A little about our Management TeamA little about our Management Team

Andrew della Casa

Andrew della Casa
Director

Andrew della Casa is a Director of The Wine Investment Fund.

An Oxford University law graduate with over 30 years in the financial sector, Andrew joined Deloitte Haskins & Sells prior to moving to Samuel Montagu and later to Midland Montagu, where he held increasingly senior roles in banking, capital markets and investment management.

In 1993 Andrew established the European investment management arm of American Phoenix prior to founding Alladdin in 1997 (a digital payment processing provider). Andrew is an adviser and investor in agribusinesses in Latin America and holds or has held directorships in a number of investment funds and European pension fund and fund management companies.

Andrew co-founded The Wine Investment Fund in 2003, The Wine Enterprise Investment Scheme in 2012 and is a founding director of the Fund's and the Scheme's manager, Anpero Capital Limited.

Rodney Birrell

Rodney Birrell
Director

Rodney Birrell is a Director of The Wine Investment Fund.

Rodney has an Arts degree in economics from Queen's University as well as two law degrees from McGill University, practised corporate and finance law in Bermuda for five years from 1988 and has, since 1993, been Managing Director of Bristol Limited, an asset management company.

Rodney holds or has held directorships in a number of international companies including Inter-Ocean Re-insurance Company and DHL Worldwide Limited and investment funds including funds organised by Macquarie Bank.

Rodney co-founded the Wine Investment Fund in 2003, The Wine Enterprise Investment Scheme in 2012 and is a founding director of the Fund's and the Scheme's manager, Anpero Capital Limited.

William Grey

William Grey
Investment Manager

William Grey is an Investment Manager for The Wine Investment Fund.

With over 20 years in the wine business, including as a shareholder and head of trading at John Armit Wines and before that broking at Fine and Rare Wines, William has the most extensive experience in maximising opportunities offered by fine wine as an asset class.

William has a great wealth of knowledge both as a trader and as a conduit to some of the finest investment grade chateaux in Bordeaux.

William may be contacted on +44 (0)20 7478 0903 and
wg@wineinvestmentfund.com

Sam Knight

Sam Knight
Investment Manager

Sam Knight is an Investment Manager for The Wine Investment Fund.

Sam, an Econometrics and Operations Research graduate from the University of Groningen, previously worked for Liv-ex, the global marketplace for professional buyers and sellers of fine wine, where he was a Data Analyst building and developing business and market intelligence tools in addition to producing reports to help maximise trading opportunities and analysing patterns in user behaviour and market price developments. Sam obtained the Wine and Spirit Education Trust (WSET) Advanced Award in Wines in 2016 and is often quoted in the financial press and leading industry publications.

Sam may be contacted on +44 (0)20 7478 0904 and
sk@wineinvestmentfund.com

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