Robert Stephens is an Equity Analyst by trade and a passionate private investor. He has been buying and selling shares for many years and owns a wide range of UK shares. He has written for Citywire and The Motley Fool US and now runs his own business where he focuses on improving his chances of retiring early! Outside of investing he is a keen swimmer, enjoys socialising and going on holiday.
Mark Howitt is a long-term buy-and-hold investor who has been buying and selling shares for a number of years. He is particularly interested in the banking, energy and telecoms sectors, but also holds stocks in a variety of other industries.
After graduating from Cambridge, Mark Finniear worked in Japan and then in the City before becoming a translator (French, German and Dutch). Over the last 10 years, he has developed an investment portfolio focused on income. Roughly 50% of his investments are in equities (including investment trusts) and around 50% are in fixed interest (retail bonds and preference shares).