Fund Manager Biographies

More information on the experience and track record of our fund managers.

James Mahon - CEO and Joint Chief Investment Officer

He was instrumental in the establishment of Church House Investment Management in 1999 and brings many years of experience to his role. He became a member of the London Stock Exchange in 1980 and has held a number of senior posts including being a partner in stockbrokers Galloway & Pearson, a director of Hoare Govett and Managing Director of Archdale Securities.  James is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.

James has co-managed Tenax with Jeremy Wharton since 2007, UK Equity Growth since 2000 and Esk Global Equity from 2009.

Jeremy Wharton - Joint Chief Investment Officer

He had a 14 year career in the City during which he worked in the Gilt market and co-founded an independent Gilt broker. He then spent 5 years as a professional investor in derivatives, trading a global macro derivatives book. He is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and holds Financial Express Alpha Manager status.

Jerry has managed our Investment Grade Fixed Interest Fund since 2004 and has co-managed Tenax with James Mahon since inception of the fund in 2007.

Carol Hooper - Director

Carol has been with Church House since 1999 having previously worked for Battens Solicitors. She is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and having previously being exclusively responsible for managing private client portfolios, she now also manages our Balanced Equity Income Fund.

Jeroen Bos - Investment Director

Jeroen has worked in the City for more than 25 years and most recently for Seilern Investment Management Ltd. He was a director of Panmure Gordon & Co. Ltd from 1989 to 1999. He holds a diploma in Economics from Sussex University and is a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment. He has managed our Deep Value Investment Fund since 2012 and before that its predecessor from 2003.

Rory Campbell-Lamerton - Fund Manager

Rory joined Church House in September 2012, after graduting from Newcastle University with a BA Hons in Modern languages (French & Spanish). Sitting on the firm’s Investment Committee, Rory is primarily focused on global equity investment, co-managing the Church House UK Equity Growth Fund with James Mahon and Fred Mahon, as well as working alongside Jeremy Wharton on the Fixed Income side.

He holds the CISI Certificate in Private Client Investment Advice & Management, the Investment Management Certificate and in 2018 he was named in Citywire’s Top 30 Under 30, class of rising stars in the asset management industry.   

Fred Mahon - Fund Manager

Fred joined Church House in September 2019 as co-manager of the Church House UK Equity Growth Fund. Previously, Fred worked at JM Finn where he was manager of JM Finn’s multi-asset portfolios. Fred’s primary focus is on UK equities.

Fred studied History at the University of St Andrews and is a CFA Charterholder.