Corporate Governance

Pacific Current Group is committed to maintaining strong governance and ethical policies and procedures. We support and engage our employees by providing meaningful opportunities to develop professionally, grow within the company and contribute to our communities.

Charters

Codes and Policies

Other Procedures

Board of Directors


Paul Greenwood

As Managing Director, Global CIO and President North America of Pacific Current Group, Paul provides overall leadership and strategic vision, along with leading the growth efforts of the firm including global sourcing, investment and portfolio management teams. Paul was a co-founder Northern Lights Capital Group (now Pacific Current Group). Prior to Northern Lights, Paul served as director of US Equity for Russell Investment Group, where he managed a team of 20+ investment professionals who were responsible for all of Russell’s US equity oriented portfolio management and research activities. He also served as a Russell spokesperson and authored many articles and research commentaries related to investment manager evaluation. Paul graduated from Washington State University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Michael Fitzpatrick

Mr Fitzpatrick has over 37 years’ experience in the financial services sector. After a career in investment banking in Australia and the US, Mike founded Hastings Funds Management Ltd (‘Hastings’) one of the largest managers of infrastructure and alternative assets in Australia. Hastings was a pioneering infrastructure asset management company where Mr Fitzpatrick was managing director until he sold his interest to Westpac Banking Corporation.

Mr Fitzpatrick is a non-executive director of Infrastructure Capital Group, a boutique manager of $1.4 billion of energy and infrastructure assets. He also holds a number of other non-executive directorships, including the Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Latam Autos Limited and Carnegie Wave Energy Limited. Mr Fitzpatrick is the Chairman of the Australian Football League.

Mr Fitzpatrick holds a B.Eng. (Hons) degree in electrical engineering from the University of Western Australia and a B.A. (Honours) from the University of Oxford, where he was a Rhodes Scholar.

Peter Kennedy

Peter is the founding partner of commercial law firm, Madgwicks Lawyers, and has more than 40 years’ experience in commercial law advising a broad range of clients across a variety of sectors. He leads the firm’s Dispute Resolution practice and plays an integral role in the governance and management of the firm, having been Madgwicks’ Managing Partner for 10 years.

He is also Chairman of Treasury Group Investment Services Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Treasury Group and Treasury Group’s current RE provider.

Peter’s formal qualifications include B.Ec, LL.B., LL.M (Tax), Monash University.

Melda Donnelly

Ms Donnelly, a chartered accountant, is the founder and former chairperson of the Centre for Investor Education, a specialist education and consultancy firm for executives in Australian and superannuation funds, institutional investment bodies and the financial services markets. Ms Donnelly’s previous work experience includes CEO of the Queensland Investment Corporation, deputy managing director of ANZ Funds Management and managing director of ANZ Trustees.

Ms Donnelly is also a director of JA Russell and Co Sdn Bhd and was formerly deputy chairperson of the Victorian Funds Management Corporation and non-executive director of Ashmore Group plc. In addition, Ms Donnelly is a member of the Advisory Committee of the Oxford University Centre for Ageing.

Gilles Guérin

Mr Guérin is CEO of BNP Paribas Capital Partners, where he has worked for the past five years developing the alternative investment capabilities of the BNP Paribas Group. Mr. Guérin previously served as chief executive officer and president of Natixis Global Associates and executive of Natixis AM North America and held executive and senior leadership roles at HDF Finance, AlphaSimplex, IXIS AM and Commerz Financial Products.

Mr Guérin has over 20 years’ experience in capital markets and investment management. This includes cross asset class experience spanning the equities fixed income and commodities markets, with a specific focus on alternative strategies and hedge funds.

During his career, Mr Guérin has managed relationships with investors and distributors across the world, in particular in Europe, United States, Japan, the Middle East and Australia. Mr Guérin has operated distribution capabilities worldwide and developed new products and investment capabilities. He has served on the board of various investment companies, including Aurora Investment Management. Throughout his career, he has liaised with regulators across various jurisdictions and worked with thought leaders of the investment industry, including Dr Andrew Lo and Dan Fuss.

Tony Robinson

As Executive Director of Pacific Current Group, Tony focuses on daily business in the Australia locations, as well as managing Investor Relations. Tony has significant expertise and experience across a number of industries including banking, financial services, telecommunications, and transport. Prior to Pacific Current Group, Tony held executive roles included managing director of IOOF Ltd and OAMPS Limited. Tony is also a director of two ASX listed entities, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited and OnCard Limited, and holds a number of directorships of private companies, including River Capital Pty Ltd.