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

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Abdulaziz A. Alnaim, CFA
Managing Director

Abdulaziz is founder and Managing Director at Mayar Capital, a global investment management firm that serves institutions, family offices, and high net-worth individuals. 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. Abdulaziz serves as a member of several advisory boards and boards of directors including Basic Chemical Industries (BCI AB), GIB Capital, ATCO Group, the Saudi Association for Investment Professionals “Mostathmer”, and Dhahran Ahliya Schools.  He is also a member of the Milken Institute’s Young Leaders Circle.  Abdulaziz previously served as a member of the Executive Committee of the Young Businessmen Council at Asharqia Chamber of Commerce during the 2010-2013 term and was 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
Director, Senior Analyst & Assistant Portfolio Manager


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. 

 

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Marc Cox
Head of Investor Relations

Marc Cox joined Mayar Capital in 2018. Marc has over ten years’ experience as an investment sales professional, previously serving as a Product Specialist for the Global Equity platform at Insight Investment. He also spent six years as a Product Specialist in the Emerging Market equities team at BlackRock. Marc began his career in Financial Services at BNY Mellon in 2001 and has a BSc in International Relations from the London School of Economics.

 

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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.  

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Ibrahim Al-Matrood
Research Intern

Ibrahim is currently a second year Business Management student at King's College, London with a deep interest in financial markets and the value investing school of thought in particular. Prior to joining Mayar Capital in late 2016 as an intern Research Analyst, he founded an automotive brokerage company specializing in the sale of collector cars. Today, he is looking to expand his financial knowledge base and is seeking to specialize in the field of investment management.