An academic biochemist in the UK by trade but with a passion for investing. I got burned a little by tech stocks in the dotcom bubble and then spent the following 5 years reading a lot before jumping back into the market. Influenced heavily by Ben Graham's books but also Peter Lynch, Phil Fisher as well as Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger. Now I mainly buy-and-hold the stock of good quality companies and count myself as a dividend investor, although I'm not averse to investing in a good growth stock if I can acquire it cheaply.
I'm a self-directed investor who shares my experience in investing. I read, learn, and apply every day.
I write about value & dividend investing from the perspective of a Canadian. I invest in individual stocks on the US stock exchanges and the Toronto Stock Exchange.
As I write, I reflect on my own actions and results, which is an amazing exercise. I encourage individual investors who enjoy writing to try it.
I appreciate the work done by SA staff & authors and love the community that engages in meaningful discussions.