Investment Management Team
Head of Investments
Adrian joined Clime Investment Management in April 2007 and is responsible for identifying and evaluating investment opportunities across a broad range of sectors. In addition, Adrian has primary responsibility for the management of Clime’s Small Cap Sub-Portfolios and the Clime Smaller Companies Fund.
Prior to joining Clime, Adrian held various positions in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), sporting and real estate industries.
Adrian holds a Bachelor of Science from the University of Wollongong, a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance from Kaplan Professional and a Graduate Certificate of Sports Management from the University of Canberra.
He retains a healthy passion for sport, having previously played representative cricket in England and locally for Illawarra, North Sydney, NSW Country & Australian Country.
Investment Manager – Large and Mid-Cap Equities
Ronni founded the business which became CBG and was CIO and owner of the business when it was purchased by Clime. Ronni has 35 years’ experience in Portfolio Management, Stock Analysis and asset management businesses including;
- 2001 – 2013 Chief Investment Officer, FSP Equities Management Limited, subsidiary of ANZ
- 2001 – 2003 Investment Director, PSG (Aust) Funds Management Limited, partnership with PSG Investment Group, South Africa’s fifth largest bank.
Ronni’s previous funds management experience includes firms such as Bankers Trust and Oceanic Funds Management before forming PSG. Ronni holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Securities Institute of Australia- International Portfolio Management F Fin
Paul Zwi has more than 20 years varied experience in the investment and financial services industry, with the focus having been on equity research and wealth management opportunities for high net worth clients.
Prior to Clime, Paul’s most recent position was with Centric Wealth, where he spent 5 years as Head of Equity Research and Senior Research Analyst. Prior to Centric, Paul was head of BT’s Private Client business for 5 years, being responsible for a team of Portfolio Managers managing discretionary portfolios of $1.5 billion.
Senior Analyst, Mid-Cap Portfolio Manager
Vincent has 13 years’ experience in the funds management industry as an equities analyst and portfolio manager with Clime, CBGAM and FSP Equities Management. He is responsible for investing in the mid-cap stocks at Clime CBG and analysis of financials and health care companies.
Vincent is a CFA charterholder and holds a Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Arts (German) conjoint.
Dr Vincent Chin
Portfolio Manager Income & Head of Dealing
Vincent joined Clime in February 2009 and is an experienced equity research analyst and a specialist in quantitative analysis and valuation techniques. Before joining Clime, he gained his investment experience with Ausbil Dexia and Maxim Asset Management. Prior to this, Vincent completed 17 years of research and development in the semi-conductor industry.
Vincent’s key responsibilities consist of the dealing and execution of trades, portfolio management – Income Portfolio & Funds and attribution analysis.
Vincent has a PhD Physics, MSc Physics, BSc Chemical Engineering, and F. Fin.
Portfolio Manager – Smaller Companies
Jonathan joined Clime Investment Management in 2014 and is responsible for identifying and evaluating investment opportunities across a range of sectors within the Australian market with a particular focus on smaller companies.
Jonathan is a CFA charterholder and holds a Bachelor of Engineering, Bachelor of Commerce (conjoint) from the Australian National University.
David joined Clime Investment Management in 2013 and is Clime’s Portfolio Manager for the ASX’s large companies: the ASX 50. He also chairs Clime’s Macro Committee, produces Clime’s economic forecasts and co-manages the StocksInValue ASX Model Portfolio. David frequently represents Clime in the media including ABC The Business recently, and has a fortnightly column in The Australian. David has over 20 years’ experience in economics, equities research and funds management. After a career in economic forecasting at the Commonwealth Department of Finance David worked in tactical asset allocation for UK and European pension funds at Mercury Asset Management in London. He then returned to Australia to work at Morningstar and its predecessors as a senior analyst covering the banking, insurance, diversified financials and industrials sectors.
David holds a Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Sydney and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from Finsia. He is also a Graduate Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Gareth originally joined Clime Investment Management in 2012 in a client support role for StocksInValue. More recently, he joined at the end of 2014 as an Associate Analyst and is responsible for identifying and researching investment opportunities, specifically in international markets.
Before working at Clime, Gareth worked for 3 years as a broker at Norris Smith Securities. His key responsibilities are dealing on Clime’s managed funds as well as selective qualitative company research.
Gareth is currently completing his B.Comm at the University of New South Wales.
Hugo De Vries
Dealer & Implementation Specialist
Hugo joined Clime Investment Management in February 2017 and has recently taken up the role of Dealer and Implementation Specialist. His responsibilities include the execution and allocation of trades across our growth portfolios.
Hugo currently holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Macquarie University.