Core Investment Team

The team who actively manage your investments

Robert Jeffree

Chief Investment Officer

Robert joined Omnis in 2020 having begun his career at HSBC Asset Management’s in 1995. He initially joined as an investment analyst before training as a fund manager on the European equities desk. After 3 years at HSBC, he moved to McKinsey as an investment management consultant. In 2004 he joined New Star Asset Management as a fund manager for their Multi Asset and Asia portfolios.

Colin Gellatly

Chief Investment Strategist

Colin began his career in investment management in 2001, joining Omnis in 2013. He is focused on global tactical asset allocation, informed by in-depth market analysis and his background in macroeconomics. Colin also brings his experience to bear in fund manager selection and proposition development.

Sonya Dilova

Deputy Chief Investment Officer

Sonya joined Omnis in 2022 bringing with her 20 years of experience in the financial markets, having worked for the UK-based Colombia Threadneedle, Fitch Ratings and SocGen. She brings in a great breadth of international experience having worked at the Foreign Investment Agency in Bulgaria as well as her PhD on emerging markets banks. As a certified executive coach, Sonya is passionate about cultivating female leadership roles and has leadership roles herself in culture and diversity projects. As Deputy Chief Investment Officer, Sonya will be involved in all aspects of Omnis’ investment process, including our approach to sustainability.

Hannah Evans

Head of Manager Research

Hannah joined Omnis in 2022 having begun her career at a UK actuarial consultancy, Lane Clark and Peacock, LLP. Hannah has nearly 20 years’ experience in investment manager research and more recently worked at Russell Investments evaluating and identifying investments strategies that offer the optimal risk and reward characteristics for clients. At Omnis she will lead our work on selecting and monitoring the investment managers of the Omnis funds.

Rohit Vaswani

Client Portfolio Manager

Rohit has over 13 years’ experience in financial services, in a variety of roles. He began his career at Fidelity International, working with investors globally to provide investment solutions and more recently worked with fund managers and fund buyers at Portfolio Adviser, a leading UK-based investment publication.

Jake Bloom

Investment Analyst

Jake joined Omnis Investments in 2022 from J O Hambro Capital Management, with a focus on research and fund analysis. Jake undertakes risk analysis for our funds and portfolios and assists the wider team in the investment manager oversight.

Paul Freedman

Investment Analyst

Paul has over 18 years’ experience in investment management. Prior to joining Omnis, Paul was an Investment Analyst at the East Sussex Pension Fund and has previously worked at Beaufort, Barings and Citigroup. He has a strong understanding of investment selection across different asset classes. As an Investment Analyst, he is focused on analysing investments, and involved in the selection and reviewing of the investment managers for the Omnis fund range.