Shamez Alibhai 

Partner & Portfolio Manager at Cheyne Capital


Shamez Alibhai is a portfolio manager of the Cheyne Social Property Impact Fund. The Fund invests in property that is used by social sector organisations to help disadvantaged groups in the UK. Our aim is to be a socially responsible landlord for the sector.

Shamez joined Cheyne Capital in 2006 and co-ran Cheyne’s real estate debt business since 2008, which he grew successfully to manage over £1.3B of assets by 2013. He was previously at Credit Suisse where he was responsible for the mortgage loan trading platform and, prior to that, a Senior Structurer at Barclays. Shamez has been a supporter of the ethical investment sector for many years, having championed a micro-finance investment while at Credit Suisse and is a UK “social angel investor” with a particular focus on healthcare.