John Abernethy – Chairman
John is the founder of Clime Investment Management Limited (ASX:CIW) and is currently engaged as a consultant to Clime, leveraging nearly 30 years experience in funds management. Mr. Abernethy also currently holds directorships of listed investment companies Wilson Investment Fund Limited, Australian Leaders Fund Limited and WAM Active Limited. Mr. Abernethy has almost 25 years’ experience in the Funds Management industry, having been General Manager – Investments for the NRMA Group. Mr. Abernethy holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Economics) and a Bachelor of Law.
Biju Vikraman – Company Secretary
Biju has been with Clime for more than 5 years and was appointed as Company Secretary in June 2015.
Biju is an Australian and Indian Chartered Accountant with a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Mumbai.
Biju has held senior roles with big 4 accounting firms and listed entities within Australia, India and Africa.
Biju manages the Group’s finance, reporting and compliance functions.
Adrian Ezquerro – 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.
Dr Vincent Chin – Senior Analyst
Vincent joined Clime Investment Management Limited in February 2009 and is an experienced equity research analyst focusing on quantitative analysis. Prior investment experience with Ausbil Dexia and Maxim Asset Management. Dr Chin completed 17 years of research and development in the semiconductor industry. Dr Chin holds a PhD Physics, MSc Physics, BSc Chemical Engineering, and F. Fin.