If you want to have a better performance than the crowd, you must do things differently from the crowd.
— John Templeton

Abdulaziz A. Alnaim, CFA
Managing Partner

Abdulaziz is founder and Managing Partner at Mayar Capital. For the seven years prior to founding Mayar, Abdulaziz served as Chairman, CEO and Fund Manager at Yareem Ltd., an investment company which he managed using a disciplined value investing approach. He was also Chairman of Yareem Arabia, a multi-unit restaurant company based in Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia, for the years 2005 to 2011. Abdulaziz serves as a member of several advisory boards and boards of directors including Basic Chemical Industries (BCI AB), GIB Capital, the Saudi Association for Investment Professionals “Mostathmer”, the Annual Charity Run, and Dhahran Ahliya Schools.  Abdulaziz also served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Young Businessmen Council at Asharqia Chamber of Commerce during the 2010-2013 term and is a founding board member of Oqal angel investors network's Eastern Province chapter. Abdulaziz is a CFA charter-holder and is a member of CFA Society of the UK and CFA Society Saudi Arabia. He holds a BS in Management Science with a concentration in Finance and a minor in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

 

Aubrey Brocklebank
Senior Analyst


Aubrey Brocklebank joined Mayar in 2015 from Odey Asset Management, where he had worked for two years as an Analyst with coverage of Software and Chemicals on a global basis. Prior to that he served as a research analyst at Verdes Management and as an investment manager at James Brearly & Sons. Aubrey began his investing career at Rathbones in 2007 and has a first in Law and a masters in Competition Law from UCL. 

 

Philipp Orlik
Associate

Prior to joining Mayar, Philipp worked at the Wealth Management Division within Jefferies International in London. Prior to that he worked as a legal advisor at a family office and in the oil and gas industry. He previously ran his own company in Russia distributing HVAC systems. He holds an LLM in International Business Law from the Higher School of Economics in Moscow and an LLM in Financial Regulation and Compliance from BPP University in London.

 

Sophie Forsyth
Assistant

Prior to joining Mayar, Sophie worked in the market research sector for 12 years.  During this time she managed qualitative projects and accounts for global corporate clients across a range of industry sectors including financial, FMCG, automotive and pharmaceutical.  Alongside this, Sophie supported her Managing Director in an administrative and strategic capacity.  Prior to this, Sophie worked in the media industry for 8 years in both research and support roles.