Executive Director & Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer
As Managing Director and Chief Investment Officer, John Abernethy has overall responsibility for Clime Investment Management. John has over 25 years experience in funds management and corporate advisory services. Prior to establishing Clime, John’s roles included ten years at NRMA Investments as the head of equities, where he successfully managed investment portfolios totalling $2 billion. John founded Clime (formerly Loftus Capital Partners) in 1996. Through Loftus Capital partners, he advised high net worth individuals on their investments and managed portfolios on their behalf. Running a team of dedicated analysts, John has managed to turn an absolute return value investing approach in to enviable long term returns. Funds under management have now exceeded $600M, and continue to grow apace, as his no-nonsense, unemotional approach to the market gains resonance with a market weary investing community.
John speaks at a wide range of industry events, where his presentations are always amongst the most highly rated. To see him at an upcoming event, why not take a look at our events page.
John is a regular writer of articles for a range of publications, and his opinion is widely sought after in much of the press. He has recently been published in:
- The Australian Financial Review
- The Australian
- Eureka Report
- Business Spectator
and many more, as well as appearances on:
- Sky News