Our Guernsey Team

Learn more about us by meeting our Guernsey team.  MitonOptimal’s Guernsey team is highly focused and professional, delivering superior client services and investment results.

Investment Management Team

Scott Campbell

Scott Campbell

Group Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer
Scott is Managing Director of the MitonOptimal Group and the Chief Investment Officer. He commenced his career with AMP Group in New Zealand in 1989, then joined Appleton in 1996 and was appointed MD of Appleton International London in 2000. Scott achieved a five-star ranking and awards from Standard & Poor’s for the management of several of the Appleton range of offshore funds. In 2002 he set up what is now MitonOptimal Guernsey and now leads the development of MitonOptimal group of companies.

Sports are a passion for Scott, including golf, cycling, squash, tennis and - more watching than playing these days -rugby and cricket. That is when time is not taken up with the family activities and the small farm they have in the winelands.
Shaun McDade, MitonOptimal International (Guernsey)

Shaun McDade

Joint Managing Director (Guernsey) and Head of Portfolio Management (International)
Shaun has specialised in investment management since 1984 and has worked for a variety of Guernsey-based entities that include UK and international banks, stockbrokers and private trust companies, where he was responsible for private client, trust, captive insurance and institutional portfolios, including quoted funds. In October 2002 he co-founded an owner-managed asset management business that was later acquired by the MitonOptimal Group in 2012. Away from work, he is a golfer, traveller, scuba diver (in warm water!) and classic vehicle owner, enjoys food, wine and embarrassing his two grown-up kids.
Simon Sharrott, MitonOptimal International (Guernsey)

Simon Sharrott Chartered MCSI

Joint Managing Director (Guernsey), Portfolio Manager
Prior to joining MitonOptimal, Simon was a semi-professional rugby player in the UK. He joined the financial services sector (post university) and has previously worked for RBC (Guernsey) Ltd, Augentius Fund Administration Ltd and Morgan Stanley Smith Barney PTY Ltd (Sydney Office). Simon has been a member of the MitonOptimal CI Investment team (based in our Guernsey office) since 2012. He sits on both the Investment Management Committee (‘IMC’) and the Senior Management Committee for the Guernsey office. He is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investment and his principal role within MitonOptimal is as a Director and Portfolio Manager, servicing our international client base. His personal interests include playing rugby, skiing, food, travel and single malt whiskies.
Joanne Baynham - MitonOptimal South Africa

Joanne Baynham CA, CFA

Director, Head of Investment Strategy
Joanne is a Director of MitonOptimal South Africa (Pty) Ltd and Head of Investment Strategy. Joanne is a qualified Chartered Accountant (CA) and Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA®). Having spent 6 years with Appleton Asset Management, Joanne moved to Optimal Fund Management prior to the merger with Miton Investments. Based in Cape Town, she has lead responsibility for macroeconomic, asset allocation and fundamental research.

In my personal time, I enjoy spending time with my kids, travelling far and wide, drinking fine wines and uncovering those value bottles that wine snobs ignore. Gym bunny, to make up for those countless hours sitting at a desk.
Blair Campbell, MitonOptimal International (Guernsey)

Blair Campbell Chartered MCSI

Portfolio Manager (Guernsey)
New Zealander Blair joined the MitonOptimal CI Investment team in June 2010, prior to working at the Channel Island Stock Exchange as a Listings Analyst. Blair has a Business Degree, majoring in Finance, from the Massey University, New Zealand and He is a Chartered Member of the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investment. Blair is an avid rugby player and also appreciates good food and wine.


Sales Team

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Greg Easton

Director & International Sales
Greg has worked in the Isle of Man financial services industry since 1999 and has life assurance, banking, fiduciary, fund and investment experience.

Prior to being appointed by the MitonOptimal Group to initially establish the Isle of Man office, he worked for Scottish Provident (now part of RL360); Standard Bank; 3D Offshore Perspectives Ltd, a family run design, development and distribution business; and latterly Turnstone Group.

Greg is a member of the CFA Society of the UK and holds the CFA Level 4 Certificate in Investment Management. Greg is a member of the MitonOptimal International Investment Management Committee and is focused on client and intermediary relationships across the globe, including the Isle of Man, Guernsey, Jersey, South America, the Caribbean and Europe.

Greg is a father and a keen golfer in his spare time.


Administrative Team

Nicki Watson, MitonOptimal International

Nicki Watson

Finance Director & Group Head of Finance
Nicki has worked in the Finance Industry for over 25 years, commencing her career in Private Banking where she covered all aspects of banking and treasury operations. In 2001 she decided to take a change of direction and moved into accounting where she gained the status of Certified Accounting Technician. Nicki joined MitonOptimal in February 2010, where her role has now progressed to that of Finance Director When she is not dealing with the excitement of accounting, Nicki likes to run, completing five half marathons to date, although she has to confess to an appreciation of wine.
Sally McGoldrick, MitonOptimal International (Guernsey)

Sally Hockey

Investment Processing
Sally commenced her career in finance in 1987 and joined the company in 2004. The role entails maintaining accurate information within all portfolios, ensuring that all information is up to date and that the regular quarterly valuation reports and distribution are coordinated and sent out on a timely basis.

Her personal interests include playing the piano and keeping fit through the gym and killer exercise classes.
Sarah Wright, MitonOptimal International (Guernsey)

Sarah Wright

Company Secretary
Sarah has worked in the Finance Industry in Guernsey for over 25 years. She started her career in custody operations with Barings (Guernsey) Limited; she then moved into fund administration in 2008 and joined MitonOptimal in 2017, having provided administration, company secretarial and accounting services to the Company for five years prior to that. Sarah qualified as a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants in 2016.

In her spare time, Sarah spends time with her children, enjoys running and the occasional endurance walk.
Kirsty Savident, MitonOptimal International (Guernsey)

Kirsty Savident

Investment Processing
Kirsty joined MitonOptimal in February 2018, as an Investment Administrator. She brings with her three years’ experience in investment administration and is looking to further her career within the business. Her role involves helping the investment division with various aspects of investment administration process with the focus of being on the day to day administration of portfolio management as well as assisting with the due diligence process of recommended and proposed investments.

When Kirsty isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with her daughter making memories, power-boating and being outdoors.
Sara Boorer, MitonOptimal International (Guernsey)

Sara Boorer

Fund Accounting
Sara moved to Guernsey in 1991 and joined a trust company where she was employed as a bookkeeper. Sara's main duties since joining MitonOptimal CI in October 2007 involve the production of technical reports and data analysis, which encompass all areas of the business. Sara also assists with the fund accounting function.

In her spare time, Sara likes to be out in the garden and enjoys travelling in the UK.
Terry Thompson

Terry Thompson

Sales Management (SA Based)
Terry has worked in the financial services industry for more than 30 years. Her career began in 1981 with Barclays National Bank (now First National Bank), then onto Syfrets Limited in 1987 (now Nedgroup Investments). She fulfilled numerous functions, from the back office to sales support.

Terry joined MitonOptimal in South Africa during January 2007, as Sales Administrator, and is responsible for Sales Administration & Reporting, Broker support, General Operations & assists Marketing. She enjoys reading and spending time with family and friends.
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Kelly Abrahams

Admin Assistant (SA Based)
Kelly joined the financial industry in July 2011 as receptionist and Admin Assistant for MitonOptimal. She was later appointed as Junior Administrator which is her current role in the company. She enjoys watching movies and reading books. Kelly is hoping to expand her horizons in order to gain more experience across the company.


Marketing Team

Inneke Sauerman

Sarah Cowan

Group Head of Marketing
Sarah joined Miton Optimal in 2018 and has over 10 years’ experience working within marketing and advertising, specialising in the financial services industry. She holds a Bachelor of Business Science (Marketing) degree from the University of Cape Town.
Sarah started her career in London, working for a range of Asset Management and Private Wealth companies – New Star Asset Management, M&G and Cazenove Capital/Schroders. In 2016 Sarah relocated back to South Africa, taking up a role at Maitland Group in Cape Town.
Sarah is responsible for the group wide marketing strategy at Miton Optimal.



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Regulatory Information

MitonOptimal Portfolio Management (CI) Limited (Registration No. 36763) and MitonOptimal Guernsey Limited (Registration No. 40985) are licensed and regulated by the Guernsey Financial Services Commission under the Protection of Investors (Bailiwick of Guernsey) Law 1987, as amended.