CEO/Managing Director, MSM (Stanford)

Divisional CEO with 20+ years of experience in general management, operations and strategic relationship management across multinational (Linfox – President Retail Asia Pacific) and start-up organisations across Asia Pacific.

Track record in executing large scale partnerships, growing revenues and improving profitability, building and implementing collaborative strategic plans, developing high performance teams, completing major change and improvement programs and operational start-ups.

Until joining PrimaryMarkets, Strategic Advisor/Program Lead for Telstra Retail and Senior Advisor to Australian Rugby Union.

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Founder & Executive Director, FAICD B.Comm/LLB

Gavin has over 30 years experience in the Australian equity and capital markets. Gavin is a Sydney based lawyer by background and has been a Director of a number of ASX listed companies as well as many unlisted public and private companies.

Gavin is Executive Chairman of Helmsec. Gavin has also held executive and non-executive positions with a range of companies in commercial fields such as mineral exploration, media, property, and telecommunications both within Australia and overseas.

Gavin holds a bachelor of Commerce/Law from the University of New South Wales, is a Notary Public and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Gavin brings with him a wealth of expertise to Helmsec with his wide ranging business experiences and knowledge. Gavin is also a Director of the Bradman Foundation (including the International Cricket Hall of Fame).

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Managing Director of PrimaryMarkets Advisory, LLM (LSE)

Jamie has 30+ years of experience in commerce and law, both in investment banking and private legal practice. He has studied and worked in both London and Belgium.

Prior to joining PrimaryMarkets Advisory as Managing Director he was Head of M&A Advisory at Patersons Securities and prior to that Head of Corporate Finance at Austock (Phillip Capital) and an Executive Director of KPMG’s corporate advisory division. Before investment banking, he was a Senior Partner of a national law firm.

Jamie has a deep understanding of all aspects of corporate finance. He specialises in providing corporate and strategic advice to both private and public companies especially in relation to equity capital raisings including IPOs and MBOs, sell-downs, takeovers, mergers, acquisitions and divestments, venture capital and capital management.

Jamie works across a wide variety of industry sectors including financial services, agriculture, transport, logistics and wholesale distribution, industrials, resources, manufacturing, private equity, digital media, technology, healthcare and bio tech.

He is a past President of the NSW Division of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and was a Director of the AICD, Century Australia Investments Ltd, Scott Corporation Ltd and Medical Channel.


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Non-Executive Director, GAICD BBS

Peter has had a long career in the financial services sector with 30+ years at Macquarie Bank. At Macquarie Bank Peter helped establish in 1985 then developed and built the equities business. Peter was made an Executive Director of Macquarie Bank in 1998 and was also promoted to Deputy Managing Director of the Stockbroking business where he started then developed the Corporate Broking and equity syndication business for the bank globally. In this role Peter executed many corporate transactions and became well known to major institutions and hedge funds around the globe. Peter had been responsible for the distribution of all equity raisings for Macquarie for over 15 years.

Peter is a former member of the Australian Stock Exchange and former member of the ASIC Markets Disciplinary Panel.

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Non-Executive Director

Brett Spork has 35+ years of experience in the financial markets industry as a trader, advisor and senior manager both within Australia and overseas.

From 2003 to 2007, Brett was the Chief Executive Officer of E*Trade Australia Limited (a significant innovator in the delivery of online wealth management products and its clients included retail investors, institutions and third party intermediaries).

Before joining E*Trade Australia, Brett worked at Macquarie Bank for 14 years, the latter part as an Executive Director of Macquarie Financial Services. Also, Brett was previously CEO of both InvestorFirst Limited and BTIG Australia Limited. In 2004, Brett was recognised by the Australian Stockbrokers Foundation and admitted to the “Hall of Fame”.

Brett is Chairman of PM Capital Asian Opportunities Fund and a Non-Executive Director of PM Capital Global Opportunities Fund and Clime Capital. Brett currently provides consulting services to a broad range of financial and academic institutions. Such consulting services comprise the provision of commercial, business development and regulatory advice.

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Director, Corporate Development

Finance executive with 12+ years of experience across investment banking, private equity, and debt markets (senior and mezzanine) in Australia and Asia.

Prior to PrimaryMarkets, Kevin held corporate finance and investment roles at Babson Capital (now Barings), ANZ, Investec Wentworth Private Equity and Macquarie.

Kevin speaks Mandarin Chinese and has worked in Asia and the USA.

Bachelor of Commerce completed at the University of New South Wales while participating in PwC’s Cadetship Program.

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Engagement Manager, DipHRM

Kate has 15+ years of experience in the banking and financial services industry, with expertise managing client relationships, equity corporate finance books, and human resources.

Prior to joining PrimaryMarkets, Kate held various roles at Merrill Lynch Private Wealth, Macquarie Bank and Deutsche Bank, all of which gave her a great depth of experience in the many facets of deal generation and closure.

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Marketing Coordinator, BBA (Marketing Major & Finance Minor)

Pearl holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a major in Marketing and minor in Finance.

She has studied, lived and worked in Bangkok, Phuket, Singapore and Sydney.


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GM - Operations & Settlements, GradCertMgmt

Joti has 15+ years of experience in the Financial Services Industry with expertise in managing accounting, finance, HR, administration, client services and equity capital market (ECM) settlement.

Joti had direct responsibility of managing the accounts and administration of various ASX listed companies as well as some unlisted public and private companies such as PrimaryMarket Limited, Helmsec Global Capital, Genex Power Limited (ASX.GNX), Exordium Energy Pty Limited, Estrella Resources Limited (ASX.ESR), Carabella Resources Limited (ASX.CLR) and Endocoal Limited (ASX.EOC),

Joti has previously worked at Kaplan Funds Management Pty Ltd where she was Fund/Office Administrator to a team of Fund Managers. Prior to this she worked for Patrick Corporation Limited in the capacity of Office Administrator. Joti also worked for Global Resource Consultants/Global Financial Consultants, as an Administration & Client Services Officer supporting a team of Insurance, Superannuation and Offshore Investment Advisers.

Prior to this Joti has studied, lived and worked in Fiji.


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Marketing Assistant

Jackson graduated from the Australian Catholic University studying Commerce, majoring in Marketing.


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North American Representative

Philip has 20+ years of financial services experiences and a deep expertise in assisting and managing the development of early and growth stage companies, with significant experience in international strategic planning, sales and relationship management and financial services/crowdfunding platforms and solutions.

Philip was the first employee, Founding Partner and Head of Sales, Marketing and Research at SecondMarket Holdings, Inc (sold to NASDAQ Private Markets in Q4 2015). Philip left SecondMarket in 2011 to found/manage Magnolia Ventures LLC – a New York based Venture Fund.

Previously, Philip held several sales & marketing positions at UBS Financial Services, Credit Suisse and Smith Barney.

Philip is not only an early stage investor but is also a Strategic Advisor to a number of fintech/crowdfunding/technology platforms. In addition, Philip holds series 7 and 63 brokerage (FINRA) (USA) securities licenses.

Philip brings to PrimaryMarkets his breadth of skill set and connections into both the North American, as well as, Asian based markets and investor base.


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Chief Technical Officer

Rick has 30+ years of experience in the strategic planning and technical/operational management in the Australian media. Rick was founding shareholder and General Manager of Satellite Music Australia (SMA) which provides over 5,000 retail, hospitality and commercial businesses audio and video digital entertainment and marketing solutions. Rick sold SMA to Southern Cross Media who then on-sold it to Fairfax Media.

Rick was a key member of the Australis Media management team that introduced Pay Television to Australia which was subsequently purchased by Foxtel.


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Special Advisor

Charles is a practicing corporate lawyer at a large multinational Environmental Services Business, providing transactional, risk and commercial advice. Previously he has experience working in technology sales, funds management and commercial law.

With a background in finance and law, Charles carries a broad area of knowledge across company law, markets and regulatory compliance.


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