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Peter Durbin <small>Chief Investment Officer</small>

Peter Durbin Chief Investment Officer

B.Com, DipFS(FP)

Peter Durbin is the Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director of Oracle Advisory Group. He has over 37 years of experience in the Financial Services industry. His investment i...Read More

Peter Durbin <small>Chief Investment Officer</small>

Peter Durbin Chief Investment Officer

B.Com, DipFS(FP)

Peter Durbin is the Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director of Oracle Advisory Group. He has over 37 years of experience in the Financial Services industry. His investment industry experience includes stockbroking, investment management equities research & and portfolio construction.

Peter has a solid understanding of superannuation, equities, income-bearing instruments, financial planning, and property trusts. The majority of his career has been with Morgan’s Financial as a branch manager and providing advice to a large and diverse client base.

In 2018, Peter formed Oracle Advisory Group which now has 15 office locations across 3 states and with over 150 employees.

Johan Snyman <small>Global Equities Portfolio Manager</small>

Johan Snyman Global Equities Portfolio Manager

B Eng(Hons) M Com

Johan Snyman is a Portfolio manager at Oracle Investment Management and he manages the International Portfolio.

Johan has over 30 years of experience in the financial services i...Read More

Johan Snyman <small>Global Equities Portfolio Manager</small>

Johan Snyman Global Equities Portfolio Manager

B Eng(Hons) M Com

Johan Snyman is a Portfolio manager at Oracle Investment Management and he manages the International Portfolio.

Johan has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry, having worked in South Africa as a sell-side analyst covering Technology, Electronics, Engineering & Media sectors across EMEA. More recently in Australia, he has managed a wholesale global equities fund and research of Australian small & micro caps.

Johan has a passion for fundamental research and portfolio construction. He holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) and Masters in Commerce from the University of Johannesburg, and a Diploma in Introduction to Corporate Governance from the University of South Africa. He is embarking on a Certificate in ESG investing.

Outside of work, Johan does a lot of DIY jobs around the house, if not playing model trains.

Jack Magann <small>Emerging Companies and Property Securities Portfolio Manager</small>

Jack Magann Emerging Companies and Property Securities Portfolio Manager

M.Com(ApplFin)

Jack is a Portfolio Manager at Oracle Investment Management, he manages the Emerging Companies and Property Securities portfolio.

Jack enjoys the challenge of working in the sma...Read More

Jack Magann <small>Emerging Companies and Property Securities Portfolio Manager</small>

Jack Magann Emerging Companies and Property Securities Portfolio Manager

M.Com(ApplFin)

Jack is a Portfolio Manager at Oracle Investment Management, he manages the Emerging Companies and Property Securities portfolio.

Jack enjoys the challenge of working in the small-cap universe. He believes small-cap investors have an edge over large-cap investors due to higher inefficiencies in the smaller companies.
Having previously worked in Healthcare Management, Jack has a particular interest in traditional healthcare companies along with health tech companies changing the way people receive medical treatment.

Jack has 3 years of experience in the finance industry and holds a Master of Commerce from Charles Sturt University, majoring in Applied Finance.

Outside work, Jack is busy these days trying to keep up with his young son, enjoying time together going to the beach, playing trucks or just mucking around. Jack is also an avid fan of most sports, although he takes a particular interest in rugby league, cricket and boxing, three sports in which he has previously competed.

Luke Durbin <small>Lead Portfolio Manager</small>

Luke Durbin Lead Portfolio Manager

B.Bus, MIntBus, DipFS(FP)

As Lead Portfolio Manager, Luke oversees the investment team and works alongside them in managing each portfolio. Luke is responsible for the strategic direction of each portfolio ...Read More

Luke Durbin <small>Lead Portfolio Manager</small>

Luke Durbin Lead Portfolio Manager

B.Bus, MIntBus, DipFS(FP)

As Lead Portfolio Manager, Luke oversees the investment team and works alongside them in managing each portfolio. Luke is responsible for the strategic direction of each portfolio and ensures that each portfolio adheres to the Oracle investment philosophy. Using a quality framework, Luke seeks profitable and growing companies that are likely to continue compounding earnings for many years. He applies a valuation framework to understand and compare to market expectations and uses his long-term orientation to his advantage in a market that is increasingly short-term.

Luke holds a Bachelor of Business (Management) from the University of Newcastle and a Master of International Business from the University of Sydney. He has also successfully passed Level 1 of the CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) qualification at the CFA Institute and looks forward to the challenge of Level 2.

Outside of work, Luke enjoys the challenge of long distance running and exploring the Australian countryside with his young family in their caravan.

Graham Fox <small>External Asset Consultant</small>

Graham Fox External Asset Consultant

DipFS, DipFP

Graham has been working in the financial services industry for over last 25 years, specialising in wholesale and retail funds management, most recently in managing his own business...Read More

Graham Fox <small>External Asset Consultant</small>

Graham Fox External Asset Consultant

DipFS, DipFP

Graham has been working in the financial services industry for over last 25 years, specialising in wholesale and retail funds management, most recently in managing his own businesses FOX Asset Management and FOX Wealth Management.

Prior to founding his own business, Graham has worked across a range of organisations including Westpac, Standard and Poor’s, Challenger, Deutsche Bank, Commercial Bank of Australia, and Banque Nationale de Paris in fields as diverse as investment research, fund ratings, asset management, foreign exchange and Treasury.

The skillset Graham brings to the Oracle Investment Committee is broad, encompassing direct investment (shares, bonds and property), model portfolio construction, asset allocation, attribution, risk management and execution.

George Kurian <small>Australian Equities Porfolio Manager</small>

George Kurian Australian Equities Porfolio Manager

CFA®

George is a Portfolio Manager at Oracle Investment Management managing the Australian Equities Portfolio.

George has 19 years of investment and financial services experience. Ap...Read More

George Kurian <small>Australian Equities Porfolio Manager</small>

George Kurian Australian Equities Porfolio Manager

CFA®

George is a Portfolio Manager at Oracle Investment Management managing the Australian Equities Portfolio.

George has 19 years of investment and financial services experience. Apart from Australia, he has worked in US, UK, and India, and has invested in stocks in a wide range of sectors, and countries. In his previous Portfolio Manager role, George’s fund was nominated for the Fund Manager of Year award in its category in Australia by Lonsec. That fund was also ranked No.2 in the world for investment performance in its category over one four-year period by Citywire.

George has an MBA in Finance & Investment Management from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. He holds Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, and is also a CFA charterholder.

Outside of work, George is kept on his toes by the adrenaline fuelled activities of his teenage/pre-teenage kids, by the demands of mother nature in his rare fruit backyard orchard, by his passion to find new books to read, and by his secret desire to learn one new skill from others every year.

Ashley Cox <small>Portfolio Manager Fixed Income Fund</small>

Ashley Cox Portfolio Manager Fixed Income Fund

B.Bus

Ashley is a Portfolio Manager at Oracle Investment Management with responsibility for the Model Portfolios of External Managers. Additionally, Ashley helps to manage the Fixed Inco...Read More

Ashley Cox <small>Portfolio Manager Fixed Income Fund</small>

Ashley Cox Portfolio Manager Fixed Income Fund

B.Bus

Ashley is a Portfolio Manager at Oracle Investment Management with responsibility for the Model Portfolios of External Managers. Additionally, Ashley helps to manage the Fixed Income and Property Securities portfolios.

Ashley has over 25 years experience in financial markets. He has worked at several investment banks and brokers, both in Australia and Japan, covering large institutional clients across both Equities and Fixed income products. He was most recently an Institutional salesperson , Equities, at Ord Minnett. Prior to this, he spent 12 years at Deutsche Bank as a senior member of the Australian Equities team, and was responsible for Equity Option sales.

Ashley holds a Bachelor of Business (Finance and Marketing) from the University of Technology, Sydney.

Ashley enjoys spending time with his young family when not in the office, surfing and golf when possible.

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