Francis Brooke and Hugo Ure co-manage the Company.
Francis Brooke graduated from Edinburgh University in 1986, following which he worked at Kleinwort Benson Securities and Foreign & Colonial Management Ltd, where he was appointed Director in 1995. From 1997 to 2004 he worked for Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (formerly Mercury Asset Management) as a Director, and managed over £1.5 billion of UK Equities. In 2004 he left to join Troy Asset Management where he manages the Troy Income & Growth Trust and the Trojan Income Fund.
Hugo Ure graduated from Oxford University in 1999, following which he spent five years in the British Army serving with the Scots Guards. In 2004 he left to join Kleinwort Benson where, after a short period in portfolio management, he focused on equity analysis until his move to Troy in January 2009. Hugo is a CFA charterholder.