Board of Directors
Marc Fisher is a Hong Kong based Managing Director and Executive Committee Member of Gottex Fund Management – a global alternative investment specialist. Marc runs Gottex’s Alternative Risk Premia business, and also oversees the Asia Pacific and Middle East client businesses. In addition, Marc currently holds board level directorships in two other Australian businesses related to financial services. Marc joined Gottex from FRM in Hong Kong (now Man Group PLCs multi-manager business) where he was a Management Committee member and Chairman of their Asia Pacific business excluding Japan & Korea. Additionally, Marc ran FRM's Private client product range and served as Product Head for their Managed Futures fund. Previously, Marc was a Managing Director at Citigroup in London, where he founded and managed a global fund-linked product development and marketing business. Prior to Citigroup, Marc started his career at Deutsche Bank in London, where he held a number of trading, marketing and product development positions with an emphasis on multi asset class derivatives. He holds a Bachelor of Veterinary Medicine (BVSc) (Hons) degree from Bristol University.
Graham Hand has 38 years' experience in financial markets. He was General Manager, Capital Markets, at Commonwealth Bank then Deputy Treasurer of the State Bank of NSW and later Managing Director, Treasury at NatWest Markets Australia. He then embarked on full-time consulting, where his clients included AMP, Westpac, Commonwealth Bank and Colonial First State (Colonial). He was appointed General Manager, Funding & Alliances at Colonial, where he managed the funding for $10 billion of geared funds and established seven boutique asset management alliances, including Acadian (Australia), Realindex and Aspect Capital. He is currently a member of the Compliance Committee of Lazard Asset Management Pacific Co.
Graham is the Founder (with industry veteran Chris Cuffe) and Managing Editor of Cuffelinks, a leading investments newsletter widely recognised for its high quality content. Its articles were selected for ongoing archiving by the National Library of Australia.
Graham's book, Naked Among Cannibals, an analysis of the evolution of Australian banking, featured in the Top 10 Business Books in Australia at the time of publication. His articles have appeared in Euromoney, International Financing Review, CFO Magazine and Money Management.
Graham has an honours degree in economics from the University of NSW and a Diploma from FINSIA.
Andrew is a representative Director and Responsible Manager of NW Advice Pty Limited (AFSL 241715). Andrew joined NW Advice Pty Limited (previously Neville Ward Advice Pty Ltd) in 2004 and is responsible for providing financial advice to NW Advice Pty Limited’s client base, principally focused on strategy and asset allocation. Andrew is also a Director and Responsible Manager for Wealth Focus Pty Ltd (AFSL 314872) and Personal Choice Management Pty Ltd (AFSL 247324) and is a non-executive Director of Datacenter Limited and PM Capital Asian Opportunities Fund. Prior to these roles, Andrew worked for Deutsche Asset Management (in London, United Kingdom), the Commonwealth Bank of Australia and the National Australia Bank in roles spanning funds management to custody and settlements.
Andrew holds a Bachelor of Business majoring in Finance and an Advanced Diploma in Financial Services