Kathy Davey is Head of Equity Research at Ashburton Investments. Kathy joined Ashburton Investments in South Africa in February 2013 as an Equity Research Analyst for the African Equity Opportunities Fund. She began her career as an equity research analyst covering listed Pan-European Retail stocks at Bear Stearns International in the UK in 2007. She subsequently moved with her team to Cenkos Securities, where she continued to cover the Retail sector from London. In 2010, Kathy moved back to South Africa, where she joined Absa Capital/Barclays to cover the South African listed retail sector. She has a Bachelor of Commerce (IT and Accounting) degree from The University of the Witwatersrand, a Masters of Professional Accounting degree from the University of Southern Queensland, and is a CFA charter holder.