Colin Twiggs is a director of The Patient Investor Pty Ltd, an Authorised Representative (no. 1256439) of MoneySherpa Pty Limited which holds Australian Financial Services Licence No. 451289. An investment manager and former investment banker, he specializes in managing stocks and managed fund investments for high net-worth investors.
Born in Durban, South Africa in 1958, Colin has over 30 years’ experience in finance and investment. Having qualified as a chartered accountant at KPMG, he joined trust company Metboard and international investment bank Investec in South Africa, where he filled senior roles in finance, property and investment banking.
Colin moved to Australia in 1998 to concentrate full-time on trading and investment, where he completed a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance & Investment with the Securities Institute of Australia. He is also a member of Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CAANZ) and the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA).
Colin also co-founded Incredible Charts and writes the popular Trading Diary newsletter with more than 140,000 subscribers. His specialty is blending fundamental analysis of the global economy with fundamental and technical analysis of stocks and securities. He focuses on interest rates and bank credit as key drivers of the economic cycle and warned of the 2008/2009 bear market as early as January 2007.
Colin and his wife Gaye live in SE Queensland, where he is involved in surf lifesaving and open water swimming. He is also a keen golfer and member of Southport Golf Club.