Theron de Ris, Founder & Portfolio Manager

Theron was formerly a senior research analyst at Indus Capital Partners where he also held consultant and client service roles. From 2000 – 2008 he was an executive director at Morgan Stanley in Milan and London where he ran the global equity institutional desk. Theron began his career at Goldman Sachs in Frankfurt in 1995, later moving to London. A Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA), he graduated magna cum laude from Middlebury College in 1995 with a degree in International Politics & Economics, and German.


John Pryce-Robertson, Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer John oversees non-investment related functions at the firm including compliance, IT and middle office. John began his career at Fisher Investments, in the firm’s client on-boarding team for retail pension clients. Prior to joining Eschler, John worked for Cognition Investment Partners as head of business development working across investor relations, business strategy and marketing. He holds a BSc degree in Genetics from The University of Manchester.



Matthew Anthony, Director of Business Development

Having completed an internship at Eschler in 2017, Matthew recently joined the team to develop our investor relations function and pipeline of prospective investors. Prior to Eschler, Matthew was an associate at Cetera Advisor Networks in Dallas, Texas USA and he has also worked as a financial representative at Northwestern Mutual in Austin, Texas. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Management – Finance, Cum Laude, from Franklin University Switzerland in Lugano, Switzerland.



Richard Rothwell, Non-Executive Advisor

Richard has managed assets at three of the largest institutional fund managers, including being a member of the global investment policy committees of two of these firms. In 2006, he established Stoneware Capital LLP to manage an offshore hedge fund, and has since expanded the firm to include establishing and managing funds in a variety of jurisdictions. Richard was formerly Chairman of CFA UK which entailed promoting the highest ethical standards and developing relationships with leaders across the profession. Richard advises Eschler on regulatory compliance.