About

Work
2013 - present
Founder; Business Guy & Product Manager
Listium
  • Doing everything except writing code
2012 - present
Startup Adviser
Various
  • Advice on all things related to startups, including strategy, finance, pitching and capital raising.
2013 - present
Director
Venuemob
  • Member of a three person board, covering all areas including finance, strategy and compliance.
2006 - 2013
Small Business Consultant
Self-Employed
  • Worked with small business owners in a range of areas including including finance, strategy, marketing and HR
1994 - 2006
Head of Equities;  Partner
Goldman Sachs JBWere Asset Management
  • Led a team of analysts, portfolio managers and dealers managing Australian Equity portfolios.
  • Activities included company and industry research, company valuation, portfolio mangement, marketing, pitching, general management and product management.
  • Member of GSJBWere Group Partnership Committee and the FSC Investment Board Committee (industry body)
Achievements
  • Above average long-term investment performance across all portfolios and substantial growth in funds under management
  • 2002 Australian Equities Fund Manager of the Year
1991 - 1994
Commercial Banking Officer
ANZ Bank
  • Assisted in the management of a portfolio of commercial banking clients. Activities included credit and risk analysis and company research.
Education
Bachelor of Business - Banking & Finance
Monash University
Graduate Diploma - Applied Finance & Investment
Securities Institute of Australia
Accelerated Management Program
Melbourne Business School
Investment Management Workshop
Harvard Business School & CFA Institute
Personal Interests
Proud father;  kitesurfer;  stand-up paddle surfer;  occasional golfer;  online gamer;  infrequent fly fisherman;  long-suffering Richmond (AFL) supporter.