Werner is Co-Head of Emerging Market Sovereign & FX at Ninety One. He is jointly responsible with Peter Eerdmans for all global emerging market sovereign debt strategies. Werner is also responsible for EEMEA research in the team. He moved to London from Cape Town where he was a fixed income quantitative analyst and managed the firm’s asset and liability matching book. Prior to joining the firm, Werner played professional rugby in concurrence with academic programmes. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Insurance Science from the University of Pretoria, a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) degree in Financial Economics from the University of Stellenbosch, and a Master of Science degree in Applied Statistics from Oxford University. In addition, Werner obtained the Society of Technical Analysts diploma and was awarded the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA®) designation from the CFA® Institute in 2006.