General Information

Name:
Matt Smith
Fool Since:
December 8 2011
Aliases:
MattRiskOffSmith (4/26/2013)
Gender:
Male

Investing Basics

Investing Experience:
High
Risk Tolerance:
High
Investing Style:
Long-Term Buy to Hold
Portfolio Size:
Large (12 or more Stocks)
Types of Investments:
I am focused on identifying investment opportunities in resources, with a specific focus on emerging markets in Latin America.

Investing Favorites

Industries:
Banking and Finance, Oil and Gas, Gold, Silver and other precious metals mining.

Investing Expertise

My Area of Expertise:
Oil and gas exploration and production

Education And Work Information

School(s) Attended
University of Sydney, University of New South Wales, Securities Institute of Australia.

Interests

Favorite Restaurants or Foods:
Japanese, Korean, Peruvian, Parilla and Seafood.
Favorite Vacation Spots:
San Rafael Colombia.
Favorite Sports or Teams:
Rugby, Boxing and Soccer.
Favorite Movies:
Shawshank Redemption.
Book Currently Reading:
The Fall by Camus.

My Industry Experience and Qualifications

Former funds management and investment professional. I have over 14 years experience in the investment management industry with a focus on risk management. I currently hold a Master of Business Law, Graduate Diploma of Finance and Securities Law, Gradute Certificate of Financial Advising, Master of International Relations and a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Political Science and Political Economy. I am also a former licensed and accredited financial advisor.

How I Invest

I take a bottom up approach focusing on a companies fundamentals and then applying a thematic macro-economic overlay.