Mr Christopher (Chris) Edgar Cuffe
Non-Executive Director 13/07/2016
Mr Cuffe is well known in the wealth management and philanthropic sectors. He is a former CEO of Colonial First State, leading the company from a start-up operation to Australia's largest investment manager. He is also a former CEO of Challenger Financial Services Group Limited and former Chairman of Unisuper Ltd. In October 2007 Chris was inducted into the Australian Fund Manager's RBS Hall of Fame for services to the investment industry. Chris Cuffe is non executive chairman of Hearts and Minds Investments Limited and a non-executive director of Argo Investments Limited and Global Value Fund Limited.
AO,BCom(Acc&Fin)(Hons),FCANZ&A, AFinSIA, FAICD, Di Male
Mr Jonathan Alfred Grey Trollip
Non-Executive Chairman,Non-Executive Director 13/07/2016
Mr Trollip is a non-executive director with over 34 years of commercial, corporate, governance, legal and transaction experience. Prior to becoming a professional non executive director, he worked as a principal of Meridian International Capital Limited for over 20 years, and before that he was a Partner with law firm Herbert Smith Freehills. In the philanthropy area he is chairman of Science for Wildlife Limited and a director of The Watarrka Foundation and the University of Cape Town Australia Alumni Trust
BA(Eco),PostGrad(Eco & Law), FAICD, LLM, Male
Ms Lorraine Berends
Non-Executive Director 13/07/2016
Ms Berends has worked in the financial services industry for over 40 years and possesses experience in both investment management and superannuation. Before moving to a non-executive career in 2014 she worked for 15 years with US based investment manager Marvin & Palmer Associates. Lorraine contributed to industry associations throughout her executive career, serving on the boards of the Investment Management Consultants Association (IMCA Australia, now the CIMA society of Australia) for 13 years (7 as Chair) and the Association of Superannuation Funds Australia (ASFA) for 12 years (3 as Chair). Lorraine has been awarded Life Membership of both IMCA australia and ASFA. He is is an independent director of Plato Income Maximiser Limited, Spheria Emerging Companies Limited and Hearts and Minds Investments Limited (listed investment companies), an independent non-executive director of Pinnacle Investment Management Group Limited and a company-appointed director of Qantas Superannuation Limited.
FASFA, Bsc, FAI Female
Mr Alexander (Alex) Ihlenfeldt
Non-Executive Director 06/06/2016
Mr Ihlenfeldt holds the position of Chief Operating Officer of Pinnacle and serves as a director on a number of Pinnacle affiliate boards, listed investment companies and both Cayman and UCITS investment entities. He has over 25 years financial services experience in both Australia and South Africa. Alex was intimately involved in the establishment of Pinnacle and each of its affiliates. His responsibilities include the provision of the infrastructure services and support required by the Pinnacle Group. He is a non-executive director of Plato Income Maximiser Limited and an alternate director of Spheria Emerging Companies Limited (listed investment companies), and is a director of Firetrail Absolute Return Limited, Plato Investment Management Limited; Solaris Investment Management Limited; Antipodes Partners Limited; Antipodes Partners Holdings Limited; Antipodes Partners Services Limited; Pinnacle Charitable Foundation Ltd and alternate director of Foray Enterprises Pty Limited and Resolution Capital Limited. Alex is also an executive director of Pinnacle; Pinnacle Services Administration Pty Limited; Pinnacle Fund Services Limited, Pinnacle RE Services Limited and Pinnacle Investment Management (UK) Limited.
Bcom(Hons), MICANZ&A, FAICD Male
Mr Andrew Findlay
Non-Executive Director 25/10/2016
Mr Findlay has over 20 years financial services experience in Australia and overseas, with a focus on product development, marketing and distribution. Andrew is managing director of Antipodes Partners Limited, Antipodes Partners Holdings Limited and Antipodes Partners Services Limited. Prior to this Andrew was a senior executive at Pinnacle which he joined in 2009. His primary responsibility was to assist the principals of each investment firm to establish, manage and grow their business. In this role Andrew worked closely with Antipodes through the inception and subsequent growth of its business. Before joining Pinnacle, Andrew worked at Macquarie Bank for over 5 years and was based in both Sydney and Hong Kong. Whilst at Macquarie, Andrew led the establishment of the Macquarie Professional Series, a suite of partnerships with world class, specialist investment managers. Prior to Macquarie Andrew worked in a variety of financial marketing roles with Deutsche Bank in Australia, and with UBS in Zurich and London.