Meet The Analysts
Scott Klimo CFA
Director of Research
Scott Klimo, Director of Research, joined Saturna Capital in May 2012. He received his BA in Asian Studies from Hamilton College in Clinton, NY and also attended the Chinese University of Hong Kong and the Mandarin Training Center in Taipei, Taiwan. Mr. Klimo has over 20 years experience in the financial industry with the first several years of his career spent living and working in a variety of Asian countries and the past 10 years working as a senior analyst, research director and portfolio manager covering global equities. Mr. Klimo is a chartered financial analyst (CFA) charterholder and holds a Private Pilot (FAA) license. He is a supporter of various environmental organizations and served for several years on the Board of Directors of the Marin County Bicycle Coalition.
Peter Nielsen CFA, MBA
Senior Investment Analyst — Energy, Healthcare, Financials
Originally from British Columbia, Mr. Nielsen graduated from Trinity Western University with a degree in Business Administration and earned an MBA from Simon Fraser University. A Chartered Financial Analyst® charterholder, Mr. Nielsen worked for BC Investment Management Corporation and Aquilini Investments before coming to Bellingham. He is also portfolio manager for the Sextant Core Fund (SCORX).
Paul Meeks CFA, MBA
Senior Analyst, Director of Institutional Investing
Paul Meeks, Senior Analyst and Director of Institutional Investing, joined Saturna Capital in May 2012. He graduated from Williams College in 1985 and earned an MBA from Kellogg School of Management in 1992. He has held various positions in institutional marketing, investment research, and equity portfolio management, including leadership roles as portfolio manager and managing director at Merrill Lynch Investment Managers, where he started and managed six portfolios with a total $7 billion in assets. Mr. Meeks has been a regular contributor to the financial media (print, television, and radio).
Bryce Fegley CFA
Bryce Fegley, Investment Analyst, joined Saturna Capital in 2001 and worked in brokerage/trading and later as an investment analyst. Beginning in 2010, he spent two years as President of our Malaysian subsidiary, Saturna Sdn Bhd, directing its research and fund management operations. In 2012 he returned to Saturna Capital headquarters. Prior to joining Saturna, Mr. Fegley worked in brokerage operations in Seattle from 1997-2000. Originally from upstate New York, he studied at the University of Colorado at Boulder earning his BA in English Literature. He is also a portfolio manager for the Sextant Global High Income Fund (SGHIX).
John Scott CFA
John Scott, Investment Analyst, joined Saturna Capital in December 2009. Prior to joining the firm, he worked at Morgan Stanley Smith Barney in Orange County, California and Hyundai Securities in Seoul, S. Korea. Mr. Scott earned a BA in Business with emphasis in Finance from University of Washington and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charterholder. He enjoys snowboarding and has spent extensive amount of time traveling overseas. He is also a portfolio manager for the Sextant Global High Income Fund (SGHIX).
Tyler Howard MBA
Tyler Howard, Junior Analyst, joined Saturna Capital in June 2012. He earned his MBA from Western Washington University and his BS in Business Administration from California State University of Monterey Bay. Prior to joining Saturna, he worked for five years as a Research Associate and Consultant at a small-cap, value-oriented wealth manager.
Mohammad Amir bin Mokhtar
Mohammad Amir Mokhtar, Investment Analyst, joined Saturna Sdn Bhd in October 2012. Born in 1981 in Kuala Lumpur, Mr. Mokhtar received his degree from the University of East London: BA (hons) in Accounting and Finance majoring in Finance and Investment. He began his career as an analyst in SJ Asset Management Sdn. Bhd. in 2006, doing research on the Asia Pac ex-Japan market. He has also worked at Apex Investment Services Berhad as a Fund Manager, managing unit trust funds for both Islamic and non-Islamic funds, and at RHB Islamic Asset Management Sdn Bhd managing private mandates and unit trusts funds in equities as well as fixed income.
Neoh Boon Sing
Neoh Boon Sing, Equity Analyst, joined Saturna Sdn Bhd in April 2012. He holds a Bachelor of Actuarial Science degree from National University of Malaysia and he is a Level 1 CFA candidate. He has more than 4 years of experience in conducting equity research in Malaysia and Singapore markets, specializing in plantation, consumer, and REITs sectors.