The investment management team share responsibilities across all of Watermark’s funds.
Meet The Team
Justin has over 25 years experience in investing in Australian and international securities. Justin was an Investment Analyst and Portfolio Manager at Bankers Trust for 12 years from January 1991 to June 2002. Justin was a key member of the investment team at Bankers Trust that was consistently ranked in the top quartile of managers by independent investment consultants, InTech. Justin established Watermark in 2003 as an Absolute Return manager of Australian shares. Justin has been a Director of Australian Leaders Fund Ltd since October 2003 and became Chairman in February 2007.
Tom joined Watermark in December 2009. Tom is responsible for researching a number of industry sectors and managing positions within the portfolios. Tom began his career as a Research Analyst with Renaissance Asset Management in 2006. Tom holds a Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering from the University of Sydney and is a CFA charterholder.
Portfolio Manager - International Equities
Harvey is the portfolio manager for Watermark’s international funds and is responsible for coverage of the Industrials sector.
Harvey was previously an investment analyst covering Industrials & Aerospace/Defence at Balyasny Asset Management in London. He has also held equity analyst roles with Amiya Capital and Apax Partners.
Harvey holds a Bachelor of Business from Lancaster University Management School and attended Cambridge University Judge Business School.
Nick joined Watermark in March 2015 and has analytical responsibilities across a number of industry sectors. Nick began his career in finance with KPMG in 2008, before moving into Equities Analyst roles with Credit Suisse and Deutsche Bank. Prior to joining Watermark Nick was an investment analyst at GenesisCare, a large, privately owned medical services provider where his role involved the origination and execution of business development proposals including acquisitions, brownfield expansions and partnerships with the public sector. Nick has a background in science, holding bachelor degrees in Science and Biotechnology and a PhD from Griffith University in the fields of Molecular Biology and Neuroscience.
Gaston has spent over 4 years as a Senior Investment Manager with the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) and has over 13 years’ experience working across public and private capital markets. He has held investment roles with Benros Capital, TPG Capital and Morgan Stanley. Gaston holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the Universidad Catolica Argentina and a Masters in Finance.
Hamish joined Watermark in May 2017. Prior to this he has been a Financial sector specialist with Och-Ziff Capital for the last 7 years. Between 2007 to 2010 he was a senior equity analyst (Insurance) for Fox-Pitt Kelton. Hamish holds a Bachelor of Civil Engineering and is a CFA Charterholder.
COO & Head of Distribution
Tim joined Watermark Funds Management in 2014 as COO and Head of Distribution. He brings extensive experience in the development, marketing and distribution of investment and insurance products throughout Australia. Tim is responsible for Watermark’s distribution effort, as well as all operational aspects of the business. Tim holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Diploma in Law. Prior to Watermark, Tim was a Director of Distribution at Bennelong Funds Management
Business Development Manager
Rani joined Watermark Funds Management in October 2016 as a Business Development Manager. She has broad experience within client service, marketing and business development while holding roles at Macquarie Bank and Ellerston Capital. Rani has completed a Bachelor of Commerce at University of New South Wales and has completed Level 1 of the CFA program.