Ned joined the company in 2015 and manages the Merian Gold & Silver Fund. He is a well-known figure in the world of gold and silver investing, having over 17 years’ investment experience. He joined from Quilter Cheviot, having founded a dedicated precious metals fund for Cheviot Asset Management in January 2009, investing in gold, silver and the underlying equities. He previously worked for Smith & Williamson. Ned has a BA (Hons) in Spanish from the University of Bristol.