The Petroleum Economist Kuwait Energy Strategy Forum

Tim Guinness

Founder and Chief Investment Officer

Guinness Asset Management


Tim Guinness is the founder and chief investment officer of Guinness Asset Management and Guinness Atkinson Asset Management. He has over 35 years’ investment experience. He founded Guinness Flight Global Asset Management Ltd in 1987 and was chief executive officer (or joint chief executive officer) from 1987 to 1999 and a portfolio manager of the Global Equity Fund. After Investec acquired Guinness Flight in 1998, he was chairman of the company during the transition into Investec, as well as lead manager of the Investec global energy fund. Under his management, the fund grew from $3m in 1998 to $2bn in 2008. In 2003 he left Investec to set up Guinness Asset Management, which was appointed the outsourced manager of Investec global energy fund. Tim graduated from Cambridge University with a degree in engineering. He then completed a masters degree in management science at the Sloan School M.I.T. in the United States. Tim is co-manager of the Guinness global energy fund and the Guinness global money managers fund. Tim has been writing about supply and demand in the energy world for 15 years and the Guinness monthly energy manager's update has been produced continuously for the last 14 years and attempts to give its readers as clearer view as is possible of the energy commodity price outlook in the coming months.


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Tue 26 Jan 2016

Sheraton Hotel Kuwait, Kuwait City