Chairman and Non-Executive Director
Jonathan Trollip has over 30 years' legal and commercial experience in the international financial sector. He is currently a principal and director of Sydney-based finance group Meridian International
Capital Limited with whom he has worked for the past 20 years. Jonathan is Chairman of ASX-listed
Australian Infrastructure Fund Limited and holds a number of private company directorships in the commercial and not-for-profit sectors including the University of Cape Town Alumni Trust, the Project for Africa Wildlife, Zambia and Science for Wildlife Inc.
Prior roles include acting as a partner at law firm Herbert Smith Freehills and working as a lawyer with
Freshfields in London.
Jonathan has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Cape Town, post graduate degrees in economics and law from the University of Cape Town and the University of London (London School of Economics) and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Chris has more than 25 years' of experience in building successful wealth management practices.
Most notably he joined Colonial First State in 1988 and became its CEO two years later, leading the company from a start-up operation to Australia’s largest investment manager.
In 2003 Chris became the CEO of Challenger Financial Services Group Limited and subsequently headed up Challenger's Wealth Management business. Chris is now involved in a portfolio of activities including a number of directorships, managing public and private investments and in various roles assisting the non-profit sector. He is Chairman of UniSuper (the $40 billion superannuation scheme servicing the staff of universities and related institutions across Australia) a Non-Executive
Director of Fitzpatrick Private Wealth (a national advisory and wealth management firm) and a founder/producer of online weekly financial newsletter Cuffelinks.
Chris holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of NSW and a Diploma from the Securities Institute of Australia. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia, a Fellow of the Institute of Company Directors and an Associate of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. In October 2007 Chris was inducted into the Australian Fund Manager’s RBS Hall of Fame for services to the investment industry.
Geoff has worked in the investment industry for the last 34 years. He is currently the Chairman of
WAM Capital Limited, WAM Research Limited, WAM Active Limited and the Australian Stockbrokers
Foundation Limited. He is a Director of a number of for-profit and charitable organisations including the Australian Leaders Fund Limited, Clime Capital Limited, Incubator Capital Limited, Sporting Chance Cancer Foundation and the Australian Fund Managers Foundation.
Prior roles include acting as a Director of Mariner Bridge Investments Limited (formerly known as
Mariner Wealth Management Limited), Executive Director at Prudential-Bache and various roles for Scottish Amicable, Potter Partners and McIntosh Hamson Hoare Govett.
Geoff holds a Bachelor of Science Degree from La Trobe University and a Graduate Management Qualification. He is also a Fellow of the Institute of Company Directors and a Fellow of the Securities Institute of Australia.
Miles has over seventeen years’ of experience in trading, investment management and research, covering a wide range of financial markets. He is the Portfolio Manager of the Global Value Fund and serves as a Director on the Global Value Fund Board. Under Mirabella’s regulatory licences, Miles has overall responsibility for the GVF portfolio management teams trading and investment management activities.
Prior to founding Staude Capital Miles spent ten years as a Portfolio Manager and Investment Analyst at Metage Capital, a London based investment management firm. Before joining Metage he spent five years as a sell-side equity analyst at RBC Capital Markets, based in both Sydney and London. Miles holds an economics degree from the University of Sydney and is a CFA Charterholder.