PAUL BARRETT
CEO, AZ NGA
Paul has over 20 years of experience in the wealth management industry. After graduating from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand in 1993 with a Bachelor of Commerce and Administration, majoring in Accounting and Commercial Law, Paul joined ANZ Funds management in New Zealand in 1994. After some time spent abroad, Paul arrived in Australia...

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PAUL BRAIN
COO, AZ NGA
Paul graduated from the University of Manchester Institute of Science and Technology with a Bachelor of Science in Pure Mathematics in 1989 before joining Westland Helicopters to begin developing real time software on mission critical systems for helicopters.  He soon became Principal Engineer on the UK Army Apache Attack Helicopter Programme. After taking a break...

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MARCO CORA
Deputy CEO, AZ Athenaeum
Before being appointed as the deputy CEO of AZ Athenaeum, a Singaporean asset management company, Marco worked as Partner and Portfolio Manager with RM Partners—a boutique hedge fund in London. After gaining his Bachelor of Science in International Economics and Master of Science in Quantitative Economics from Bocconi University, Milan, Marco also became a qualified...

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MASSIMO GUIATI
CEO, AZ Investment Management
Massimo has been the CIO of An Zhong (AZ) Investment Management Hong Kong since 2011. This is a subsidiary of the Azimut Group, and he currently advises on four funds: RMB Opportunities, RMB Opportunities Fixed Income, Dynamic Trading and Commodity Trading with funds under management of over EUR 1.05Billion. His 17 years of investment experience...

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GABRIELE BLEI
Head of Business Development and Investor Relations, Azimut Group
After gaining his BA in Business Studies at the University of Westminster, Gabriele went on to achieve a Master of Science in Banking and International Finance from the Cass Business School at London University. Before being appointed as Head of Business Development within Azimut Group, he held a number of executive roles across Europe. These...

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BRETT SCHATTO
CEO, Pride Advice
Brett entered the financial services industry in 2000, joining RI Advice in January 2002. Prior to this he was a detective in the South Australian Police Force, working in the areas of Criminal Investigation, Anti-Corruption and Serious Fraud. Brett has a Bachelor of Commerce (Corporate Finance) and Post-Graduate Diploma in Global Wealth Management, both from...

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MICHAEL FURNESS
General Manager, Farrow Hughes Mulcahy
Michael has over 30 years’ experience in the Financial Services industry, specialising in customer service, operational management and business development. Michael joined the Commonwealth Bank of Australia in 1987 and during his career has worked for a number of large organisations including AMP, Optus, and Coca Cola Amatil. He has been the General Manager at...

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