Rhett Kessler is the founder and fund manager of the Pengana Australian Equities Fund (PAEF), an equities unit trust with $1.2 billion of funds under management. He trained as a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Financial analyst in South Africa before emigrating to Australia in 1996. Rhett has 25 years of experience as an equities analyst and fund manager in both countries.
Rhett is currently an active member of the JCA Investment Committee. This role, together with his full time job of managing the PAEF assets and investment team, supplements his main interests of enjoying his family life with Tracey and his four children while also being an avid mountain biker.