Mark Slater co-founded Slater Investments in 1994 with Ralph Baber and is Chairman and Chief Investment Officer of Slater Investments. The company manages a hedge fund, four unit trusts and portfolios for pension schemes, charities and high net worth individuals. In recent years, the company’s growth and income strategies have won numerous awards for excellent performance. Mark has received top ratings from several well-known rating agencies and in 2014 was awarded Fund Manager of the Year by City A.M and more recently in 2016, was voted No 1 by TD Direct Investing in their “Best of British” Fund Managers campaign.
Prior to founding Slater Investments, Mark worked as a financial journalist with Analyst plc and Investor’s Chronicle. In 1992 he helped research and edit a best-selling investment book “The Zulu Principle” for his father, Jim Slater, which focuses on identifying small to medium-sized growth companies. During his career, Mark has served on the boards of four public companies in which he has been a substantial shareholder. Mark has an MA in History from Cambridge University.