The Fund has access to an Investment Committee comprised of highly experienced industry professionals and a Portfolio Consultant. The Investment Committee and Portfolio Consultant understand the role that technology and innovation play in global and domestic markets and have deep insight and experience in this type of investing.
Since 1990, he has worked in a variety of roles within JB Were & Son and then the merged entity Goldman Sachs JBWere Pty Ltd. Prior to establishing Evans and Partners, David ran Goldman Sachs JBWere’s (GSJBW) Private Wealth business and the Institutional Equities business. His most recent role at GSJBW was as Managing Director and Chief of Staff.
He is a director of Seven West Media (SWM) and Chairman of the SWM Audit & Risk Committee and a member of the Remuneration & Nomination Committee. He is a member of the Victorian Police Corporate Advisory Group and Chairman of Cricket Australia’s Investment Committee.
Richard is a director of Gresham Partners Holdings Limited, Chairman of the Australian Football League Commission, and is a director of a number of Wesfarmers Group subsidiaries. He is a director of the Business Council of Australia and The University of Western Australia Business School Advisory Board. In February 2013, Richard was appointed Chairman of the Australian B20 (the key business advisory body to the international economic forum which includes business leaders from all G20 economies). This appointment expired in December 2014. Richard is also Chair of JDRF Australia. He is a Fellow of AICD, incoming director and Chairman of Woodside Petroleum Limited and nominee director of Qantas Airways Limited.
Paul is a director of Wesfarmers Limited and a Commissioner of the Australian Football League (AFL). He is also on the board of Innovation Australia, the Peter MacCallum Cancer Foundation, the Mount Scopus College Foundation, AFL SportsReady and the P&S Bassat Foundation.
Paul co-founded SEEK in 1997 and served as CEO and then as Joint CEO from 1997-2011. SEEK is the world’s largest online employment business and has market leading businesses in Australia, China, Brazil, Mexico and throughout South East Asia.
Paul started his career as a lawyer and practiced for six years. Paul holds a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce from The University of Melbourne.
He is currently Chairman of Australia’s national scientific research agency, the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Chairman of JobsNSW focused on job creation in NSW, and on the Advisory Boards of Square Peg Capital and Unified Healthcare Group. David also had a successful career as CEO of Telstra, Australia’s leading telecommunications and information services company.
David holds a Bachelor of Arts in Anthropology and English from Victoria University, Wellington, New Zealand. He attended the Kellogg School of Management postgraduate General Management Program at Northwestern University in Chicago, USA.
Prior to that, she had spent 16 years with the Westpac Group, running major business units in most operating divisions of the Group, including the Institutional Bank, Wealth Management (BT Financial) and the Retail and Business Banking division. Her last role at Westpac was as head of Corporate Affairs and Sustainability, a role she held through the merger with St.George and the global financial crisis.
Sally now sits on both listed and unlisted Boards, including three ASX 200 companies, Suncorp Group Limited, Premier Investments Limited and Breville Group Limited. She is also on the Board Investec Property Limited and the Sydney Harbour Federation Trust.
Sally chairs the Board of an independent girls’ school in Sydney, and is actively involved in the community, with a particular interest in education, the arts and disability.
She is a member of Chief Executive Women.
As the founder and director of the World Internet Project, a comprehensive and long-running study on the effects of computer and internet technology in over 35 countries, Jeffrey has worked with more than 50 of the world’s leading brands on digital trends and has delivered over 500 keynote addresses across the globe.
Jeffrey directs the Center for the Digital Future at the USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism, where he serves as Research Professor. Prior to joining USC, Jeffrey was a member of the University of California, Los Angeles faculty where he served as Director for the UCLA Center for Communication Policy and won the Distinguished Teaching Award.
Raymond completed a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering (Honours) and Commerce (Finance) at the University of Melbourne in 2001. Raymond has also completed the CFA program in 2007.
Raymond joined Evans and Partners in 2017 as a Senior Research Analyst.
Evans and Partners Investment Management Pty Limited is the investment manager for the Fund and is responsible for investment decisions. The directors of the Investment Manager are:
Prior to joining Walsh & Company, Jaclyn was legal counsel for Aurizon, managing legal risk and strategy across the business development, M&A, strategy, governance and treasury functions. Prior to Aurizon, Jaclyn worked as legal counsel in capital markets and professional services with Instinet and PwC Legal in London, and Mallesons Stephen Jaques in Australia.
Jaclyn holds a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) and Bachelor of Justice from Queensland University of Technology, and a Master of Business Administration from The University of Melbourne.
The Responsible Entity is responsible for the operation of the Fund. The Directors of the Responsible Entity are:
Warwick has worked with companies and lenders to develop and implement strategic business options, provide advice in relation to continuous disclosure requirements, develop cash forecasting training for national firms, and lectured on cash management. Among his former roles, Warwick worked on the initial stages of the HIH insolvency as part of the key management group tasked with the wind-down of the global estate.
Warwick has a Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Commerce from Australian National University and is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.