JoAnna has a long-standing and international career in the financial sector in investment management, wholesale banking and capital markets. Her more than 20 years of experience encompasses business performance improvement, governance, compliance and risk management.
JoAnna spent 12 years at Bankers Trust Corporation in the USA, Japan, the UK and Australia, managing funds and developing the institutional funds management businesses. She is also a former General Manager – Strategy and Marketing for the Commonwealth Bank.
She is presently a Member of the Investment Committee Australian Catholic Superannuation and Retirement Fund, a Member of the Finance Audit and Risk Committee of the Australian Chamber Orchestra and a Non-Executive Director of Quantum Funds Management.
Mark has 27 years’ experience in investment markets including equities, currencies and fixed interest. His career spans investment markets and film and television production. He holds a B.Sc. from Sydney University, a Graduate Diploma from AFTRS, and has studied B.A.Communications at University of Technology.
Mark worked at BankAmerica in Sydney, Banque Indosuez in both Sydney and Paris. He was also a director at Hunter Hall International for 15 years.
Mark served on the Board of the Nature Conservation Trust of NSW between December 2009 and May 2015. He currently works as a portfolio manager at Future Super Group, which offers a range of retail superannuation funds.
Virginia has worked in the financial services sector for 30 years. Virginia is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and completed the Company Director Course in 2007. She holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Applied Finance from Macquarie University, a Juris Doctor from the University of Technology Sydney, and a Graduate Diploma of Environmental Law and a Master of Law from the University of Sydney. In November 2016,
She was recognised with a Faculty Award for excellence and ongoing contribution to the gold standard in governance education by the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Jack Lowenstein, Joint CIO and Managing Director of Morphic which was established in 2012, and was previously the Deputy Chief Investment Officer at Hunter Hall, responsible for risk management and portfolio construction. He joined Hunter Hall when it had just $13m under management in 1997 and played a key role in building it to a peak of just under $3 billion in FUM. In his ten years as a Portfolio Manager with Hunter Hall he generated substantial out-performance.
Prior to joining Hunter Hall, Jack had careers in corporate finance and as an international financial journalist and has been involved in the research and investment of global equities and other securities for more than 30 years.
Chad co-founded Morphic Asset Management in 2012. He was previously a Portfolio Manager and Head of Currency and Macroeconomics at Hunter Hall for five years.
Prior to this, Chad was an Investment analyst at BT Financial Group including a secondment to Putnam Investments in Boston. He began his career as an Economist at Australian Federal Treasury.
As a stock picker, Chad is also a generalist but has strong regional knowledge of Europe and the Americas.
Chad holds a B.Comm and a B.Econ (Hons) from the University of Queensland and has completed the Chartered Financial Analyst (“CFA”) program and been awarded the CFA Charter.