Sarah-Jane Alexander

Portfolio Manager

I manage assets within the Coronation Houseview Equity Strategy and co-manage Coronation’s Houseview Balanced Strategies. My research responsibilities range across the food producers and hospital stocks, among others. I joined Coronation in 2008 as an equity analyst and have 16 years’ investment experience.

What do you like about working in Coronation’s investment team?

The robustness of the debate and the smart people having it. The generalist model makes for lots of strong, well informed views on any topic and the flat structure encourages it. In addition to this, everybody tends to have a good sense of humour.

Everybody tends to have a good sense of humour.

Which subject or qualification has been the most useful in your investment career?

An enquiring mind supported by numerical skills. Speed reading helps!

Being a mom and an investment professional must have its challenges. How do you make it work?

A brilliant team of husband, grandparents, nannies, uber drivers and living very close to my children’s school so that they can walk everywhere.

What 3 qualities do you feel a successful investment professional needs to have?

A hunger for knowledge, an ability to translate huge amounts of data into investable ideas and keep questioning and testing one's assumptions.


Career journeys at Coronation

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    It’s an amazing experience being provided with opportunities to showcase your skills in various environments.

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  • We are a team of teams and we work as such.

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    When given the opportunity to do more, embrace it.

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  • Coronation is a high performance company that is built on teamwork and I have felt like a valuable team member from day one.

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    I am surrounded by intelligent people, who are constantly challenging and debating ideas.

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  • I love that I get to be part of a company that is inclusive and is changing the narrative around investing.

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    While we may have differences in responsibility, ultimately each individual at Coronation understands that they are part of a greater team.

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