Duane is a portfolio manager in Ninety One’s Quality team and heads the South African Quality business. He is a co-portfolio manager of the Cautious Managed Strategy. He is also responsible for analysing South African stocks. As part of the broader global Quality team, he researches global stocks. Prior to joining the firm he was Head of SA Equities at Coronation Fund Managers. He also managed absolute return strategies, including co-portfolio management of the Coronation Balanced Defensive Fund. Before that he was a manager in the Transaction Advisory Services division of Ernst & Young in New York, involved primarily in financial due diligence advisory services re mergers and acquisitions. Duane has a Bachelor of Commerce Honours (Accounting) from the University of Natal. He is a Chartered Account and member of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants and is a CFA® charterholder.