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Our People

Passionate People. Focused on Performance.

Leadership Team

 

Patrick Hodgens

Patrick is the Managing Director at Firetrail Investments as well as Portfolio Manager for the Firetrail Australian High Conviction Fund, Firetrail Absolute Return Fund and Firetrail Australian Small Companies Fund. Patrick has over 36 years experience investing in equity markets.

Patrick Hodgens

Managing Director & Portfolio Manager

Blake Henricks

Blake is the Deputy Managing Director at Firetrail Investments as well as Portfolio Manager for the Firetrail Australian High Conviction Fund. Blake’s primary sector responsibilities are Resources and REITs. Blake has over 18 years’ experience investing in equity markets.

Blake Henricks

Deputy Managing Director & Portfolio Manager
 
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Investment Team (Alphabetical Order)

Alex Collen

Alex is an Equity Analyst at Firetrail Investments. Alex joined Firetrail in 2021 and has 4 years of relevant industry experience. Prior to joining Firetrail, Alex worked as an analyst in Business Development at Wesfarmers. Alex holds a Bachelors of Engineering (Mining) and Commerce (Finance, Hons.).

Alex Collen

Equity Analyst

Annabel Riggs

Annabel is an Equity Analyst at Firetrail Investments. Annabel joined Firetrail in 2021 and has 6 years relevant industry experience. Annabel is a CFA Charter holder and holds a Bachelor of Finance and Commerce (International Business) from the University of Adelaide.

Annabel Riggs

Equity Analyst

Carta Ryan

Carta is an Associate Equity Analyst at Firetrail Investments. Carta’s primary sector responsibility is Small Companies in the Media and Retail Sectors. Carta joined Firetrail in 2020 following a successful internship program with UQ.

Carta Ryan

Associate Equity Analyst

Eleanor Swanson

Eleanor is an Equity Analyst at Firetrail Investments for the Firetrail Australian Small Companies Fund. Eleanor’s primary sector responsibilities include Small Companies. Eleanor has 6 years relevant industry experience.

Eleanor Swanson

Equity Analyst

Eliza Clarke

Eliza is an Investment Specialist at Firetrail Investments. Her primary responsibility is providing investment and portfolio insights to professional investors. Eliza also acts as back-up dealer, supporting best execution, cashflow management, market intelligence and brokerage management. Eliza is an MBA graduate with over 9 years relevant industry experience across Asian and Australian markets.

Eliza Clarke

Investment Specialist & Dealer

Fred Skulley

Fred is an Equity Analyst at Firetrail Investments. Fred joined Firetrail in 2020 and has 6 years relevant industry experience. Fred holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Liberal Studies).

Fred Skulley

Equity Analyst

Georgia Locke

Georgia is an Administration Assistant at Firetrail Investments. Her primary responsibilities include administrative support to the managing director and the investment team. Georgia is currently completing a Bachelor of Economics majoring in Economics and Political Economy.

Georgia Locke

Team Assistant

James Miller

James is a Portfolio Manager at Firetrail Investments for the Firetrail High Conviction Fund and the Firetrail Absolute Return Fund. James’ primary sector responsibilities is Industrials stocks. James has over 14 years’ experience investing in equity markets.

James Miller

Portfolio Manager

Jasper Mainwaring

Jasper is an Associate Equity Analyst at Firetrail Investments. Jasper joined Firetrail in 2021 as an equity analyst for Firetrail’s Australian High Conviction Fund following a successful internship with Firetrail over Summer 2020/21. Jasper is currently completing a Bachelor of Economics/Bachelor of Arts majoring in Finance, Economics and Chinese Studies (Mandarin).

Jasper Mainwaring

Associate Equity Analyst

Justin Gray

Justin is Head of Risk and Execution at Firetrail Investments. Justin’s primary responsibilities are investment risk management, tax management, portfolio analytics and systems. Justin has over 19 years relevant industry experience

Justin Gray

Head of Risk and Analytics

Kathryn Koutouzis

Kathryn is the Head of Dealing at Firetrail Investments. Kathryn’s primary responsibilities include best execution, cashflow management, market intelligence and brokerage management. Kathryn has over 8 years relevant industry experience.

Kathryn Koutouzis

Head of Dealing

Kyle Macintyre

Kyle is an Investment Director at Firetrail Investments. His primary responsibility is providing investment and portfolio insights to professional investors. Kyle is also member of the Firetrail Investment and Management Committees. Kyle is an MBA graduate with over 10 years relevant investment and SME experience.

Kyle Macintyre

Investment Director

Matthew Fist

Matthew is a Portfolio Manager at Firetrail Investments for the Firetrail Australian Small Companies Fund. Matthew’s primary sector responsibility are Resources and Industrial Small Companies. Matthew has over 11 years industry experience.

Matthew Fist

Portfolio Manager

Mehul Medhekar

Mehul is a Dealer at Firertail Investments. Mehul’s primary responsibilities include best execution, cashflow management, brokerage management and portfolio analytics. Mehul has over 6 years’ experience as a buy-side equity dealer, including 3 years at a hedge fund in London. Mehul holds a Bachelor of Commerce with a double major in Finance and Information Systems Management and is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder.

Mehul Medhekar

Dealer

Ramoun Lazar

Ramoun is a Portfolio Manager at Firetrail Investments for the Firetrail Absolute Return Fund. Ramoun’s primary sector responsibilities include Industrials, Materials and Steel. Ramoun has over 18 years industry experience.

Ramoun Lazar

Portfolio Manager

Sarah Akari

Sarah is part of the risk and analytics team at Firetrail Investments. Sarah’s primary responsibilities are investment risk management, portfolio analytics and systems. Sarah joined Firetrail in 2021 and has 5 years relevant industry experience, following prior roles at Westpac and Macquarie Group. Sarah holds a Bachelor of Applied Finance with a Bachelor of Actuarial Studies and is currently completing a Master of Statistics.

Sarah Akari

Risk and Analytics

Scott Olsson

Scott is a Portfolio Manager at Firetrail Investments for the Firetrail High Conviction Fund. Scott’s primary sector responsibilities include Financials, Healthcare and Telecommunications. Scott has over 16 years industry experience.

Scott Olsson

Portfolio Manager

Sean Drennan

Sean is an Equity Analyst at Firetrail Investments. Sean’s primary sector responsibilities include Industrials. Sean has over 4 years relevant industry experience.

Sean Drennan

Equity Analyst
Firetrail are an affiliated fund manager of Pinnacle Investment Management Group Limited, a leading Australian-based multi-affiliate investment management firm.
Pinnacle is a minority shareholder in Firetrail Investments and distribution partner in the Australian Retail and International market. To contact a distribution team member please follow the contact us link below. For more information about the Pinnacle team or firm please visit the Pinnacle Website.

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