Whitefield’s operating structure is designed to provide a high level of independent, prudential control coupled with depth and experience of personnel and systems.

Our operating structure involves:

  • An independent Board of Directors with legal, audit and investment experience responsible for prudential oversight and review of all company activities;
  • An experienced investment team with a core of four senior investment executives having an average of 18 years experience per person in financial markets;
  • A well-resourced independent back office who administer over $35bn of wholesale investment funds;
  • A multi-person office administration team providing underlying office and systems infrastructure.

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

David J. Iliffe

Non-Executive Chariman, Member of Audit, Nomination and Remuneration Committees

David has been a Director of Whitefield Ltd since March 1990, and was appointed Chairman in 2003. David has over 35 years experience as a Chartered Accountant and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.

Martin J. Fowler

Non-Executive Director, Chairman of Audit Committee, Member of Nomination and Remuneration Committees

Martin has over 20 years experience in the field of financial analysis and personal investment advice. Martin is a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia. Martin holds a Bachelor of Business, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance & Investment and a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning.  Martin is a Partner and Director of Moore Stephens Sydney.

Lance Jenkins

Non-Executive Director, Member of Audit Committee, Nomination and Remuneration Committees

Lance has over 20 years of financial markets experience having worked in New York, Sydney and Auckland with his expereince encompassing senior roles with Goldman Sachs JB Were, in New York, more latterly as CEO and Managing Director of Goldman Sachs JBWere New Zealand, and Head of Cash Equities at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia in Sydney.  Lance holds an MBA from New York University (Stern) and an LLB and BCA from Victoria University of Wellington. ​​ He is an executive-director of Waterman Capital in Auckland, director of  Partners Life Limited and MFB Group Limited (My Food Bag) and a former non-executive director of Spicers Portfolio Management Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of AMP NZ.

Angus J. Gluskie

Chief Executive Officer, Member of Nomination Committee

(See details under Exeuctive personnel below)

William R. Seddon

Executive Director, Member of Nomination Committee

(See details under Exeuctive personnel below)


EXECUTIVE PERSONNEL

Whitefield’s Investment Team

Whitefield’s investment personnel, including the Chief Executive Officer and Company Secretary are employed by White Funds Management Pty Ltd. White Funds Management purely undertakes wholesale investment management and its personnel are specialist investment managers, analysts and support staff. The average financial services experience of the investment team is 18 years per person of which 13 years per person has been spent with White Funds Management.

Angus J. Gluskie

Whitefield’s Chief Executive Officer is Angus Gluskie (BEc, Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance & Investment, CA, FFin). Angus Gluskie has over 25 years experience in the investment management and financial services fields. He has qualifications in investment management, economics and chartered accountancy. He specialised in the investment and insurance industries as a chartered accountant until 1995, and since that time has worked as a wholesale fund manager with Whitefield and associated entities.

Will Seddon

Will Seddon (BEc, CFA, CAIA, SAFin) has over 12 years experience as an analyst and fund manager. Will has specialised in fundamental analysis of Australian equities with a focus on industrials, and more  recently on investment strategy.  Will has worked with White Funds Management Pty Ltd and Whitefield since 2006.

Peter Borkovec

Peter Borkovec (MCom (Funds Management), BBus) has over 10 years experience in the funds management industry. In his previous roles, Peter focussed on research in the areas of capital market forecast, strategic asset allocations as well as investment portfolio style and risk analysis and asset-backed securities.  He has worked with White Funds Management Pty Ltd and Whitefield since 2007.

Stuart Madeley

Whitefield’s Company Secretary is Stuart Madeley (BA(hons) Pure Maths, MBA). Stuart has over 22 years experience in financial services and funds management. Starting as a supernumerary in a life assurance company he moved to a financial planning firm where he progressed to Finance Director/Compliance Officer and finally Managng Director/Compliance Officer. He has worked with White Funds Management Pty Ltd and Whitefield since 2005.

Whitefield's Back Office

Whitefield’s back office administration is provided by White Outsourcing Pty Ltd. White Outsourcing provides wholesale investment administration services to over 60 investment managers around Australia and has in excess of $35bn under administration. Its personnel are specialist accountants and funds management administrators.