Tamryn Lamb

Tamryn Lamb

Tamryn is head of retail distribution and Orbis client servicing. She joined Orbis in London in 2006 as an investment analyst, moving on to the Orbis Investment Counsellor Group in 2010 to focus on clients. She relocated to Cape Town in 2012, joining institutional client services. After a few years of jointly heading that team, she assumed responsibility for retail distribution in 2018. Tamryn completed her BBusSc degree at UCT and is a qualified CA (SA) and Chartered Financial Analyst.

Articles by Tamryn Lamb

Offshore investing

Adopt a global mind-set for long-term investment success

By Tamryn Lamb and Earl van Zyl on 15 Jun 2018

South African investors are fixated on the rand exchange rate, so much so that our currency movements act as a barometer of our nation’s mood: when the rand ...

Personal investing

Investment Summit brings together 10 of world’s top investment experts

By Tamryn Lamb on 08 Jun 2018

The Allan Gray Investment Summit will bring together over 3000 investors who will gather to listen to investment experts from around the world.  From where t...

Offshore investing

Q&A: Orbis Global Equity Fund

By Tamryn Lamb on 09 Feb 2018

What are the names of the managers of the Orbis Global Equity Fund and where are they based...

Offshore investing

Will traditional car manufacturers be driven off the road by their electric counterparts?

By Tamryn Lamb on 01 Dec 2017

Investors in general are pessimistic about the autos sector. They are worried about earnings declines and the growth of electric cars, produced by the likes ...

Offshore investing

Key buckets of opportunities

By Tamryn Lamb on 29 Jun 2017

In our search for undervalued assets we have found companies that fit into five categories...

Offshore investing

Should you invest offshore at R15/US$?

By Tamryn Lamb on 01 Aug 2016

It is exceptionally difficult to decide when is the best time to invest offshore based on news headlines. If you want to get more for what you pay, investing...

Offshore investing

Broaden your horizons with offshore investments

By Tamryn Lamb on 14 Jun 2016

It is natural to feel uneasy about your finances during times of uncertainty. However, one should be wary of making decisions based on short-term events. The...

Corporate citizenship

About the newly created Allan & Gill Gray Foundation

By Tamryn Lamb on 31 Dec 2015

We have fielded many questions about the nature and objectives of Allan & Gill Gray Foundation (the Foundation). Tamryn Lamb offers some insights.

Offshore investing

Orbis: Buying carefully in indiscriminate selloffs

By Tamryn Lamb on 24 Dec 2015

Periods of short-term underperformance are a price we must pay for seeking superior long-term returns. The third quarter certainly qualified as one of those...

Markets and economy

Consumption trends in emerging markets: Opportunities and pitfalls

By Duncan Artus and Tamryn Lamb on 23 Nov 2015

Looking to capitalise on the rise of the emerging market consumer? Beware of the potential pitfalls .

Offshore investing

A tale of two crises

By Tamryn Lamb on 24 Aug 2015

Greece and China have dominated financial headlines since March. With fear running high, we try to remain focused on the relationship between the price and...

Offshore investing

Introducing the Orbis Global Balanced Fund

By Tamryn Lamb on 22 May 2014

Like Allan Gray, Orbis has a limited range of funds which it believes addresses the needs of most investors. New funds are only introduced after very careful...

Offshore investing

A healthy approach

By Seema Dala and Tamryn Lamb on 30 Sep 2012

Broadly speaking, one could think about building a portfolio in two key ways. Investors with a 'top-down' approach start with a wide view of the world and ma...

Offshore investing

When is bad news good news?

By Chris du Toit and Tamryn Lamb on 30 Sep 2010

As contrarian investors we are always on the lookout for shares that we can buy at a significantly lower price than we believe they are worth. Thus, with ban...

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