 2006, and subsequently worked for Panmure Gordon, Evolution Securities and most recently Numis Securities for 6 years. In the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey, Ivor was ranked the 2nd analyst in Leisure, voted by corporates. Ivor read law at University College, London.

Douglas Jack joined Peel Hunt in January 2017. He has covered Leisure companies since 1997 with a focus on pub and restaurant companies, while maintaining coverage across other parts of the sector. Douglas was ranked 1st in Leisure in the 2021 & 2020 Institutional Investor (Extel) Surveys. Douglas read Economics at Newcastle University, and also has an ACMA and IMC. Douglas was ranked #1 Top Stock Picker in the Hotel, Restaurants & Leisure category (United Kingdom and Ireland) and (Europe) in the 2020 Refinitiv StarMine Awards.

The Leisure team ranked 2nd in the Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey in 2021.

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Douglas Jack

+44 (0) 20 7418 8832

Ivor Jones

+44 (0) 20 3597 8669

Media

Malcolm Morgan brought his significant experience to Peel Hunt in 2008. He previously headed up Investec’s Media team after a decade as a Fund Manager specialising in the Mid & Small Cap Sector. He has a rigorous approach to analysing the sector & a high level of knowledge of the media sub-sectors. He has a Law (LLB) degree from Birmingham University. In the 2019 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey, Malcolm was ranked number 1 analyst for media and #3 Top Stock Picker in the Media Category (Europe) in the 2020 Refinitiv StarMine Awards.

Jessica Pok joined Peel Hunt in 2017. Prior to joining, she covered Pan-European Media and Internet at Berenberg. Before that, she was a Quantitative Research Analyst at Barclays Wealth and Investment Management. Jessica is a CFA Charterholder and has an MSc in Investment Management from Cass Business School. Jessica was ranked 5th for Media in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey.

The Media team ranked 2nd in the 2020 and 2019 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey.

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Malcolm Morgan

+44 (0) 20 7418 8985

Jessica Pok

+44 (0) 20 3579 8687

Mining

Our mining team, led by Peter Mallin-Jones, blends experience from industry with technical expertise in engineering and geology in order to bring insight to mid & small-cap mining. The team ranked 1st in the 2021, 2020, 2019 & 2018 Institutional Investor (Extel) Surveys.

Peter joined Peel Hunt in May 2015 with 15 years of broking experience with both Goldman Sachs and latterly Canaccord Genuity. He led mining focused research teams at both houses. Peter has covered a wide range of metals and mining companies over that time from bulk commodities, base and precious metals through to specialty steel manufacturers. A chartered accountant, Peter holds an MA in Natural Sciences from Cambridge. In the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey, Peter was ranked #1 analyst for Metals & Mining and ranked #1 Top Stock Picker in the Metal & Mining category (United Kingdom and Ireland) in the 2020 Refinitiv StarMine Awards. 

Tim Huff joined Peel Hunt in December 2018. Tim has over 25 years’ experience in equity research, having led the research and analysis effort for the large cap mining and steel companies at RBC and RBS. Tim joins us from Canaccord where he was Director of equity research covering a variety of companies in the small and mid-cap mining space. Tim holds an Accounting & Finance Bachelors degree from Lehigh University. 

Prior to joining Peel Hunt, John Gilbert was an Associate Director at Macquarie as Specialist Energy Sales. John has been a specialist salesman in the Energy and Mining sectors for the last 12 years, working at specialist resources firms including FirstEnergy Capital, Libertas Capital and Fox-Davies Capital. John has a BSc in Economics & Sociology from the University of Bristol. In the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey, John was ranked 3rd overall for UK SMID Specialist Sales, and ranking 1st in Mining specialist sales.

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Peter Mallin-Jones

+44 (0) 20 3597 8644

Tim Huff

+44 (0) 20 7418 8962

John Gilbert

+44 (0) 20 7847 4704

Oil & Gas

Werner Riding leads our Oil & Gas coverage and has been ranked 1st for the 6th year in a row in the Institutional Investor (Extel) Surveys. He joined Peel Hunt in October 2011 to start the Oil & Gas franchise, having previously been at Ambrian Partners. He brings strong industry knowledge and his detailed company analysis results from a solid technical background having completed an MSc in Petroleum Geoscience from Imperial College. This has proved invaluable to both corporate and institutional clients.

Matt Cooper joined the team in December 2018. Prior to joining, Matt worked at UBS as an Associate Director in Oil Equity Research. Matt started his career at BP where he worked as a Geoscientist for 7 years. Matt has also worked at the UK’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy and has a Masters in Geology and Geophysics from Imperial College. 

Prior to joining Peel Hunt, John Gilbert was an Associate Director at Macquarie as Specialist Energy Sales. John has been a specialist salesman in the Energy and Mining sectors for the last 12 years, working at specialist resources firms including FirstEnergy Capital, Libertas Capital and Fox-Davies Capital. John has a BSc in Economics & Sociology from the University of Bristol. John was ranked 3rd overall for UK SMID Specialist Sales, and ranked 1st in Oil & Gas specialist sales.

The Oil & Gas team ranked 1st in the 2021, 2020, 2019 & 2018 Institutional Investor (Extel) Surveys.

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Werner Riding

+44 (0) 20 7418 8855

Matt Cooper

+44 (0) 20 7418 8626

John Gilbert

+44 (0) 20 7847 4704

Real Estate

Our Real Estate team is highly experienced and respected in the industry. The team enjoys a reputation for getting behind the numbers and helping to focus on what is really driving company performance. This reputation has been recognised at the 2021, 2020, 2019 & 2018 Institutional Investor (Extel) Surveys where the team ranked 1st.

James Carswell joined Peel Hunt’s real estate research team in 2011. The team has ranked first in the Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey for four years in a row and James has been individually ranked 1st for Real Estate in the 2021, and 2nd in the 2020 & 2019 surveys. He studied mathematics and physics at the University of Durham where he graduated in 2009.

Matthew Saperia joined Peel Hunt in 2017. Prior to joining Peel Hunt, Matthew was a partner at The Lazarus Partnership where he established their real estate research business. He has over 15 years of experience in researching UK and European public real estate companies, including roles at ABN AMRO, AEW, and Citigroup. Matthew has a Masters degree in Financial Economics from the University of St Andrews, and is a CFA charterholder. He was recently ranked #3 Top Stock Picker for the Real Estate category (United Kingdom and Ireland) in the 2020 Refinitiv StarMine Awards. Matthew was also ranked 4th for Real Estate in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey.

Sebastian joined Peel Hunt in May 2017. Prior to working at Peel Hunt, Sebastian spent four years at Deloitte as a management consultant. 

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James Carswell

+44 (0) 20 7418 8903

Matthew Saperia

+44 (0) 20 3597 8631

Sebastian Isola

+44 (0) 20 3597 8683

Renewable Energy, Cleantech & Sustainability

The Renewable Energy, Cleantech & Sustainability team focuses on companies engaged in the commercialisation, mass deployment and operation of technologies and business models that provide solutions to the challenges presented by global warming and climate change.  The team ranked 2nd in the Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey in 2021.

Nick has >20 years of experience analysing companies in renewable energy, cleantech, waste-to-value & circular economy, sustainable agriculture and water technology as a sector-specialist investment analyst, new business originator and market educator. He heads up Peel Hunt’s team in this space.

Areas of focus include fuel cells (for stationary, mobility, rail, maritime and aerospace applications); hydrogen production, storage and distribution; wind, solar PV and geothermal renewable energy generation; wave and tidal energy; carbon capture, storage and usage technologies; energy storage technologies; decarbonised home heating and efficient building management; EV charging and hydrogen fuelling infrastructure; waste-to-energy / waste-to-value / circular economy recycling technologies; sustainable materials (e.g. non-fossil fuel replacements for plastics, concrete, combustible fuels, bio fuels, yarns for apparel manufacture); sustainable agriculture, vertical farms and forestry and water technologies (including drinking water purification technologies and industrial water remediation and reuse).

Andrew joined Peel Hunt in 2001. He has experience of a number of sectors and particular expertise in Clean Energy. In the past, he has run equity Research teams at ABN Amro and Dresdner Kleinwort, where he was the number one rated individual analyst on France. He studied Economics at Exeter University.

ANALYSTS

Nick Walker

+44 (0) 20 7847 4720

Andrew Shepherd-Barron

+44 (0) 20 7418 8871

Retail

The retail team ranked 2nd in the Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey in 2021.

John Stevenson joined Peel Hunt in 2008 having covered the General Retail sector for eight years at Charterhouse and Shore Capital. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG before working in the retail sector at Matalan. He has an Economics degree from Hull University. John ranked 1st in the Retail sector in the 2016 & 2019 Institutional Investor (Extel) Surveys, with the team no1 ranked over the four years from 2016-2019 and retaining the UK’s no1 team ranking in 2020. John was also named in the UK’s top 20 small & midcap analysts.  

Jonathan Pritchard joined Peel Hunt in 2015 with over 20 years’ experience in research as a UK and European Retail Analyst. Prior to this, he was a Retail Analyst at Stifel for 10 years and has also worked at UBS Phillips and Drew and Morgan Stanley. Jonathan has a Philosophy, Politics and Economics degree from Oxford University. Jonathan ranked 1st in the Retail sector in the 2018 & 2017 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey.

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John Stevenson

+44 (0) 20 7418 8859

Jonathan Pritchard

+44 (0) 207 418 8815

Support Services

Peel Hunt has the broadest coverage in the support services sector. This helps the team understand the sectors key themes and provide clients with analysis of the sub-sectors and individual companies. 

Andrew Nussey joined Peel Hunt in 2008 bringing more than 15 years of experience in Equity Research including Head of Support Services Research at Altium Securities and Deutsche Bank. He has been consistently highly ranked in investor surveys for a number of years. In the 2017 Extel Survey, Andrew was top ranked analyst in the UK Mid and Small cap market overall. Andrew holds a degree in Accounting from Aberdeen University.  

Christopher Bamberry joined Peel Hunt in 2010. He previously spent 8 years as an Investment Director at Scottish Widows managing UK focused Small & Mid Cap funds and 3 years with Deutsche Bank where he was part of their Top 3 rated sector research team. In the 2020, 2017, 2016 & 2015 Extel Surveys, he ranked 3rd for Support Services. In the 2020 Extel Survey the Support Services team were ranked Second, maintaining their long term record. Chris read Law at Edinburgh University and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

Henry Carver joined Peel Hunt in 2008, having previously worked as an analyst at Panmure Gordon. He now principally covers Electronics, Electrical Equipment, Industrial Engineers and Distributors. Henry holds a degree in Modern Languages from Bristol University. 

Clyde Lewis joined the team in 2013 and is responsible for covering the builders' merchants. He has over 25 years’ experience as an equity analyst. He headed up the building team at both Citigroup and HSBC and has been consistently highly ranked in surveys. Clyde has ranked in the top 2 analysts in the sector in the 2017, 2016 & 2015 Extel Surveys. He has an Economics degree from Bath University.

The team has consistently ranked highly in major investor surveys. In the 2020 & 2019 Extel Survey, our Support Services team ranked 2nd.

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Christopher Bamberry

+44 (0) 207 418 8835

Andrew Nussey

+44 (0) 20 7418 8826

Henry Carver

+44 (0) 20 7418 8849

Clyde Lewis

+44 (0) 20 7418 8949

Technology

The technology team has a deep understanding of all technology sectors and has long-standing relationships with many of the sector’s leading companies. The team ranked 2nd for Technology in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Surveys.

Prior to joining Peel Hunt in 2017, Damindu Jayaweera worked at Jefferies in the European Technology Research team for 10 years, working on IPOs like Worldpay and Softcat. Damindu also co-founded Microimage, an award winning Asian HR SaaS company and sits on the board of Antyra, a digital marketing agency. He has a Physics degree from Imperial College, London, and an MBA from ESLSCA, Paris. Damindu is well known in the institutional investor community for his deep domain expertise across Software to Semis, global perspectives and his ability to unbundle complex topics such as Quantum Computing and Neural Networks. He ranked 2nd for Technology in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey.

James Lockyer also joined the team in 2017, having previously worked at Jefferies in the European Media & Internet Equity Research team, and prior to this, James was at Sky as a Financial Analyst. James has a Master of Philosophy in Finance from the University of Cambridge and a Master of Mathematics. James was ranked 4th for Technology in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey and #1 Top Stock Picker for the Entertainment category (United Kingdom and Ireland) in the 2020 Refinitiv StarMine Awards.

Oyvind Bjerke joined Peel Hunt in April 2019, previously working at Berenberg as a Thematics Equity Research Associate. Oyvind has an MSc in Behavioural Finance from the Warwick Business School. He founded an esports startup. 

Micu Dulnoan joined the team in June 2021 from BlackRock’s Equity Index Investment Team, researching and projecting index changes for Portfolio Managers. Prior to this Micu worked in a number of roles primarily covering buy-side institutions in Account Management. Micu has a Masters in Commerce Accounting and Bachelor of Finance from the University of Adelaide. He has a unique skill-set in applying Machine Learning techniques for Data driven decision making.

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Damindu Jayaweera

+44 (0) 20 3597 8657

James Lockyer

+44 (0) 20 7418 8940

Oyvind Bjerke

+44 (0) 20 7418 8951

Micu Dulnoan

+44 (0) 20 7847 4703

Transport

Alex Paterson CFA joined Peel Hunt in September 2019. Prior to joining, Alex worked at Investec as a Research Analyst primarily covering Transport stocks. Alex has more than 23 years’ experience in equity markets, a BSc degree from Bristol University in Economics and Economic History, in addition to being both a CFA Charterholder and AIIMR. Alex was ranked #1 Stock Picker for the Transport category (United Kingdom and Ireland) in the 2020 Refinitiv StarMine Awards.

The team was ranked 1st in Transport in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey.

ANALYSTS

Alex Paterson CFA

+44 (0) 207 418 8885

SECTORS

  • Building & Construction

    Clyde Lewis leads our coverage of the sector. He has over 30 years’ experience as an equity analyst including 23 years covering the Building sector. He headed up the building team at both Citigroup and HSBC and has been consistently highly ranked in surveys. Clyde has ranked in the top 3 analysts in the sector in the last seven Institutional Investor (Extel) Surveys, where he ranked 1st in 2021. He has an Economics degree from Bath University and joined Peel Hunt in 2013.

    Sam Cullen joined Peel Hunt in 2020. He has over 10 years’ experience as a UK housing and building analyst, having covered the sector at both Jefferies and Berenberg. He has a degree in Natural Sciences from Durham University. Sam was ranked 8th overall analyst in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey. He was also ranked #2 as Top Stock Picker in Household and Leisure Goods category (Europe) and #3 Top Stock Picker for Construction category (United Kingdom and Ireland) in the 2020 Refinitiv StarMine Awards.

    Andrew Nussey joined Peel Hunt in 2008 and has been consistently highly ranked in investor surveys for a number of years. In the 2017 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey, Andrew was top ranked analyst in the UK Mid and Small cap market overall.

    The team ranked 1st in Construction in 2021, and 2nd in Construction in the 2020, 2019 & 2018 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey.

    ANALYSTS

    Clyde Lewis
    +44 (0) 20 7418 8949
    clyde.lewis@peelhunt.com

    Sam Cullen
    +44 (0) 207 418 8944
    sam.cullen@peelhunt.com

    Andrew Nussey
    +44 (0) 20 7418 8826
    andrew.nussey@peelhunt.com

  • Consumer

    Charles Hall leads our experienced Consumer team, which covers some 60 companies across the retail, agribusiness, consumer goods, food producers, and travel & leisure sub-sectors. As a team, we have considerable experience in the burgeoning online space as well as land-based businesses. The team was voted 2nd in the consumer sector, 2nd for the retail sector and 2nd for leisure in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey. 

    Charles joined Peel Hunt as Head of Research in October 2008 as well as covering the consumer sector. His career includes nine years at Panmure Gordon as Head of Small & Mid Cap Research and nine years at Cazenove. In the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey, for the 5th consecutive year, Charles was the top ranked analyst in the UK Mid & Small cap market overall. Charles read Politics and Economics at Durham University.

    Andrew Ford joined the consumer team at Peel Hunt in 2017. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor with KPMG before joining an SME in the sports retail sector as Strategy Director. He has a BSc in Geophysics from Durham University.

    Leisure
    Ivor Jones joined Peel Hunt in 2016. He started covering Leisure companies in 1998 and latterly his focus has been on gambling companies while maintaining research coverage across the sector. Ivor worked at Citigroup as head of the European Leisure team for 10 years. He left Citi in 2006, and subsequently worked for Panmure Gordon, Evolution Securities and most recently Numis Securities for 6 years. In the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey, Ivor was ranked the 2nd analyst in Leisure. Ivor read law at University College, London.


    Douglas Jack joined Peel Hunt in January 2017. He has covered Leisure companies since 1997 with a focus on pub and restaurant companies, while maintaining coverage across other parts of the sector. Douglas was ranked 1st in Leisure in the 2021 & 2020 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey. Douglas read Economics at Newcastle University, and also has an ACMA and IMC.

    The Leisure team ranked 2nd as voted for by corporates in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey.

    Retail
    John Stevenson joined Peel Hunt in 2008 having covered the General Retail sector for eight years at Charterhouse and Shore Capital. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG before working in the retail sector at Matalan as a Stores Analyst. He has an Economics degree from Hull University. John ranked 1st in the Retail sector in the 2019 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey.

    Jonathan Pritchard joined Peel Hunt in 2015 with over 20 years’ experience in research as a UK and European Retail Analyst. Prior to this, he was a Retail Analyst at Stifel for 10 years and has also worked at UBS Phillips and Drew and Morgan Stanley. Jonathan has a Philosophy, Politics and Economics degree from Oxford University. Jonathan ranked 1st in the Retail sector in the 2018 & 2017 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey.

    The retail team ranked 2nd in 2021, 1st in 2019 & 2018 in the Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey. 

    ANALYSTS

    Charles Hall
    +44 (0) 20 7418 8955
    charles.hall@peelhunt.com

    Douglas Jack
    +44 (0) 20 7418 8832
    douglas.jack@peelhunt.com

    Ivor Jones
    +44 (0) 20 3597 8669
    ivor.jones@peelhunt.com

    Jonathan Pritchard
    +44 (0) 207 418 8815
    jonathan.pritchard@peelhunt.com

    John Stevenson
    +44 (0) 20 7418 8859
    john.stevenson@peelhunt.com

    ​Andrew Ford
    +44 (0) 20 7418 8932
    andrew.ford@peelhunt.com

  • Economics & Strategy

    Ian Williams joined Peel Hunt in January 2012. He has more than 20 years’ stock market experience and is the most highly regarded mid & small-cap equity strategist working in the UK today. He produces a suite of regular economics & strategy publications: a flagship monthly publication; weekly market valuations and small cap index analysis products; daily morning notes and evening statistical small cap reports. Ian also puts together ad hoc notes on economics and small cap specific topics as well as macro and market commentary for corporate clients and contacts.

    Ian consistently rates highly in surveys as voted for by key UK small-cap investors and has been the top-ranked individual for UK country analysis for the last 9 years in the Institutional Investor (Extel) Surveys. Ian has a BSc in Economics from the University of Bristol.

    ANALYSTS

    Ian Williams
    +44 (0) 20 7418 8819
    ian.williams@peelhunt.com

  • Financials & Insurance

    We cover a broad range of financial companies, including asset managers, Lloyds insurers and specialist lenders. The team ranked 1st for Financials & 1st in Insurance in 2021 in the Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey. 

    Stuart Duncan joined Peel Hunt in 2010 and the team has been consistently highly ranked in Institutional Investor (Extel) Surveys for the last six years. With 16 years’ experience covering the sector, he specialises in the asset and wealth managers as well as having experience of the wide range of companies in the sector. Stuart has a first class Honours degree in Accounting from the University of Strathclyde and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with PwC.

    Andreas van Embden joined Peel Hunt as an Insurance analyst in May 2015, previously having been part of the Insurance team at Cazenove and subsequently J.P Morgan covering UK and European Life & Non-Life Insurers. Prior to this, he worked at MeesPierson covering Dutch banks and insurers. He has an Economics degree from the University of Amsterdam. Andreas was ranked 2nd top analyst for Insurance in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey, and #2 Top Stock Picker in the Insurance category (United Kingdom and Ireland) in the 2020 Refinitiv StarMine Awards.

    Robert Sage has spent over 30 years as a financial sector research analyst. He joined Peel Hunt in 2020 having previously worked as the Head of European Financials Research at Macquarie. Prior to that he held senior sector research roles at a variety of firms including Cazenove and Bear Stearns and spent 5 years on the buy side with hedge funds Moore Capital and Bramshott Capital. Robert holds an MA in History and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse.

    Mark Williamson re-joined Peel Hunt in 2017 having previously worked at Peel Hunt for 5 years. Prior to working at Peel Hunt, Mark held positions at Aberforth Partners and Execution Noble and has over 25 years’ experience across the financials sector having been an analyst, specialist sales person and fund manager specialising in the sector. Mark ranked 1st individually in the Financial sector, 1st in the Insurance Sector, and 2nd in the Real Estate sector in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey

    ANALYSTS

    Stuart Duncan
    +44 (0) 20 7418 8813
    stuart.duncan@peelhunt.com

    Andreas van Embden
    +44 (0) 20 7418 8913
    andreas.vanembden@peelhunt.com

    Robert Sage
    +44 (0) 20 7418 8838
    robert.sage@peelhunt.com

    SPECIALIST SALES

    Mark Williamson
    +44 (0) 20 7418 8857
    mark.williamson@peelhunt.com

  • Healthcare & Life Sciences

    Our team has established a reputation for independence and for identifying companies that they are confident will deliver. We have a high level of technical expertise and an ability to explain complex technology and science across the sector. The team ranked 1st in the Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey in 2021.

    Amy Walker joined Peel Hunt in 2016, prior to which she co-led European pharmaceuticals equity research as an executive director at Morgan Stanley. Amy began her career as an equity analyst at Credit Suisse in 2007 where she covered the chemicals sector. Before this, Amy spent a number of years in industry as a consultant and chemical engineer at international operating companies including Shell and Sasol. Amy has extensive experience working with many of the largest institutional investors across Europe, the UK and the US, and holds a doctorate in process technology from the University of Twente in the Netherlands. Amy was ranked 1st for Healthcare in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey, and #2 Top Stock Picker in the Healthcare category (United Kingdom and Ireland) in the 2020 Refinitiv StarMine Awards.

    Miles Dixon joined Peel Hunt in 2017 after several years working for FTI Consulting’s Corporate Finance & Restructuring vertical where he specialised in operational turnaround for strained healthcare organisations. Prior to that he worked at Serco Group, initially in business development for their healthcare interests but latterly in a wider strategic capacity for their Local & Regional Government division in UK&E. Miles also has a number of years’ experience in life science research, completing postdoctoral positions in Cell Signalling & Immunology – working with both Academia and Pharma in a novel collaboration – after a bachelors in Biochemistry, a masters in Cell Biology and a doctorate in Molecular Physiology. Miles was ranked 4th analyst for the Healthcare sector in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey.

    Anchal Verma has been an Analyst at Peel Hunt, Research Division since 2017. Prior to this, Anchal worked in Pharma consulting and industry research. She has worked in Cancer Research laboratories at the University of Edinburgh and the University of Cambridge. Anchal holds a Hons Bachelor’s degree in Molecular Genetics from the University of Edinburgh and a Master’s in Finance & Accounting from the Warwick Business School.

    ANALYSTS

    Amy Walker
    +44 (0) 20 3597 8660
    amy.walker@peelhunt.com

    Miles Dixon
    +44 (0) 20 3597 8663
    miles.dixon@peelhunt.com

    Anchal Verma
    +44 (0) 20 7418 8863
    anchal.verma@peelhunt.com

  • Industrials

    Henry Carver joined Peel Hunt in 2008, having previously been a support services analyst at Panmure Gordon. Before that he was a Market Research Analyst with the Business Research Group. He now principally covers Electronics & Electrical Equipment, Industrial Engineers & Distributors. He holds a degree in Modern Languages from Bristol University. Henry was ranked 4th overall UK SMID research analyst in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey. He was also ranked #2 Top Stock Picker in the Equipment & Machinery category (United Kingdom and Ireland) in the 2020 Refinitiv StarMine Awards.

    Harry Philips joined Peel Hunt in 2016 from Canaccord Genuity having spent much of his career at Panmure Gordon and Evolution. He has covered UK Industrials since 1988 and has been consistently highly ranked in surveys – he ranked 2nd overall analyst in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey. He has a degree in Politics from Reading University.

    Afonso Osorio joined Peel Hunt in 2020, having previously been working at Russell Investments. He holds a BSc degree in Economics and an MSc degree in Finance from Nova School of Business and Economics. Afonso passed all three levels of the CFA Program.

    Jolyon Wellington joined Peel Hunt in 2020 having covered industrials for 10 years both on the sell-side and buy-side. Previously, he worked for J.P. Morgan, spending 6 years in London, and 3 years in Australia. Over his career, Jolyon has featured in number 1 ranked II teams, was individually ranked 3rd in the Australian Peter Lee survey, and holds a degree in Physics from the University of Oxford.

    ANALYSTS

    Henry Carver
    +44 (0) 20 7418 8849
    henry.carver@peelhunt.com

    Harry Philips
    +44 (0) 20 3597 8670
    harry.philips@peelhunt.com

    Afonso Osorio
    +44 (0)20 7418 8936
    Afonso.Osorio@peelhunt.com

    Jolyon Wellington
    +44 (0) 20 3597 8576
    jolyon.wellington@peelhunt.com

  • Investment Companies

    Anthony Leatham joined Peel Hunt in 2015 from Investec Wealth & Investment to help build the growing Investment Companies arm. Anthony was at Investec for 10 years, working for the last eight years in the Funds Research team, where he covered global, sector specialist, US, European and emerging market equity open and closed ended funds. Prior to this, Anthony was a regulatory consultant at Deloitte, a position he held for five years, giving advisory services to a range of asset managers and investment banks. Anthony ranked 1st in the 2019 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey. 

    Markuz joined Peel Hunt in 2021 having covered UK listed Investment Companies since 2016 at previous sell side research analyst roles with N+1 Singer and Cantor Fitzgerald. Prior to this Markuz spent four years as a buy side fund analyst within the managed portfolio service team at FE fundinfo, contributing to the risk-targeted portfolio range and recommended funds list. Markuz is a CFA charterholder and has a degree in mathematics from the University of Bath.

    The team ranked 1st in the Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey in 2021.

    ANALYSTS

    Anthony Leatham
    +44 (0) 20 3597 8648
    anthony.leatham@peelhunt.com

    Markuz Jaffe
    +44 (0) 20 3597 8668
    markuz.jaffe@peelhunt.com

  • Leisure

    Ivor Jones joined Peel Hunt in 2016. He started covering Leisure companies in 1998 and latterly his focus has been on gambling companies while maintaining research coverage across the sector. Ivor worked at Citigroup as head of the European Leisure team for 10 years. He left Citi in 2006, and subsequently worked for Panmure Gordon, Evolution Securities and most recently Numis Securities for 6 years. In the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey, Ivor was ranked the 2nd analyst in Leisure, voted by corporates. Ivor read law at University College, London.

    Douglas Jack joined Peel Hunt in January 2017. He has covered Leisure companies since 1997 with a focus on pub and restaurant companies, while maintaining coverage across other parts of the sector. Douglas was ranked 1st in Leisure in the 2021 & 2020 Institutional Investor (Extel) Surveys. Douglas read Economics at Newcastle University, and also has an ACMA and IMC. Douglas was ranked #1 Top Stock Picker in the Hotel, Restaurants & Leisure category (United Kingdom and Ireland) and (Europe) in the 2020 Refinitiv StarMine Awards.

    The Leisure team ranked 2nd in the Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey in 2021.

    ANALYSTS

    Douglas Jack
    +44 (0) 20 7418 8832
    douglas.jack@peelhunt.com

    Ivor Jones
    +44 (0) 20 3597 8669
    ivor.jones@peelhunt.com

  • Media

    Malcolm Morgan brought his significant experience to Peel Hunt in 2008. He previously headed up Investec’s Media team after a decade as a Fund Manager specialising in the Mid & Small Cap Sector. He has a rigorous approach to analysing the sector & a high level of knowledge of the media sub-sectors. He has a Law (LLB) degree from Birmingham University. In the 2019 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey, Malcolm was ranked number 1 analyst for media and #3 Top Stock Picker in the Media Category (Europe) in the 2020 Refinitiv StarMine Awards.

    Jessica Pok joined Peel Hunt in 2017. Prior to joining, she covered Pan-European Media and Internet at Berenberg. Before that, she was a Quantitative Research Analyst at Barclays Wealth and Investment Management. Jessica is a CFA Charterholder and has an MSc in Investment Management from Cass Business School. Jessica was ranked 5th for Media in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey.

    The Media team ranked 2nd in the 2020 and 2019 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey.

    ANALYSTS

    Malcolm Morgan
    +44 (0) 20 7418 8985
    malcolm.morgan@peelhunt.com

    Jessica Pok
    +44 (0) 20 3579 8687
    jessica.pok@peelhunt.com

  • Mining

    Our mining team, led by Peter Mallin-Jones, blends experience from industry with technical expertise in engineering and geology in order to bring insight to mid & small-cap mining. The team ranked 1st in the 2021, 2020, 2019 & 2018 Institutional Investor (Extel) Surveys.

    Peter joined Peel Hunt in May 2015 with 15 years of broking experience with both Goldman Sachs and latterly Canaccord Genuity. He led mining focused research teams at both houses. Peter has covered a wide range of metals and mining companies over that time from bulk commodities, base and precious metals through to specialty steel manufacturers. A chartered accountant, Peter holds an MA in Natural Sciences from Cambridge. In the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey, Peter was ranked #1 analyst for Metals & Mining and ranked #1 Top Stock Picker in the Metal & Mining category (United Kingdom and Ireland) in the 2020 Refinitiv StarMine Awards. 

    Tim Huff joined Peel Hunt in December 2018. Tim has over 25 years’ experience in equity research, having led the research and analysis effort for the large cap mining and steel companies at RBC and RBS. Tim joins us from Canaccord where he was Director of equity research covering a variety of companies in the small and mid-cap mining space. Tim holds an Accounting & Finance Bachelors degree from Lehigh University. 

    Prior to joining Peel Hunt, John Gilbert was an Associate Director at Macquarie as Specialist Energy Sales. John has been a specialist salesman in the Energy and Mining sectors for the last 12 years, working at specialist resources firms including FirstEnergy Capital, Libertas Capital and Fox-Davies Capital. John has a BSc in Economics & Sociology from the University of Bristol. In the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey, John was ranked 3rd overall for UK SMID Specialist Sales, and ranking 1st in Mining specialist sales.

    ANALYSTS

    Peter Mallin-Jones
    +44 (0) 20 3597 8644
    peter.mallin-jones@peelhunt.com

    Tim Huff
    +44 (0) 20 7418 8962
    tim.huff@peelhunt.com

    SPECIALIST SALES

    John Gilbert
    +44 (0) 20 7847 4704
    john.gilbert@peelhunt.com

  • Oil & Gas

    Werner Riding leads our Oil & Gas coverage and has been ranked 1st for the 6th year in a row in the Institutional Investor (Extel) Surveys. He joined Peel Hunt in October 2011 to start the Oil & Gas franchise, having previously been at Ambrian Partners. He brings strong industry knowledge and his detailed company analysis results from a solid technical background having completed an MSc in Petroleum Geoscience from Imperial College. This has proved invaluable to both corporate and institutional clients.

    Matt Cooper joined the team in December 2018. Prior to joining, Matt worked at UBS as an Associate Director in Oil Equity Research. Matt started his career at BP where he worked as a Geoscientist for 7 years. Matt has also worked at the UK’s Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy and has a Masters in Geology and Geophysics from Imperial College. 

    Prior to joining Peel Hunt, John Gilbert was an Associate Director at Macquarie as Specialist Energy Sales. John has been a specialist salesman in the Energy and Mining sectors for the last 12 years, working at specialist resources firms including FirstEnergy Capital, Libertas Capital and Fox-Davies Capital. John has a BSc in Economics & Sociology from the University of Bristol. John was ranked 3rd overall for UK SMID Specialist Sales, and ranked 1st in Oil & Gas specialist sales.

    The Oil & Gas team ranked 1st in the 2021, 2020, 2019 & 2018 Institutional Investor (Extel) Surveys.

    ANALYSTS

    Werner Riding
    +44 (0) 20 7418 8855
    werner.riding@peelhunt.com

    Matt Cooper
    +44 (0) 20 7418 8626
    matt.cooper@peelhunt.com

    SPECIALIST SALES

    John Gilbert
    +44 (0) 20 7847 4704
    john.gilbert@peelhunt.com

  • Real Estate

    Our Real Estate team is highly experienced and respected in the industry. The team enjoys a reputation for getting behind the numbers and helping to focus on what is really driving company performance. This reputation has been recognised at the 2021, 2020, 2019 & 2018 Institutional Investor (Extel) Surveys where the team ranked 1st.

    James Carswell joined Peel Hunt’s real estate research team in 2011. The team has ranked first in the Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey for four years in a row and James has been individually ranked 1st for Real Estate in the 2021, and 2nd in the 2020 & 2019 surveys. He studied mathematics and physics at the University of Durham where he graduated in 2009.

    Matthew Saperia joined Peel Hunt in 2017. Prior to joining Peel Hunt, Matthew was a partner at The Lazarus Partnership where he established their real estate research business. He has over 15 years of experience in researching UK and European public real estate companies, including roles at ABN AMRO, AEW, and Citigroup. Matthew has a Masters degree in Financial Economics from the University of St Andrews, and is a CFA charterholder. He was recently ranked #3 Top Stock Picker for the Real Estate category (United Kingdom and Ireland) in the 2020 Refinitiv StarMine Awards. Matthew was also ranked 4th for Real Estate in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey.

    Sebastian joined Peel Hunt in May 2017. Prior to working at Peel Hunt, Sebastian spent four years at Deloitte as a management consultant. 

    ANALYSTS

    James Carswell
    +44 (0) 20 7418 8903
    james.carswell@peelhunt.com

    Matthew Saperia
    +44 (0) 20 3597 8631
    matthew.saperia@peelhunt.com

    Sebastian Isola
    +44 (0) 20 3597 8683
    sebastian.isola@peelhunt.com

  • Renewable Energy, Cleantech & Sustainability

    The Renewable Energy, Cleantech & Sustainability team focuses on companies engaged in the commercialisation, mass deployment and operation of technologies and business models that provide solutions to the challenges presented by global warming and climate change.  The team ranked 2nd in the Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey in 2021.

    Nick has >20 years of experience analysing companies in renewable energy, cleantech, waste-to-value & circular economy, sustainable agriculture and water technology as a sector-specialist investment analyst, new business originator and market educator. He heads up Peel Hunt’s team in this space.

    Areas of focus include fuel cells (for stationary, mobility, rail, maritime and aerospace applications); hydrogen production, storage and distribution; wind, solar PV and geothermal renewable energy generation; wave and tidal energy; carbon capture, storage and usage technologies; energy storage technologies; decarbonised home heating and efficient building management; EV charging and hydrogen fuelling infrastructure; waste-to-energy / waste-to-value / circular economy recycling technologies; sustainable materials (e.g. non-fossil fuel replacements for plastics, concrete, combustible fuels, bio fuels, yarns for apparel manufacture); sustainable agriculture, vertical farms and forestry and water technologies (including drinking water purification technologies and industrial water remediation and reuse).

    Andrew joined Peel Hunt in 2001. He has experience of a number of sectors and particular expertise in Clean Energy. In the past, he has run equity Research teams at ABN Amro and Dresdner Kleinwort, where he was the number one rated individual analyst on France. He studied Economics at Exeter University.

    ANALYSTS

    Nick Walker
    +44 (0) 20 7847 4720
    nick.walker@peelhunt.com

    Andrew Shepherd-Barron
    +44 (0) 20 7418 8871
    andrew.shepherd-barron@peelhunt.com

  • Retail

    The retail team ranked 2nd in the Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey in 2021.

    John Stevenson joined Peel Hunt in 2008 having covered the General Retail sector for eight years at Charterhouse and Shore Capital. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with KPMG before working in the retail sector at Matalan. He has an Economics degree from Hull University. John ranked 1st in the Retail sector in the 2016 & 2019 Institutional Investor (Extel) Surveys, with the team no1 ranked over the four years from 2016-2019 and retaining the UK’s no1 team ranking in 2020. John was also named in the UK’s top 20 small & midcap analysts.  

    Jonathan Pritchard joined Peel Hunt in 2015 with over 20 years’ experience in research as a UK and European Retail Analyst. Prior to this, he was a Retail Analyst at Stifel for 10 years and has also worked at UBS Phillips and Drew and Morgan Stanley. Jonathan has a Philosophy, Politics and Economics degree from Oxford University. Jonathan ranked 1st in the Retail sector in the 2018 & 2017 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey.

    ANALYSTS

    John Stevenson
    +44 (0) 20 7418 8859
    john.stevenson@peelhunt.com

    Jonathan Pritchard
    +44 (0) 207 418 8815
    jonathan.pritchard@peelhunt.com

  • Support Services

    Peel Hunt has the broadest coverage in the support services sector. This helps the team understand the sectors key themes and provide clients with analysis of the sub-sectors and individual companies. 

    Andrew Nussey joined Peel Hunt in 2008 bringing more than 15 years of experience in Equity Research including Head of Support Services Research at Altium Securities and Deutsche Bank. He has been consistently highly ranked in investor surveys for a number of years. In the 2017 Extel Survey, Andrew was top ranked analyst in the UK Mid and Small cap market overall. Andrew holds a degree in Accounting from Aberdeen University.  

    Christopher Bamberry joined Peel Hunt in 2010. He previously spent 8 years as an Investment Director at Scottish Widows managing UK focused Small & Mid Cap funds and 3 years with Deutsche Bank where he was part of their Top 3 rated sector research team. In the 2020, 2017, 2016 & 2015 Extel Surveys, he ranked 3rd for Support Services. In the 2020 Extel Survey the Support Services team were ranked Second, maintaining their long term record. Chris read Law at Edinburgh University and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

    Henry Carver joined Peel Hunt in 2008, having previously worked as an analyst at Panmure Gordon. He now principally covers Electronics, Electrical Equipment, Industrial Engineers and Distributors. Henry holds a degree in Modern Languages from Bristol University. 

    Clyde Lewis joined the team in 2013 and is responsible for covering the builders' merchants. He has over 25 years’ experience as an equity analyst. He headed up the building team at both Citigroup and HSBC and has been consistently highly ranked in surveys. Clyde has ranked in the top 2 analysts in the sector in the 2017, 2016 & 2015 Extel Surveys. He has an Economics degree from Bath University.

    The team has consistently ranked highly in major investor surveys. In the 2020 & 2019 Extel Survey, our Support Services team ranked 2nd.

    ANALYSTS

    Christopher Bamberry
    +44 (0) 207 418 8835
    christopher.bamberry@peelhunt.com

    Andrew Nussey
    +44 (0) 20 7418 8826
    andrew.nussey@peelhunt.com

    Henry Carver
    +44 (0) 20 7418 8849
    henry.carver@peelhunt.com

    Clyde Lewis
    +44 (0) 20 7418 8949
    clyde.lewis@peelhunt.com

  • Technology

    The technology team has a deep understanding of all technology sectors and has long-standing relationships with many of the sector’s leading companies. The team ranked 2nd for Technology in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Surveys.

    Prior to joining Peel Hunt in 2017, Damindu Jayaweera worked at Jefferies in the European Technology Research team for 10 years, working on IPOs like Worldpay and Softcat. Damindu also co-founded Microimage, an award winning Asian HR SaaS company and sits on the board of Antyra, a digital marketing agency. He has a Physics degree from Imperial College, London, and an MBA from ESLSCA, Paris. Damindu is well known in the institutional investor community for his deep domain expertise across Software to Semis, global perspectives and his ability to unbundle complex topics such as Quantum Computing and Neural Networks. He ranked 2nd for Technology in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey.

    James Lockyer also joined the team in 2017, having previously worked at Jefferies in the European Media & Internet Equity Research team, and prior to this, James was at Sky as a Financial Analyst. James has a Master of Philosophy in Finance from the University of Cambridge and a Master of Mathematics. James was ranked 4th for Technology in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey and #1 Top Stock Picker for the Entertainment category (United Kingdom and Ireland) in the 2020 Refinitiv StarMine Awards.

    Oyvind Bjerke joined Peel Hunt in April 2019, previously working at Berenberg as a Thematics Equity Research Associate. Oyvind has an MSc in Behavioural Finance from the Warwick Business School. He founded an esports startup. 

    Micu Dulnoan joined the team in June 2021 from BlackRock’s Equity Index Investment Team, researching and projecting index changes for Portfolio Managers. Prior to this Micu worked in a number of roles primarily covering buy-side institutions in Account Management. Micu has a Masters in Commerce Accounting and Bachelor of Finance from the University of Adelaide. He has a unique skill-set in applying Machine Learning techniques for Data driven decision making.

    ANALYSTS

    Damindu Jayaweera
    +44 (0) 20 3597 8657
    damindu.jayaweera@peelhunt.com

    James Lockyer
    +44 (0) 20 7418 8940
    james.lockyer@peelhunt.com

    Oyvind Bjerke
    +44 (0) 20 7418 8951
    oyvind.bjerke@peelhunt.com

    Micu Dulnoan
    +44 (0) 20 7847 4703
    micu.dulnoan@peelhunt.com

  • Transport

    Alex Paterson CFA joined Peel Hunt in September 2019. Prior to joining, Alex worked at Investec as a Research Analyst primarily covering Transport stocks. Alex has more than 23 years’ experience in equity markets, a BSc degree from Bristol University in Economics and Economic History, in addition to being both a CFA Charterholder and AIIMR. Alex was ranked #1 Stock Picker for the Transport category (United Kingdom and Ireland) in the 2020 Refinitiv StarMine Awards.

    The team was ranked 1st in Transport in the 2021 Institutional Investor (Extel) Survey.

    ANALYSTS

    Alex Paterson CFA
    +44 (0) 207 418 8885
    alex.paterson@peelhunt.com

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