John Abernethy BCom (Econ) LLB
Executive Director & Chief Investment Officer
As Clime’s Chief Investment Officer, John Abernethy has overall responsibility for funds management. John 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.
Rob Hardy BA (Hons) Economics
Chief Operating Officer
Rob has overall responsibility for the operational aspects of Clime including ensuring that client requirements are met and for the implementation of new growth initiatives. Rob has previously held the position as Managing Director of Time Life Europe/Asia Pacific.
Rob has sat on the board of the Australian Direct Marketing Association, and was named Australian Direct Marketer of the Year in 2004.