Portfolio Manager at Narrow Road Capital
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I am a leading sourcer, portfolio manager and trader of Australian alternative credit. My experience covers leveraged loans/senior, high yield, convertible bonds, mezzanine, distressed, industrials, project finance & infrastructure, property, mortgage and asset backed securities, CDOs and ...more


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The consensus was badly wrong on the election but the data showed it wasn't unexpected. What can investors learn from this?
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The arguments that central bank independence is being threatened by criticisms from politicians is a smokescreen to cover central bank incompetence and delay much needed reforms.


GS Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
HYMB SPDR Nuveen S&P High Yield Municipal Bond ETF
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co.
SHYD VanEck Vectors Short High-Yield Municipal Index ETF



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Work Experience

Portfolio Manager
Narrow Road Capital
July 2012 - Present (11 years 1 month)

In this role I source, analyse, trade and monitor Australian high yield and distressed debt opportunities for high net wealth individuals and groups, and for institutional investors. Narrow Road Capital has a particular focus on esoteric, smaller, more illiquid and complex debt securities.

Senior Manager in Distressed Assets
Commonwealth Bank of Australia
January 2009 - June 2012 (3 years 6 months)

In this role I managed and traded the largest and most complex distressed assets of the Commonwealth Bank.

Portfolio Manager/Vice President
Lehman Brothers
October 2004 - June 2008 (3 years 9 months)

I joined as a credit analyst in 2004, with portfolio management and trading duties added in 2005. Asset coverage encompassed a broad range of traditional and alternative sectors including general corporate lending, private equity transactions, mortgage and asset backed securities, structured credit securities and convertible bonds, listed and unlisted infrastructure and property trusts; for global and domestic funds, including the Lehman Brothers Global Mezzanine Partners fund.


Insolvency Practitioners Association Programme
2010 / 2010
Chartered Financial Analyst
2005 / 2007