Alexander Whight, Portfolio Manager
Alexander is a Portfolio Manager in the Global Equities team. Prior to joining Milford in 2020, Alexander was a Portfolio Manager and foundational member of the global equities team at AustralianSuper, which managed >$10bn invested in international shares. Alexander also spent 5 years at J.P. Morgan Cazenove in London covering European Industrial stocks, and began his investment career in Sydney in 2004 with Tyndall Investment Management.
He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from The University of Sydney and a Master’s in Applied Finance & Investment from the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.
Alexander is based in Milford’s Sydney office.
Stephen Johnston, Portfolio Manager
Stephen is the Portfolio Manager of the Aggressive Funds (KiwiSaver and Investment Funds) and Co-Manager of the Milford Global Equity Fund. He has over 20 years of investment experience across global financial markets and different asset classes. Prior to joining Milford in 2013, Stephen was a partner at London based Adelante Asset Management where he was a Senior Portfolio Manager, managing an Emerging Market Equity Fund. Prior to Adelante, Stephen was a Portfolio Manager in London at Threadneedle Investments and Convivo Capital Management, managing various Emerging Market Funds.
Stephen holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Otago and was admitted to the Bar as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand in 1995.