Rob Burnett
Fund Manager

Rob Burnett

Rob manages Lightman’s funds, having run European equity portfolios since 2005. Before founding Lightman in 2019, he worked at Neptune Investment Management, where he managed the European Opportunities Fund from 2005 to 2018. He was also head of analysis of the global financials sector, specialising in researching banks. Prior to running the European Opportunities Fund Rob managed the Neptune Japan Opportunities Fund. He studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics at Oxford.
Luis Barreiro
Investment Analyst

Luis Barreiro

Luis performs quantitative analysis for the Lightman funds. He began his professional career in 2005 in the equities division of Credit Suisse in London. In 2008 he returned to his native Madrid where he continued to work in equities, shifting his focus from fundamentals to quantitative analysis of markets. He has worked purely on quantitative analysis since 2012. Luis graduated with a degree in Business Administration with a specialisation in Finance at CUNEF University.
Sumit Mittal
Investment Analyst and COO

Sumit Mittal CFA, FRM

Sumit oversees operations and compliance at Lightman and provides quantitative ESG analysis for the funds. He worked at the Financial Conduct Authority from 2013 to 2017 as a Technical Specialist within Investment Management. Prior to his regulatory work he worked as an ESG Investment Analyst for First Climate. He has completed the CFA and the FRM programmes. Sumit also holds an MBA from the Saïd Business School at Oxford and an Engineering degree from India.
Phil Horton
Sales Director

Phil Horton

Phil leads Lightman’s client relationships and business development to professional fund selectors. He spent nine years working alongside Rob, managing a range of clients at Neptune Investment Management. He initially looked after nationals and networks, before moving into discretionary sales covering London and the South East, taking on the position of Head of Discretionary Sales.

ph@lightmanfunds.com
+44 (0)20 3667 3425