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David Macri

David Macri is the Chief Investment Officer with Australian Ethical Investment, Australia’s leading ethical superannuation fund and investment manager with over $5bn in funds under management. David has been at AEI for over 12 years and has been the CIO for over nine of those years. He is responsible for ensuring the effective management of…

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Bruce Smith

Principal, Portfolio Manager 34 years experience Bruce is a Principal and Portfolio Manager at Alphinity Investment Management. He is Co-Portfolio Manager for the Alphinity Sustainable Share Fund and is responsible for research coverage of Consumer, Telecommunications and Property sectors. Bruce was previously a Vice President and Research Analyst for AllianceBernstein’s Australian Equities Fund covering the…

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Kirby Rappell

Executive Director, SuperRatings (a Lonsec company) BCom, CFA Kirby was appointed Chief Executive Officer of SuperRatings in October 2017 and is responsible for setting SuperRatings strategy and ensuring we continue to provide the best possible Ratings, Research, Consulting and insights to our clients. He has worked to build a strong relationship with funds, service providers…

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Ron Mehmet

BA (Hons) Geography and Economics, MAppFin, Dip Mgt, FFin Head of Fixed Income Research Ron joined Lonsec in April 2020. Ron brings extensive experience in financial markets, fund manager research, funds management, multi-sector and single sector portfolio construction, investment committees and trustee investment boards from previous senior management roles at both BTFG/Advance (7 years) and…

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Dr Don Hamson

Managing Director Don has over 25 years investment management experience and founded Plato Investment Management Limited in 2006. Don has written a number of white papers on after tax investing and has spoken at many conferences and seminars on this subject. Prior to Plato Don was Head of Active Equities, Asia Pacific and a member…

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Jacob Mitchell

Founder, CIO & Lead Portfolio Manager Jacob founded Antipodes in March 2015 and is chief investment officer and lead portfolio manager. Prior to founding Antipodes, Jacob spent 14 years at Platinum Asset Management where he was most recently deputy chief investment officer and a portfolio manager of the flagship Platinum International Fund. On resigning from…

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Lorraine Robinson

Lorraine joined Lonsec in December 2019 to lead the Lonsec Research team. She has extensive experience in financial markets, across investment research, funds management and investor relations. She joined Lonsec from Evans & Partners, where she was most recently the Chief Operating Officer of the Corporate and Institutional business.  Her 10 year tenure included time…

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Deanne Baker

Deanne joined Lonsec Investment Solutions Pty Ltd (LIS) as Portfolio Manager in early 2020 and is responsible for the management of Lonsec’s multi-asset & retirement portfolios. Deanne has been with the Lonsec Group since July 2007 and holds over 20 years’ experience in managed funds research and portfolio management. Prior to joining LIS, Deanne was…

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Lonsec Symposium UNBREAKABLE 2021
Lukasz de Pourbaix

Lukasz leads the Lonsec Investment Solutions Pty Limited (LIS) business as Executive Director & Chief Investment Officer. LIS harnesses Lonsec’s broad investment research and portfolio construction expertise delivering effective and efficient portfolio solutions to financial advisers. Lukasz is also Chairman of Lonsec’s Asset Allocation Investment Committee and is a member of the Manager Selection and…

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Veronica Klaus

Veronica joined Lonsec in October 2011 as a Senior Investment Consultant. Veronica as head of the consulting team provides advice and input into the model portfolio construction process, including fund research, selection and portfolio construction advice, as well as and asset allocation decisions. She is also responsible for maintaining relationships with key dealer group clients…

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