Colin Twiggs is a director of The Patient Investor Pty Ltd. Formerly an Authorised Representative of MoneySherpa Pty Limited, The Patient Investor no longer offers model portfolios and financial advice to investors, specializing in macro analysis and secular trends affecting major asset classes.
Colin is also a director and co-founder of PVT Capital Pty Ltd (AFSL no. 546090) where he manages securities investments for high net-worth investors.
Born in Durban, South Africa, Colin has more than 30 years’ experience in finance and investment. Having qualified as a chartered accountant at KPMG, he joined trust company Metboard and international bank Investec in South Africa, where he filled senior roles in finance, property and investment banking.
Having moved to Australia in 1998 to concentrate full-time on trading and investment, Colin completed a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance & Investment with the Securities Institute of Australia.
He also co-founded Incredible Charts and writes the popular Trading Diary newsletter with more than 110,000 subscribers. His specialty is blending fundamental analysis of the global economy with both fundamental and technical analysis of stocks and securities. Colin focuses on interest rates and financial market liquidity 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, open water swimming and enjoys an occasional game of golf.