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.

Constitution and Charters

Codes and Policies

Employee Share Ownership Plan

Other Procedures

Philosophy and Values

Board of Directors

Tony Robinson

Tony has had an interesting journey here at Pacific Current Group as he originally joined the Board in August 2015, as a Non-executive Director. In April 2016, he became an Executive Director before returning to his role as a Non-executive Director in September 2018. A month later, October 2018, he was appointed as Chairman. He currently holds roles as Managing Director of PSC Insurance Group Limited and as a Non-executive Director of River Capital Pty Ltd.

Tony has significant expertise and experience across multiple industries including banking, financial services, telecommunications, and transportation. His previous roles include Managing Director of IOOF Ltd and OAMPS Limited, Director of Tasfoods Limited, Director of Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Limited, and Non-executive Chairman of Longtable Group Ltd (currently Maggie Beer Holdings Limited).

Aside from his multi-faceted roles he is also a member of the Audit and Risk Committee and the Remuneration, Nomination and Governance Committee.

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 CFA® charterholder.


Phone: +1.253.380.4878


Jerry Chafkin

Jerry is Vice Chairman, Investments at AssetMark, where he is responsible for oversight of the company’s investment solutions framework and providing investment perspectives to investment 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 currently serves as a member of the Investment Committee of HESTA Super Fund and Chair of Coolibah Capital Investments Pty Limited. Her 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 has held a range of directorships of both Australian and international companies including Non-Executive Director of Ashmore Group plc, trustee director of UniSuper, Deputy Chair of the Victorian Funds Management Corporation and Chair of Plum Financial Services Nominees Pty Ltd.

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

Gilles Guérin

Gilles was formerly the CEO of BNP Paribas Capital Partners, where he worked for the past eleven 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 the 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 is a member of the Madgwicks’ Dispute Resolution practice and was formerly Madgwicks’ Managing Partner for over 16 years, where he played an integral role in the governance and management of the firm.

Peter also sits on the boards of a number of companies in the manufacturing, property and retail industries.

He is also Chairman of Treasury Group Investment Services Pty 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.