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.

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Board of Directors


Tony Robinson

Tony has significant expertise and experience across industries including banking, financial services, telecommunications, and transportation. Prior to Pacific Current Group, Tony held executive roles including CEO of Centre Point Alliance and managing director of IOOF Ltd and OAMPS Limited. He is also a director of two other ASX-listed entities, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited and OnCard Limited, and holds several directorships of private companies, including River Capital Pty Ltd.

Tony earned a BCom and an MBA from the University of Melbourne.

Paul Greenwood

As our firm’s Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer, Paul provides overall leadership and strategic vision, as he spearheads the growth efforts of the firm and guides our global sourcing, investment and portfolio management teams. Paul was a co-founder of Northern Lights Capital Group (now Pacific Current Group). Prior to Northern Lights, Paul served as director of US Equity for Russell Investment Group (“Russell”), where he managed a team of more than 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 with a BA in Finance from Washington State University and is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

Jerry Chafkin

Jerry is Chief Investment Officer at AssetMark, where he is responsible for designing, enhancing and managing the company’s investment solutions framework and providing investment and market perspectives to advisors and their clients. He joined AssetMark in 2014, bringing to the firm over 25 years of financial services leadership. Previously, Jerry was a portfolio manager and CEO at AlphaSimplex Group, a liquid alternatives and active volatility management specialist in Cambridge Massachusetts. Prior to that, he was CEO at IXIS Asset Management in Boston, and spent nearly a decade at Charles Schwab in a range of leadership roles, including CEO of the asset management division.

Jerry began his career at Bankers Trust Company where he spent almost 15 years in a variety of asset management roles working with institutional clients in the US and abroad. At the time of his departure from Bankers Trust, Jerry was the CEO of its Structured Investment Management business, with more than $250 billion in AUM in fixed income, quantitative equity, and asset allocation strategies.

He received a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from Yale University and holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance from Columbia University.

Melda Donnelly

Melda, 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 superannuation funds, institutional investment bodies and the financial services markets. Melda’s previous work experience includes serving as CEO of the Queensland Investment Corporation, deputy managing director of ANZ Funds Management and managing director of ANZ Trustees.

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

She has a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Queensland.

Gilles Guérin

Gilles 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. He previously served as chief executive officer and president of Natixis Global Associates and executive of Natixis AM North America. He also held executive and senior leadership roles at HDF Finance, AlphaSimplex, IXIS AM and Commerz Financial Products.

Gilles has more than 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 a career that has spanned the globe, Gilles has managed relationships with investors and distributors in Europe, the United States, Japan, the Middle East and Australia. He 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 top investment industry thoughtleaders, including Andrew Lo and Dan Fuss.

Gilles studied engineering at the National Higher French Institute of Aeronautics and Space.

Peter Kennedy

Peter is the founding partner of commercial law firm Madgwicks Lawyers and has more than 40 years of 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 Pacific Current Group.

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