People

Ian Gibson - Director

Ian has over 25 years’ experience in financial markets. For much of the last 15 years Ian has acted as a Director, investment adviser and consultant to a range of financial groups and organisations. Currently, Ian is a Director of Attunga Capital Pty Ltd (a power trading hedge fund), a Director of Regal Funds Management (a long/short equity hedge fund), an adviser to RPG Management Pty Ltd (family office), a Director of Kilter Pty Ltd (a water and farmland asset manager) and is an independent member of the Investment Committee for Atrium Investment Management Pty Ltd (a multi-asset fund manager). Previously, Ian was an equities analyst and portfolio manager at Fidelity Investment Management (H.K.) Ltd, an equities analyst at Potter Warburg/SBC Warburg and earlier in his career worked at the State Bank of New South Wales and BZW Australia. Ian holds a Bachelor of Laws and Bachelor of Business (Finance) from the University of Technology, Sydney and a Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia.

Jay MacGregor - Director

Jay MacGregor has over 20 years' experience in financial markets in Australia and London. Most recently, Jay was Managing Director and Head of Institutional Equities for the Institutional Banking & Markets division of the Commonwealth Bank of Australia where he was responsible for the Bank's Equity Capital Markets, wholesale equities and equity trading activities. Prior to this, Jay held senior roles at UBS Investment Bank in equity distribution where he advised some of Australia's and Europe's leading fund managers and hedge funds; in Citi Global Markets Australia's Capital Markets Origination team where he led equity capital raising transactions for some of Australia's leading companies; and prior to that as a rated equities research analyst. Jay holds Bachelor degrees in Law and Commerce and a Masters degree in Finance from the University of NSW.

Robert Purves - Director

Robert is a businessman and an environmentalist. He is currently a member of The Wentworth Group of Concerned Scientists, a Director of Climate Council of Australia, a Patron of the Lizard Island Research Station, a member of World Wide Fund for Nature Asia Pacific Advisory Council, and a Governor of Australian Youth Climate Coalition. Robert has been Chairman/Director of a number of public companies in both health and industrial sectors. He is the immediate past President of WWF-Australia and a former board member of WWF-International. In 2004 Robert established the Purves Environmental Fund, which funds numerous environmental initiatives. In 2008 Robert was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) for service to conservation and the environment, and awarded an Honorary Fellow from the University of Sydney. Robert was also awarded the Australian Geographic Society’s Lifetime of Conservation Award in 2015. He owns commercial farms in the Southern Tablelands of NSW.

Andrew King - Director

Andrew King founded Regal Funds Management in 2004.  Regal is a hedge fund with offices in Singapore and Sydney and manages over $1bn.  It was recently named Australian Hedge Fund of the Year for the second time. Andrew holds an MBA (Ex) from AGSM, University of New South Wales, is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and holds a Bachelor of Applied Science (Merit), University Western Sydney.