The Award for Outstanding Contribution to Finance was established in 2015 to mark the fund’s 5th anniversary. The award seeks to acknowledge the achievements of a business leader or academic who has inspired and contributed to the education of our fund’s membership. As a recipient of this award, we acknowledge the phenomenal work they have done in their specialist area, and their decision to make this work public, for the enjoyment and learning of students across the globe. The Trinity Student Managed Fund has been an example for student investment funds across the UK and Ireland. In accepting this award, they acknowledge the importance of students in the future of the world economy.
Burton Malkiel - Wednesday, February 5th
On February 5th, Trinity SMF had the honour of Burton Malkiel visiting as part of our annual Speaker Series and presenting him with the Outstanding Contribution to Finance Award.
Burton Malkiel is an American economist and writer, most famous for his book ‘A Random Walk Down Wall Street’. Regarded as one of the most influential books in the history of the field of investment management, over 1.5 million copies have been sold and it has been translated into 9 languages.
It was a great privilege to hear about his belief in the efficient market hypothesis and how passive investing is outperforming active investing.
Jim Rogers - Wednesday, November 20th
On November 20th, Trinity SMF had the honour of Jim Rogers visiting as part of our annual Speaker Series and presenting him with the Outstanding Contribution to Finance Award.
Jim Rogers is a Singapore based business magnate of American origin. Regarded by the business world as a brilliant investor, Rogers is also an author and financial commentator. He co-founded the global investment partnership, Quantum Fund, created the Rogers International Commodities Index (RICI), and is the Chairman of Rogers Holdings and Beeland Interests, Inc.
It was a great privilege to hear about his world travels, the potential for investment in the Korean Peninsula and his past investment experiences.
Bill Browder - Monday, September 23rd
On September 23rd, Trinity SMF had the honour of Bill Browder visiting as part of our annual Speaker Series and presenting him with the Outstanding Contribution to Finance Award.
Bill Browder is the founder and CEO of Hermitage Capital Management, which was the investment adviser to the largest foreign investment fund in Russia until 2005, when Bill was denied entry to the country and declared a “threat to national security” as a result of his battle against corporate corruption.
It was a great privilege to hear about his fight against corruption and the violation of human rights to ensure justice prevails for Sergei Magnitsky.