Board of Directors
Donald McLay BCom, CA, FFin, ACIS, AGIA
Non-executive Chairman, Director
Mr. Donald McLay 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.
John Abernethy BCom (Econ) LLB
John is the founder of Clime Investment Management Limited and has over 25 years experience in funds management. 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.
Neil Schafer BApp Econ
Mr. Neil Schafer was appointed Non-Executive Director in 2011. Mr. Schafer has extensive experience in business strategy and execution, investment management, and banking and holds a First Class Honour’s Degree in Applied Economics from the University of New England.
Allyn Chant BCom, CA, FFin
Mr. Allyn Chant was appointed as a director on 9 July 2014. Mr. Chant holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree and is a qualified Chartered Accountant and a fellow of FINSIA.
Mr. Chant has over 40 years’ experience both in Australia and overseas in auditing; financial planning and business management. Mr. Chant 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, Mr. Chant has held roles with Coopers & Lybrand, MIM Holdings Limited and others.