Our firm is built on solid foundations, from our talented and committed staff, our specialised suite of services, and the strong relationships we forge with our clients. This has allowed us to grow as a business and to establish a strong and stable position in the marketplace.

Our firm is built on solid foundations, from our talented and committed staff, our specialised suite of services, and the strong relationships we forge with our clients. This has allowed us to grow as a business and to establish a strong and stable position in the marketplace.

Brett McKay
Head of Resources

Bachelor of Science (Professional, Hons); Geology

Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance & Investment
Seven years experience as a Mining Analyst (Deutsche Bank, UBS & BBY)

Nine years experience as a Geologist specialising in precious & base metals exploration

Colin Redmond
Sales

Bachelor of Arts (Economics); MSc Economics; Series 7 and Series 63 license.

Over 15 years International Capital Markets experience including 12 years in Pan European Equities and Money Markets at Davy Stockbrokers, Ireland and three years in Treasury at Commerzbank, Ireland.

Conrad Anderson
Head of Corporate

Over 15 years corporate advisory experience with the last 8 years specialising in Equity Capital Markets transactions in Australia

Held Executive Director roles in Equity Capital Markets with Argonaut Capital, Investec Bank & Ord Minnett

Awarded Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia, FINSIA (F Fin), Fellow of the Securities Institute (FSI) UK and holds a graduate diploma (FSI Dip) and a Bachelor of Laws, Upper Second Class Honours from the University of Aberdeen (United Kingdom)

Craig Brown
Analyst

Master of Mining Engineering (Mine Management), Master of Applied Finance and Investment (Corporate Finance), Bachelor of Business (Management & Finance)

3 years’ experience in acquisition and divestment across Australia, SE Asia, North America and New Zealand (AWE Limited)

15 years’ experience in capital markets in Australia and New Zealand with Buy and Sell side experience (Westpac Institutional Bank, Susquehanna International Group, Foster Stockbroking, Todd Corporation)

David Fraser
Analyst

Bachelor of Science (Chemistry & Mathematics), Bachelor of Chemical Engineering, Diploma in Accounting, Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance

Over twenty years experience as an analyst with top tier international/boutique firms (Shaw & Partners, BBY, Nomura, UBS, Garlick & Co)

Ten years experience in Chemical Process Engineering

Frank Barila
Head of Sales

Ten years institutional sales experience (Petra Capital)

Fifteen years sales experience across multiple sectors and markets

Australian Graduate School of Management (AGSM) General Manager Program 2016

George Marias
Managing Director

BSc (Geology), Master of Mineral Economics, Diploma of Finance & Investment.

Six years experience in Mine and Field Geology with large companies (Dominion Mining, Sons of Gwalia, De Beers)

Over twenty years experience as an analyst with top tier international/boutique firms (ABN AMRO, BNP, BBY, Hartley Poynton)

Three years experience in Funds Management (Confluence Asset Management)

James Lennon
Analyst

Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance – Business Valuation (FINSIA)

Master of Applied Science – Ecology (Lincoln University, New Zealand)

Ten-plus years’ experience broking small and mid-cap companies (ABN AMRO, JPMorgan, Ord Minnett)

Jamie Campbell
Sales

15 years’ experience in global financial markets specialising in natural resources (Mining & Oil/Gas) and ASX equities including 10 years in the London market

Held Executive Director role and Head of Natural Resources at London based Panmure Gordon for the past 3 years and Bell Potter, Investec, Barclays & Citi prior to this

Chartered Accountant, Bachelor of Commerce from Macquarie University majoring in Accounting & Finance, Investment Management Certificate, & Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning from FINSIA

Killian Murphy
Head of Industrials

BA (Hons) Economics; MA Economics

Over seven years international experience as a covering analyst, including five years in Pan European Equities at both Davy and Goodbody Stockbrokers in Ireland and over two years as the gaming analyst for CIMB Australia

Krystle Garven
Administration

Over eight years’ experience as an Executive Assistant in the Insurance Industry (SLE Worldwide, XL Group)

Larissa Falvo
Administration

Cert IV Finance/Accounting, Cert IV Desktop Publishing

Over fifteen years experience as Research Assistant (Citi, BBY)

Our clients are our foremost priority.

We have invested in talented and committed people to ensure ongoing value.

Matthew Schembri
Analyst

Applied Geology BSc (Hons)

MBA – Curtin University (Perth)

Over five years experience as a Resource Analyst (Citi)

Six years experience in Geological consulting (Fugro UK & AUS, Apex Minerals, Reed Resources)

Michael Casey
Sales

Accredited cash equities and Derivative DTR

Master member Stockbrokers and Financial advisers association MSAFAA

Thirty years’ execution and trading experience across Institutional desks (Deutche Bank, BZW Australia, ABN AMRO Group, RBS Australia, CIMB Australia)

Neil Watson
Sales

BSc (Hons) Geophysics; Graduate Dip in Applied Finance and Investment

Over thirteen years research experience across Industrials (Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse) and Resources (Macquarie)

5 years Research Sales experience (Deutsche Bank)

5 years commercial experience in exploration geophysics consulting (CGG Aust), and Government.

Peter Chilton
Analyst

BSc Mining Engineering, MSc Rock Mechanics & Excavation Engineering, Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia, FINSIA (F Fin)

Mining engineering roles in open pit and underground mines in a range of commodities including copper, lead/zinc, gold, iron ore and gypsum

Extensive experience as an analyst at leading stockbroking firms including BZW, ANZ and BNP and in independent research

6 years’ experience as a portfolio manager/analyst (Constellation Capital Management)

Peter Veldhuizen
Sales

Bachelor of Commerce (Applied Finance)
National DTR Cash Equities Accreditation (partially complete)

Over 2 years Intuitional sales experience (Petra Capital)

Four years experience in trade disciplines

Richard Macphillamy
Sales

Bachelor of Business (Accounting), Master of Applied Finance (partially completed)

Over fifteen years experience as an Operator and/or Institutional Sales (Macquarie, Morgan Stanley, LINWAR and Aequs)

Samantha Tingley
Administration

Bachelor of Arts (Hons) History

Over four years as an Executive Assistant in Finance (J.P. Morgan Private Bank, Odey Asset Management)

Silvia Fratta Pasini
Administration

Over six years’ in customer services & public relations

Stephen Newton
Compliance

Law Degree (BA LLB), Masters of Law (LLM), Graduate Diploma in Compliance

Solicitor Unrestricted Practising Certificate – Corporate and Government (NSW)

Certificate IV Financial Planning

Over 17 years’ experience in legal/compliance related roles in the financial services industry

Tony Christelis
CFO

Bachelor of Commerce, Bachelor of Accounting, member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Australia

Three years audit experience (Price Waterhouse Coopers)

Eight years in finance & retail in the oil industry (Esso Petroleum)

Over twelve years in CFO roles at various organisations in the technology & property Industries

Verity Barritt
Corporate

BSc (Hons) Mathematics with Business and Management, Manchester University, Securities Institute Diploma (UK)

Over 10 years corporate advisory experience in the Australian market across a broad range of transaction structures and sectors.

Previously worked at JP Morgan, Bell Potter, Shaw & Partners and most recently Dixon Advisory.

Vince Barila
Sales

Bachelor of Commerce (Finance & Accounting)

15 years business management & administration experience in the Superannuation Sector

Over five years’ Project Accounting & Financial Accounting experience

Vincent Pisani
Sales

Bachelor of Commerce (Hons), Econometrics and Associate of Securities Institute of Australia (ASIA)

33 years of experience in both funds management (ex Prudential and BT Australia) and sell side broking at UBS, Cazenove Australia and Shaw Stockbroking.