CIW Board of Directors

Donald McLay

Non – Executive Chairman

Don has more than 35 years’ experience within financial markets, investment banking and broad business services. He has previously held executive roles with a number of local and overseas investment managers and investment banking organisations, working in London, Singapore, Auckland and Sydney.

Currently Don is Chairman of Credit Corp Group Limited (ASX: CCP), appointed as a Non-Executive Director in March 2008 and Chairman on 30 June 2008. He is also Chairman of Torres Industries Pty Limited, an unlisted company engaged in investment in transport and financial services.

Don holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree, is a Chartered Accountant, a Chartered Secretary and a Senior Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.

John Abernethy

Managing Director

John Abernethy was appointed Director of Clime Investment Management Limited in November 1994.

He is also a non-executive Director of Clime Capital Limited, Jasco Holdings Limited, Australian Leaders Fund Limited and WAM Active Limited, WAM Research limited and Watermark investment Fund Ltd.

John has over twenty years experience in funds management and corporate advisory. He spent ten years at NRMA Investments as Head of Equities, managing portfolios of approximately $2 billion. In 1994 he joined Poynton Corporate Limited as an Executive Director before forming Clime Investment Management Limited (formerly Loftus Capital Partners Limited) in 1996.

Allyn Chant

Non – Executive Director

Allyn Chant was appointed as a director on 9 July 2014. Allyn holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is a qualified Chartered Accountant, a fellow of FINSIA and a Certified Financial Planner.

Allyn has over 40 years’ experience both in Australian and overseas in auditing; financial planning and business management. Allyn was the founder of Community and Corporate Financial Services Pty Ltd (ComCorp) where he set up a network of financial planners. Prior to establishing ComCorp, Allyn has held roles with Coopers & Lybrand, MIM Holdings Limited and others.

Neil Schafer

Non – Executive Director

Neil Schafer was appointed Non-Executive Director of Clime Investment Management Limited in January 2011. Neil has extensive experience in business leadership and advice, Funds Management and banking and holds a First Class Honour’s Degree in Applied Economics, from the University of New England. Neil’s business development experience and knowledge of the Funds Management industry adds significant capabilities to the Board and guidance to the Executive Team.

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