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Aberdeen Standard Investments

Aberdeen Standard Investments

, Fund Manager

Aberdeen Standard manages assets for a range of global and domestic clients. We invest worldwide and follow a predominantly long-only approach, based on fundamentally sound investments.

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Adam Palmer

Adam Palmer

Large Cap Portfolio Manager, Paradice Investment Management

Adam joined Paradice's Large Cap team in 2007. He has worked in equity, fixed income and currency markets and has experience with derivatives and dealing. He has covered most sectors of the Australian equities market at different times in his career.

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Adrian Lemme

Adrian Lemme

Analyst/Portfolio Manager, Merlon Capital Partners

Adrian joined Merlon Capital Partners as a Principal in May 2012 from AMP Capital where he was a Portfolio Manager/Analyst, responsible for investments in retail, food and beverage, transport and chemical sectors. He is a CFA charterholder.

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Adrian Warner

Adrian Warner

Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer , Avenir Capital

Adrian is the Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer of Avenir Capital and is responsible for the portfolio management of the Avenir Global Fund. He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Harvard Business School.

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Alex Milton

Alex Milton

Fund Manager, NovaPort Capital

Alex Milton is a Principal and Co-Founder of NovaPort Capital, with 20 years of investment experience. Prior to establishing NovaPort, Alex worked at Challenger Limited (Challenger) managing over $200 million in funds.

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Alex Shevelev

Alex Shevelev

Senior Analyst, Forager Funds

Alex is a Senior Analyst at Forager Funds Management, responsible for researching stocks for the Forager Australian Shares Fund.

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Alphinity Investment Management

Alphinity Investment Management

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Alphinity Investment Management is an active, boutique, equity manager based in Sydney and majority owned by its staff. Established in 2010, Alphinity has dedicated experienced teams managing both Australian and global equity funds.

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Alva Devoy

Alva Devoy

Managing Director Australia, Fidelity International

Alva was appointed as Managing Director of Fidelity International’s Australian business in 2016. Alva is accountable for ensuring that Fidelity’s global investment strategies deliver the best outcome possible for Australian clients.

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Amit Lodha

Amit Lodha

Portfolio Manager, Global Equities, Fidelity International

Amit Lodha has been Portfolio Manager of the Fidelity Global Equities Fund since 2010 and has over 16 years of investment experience. He is a qualified accountant from the Institute of Chartered Accountants (India) and a CFA charterholder.

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AMP Capital

AMP Capital

, Fund Manager

AMP Capital is one of the world's leading investment houses, with a 160-year pioneering heritage. Our enviable track record in real estate and infrastructure is coupled with deep expertise in fixed income, equities and multi-asset investments.

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Andrew Fleming

Andrew Fleming

Deputy Head of Australian Equities , Schroders

Andrew is Deputy Head of Australian Equities and involved in the portfolio construction process for Australian Equity portfolios, in addition to analytical responsibilities.

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Andrew Martin

Andrew Martin

Principal and Portfolio Manager, Alphinity Investment Management

Andrew is a Principal of Alphinity Investment Management. His focus is on the Financials, Transport, Infrastructure and IT sectors, as well as portfolio management oversight. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia

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Andrew Mitchell

Andrew Mitchell

Director and Portfolio Manager, Ophir Asset Management

Andrew has over 15 years’ experience in portfolio management of listed companies, stockbroking and economic analysis. Prior to co-founding Ophir, Andrew worked from 2007 to 2011 as a portfolio manager at Paradice Investment Management.

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Andrew Tang

Andrew Tang

Analyst - Equity Strategy, Morgans

Andrew is a member of the Morgans Investment Committee, and is responsible for equity strategy bulletins, high conviction stocks, model portfolios and other products focusing on key areas such as reporting season, factor analysis and short interest.

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Antipodes Global Investment Company (ASX: APL)

Antipodes Global Investment Company (ASX: APL)

Global Fund Manager,

Antipodes Global Investment Company Limited (ASX: APL) provides investors with access to a long-short global equities investment portfolio with active currency management.

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Anton Tagliaferro

Anton Tagliaferro

Investment Director, Investors Mutual Limited

Anton joined the funds management industry in 1986 and is the co-manager of the Investors Mutual Australian Share Fund and Portfolio Manager of the Investors Mutual All Industrials Share Fund & Investors Mutual Equity Income Fund.

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Arden Jennings

Arden Jennings

Co-Portfolio Manager, Ausbil MicroCap Fund, Ausbil

Prior to Ausbil, Arden was a Portfolio Manager at Hunter Hall where he specialised in Australian Small Companies. His responsibilities included stock selection, financial modelling and portfolio construction. Arden is a CFA charterholder.

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Arik Star

Arik Star

Portfolio Manager, Ellerston Capital

Arik joined Ellerston in 2014 and is the Portfolio Manager for Ellerston’s listed investment company, Ellerston Global Investments Ltd. Arik has over 25 years financial markets experience with 14 years of global equity investing experience.

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Atlas Trend

Atlas Trend

Fund Manager, AtlasTrend

AtlasTrend was created in 2015 to build a new investment service to help our customers learn and invest with purpose in long term world trends

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Ausbil Investment Management

Ausbil Investment Management

Fund Manager,

Ausbil are a leading Australian based investment manager. Established in April 1997, Ausbil’s core business is the management of Australian equities for major superannuation funds, institutional investors, master trust and retail clients.

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Benjamin Goodwin

Benjamin Goodwin

Analyst/Portfolio Manager, Merlon Capital Partners

Ben joined Merlon Capital Partners as a Principal upon its inception in May 2010. Prior to that, he was Head of Research and Information at Challenger Limited, managing the risk and quantitative research processes across all portfolios

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Ben McCallum

Ben McCallum

Portfolio Manager, Regal Emerging Companies Fund, Regal Funds Management

Ben is a Portfolio Manager of the Regal Emerging Companies Fund which focusses on microcap, pre-IPO and unlisted expansion capital investments. He joined Regal in 2015 from MH Carnegie & Co where he was an investment manager

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Brad Potter

Brad Potter

Head of Australian Equities, Nikko Asset Management

Brad has 28 years’ experience primarily in the funds management and stockbroking industry, and has overall responsibility for managing the Nikko AM Australian equities team & portfolios. He has analyst responsibilities for the Banks.

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Buy Hold Sell

Buy Hold Sell

, Livewire

Buy Hold Sell is a weekly video series exclusively available through Livewire. In each episode two fund managers are asked for their views 'Buy, Hold or Sell' on five ASX listed companies. The format is meant to be short, sharp, insightful and...

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Callum Thomas

Callum Thomas

Head of Research, Topdown Charts

Callum is Head of Research at Topdown Charts. Topdown Charts is a chart-driven macro research house covering global Asset Allocation and Economics.

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Catherine Allfrey

Catherine Allfrey

Principal and Portfolio Manager, WaveStone Capital

Catherine Allfrey is a Principal and Portfolio Manager of WaveStone Capital, which she co-founded in 2006. In this position, Catherine is responsible for investment research, analysis, dealing and investment management across all funds.

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Catriona Burns

Catriona Burns

Portfolio Manager, Wilson Asset Management

Catriona has more than 14 years’ investment experience, with over 5 years’ focused on global equities. She has previously worked for Hunter Hall in London, as well as with John Sevior and David Cooper at the inception of Airlie Funds Management.

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Chad Slater

Chad Slater

joint Chief Investment Officer, Morphic Asset Management

Chad co-founded Morphic Asset Management in 2012. As a stock picker Chad is also a generalist but has strong regional knowledge of Europe and the Americas. He has also been awarded the CFA Charter.

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Charlie Aitken

Charlie Aitken

Chief Investment Officer, Aitken Investment Management (AIM)

Charlie has more than 22 years of market experience. He is best known for his high conviction, top down and bottom up investment ideas formulated from consistently meeting with listed and unlisted companies, policymakers and regulators.

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Chris Watling

Chris Watling

CEO & Chief Market Strategist, Longview Economics

Longview Economics, founded in 2003 by Chris Watling, is an independent research house based in London, providing three distinct yet interrelated groups of research products: Short and medium term market timing; Long term global asset allocation...

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Colonial First State Global Asset Management

Colonial First State Global Asset Management

, Fund Manager

Colonial First State Global Asset Management invests approximately $200 billion across equities, fixed interest and credit, cash, listed and unlisted property and infrastructure.

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Crestone Wealth Management

Crestone Wealth Management

, A new conversation in wealth management

Crestone Wealth Management provides wealth advice and portfolio management services to high-net-worth clients and family offices, not-for-profit organisations and financial institutions.

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Daniel Moore

Daniel Moore

Portfolio Manager , Investors Mutual Limited

Since joining IML, Daniel has been part of the team which won Large Cap Fund Manager of the year in 2012 & 2015. In 2013 he was given Portfolio Management responsibilities within the firm, managing a portion of the IML Australian Share Fund.

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Daniel Mueller

Daniel Mueller

, Vertium Asset Management

Daniel joined Vertium Asset Management in 2017 as a Portfolio Manager / Equity Analyst and brings with him nearly 15 years’ Australian equity investment management experience. At Vertium, Daniel assists the CIO and is responsible for researching...

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Dan Pennell

Dan Pennell

Senior Portfolio Manager , Plato Investment Management

Daniel joined Plato in November 2015. Prior to Plato, he was a Portfolio Manager at Realindex Investments, responsible for all Developed and Emerging Market equity products. Daniel is also a CFA charterholder.

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Daryl Wilson

Daryl Wilson

CEO/Portfolio Manager, Affluence Funds Management

Daryl Wilson has over 25 years’ experience in finance and investing. He formed Affluence in 2015 to give everybody access to the investing model used by the ultra-wealthy. Investors can access over 30 of Australias best boutique investment managers.

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David Allingham

David Allingham

Portfolio Manager , Eley Griffiths Group

David Allingham completed a Bachelor of Commerce Degree at the University Sydney in 2000. David joined Eley Griffiths Group as Dealer in October 2004. He has been fulfilling the role of Analyst/Portfolio Manager at Eley Griffiths Group since 2006.

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Dean Fergie

Dean Fergie

Director & Portfolio Manager, Cyan Investment Management

Dean has over 25 years experience in the funds management industry covering all major asset classes. He holds as Master of Applied Finance and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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Dermot Ryan

Dermot Ryan

Portfolio Manager, Australian Equities, AMP Capital

Dermot is an Australian Equities portfolio manager for AMP Capital. He is responsible for stock coverage across the domestic resources industries and is particularly interested in delivering high post-tax returns for domestic Australian investors.

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Diana Mousina

Diana Mousina

Economist, AMP Capital

Diana joined AMP Capital in 2016 as an economist within the Investment Strategy and Dynamic Markets team. Her responsibilities include providing economic and macro investment analysis to retail, institutional and internal customers

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Dr Don Hamson

Dr Don Hamson

Managing Director, Plato Investment Management

Plato is an Australian owned boutique Australian equities manager specialising in after tax management for accumulation and pension phase superannuation. The firm was founded in 2006 and is majority owned and operated by its investment staff.

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Dr Don Hamson

Dr Don Hamson

Managing Director, Plato Investment Management

Don has over 25 years investment management experience and founded Plato Investment Management Limited in 2006. He has a PhD in Finance and a Bachelor of Commerce with First Class Honours from UQ, and a University Medal.

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Dr. Mary Manning

Dr. Mary Manning

Portfolio Manager, Ellerston Asian Investments

Mary is the Portfolio Manager of Ellerston Asian Investments (ASX: EAI). She started her career as an investment banker with Citigroup in New York, London and Moscow, has a PhD in Economics from the University of Sydney, and an MBA from Harvard

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Eley Griffiths Group

Eley Griffiths Group

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Eley Griffiths Group Pty Limited (‘EGG’) is a boutique fund manager specialising in Australian small companies. It is jointly owned by Brian Eley and Ben Griffiths, former small companies’ portfolio managers at BT Funds Management and ING.

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Fidelity International

Fidelity International

, Fund Manager

Fidelity International provides world class investment solutions and retirement expertise to institutions, individuals and their advisers - to help our clients build better futures for themselves and generations to come.

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Forager Funds

Forager Funds

, Fund Manager

With more than $370 million of funds under management and a focus on long-term investing, Forager Funds is a unique Australian asset management company, nimble enough to invest in smaller listed companies not accessible to many investment managers.

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Gareth Brown

Gareth Brown

Senior Analyst, Forager Funds

Gareth Brown is a Senior Analyst at Forager Funds Management, with a focus on researching European stocks for the Forager International Shares Fund.

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Garry Laurence

Garry Laurence

Portfolio Manager - Global Equities, Perpetual

Garry joined Perpetual in March 2008 as an Analyst and has covered a broad range of sectors. He is now Global Equities Portfolio Manager and has been managing the Global Share Fund, since its inception in January 2011.

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Geoff Wilson

Geoff Wilson

Chairman, Wilson Asset Management

Geoff founded Wilson Asset Management in 1997, and has over 35 years direct experience in investment markets. Geoff also created Australia’s first listed philanthropic wealth creation vehicles, Future Generation.

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Glen Barnes

Glen Barnes

Head of Asian Investments, Regal Funds Management

Glen is the Head of Asian Investments in Regal’s Singapore office, where the focus is on North Asia, ASEAN and India. He spends a lot of time travelling to meet companies, consultants and analysts in order to get “on the ground” insights.

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Graeme Carson

Graeme Carson

Director & Portfolio Manager, Cyan Investment Management

Graeme is a Co-Founder, Director and Portfolio Manager at Cyan Investment Management. The majority of his 20 year career in Australian financial markets has been spent focusing on identifying and valuing emerging companies.

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Greencape Capital

Greencape Capital

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Greencape Capital is a specialist Australia equities fund manager. The team Is focussed on, and committed to, delivering superior performance, directly aligning our interests with those of our investors.

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Greg Cooper

Greg Cooper

Chief Executive Officer, Australia & Global Head of Institutional , Schroders

Greg began his career with Schroders in London in 2000. Since then he has held positions as Head of Distribution, Head of Product and his current role as CEO, Australia from 2006 to present.

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Hamish Carlisle

Hamish Carlisle

Analyst/Portfolio Manager, Merlon Capital Partners

Hamish joined Merlon Capital Partners as a Principal in July 2010. He was previously Head of Research, Asia Pacific Equities at AMP Capital Investors. Hamish holds a MBA with honours from The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

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Harley Grosser

Harley Grosser

, Capital H Management

Launched Capital H Management - a private fund focused primarily on micro and small cap companies - in 2014. Previously worked for Pie Funds and Bligh Capital.

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Hedley Widdup

Hedley Widdup

Analyst, Lion Selection Group

Geologist, mining investor, watchful commentator, bicycle collector and father of three.

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Hugh Giddy

Hugh Giddy

Senior Portfolio Manager & Head of Research , Investors Mutual Limited

Hugh is co-manager of the Investors Mutual Australian Share Fund and is Portfolio Manager of the Investors Mutual Concentrated Australian Share Fund. Hugh has extensive investment experience in equities, and holds a M. Phil Economics from Cambridge.

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Investors Mutual

Investors Mutual

Fund Manager, Quality and Value Investing

Investors Mutual Limited (IML) is a specialist Australian equities fund manager and was established in May 1998 by Anton Tagliaferro. Based in Sydney, the IML team applies a conservative value-based investment style with a long-term focus.

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Jack Collopy

Jack Collopy

Portfolio Manager, Perpetual Limited

Jack is the Portfolio Manager - Ethical Shares, Pure Microcap, Pure Value, Smaller Companies (50%) and an Analyst. Jack joined Perpetual in November 2001, and took on portfolio management responsibilities in June 2010.

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Jack Lowenstein

Jack Lowenstein

Joint Chief Investment Officer, Morphic Asset Management

Jack co-founded Morphic Asset Management in 2012. As a stock picker Jack has invested in a variety of markets and sectors, but developed in-depth knowledge of markets in Asia-Pacific region as well as global finance and resources sectors.

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Jacob Mitchell

Jacob Mitchell

Chief Investment Officer, Antipodes Partners

Jacob Mitchell found Antipodes Partners in 2015, aiming to take advantage of the market’s tendency for irrational extrapolation, identify investments that offer a high margin of safety and build portfolios with a capital preservation focus.

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Jade Ong

Jade Ong

Co-Founder, AtlasTrend

Jade has over 15 years’ experience in corporate advisory and investment management. Prior to joining AtlasTrend, Jade worked for 9 years at Macquarie Capital, the advisory arm of Macquarie Group, based in London and Sydney.

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James Gerrish

James Gerrish

jgerrish@shawandpartners.com.au, Market Matters / Shaw and Partners

James is a Portfolio Manager within Shaw and Partners heading up a team that manages direct equity and option portfolios. He is also the Primary Contributor to Market Matters, a daily investment report that offers real market insight.

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James Marlay

James Marlay

Co Founder, Livewire Markets

I have 13 years experience in equity markets and financial media. In 2013 I Co Founded, Livewire Markets with Tom McKay. Our vision is to be the #1 source of investment ideas in Australia. Opinions expressed are my own.

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Jeff Thomson

Jeff Thomson

Global Portfolio Manager, Alphinity Investment Management

Jeff is a Global Portfolio Manager of Alphinity Investment Management, with over 20 years industry experience. His focus is on the Banks, Insurance, Property and Consumer Staple sectors, as well as portfolio management oversight.

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Joey Mui

Joey Mui

Analyst/Portfolio Manager, Merlon Capital

Joey joined Merlon Capital Partners as an Portfolio Manager/Analyst in April 2016. Prior to Merlon, Joey was a Portfolio Analyst for AMP Capital Multi-Strategy equity funds responsible for investments in the real estate sector in Australian and...

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Johan Carlberg

Johan Carlberg

Principal, Lead Portfolio Manager, Alphinity Investment Management

Johan is a principal of Alphinity Investment Management and the Lead Portfolio Manager. In addition to his portfolio construction responsibilities, his company focus is on the Healthcare and Materials sectors (excluding Metals & Mining).

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John Deniz

John Deniz

Managing Director, Paragon Funds Management

John co-founded Paragon in 2012 and is responsible for executing the investment strategy and managing the Paragon Australian Long Short Fund. John has over 20 years of relevant industry-specific experience, including 12 years in financial markets.

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John Grace

John Grace

Co-Head of Equities, Ausbil

John moved to Ausbil in 2001, where he now holds the position of Co-Head of Equities. His role includes strategy and portfolio construction, as well as input into the investment management of the Fund.

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Jonas Palmqvist

Jonas Palmqvist

Portfolio Manager, Alphinity Investment Management

Jonas is a Global Portfolio Manager of Alphinity Investment Management, and has over 20 years industry experience. His focus is on the health care, industrials, energy and resource sectors, as well as portfolio management oversight.

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Jovita Khilnani

Jovita Khilnani

Portfolio Manager, Regal Funds Management

Jovita is a Portfolio Manager in the Australian fundamental equities team. She joined Regal in 2014 and has responsibility for the retail, food and beverage, media, gaming and mining services sectors.

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Julian Babarczy

Julian Babarczy

Portfolio Manager, Regal Funds Management

Julian is a Portfolio Manager in Regal’s Emerging Companies strategy, as well as marketing of Regal’s various equity long/short investment products. He is a CFA charter holder and holds a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance.

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Julian Morrison

Julian Morrison

National Key Account Manager, Allan Gray

Julian is a National Key Account Manager at Allan Gray Australia. Previously he held a business development role at Morgan Stanley Investment Management. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours – University of Sheffield) and is a Chartered Financial...

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Justin Koonin

Justin Koonin

Analyst, Allan Gray

Justin joined Allan Gray from PwC in 2015, where he consulted to clients in government, healthcare and industry, after completing postdoctoral research at the University of Sydney. He is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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Karl Siegling

Karl Siegling

Managing Director and Portfolio Manager, Cadence Capital Limited

Cadence Capital strives to outperform the index and we invest our own money alongside yours. We believe that a combination of both Fundamental and Technical analysis, along with a disciplined stock entry/exit strategy, are key to investing success.

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Kate Howitt

Kate Howitt

Portfolio Manager, Australian Equities, Fidelity International

Kate has sole responsibility for the Fidelity Australian Opportunities Fund. In 2015 she was named Money Management’s Women in Financial Services Investor of the Year, and in 2016 was included in CNBC's "world's top 20 female portfolio managers".

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Kej Somaia

Kej Somaia

Senior Portfolio Manager, Colonial First State Global Asset Management

Kej Somaia is Senior Portfolio Manager for CFSGAM. He is responsible for the development and management of multi-asset portfoliosas well as tailored investment solutions. Kej is the Lead PM for the Colonial First State Multi-Asset Real Return Fund.

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Ken Liow

Ken Liow

Principal, Obsidian Capital

Ken advises institutional investors, is a Board member of the AASB and Director at selected Not-For-Profits. Previously, he was Head of Investment Research at Mercer and Chief Investment Officer of Domestic Equities at BlackRock.

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Kent Kwan

Kent Kwan

Co-Founder, AtlasTrend

Kent Kwan is a co-founder of AtlasTrend. He was formerly a Chief Investment Officer of an ASX listed company and prior to that was an international equities fund manager with JPMorgan.

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Kevin Hua

Kevin Hua

Co-Founder, AtlasTrend

Kevin has over 20 years experience in financial markets with 12 years in investment management, managing multiple asset classes including international equities, credit and privates. He previously worked in investment banking at JPMorgan for 8 years.

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Kevin Rose

Kevin Rose

Senior Analyst, Forager Funds

Kevin joined Forager in 2013 and has primary responsibility for researching and recommending North American stocks for the International Shares Fund. Kevin has over 16 years of industry experience, as well as an MBA from the Columbia Business School.

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Lachlan MacGregor

Lachlan MacGregor

Portfolio Manager, Alphinity Investment Management

Lachlan is a Global Portfolio Manager of Alphinity Investment Management, with over 18 years experience. His focus is on the technology, consumer discretionary, telecom and utilities sectors, as well as portfolio management oversight.

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Lazard Asset Management

Lazard Asset Management

, Fund Manager

Lazard operates across 13 countries with a global staff of over 750. Our more than 300 investment personnel manage AUD 284.3 billion across a wide range of global, regional and country-specific strategies in listed equity and fixed income.

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Livewire Exclusive

Livewire Exclusive

Livewire Exclusive, Livewire

Livewire Exclusive brings you exclusive content from a wide range of leading fund managers and investment professionals.

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Magellan Asset Management Limited

Magellan Asset Management Limited

, Fund Manager

Magellan was formed in 2006 by Hamish Douglass and Chris Mackay, two of Australia’s leading investment professionals. The company specialises in global equity and listed infrastructure assets.

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Marcus Tuck

Marcus Tuck

Head of Equities , Mason Stevens

Responsible for identifying domestic and international equity investment opportunities. 25 years of financial markets experience as an equity strategist, economist, analyst, portfolio manager and consultant.

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Mark Gordon

Mark Gordon

Senior Analyst, Independent Investment Research

Mark is a Senior Resources Analyst for Independent Investment Research, with a focus on junior and mid-cap listed resources stocks. With over 10 years as an analyst, following on from 17 years as a geologist, he has a good insight into the sector.

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Mark Tobin

Mark Tobin

Senior Analyst, Independent Investment Research

I focus on ASX listed microcap and nanocap​ stocks which is​ anything from $10mil to $300mil market cap and everything​ in between. This truly​ is the under-researched​ part of the ASX. My hope is to bring you interesting microcap stocks and news.

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Martin Conlon

Martin Conlon

Head of Australian Equities, Schroders

Martin is the Head of Australian Equities, and leads the portfolio construction process for Australian Equity portfolios, while also retaining analytical responsibilities for a variety of sectors including Diversified Financials, Gaming and Insurance

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Mason Willoughby-Thomas

Mason Willoughby-Thomas

Portfolio Manager, Ausbil MicroCap Fund, Ausbil

Mason has over 15 years of financial services experience with companies including Australian Ethical Investment, ING Investment Management, ABN AMRO and AMP Capital Investors. For the past 5 years, he has been focused on small and microcap companies.

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Matthew Haupt

Matthew Haupt

Portfolio Manager, Wilson Asset Management

Matthew has more than 11 years’ experience in the investment industry working as both a portfolio manager and analyst. Matthew is the Portfolio Manager responsible for WAM Leaders and Century Australia.

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Merlon Capital Partners

Merlon Capital Partners

, Equity Income Strategies

Merlon Capital Partners is an Australian-based boutique fund manager specialising in equity income strategies. Merlon commenced operation in May 2010, with the objective of providing high quality, tailored investment management services to investors.

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Michael Hui

Michael Hui

Investment Director , Arowana

Michael joined Arrowana in 2011 and brings a unique background to the company. During his career, he has built significant expertise in fund and investment structuring across the globe, as well as holding Information Technology and Law degrees.

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Michael O'Dea

Michael O'Dea

Head of Multi Asset, Perpetual Investments

Michael is Head of Multi Asset for Perpetual Investments. In this role he is responsible for the suite of Multi Asset Funds and capital markets research. He joined Perpetual in June 2014 and has 18 years finance industry experience.

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Mike  Bassett

Mike Bassett

Portfolio Manager, Regal Australian Small Companies Fund, Regal Funds Management

Mike is a Portfolio Manager for the Regal Australia Small Companies Fund. Mike joined Regal in 2015 from Credit Suisse where he was the Director of Research Sales and later the Head of Securities for Credit Suisse Emerging Companies.

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Monash Investors Pty Limited

Monash Investors Pty Limited

, Fund Manager

Monash was established in 2012 by Simon Shields and Shane Fitzgerald. The Monash strategy is benchmark unaware, style and stock size agnostic, and is both long and short.

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Morphic Asset Management

Morphic Asset Management

, Fund Manager

Morphic Asset Management is a global equity investment manager based in Sydney. Morphic’s area of specialty is long/short mid cap stocks, which sets it apart from most other global funds offered in Australia.

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Mugunthan Siva

Mugunthan Siva

Managing Director, India Avenue

Mugunthan Siva is Managing Director of India Avenue, an Australian based boutique asset management company with offices in Sydney and Mumbai. He has over 20 years experience in Australia and is lead portfolio manager for the India Avenue Equity Fund.

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Nader Naeimi

Nader Naeimi

Head of Dynamic Markets, AMP Capital

As the Head of Dynamic Markets, Nader is responsible for leading the Dynamic Asset Allocation strategy for the Multi-Asset Group, as well as other macro strategies and asset allocations for several AMP Capital funds.

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Naheed Rahman

Naheed Rahman

Partner and Deputy Portfolio Manager, Flinders Investment Partners

Naheed has over 12 years’ experience in the investment and securities markets. He began at Flinders when the business commenced in 2015, and is responsible for stock analysis across emerging companies listed on the ASX. Prior to Flinders, Naheed...

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NAOS Asset Management

NAOS Asset Management

, Fund Manager

NAOS believe ‘it is impossible to produce a superior return unless you do something different to the majority’, we find quality companies at attractive values and apply a patient, high conviction and often a contrarian investment approach to...

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Nathan Bell

Nathan Bell

Head of Research, Peters MacGregor

Nathan has over 20 years' investment experience. Before joining Peters MacGregor, he worked for 9 years at Intelligent Investor, including 4 years as a Portfolio Manager. Nathan is a CFA charterholder

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Nick Griffin

Nick Griffin

Head of Investments, Munro Partners

Nick is a founding Partner and the Chief Investment Officer of Munro Partners. He is responsible for the investment management of Munro’s key investment funds and the formulation and implementation of the proprietary investment process.

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Nick Kirrage

Nick Kirrage

Fund Manager, Global Recovery Fund, Schroders

Nick is co-head of the Global Value team and co-manager for the Schroder Global Recovery Fund. He seeks to identify and exploit deeply out of favour investment opportunities. Nick has a degree in Aeronautical Engineering and is a CFA charterholder.

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Nikko Asset Management Australia

Nikko Asset Management Australia

, Fund Manager

Nikko Asset Management is one of Asia’s largest asset managers, providing high-conviction, active fund management across a range of Equity, Fixed Income, Multi-Asset and Alternative strategies.

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NovaPort Capital

NovaPort Capital

, Fund Manager

NovaPort Capital is a boutique Australian equities investment manager specialising in small and microcap ASX-listed companies. NovaPort is a benchmark unaware, active investment manager.

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Omkar Joshi

Omkar Joshi

Portfolio Manager, Regal Funds Management

Omkar is a Portfolio Manager at Regal Funds Management. He is responsible for investing across a number of sectors with a primary focus on financial and industrial companies. He is both a CFA and CMT charterholder

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Oscar Oberg

Oscar Oberg

Portfolio Manager, Wilson Asset Management

Oscar has more than 10 years’ experience in financial markets. Before joining Wilson Asset Management, Oscar worked as a sell-side Analyst at CLSA and three years’ at Grant Thornton working in transaction advisory services.

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Paradice Investment Management

Paradice Investment Management

, Fund Manager

Paradice Investment Management, Australia's first boutique firm specialising in smaller companies, was founded in 1999. It is privately owned with a team of 34 people, including 18 investment specialists, who manage over $15 billion in AUM.

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Paragon Funds Management

Paragon Funds Management

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By adopting a thematic-led, fundamentally-driven high-conviction strategy that can profit from rising and falling share prices, Paragon aims to provide its clients with excellent long term returns regardless of market performance.

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Patrick Poke

Patrick Poke

Editor, Livewire Markets

Patrick was one of Livewire’s first employees, joining in 2015 after nearly a decade working in insurance, superannuation, and retail banking. He is passionate about investing, with a particular interest in Australian small-caps.

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Paul Moore

Paul Moore

Chief Investment Officer, PM Capital

I'm PM Capital’s founder, CIO, first investor in our Global Companies Fund and its portfolio manager since its inception in 1998. Across all of our funds we invest independently, with integrity and in the best interests of of our co-investors.

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Paul Taylor

Paul Taylor

Portfolio Manager, Head of Australian Equities, Fidelity International

Paul joined Fidelity in London in 1997 as an Investment Analyst, before returning to Sydney in 2003 to establish Fidelity’s Australian equity team. Paul holds a Master of Finance from the London Business School

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paul xiradis

paul xiradis

Chief Investment Officer / Head of Equities, Ausbil

In 1997, Paul co-founded Ausbil where he holds the position of Executive Chairman, Chief Investment Officer and Head of Equities. His role includes strategy, portfolio construction and input into the investment management of Ausbil’s funds.

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Pengana Capital

Pengana Capital

Fund Manager, Fund Manager

Pengana Capital Group (ASX: PCG) is an ASX listed diversified funds management group specialising in global and Australian listed equities, with distinct investment strategies that aim to deliver superior risk-adjusted returns to investors.

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Perpetual Limited

Perpetual Limited

Fund Manager,

Perpetual Limited is an independent and diversified financial services group providing specialised investment management, wealth advice and corporate fiduciary services to individuals, families, financial advisers and institutions.

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Peter Rae

Peter Rae

, Independent Investment Research

Peter has 35 years’ experience in the banking and finance industry, including 15 years as an equities analyst. Peter was a sector head in the equities research team at Morningstar with a focus on consumer and industrial companies.

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Peters MacGregor Capital Management

Peters MacGregor Capital Management

, Fund Manager

Peters MacGregor Capital Management is a value-focused investment manager specialising in global equities. Our clients range from family offices and high net worth investors through to self-managed super funds and financial advisers.

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Peter Wilmshurst

Peter Wilmshurst

Portfolio Manager, Templeton Global Growth Fund Ltd (ASX code:TGG)

Peter Wilmshurst is the portfolio manager of ASX listed Templeton Global Growth Fund (ASX: TGG) and an executive vice president in the Templeton Global Equity Group with research responsibility for banks in Europe, and Asian telecommunications...

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Philip King

Philip King

Chief Investment Officer, Regal Funds Management

Philip is the CIO at Regal and is responsible for the Portfolio Management of the Fund. He is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, a member of the UK Society of Investment Professionals, and a CA and CFA charterholder.

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Philipp Hofflin

Philipp Hofflin

Portfolio Manager/Analyst, Lazard Asset Management Pacific Co. (Sydney)

Philipp Hofflin is a Portfolio Manager/Analyst on the Australian Equity Team with Lazard Asset Management Pacific Co. He began working in the investment field in 1995.

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Philip Wensley

Philip Wensley

Portfolio Manager, Paradice Investment Management

Philip joined Paradice in 2013, and covers the Industrials sector for the Large Cap team. Philip has 22 years’ financial services industry experience, and is a CFA Charterholder.

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Platinum Asset Management

Platinum Asset Management

, Fund Manager

Platinum is an Australia-based investment manager that focuses on one asset class – international shares, or, more simply put, we provide portfolios of listed companies from around the world.

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PM Capital

PM Capital

, Fund Manager

We aim to build long term wealth together with our co-investors by finding and exploiting investment anomalies around the world, using a focused, patient and considered approach to finding simple investment ideas.

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Richard Rauch

Richard Rauch

Investment Director , Colonial First State Global Asset Management

Richard provides the technical link between investment, sales and marketing functions for Colonial First State Global Asset Management’s multi-asset and fixed income capabilities.

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Robert Miller

Robert Miller

Investment team, NAOS Asset Management

Robert Miller is a Portfolio Manager and has been with NAOS since September 2009. Robert has completed his Bachelor’s Degree in Business from the University of Technology Sydney, as well as completing his Masters of Applied Finance from the FSIA.

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Rodney  Forrest

Rodney Forrest

Managing Director, Forrest Equities

Forrest Equities is a research firm undertaking research work for Investment Banks, Superannuation Funds and Wholesale clients.

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Roger Montgomery

Roger Montgomery

Chief Investment Officer, Montgomery Investment Management

Roger Montgomery founded Montgomery Investment Management, www.montinvest.com in 2010. Roger brings more than two decades of investment, financial market experience and knowledge. Roger also authored the best-selling investment book, Value.able.

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Rudi Filapek-Vandyck

Rudi Filapek-Vandyck

, FNArena

FNArena is a supplier of financial, business and economic news, analysis and data services.

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Sam Amora

Sam Amora

Investment Strategist / Associate Portfolio Manager, AMP Capital

Sam was appointed to his current position in August 2012. He focuses on portfolio management and investment analysis supporting AMP Capital’s asset allocation capability and products, with a particular focus on the Dynamic Markets Fund

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Schroders Australia

Schroders Australia

Asset Manager, Fund Manager

Schroders is a UK-listed global asset manager that's been operating in Australia for over 50 years. We actively manage money for retail and institutional clients across a range of Australian and global equity, fixed income and multi-asset strategies.

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Scott Haslem

Scott Haslem

Chief Investment Officer, Crestone Wealth Management

Scott has more than 20 years’ experience in global financial markets and investment banking, providing extensive economics research and investment strategy across equity and fixed income markets.

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Shane Fitzgerald

Shane Fitzgerald

Fund Manager, Monash Investors

Shane has over 22 years of financial services experience working for JP Morgan, UBS and Monash. His role includes research, analysis, dealing and investment management of the Monash Absolute Investment Fund. He is also co-founder of Monash Investors.

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Shane Oliver

Shane Oliver

Head of Investment Strategy and Chief Economist, AMP Capital

Shane joined AMP in 1984 and is Chief Economist and Head of Investment Strategy. Shane has extensive experience analysing economic and investment cycles and what current positioning means for the return potential for different asset classes.

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Simon Conn

Simon Conn

Senior Portfolio Manager, Investors Mutual Limited

Simon Conn was a member of IML’s founding team 20 years ago, specialising in small and mid-caps. He is the lead portfolio manager for the IML Future Leaders, IML Smaller Companies and the IML Small Caps Funds

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Simon Doyle

Simon Doyle

Head of Fixed Income & Multi-Asset, Schroders

Simon is responsible for Schroders' Australian Fixed Income and Multi-Asset capabilities. He has direct portfolio management responsibility for the Schroder Real Return Strategy, Schroder Balanced Strategy and Schroder Fixed Income Core-Plus Strategy

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Simon Mawhinney

Simon Mawhinney

Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer, Allan Gray

Simon is Managing Director and CIO at Allan Gray Australia, a long-term, contrarian fund manager that seeks to identify opportunities others often overlook or undervalue. He is a Chartered Accountant and a CFA Charterholder.

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Simon Shields

Simon Shields

Principal, Monash Investors

Simon is one of Australia's leading fund managers with over 30 years of industry experience. He has been a member of and/or led multi-award winning equity teams across a range of investment styles. He co-founded Monash Investors in 2012.

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Sinclair Currie

Sinclair Currie

Fund Manager, NovaPort Capital

Sinclair Currie is a Principal and Co-Founder of NovaPort Capital with 18 years of investment experience. Prior to establishing NovaPort, Sinclair worked at Challenger Limited (Challenger) managing over $200 million in funds.

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Stefan Hansen

Stefan Hansen

Senior Research Analyst, Nikko Asset Management

Stefan has 8 years’ experience in equity analysis and a further 8 years within the Petroleum and Chemical industries, including oil refining and mining/steel services. Stefan has sector responsibilities for the Mining and Oil & Gas sectors.

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Stephen Bruce

Stephen Bruce

Portfolio Manager, Perennial Value Management

Stephen is Portfolio Manager for the Perennial Value Shares for Income Trust and Co-portfolio Manager for the Perennial Value Australian Shares Trust. He also has research responsibility for the banking, healthcare, chemical and agricultural sectors.

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Steve Johnson

Steve Johnson

, Forager Funds

Starting Forager Funds in 2009, Steve has grown the business to over $370m of funds under management. Offering an Australia and Global equity Fund, Steve focuses on long-term value investing of unloved and undervalued companies.

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Steve McCarthy

Steve McCarthy

Portfolio Manager, DMX Asset Management

DMX Asset Management Limited is a Sydney-based boutique asset manager, offering: value focussed investing; innovative products & a low fee structure.

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Stuart Jackson

Stuart Jackson

Senior Analyst and Portfolio Manager, Montgomery Investment Management

Stuart is the Portfolio Manager of The Montgomery [Private] Fund – a concentrated, All-cap Australian equity fund that aims to achieve absolute returns from a portfolio of long only Australian shares and cash. Capital preservation is paramount.

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Stuart Roberts

Stuart Roberts

Founder and Senior Analyst, NDF Research

By background I am an investment professional who did Australian equity research from the late 1990s until 2015. For a lot of that time I focused on healthcare and biotechnology, and the Life Sciences has become a passion of mine. My forte is...

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Stuart Welch

Stuart Welch

Senior Research Analyst, Alphinity Investment Management

Stuart joined Alphinity in July 2017, and has 17 years industry experience. As a Senior Research Analyst, his focus is on health care, transport and infrastructure. He holds a Masters from Cambridge University, as well as being a CFA charterholder.

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Tempo Asset Management

Tempo Asset Management

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Tempo employs an innovative, top-down approach to re-thinking market benchmarks and exploiting market premia to produce better returns for investors over time.

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Tim Carleton

Tim Carleton

Principal and Portfolio Manager, Auscap Asset Management

Auscap manages the Auscap Long Short Australian Equities Fund which targets solid absolute risk-adjusted returns, looking to invest in companies that generate strong cash flows and are trading at attractive prices.

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Tim Kelley

Tim Kelley

Head of Research and Portfolio Manager , Montgomery Investment Management

Tim is the Portfolio Manager of The Montgomery Fund – a concentrated, All-cap Australian equity fund that aims to generate capital growth and income. Montgomery focuses on owning high quality businesses and generating superior returns.

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Todd Guyot

Todd Guyot

Portfolio Manager, Regal Australian Small Companies Fund, Regal Funds Management

Todd Guyot is a Portfolio Manager for the Regal Australia Small Companies Fund. Todd joined Regal in November 2014, with over 20 years’ experience within the domestic small companies sector in both buy and sell side roles.

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Tom McKay

Tom McKay

Managing Director and Co-Founder, Livewire

I'm the Managing Director and Co-Founder of Livewire. I'm passionate about collecting and curating the markets most informed insights every day so that our members can discover new investment ideas. If you would like to get in touch - please use...

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Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson

Investment Director , Fidelity International

Tom joined Fidelity in March 2008. He acts as a spokesman and commentator on investments and is responsible for defining and articulating the Personal Investing business’s investment view. Tom is an expert on markets, investment trends and themes.

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Vince Pezzullo

Vince Pezzullo

Portfolio Manager, Perpetual Equity Investment Company (ASX:PIC)

Vince is Deputy Head of Equities and Portfolio Manager for Australian Share, Geared Australian Shares, Direct Equity Alpha and Perpetual Equity Investment Company (ASX: PIC).

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Warryn Robertson

Warryn Robertson

Portfolio Manager/Analyst, Lazard Asset Management

Warryn Robertson is a Portfolio Manager/Analyst on Lazard’s Global Listed Infrastructure, Global Equity Franchise, and Australian Equity teams. He has been working in the investment field since 1992.

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Wilson Asset Management

Wilson Asset Management

, Fund Manager

Established in 1997 by Geoff Wilson, we are an independently owned investment manager based in Sydney. Today, Wilson Asset Management is comprised of eight investment professionals who offer a combined investment experience of almost 100 years.

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