Phil Oakley is an investment analyst and private investor. He works for Ionic Information, the makers of the market-leading ShareScope and SharePad software for private investors.
Phil spent 13 years as a professional investment analyst, with ten years working for fund managers and stockbrokers in the City. He left the City in 2009 and began writing educational articles for private investors. He was senior investment writer for MoneyWeek for three years before starting his current role.
He holds the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investment Diploma and the Certificate in Private Client Investment Advice and Management.
Phil lives in Essex with his wife and two children. You can read more of his writing at www.sharescope.co.uk/philoakley