1 year ago

7 November, 2016

Bond Investment Group

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Bond Investment Group

The BIG Speaker Series, organised by the Bond Investment Group, is proud to announce a panel discussion with three distinguished members of the financial industry, covering topics ranging from asset management to legal and tax functions.

Bond Investment Group is proud to announce the Speaker Series' guests for 163, introducing to you; Jason Sedawie, David Clarke, and Mark Sowerby.

JASON SEDAWIE is the founder and executive director of Decisive Asset Management. Decisive is a global growth fund that holds long positions only, with a focus on exposure to consumer brands and technology in the US market. Before establishing Decisive Asset Management, Jason was an equities analyst at Platypus Asset Management where he initiated and modeled investment ideas for the $1.5 billion fund. Jason started his career as an accountant at KPMG in Brisbane within the audit and advisory services team. Jason also holds the designation of a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Financial Analyst.

DAVID CLARKE leads QIC's Risk, Legal and Tax division. Not only does David's team provide services to and monitor all investment teams and business divisions across QIC, he is also responsible for QIC's enterprise risk management framework, and leading the legal, tax and independent risk, compliance and regulatory functions. Before his role at QIC, David had previously worked in corporate and financial services at Clayton Utz, Linklaters (London & Tokyo) and Macquarie Bank. Since joining QIC's legal advisory team in 2007, David has worked a variety of roles. His current position, and subsequent positions on QIC's Executive Committee and Boards', David brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to 163's Speaker Series.

MARK SOWERBY is the Founder of Blue Sky Alternative Investments Limited, an ASX listed (ASX: BLA) alternative asset manager investing across private equity, venture capital, private real estate, water, infrastructure, hedge funds and agriculture. Blue Sky has invested expansion and venture capital in more than 30 Australian companies, pioneered investment in Australia’s water rights markets, and launched the world’s first listed diversified alternatives fund (ASX: BAF). With more than $2.1 billion in assets under management, Blue Sky has delivered net investment returns to investors of 16.7% per annum compounding since inception.

As always, the BIG speaker series is open for all and free of admission!

Food and refreshments will be provided on the night, so there is no reason to miss this great opportunity!