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Simon Proudman

General Information

Name:
Simon Proudman
Fool Since:
February 18 2001
Aliases:
Concordski (1/20/2018)
Where I Live:
Sydney
Where I Grew Up:
Sydney
Gender:
Male

Investing Basics

Investing Experience:
High
Risk Tolerance:
High
Investing Style:
Long-Term Buy to Hold
Portfolio Size:
Large (12 or more Stocks)
Types of Investments:
Growth, with dividends where possible. I am a serial traveller, which helps influence my portfolio particularly with regards to emerging markets where I spend more time than is good for my waistline. And airports, combining my love of travel, lounges, and near monopolies.
Stocks I Own:
MSFT, GOOG, PYPL,V, EBAY, PFE, CTRIP, ATVI, DPS, MDLZ, CCL, TENCENT, BEIJING AIRPORT, BEXIMCO PHARMA (Bangladesh) ASX: SYD, ASX: SOL, ASX: AIA, ASX: BTT, ASX: NSR, ASX: TLS, ASX: WES, ASX: WPL

Investing Favorites

Stocks:
Disruptive and Emerging Markets.
Industries:
Technology, Pharma, Airports.
Books:
Technology, Travel, Music, Biography.

Investing Expertise

My Area of Expertise:
Technology, Pharma, Airports, FMCG, Travel industry
Greatest Investment:
Doing a History Degree in London. Not just for learning critical analysis but for the nightlife.
Worst Investment:
A vineyard. Great wine, but better to drink it than be a farmer with the risks that entails.
Money I Manage:
Family portfolio

Education And Work Information

School(s) Attended
Kingston Uni and UWE Bristol. UK
Former Jobs
IBM, ThreatMetrix, APC, Greenpeace, Langtons Wine, New Musical Express, Air Vanuatu

Interests

Personal Quote:
"Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it" George Santayana
My Interests:
Wine, Cricket, Punk Music, Travel, Homebrewing, and Investing
Person(s) I'd Like To Meet:
Nelson Mandela.
Favorite Restaurants or Foods:
Indian, Thai, Mexican. Keep it spicy.
Favorite Vacation Spots:
Vanuatu and Turkmenistan.
Favorite Movies:
Touching the Void, Alive, The Big Lebowski.
Favorite Board Games:
Generals (Filipino Original).
Favorite Video Games:
Battlefield 1, Halo, GTA 5, FSX.
Favorite Music or Musicians:
The only band that mattered, The Clash.
Great Books Read Recently:
Turkmenistan Travel Guide.
Book Currently Reading:
Samoa Travel Guide. Will be reading it until I finish writing it.