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Mr Michael Cowan

Fellow type Winston Churchill Benefactor
Year started 2010
Matriculation year 1970


Michael is Churchill alumnus having studied Engineering but with a subsequent career in Investment Management managing global and international equity portfolios. After experience with Rothschilds, Lazards and Morgan Stanley, Michael was a founder of Silchester International Investors in London in 1995. His primary role is to manage international equity portfolios for large US endowments, foundations, pension funds and private family offices. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.

Michael has been a member of the Investment Advisory Committee of the College since 1999, he has been involved with fund raising since 2009 and he is currently Chair of the Development Board.

College positions


College Investment Adviser