Fraser founded Gamma Wealth Group in February 2009. He had a desire to be independent of the large institutions, to be a full service advisory firm and to be client focussed. Fraser previously worked in advisory roles offering financial strategies and investment solutions with J B Were & Son. He then moved onto working with global companies Merrill Lynch Australia and Citi Smith Barney for well over a decade. He has a proven track record of supporting financial objectives and providing flexible investment options for his clients.
Fraser sits on the investment committee and is a director of Gamma Advisory, Gamma Asset Management and The Super Fund Co. Fraser holds an Associate Diploma in Market Research, a Bachelor of Business and a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning from the Securities Institute of Australia. He is RG146 compliant and has obtained ASX Level 1 & 2 Derivatives Accreditation. Fraser also holds a Series 7 accreditation from the Securities Exchange Commission in the US.
07 5665 3633
Ty Laird joined Gamma Wealth Group (Gamma) in January 2012 following 5 years at both Macquarie Bank and Goldman Sachs JBWere in various financial and investment advisory roles. In leaving the large corporate world, he wanted to join a firm that held their own Australian Financial Services License (AFSL) and therefore could provide true independent advice to clients. Advice that is outcome orientated as opposed to product focused.
In addition to providing ongoing advice to clients he also sits on the Investment Committee of Gamma’s various Managed Discretionary Account Service offerings. He is also a director of Gamma’s three distinct service offerings, being, Gamma Advisory, Gamma Asset Management and The Super Fund Co.
Ty holds a Masters of Applied Finance (QUT), a Bachelor of Business (Business & Human Resource Management), a Diploma of Financial Planning and is currently studying the CPA program. This will further his knowledge and skillset and be of great benefit to clients. Ty supports and advises his clients to fulfil their investments.
07 5665 3621
John is an energetic and resourceful commercial adviser with a proven record of strategy development to deliver sustainable improvements to businesses. As a financial analyst with one of the country’s leading banking institutions John then joined the accounting profession. He is a Partner of Hanrick Curran and leads the Firm’s Agribusiness and Information Technology divisions.
John was Chairman of the progressive unlisted public company Shortcuts Software overseeing an 8 year period of rapid business growth before successfully negotiating the sale to a North American private equity group.
John has held several non-executive board positions. In addition, John provides board advisory services to numerous clients in his industries of expertise, providing the right balance of financial rigour, risk management, thought leadership and commercial acumen.
07 5665 3600
Chris started his career in the City of London where he rose to become a senior foreign exchange dealer for a major Japanese bank trading both spot and forward currencies. This background has provided him with the experience to understand risk management and international markets. Chris emigrated to Australia 20 years ago where he has worked as a financial adviser for several national and international investment companies, before moving to Gamma Wealth Group at its inception in 2009. As well as providing advice on investments, Chris has used his extensive knowledge of Exchange Traded Options (ETO’s) to enhance income for suitable client portfolio’s. Chris is RG 146 compliant, has obtained ASX Level 1 and Level 2 accreditation.
07 5665 3655
Katherine Gibbs is a Risk Adviser and Client Manager for The Super Fund Co. Katherine has worked in the finance industry for 7 years. Prior to joining Gamma Wealth Group/The Super Fund Co., Katherine worked for one of New Zealand’s largest investment advisory and management firms Craigs Investment Partners in Adviser Assistant and Paraplanning roles.
Katherine’s aim is to provide sound advice, with a high level of integrity to tailor life risk insurance products to each individual client’s needs.
Katherine is RG146 compliant, holds a Diploma in Financial Planning and a Bachelor of Business Studies majoring in Financial Economics.
07 5665 3644
Vanessa has worked in the financial services industry for over 10 years. In 2006 she became a Client Service Associate for Citi Smith Barney, this allowed her to gain valuable first-hand experience of working directly with a group of financial advisers in a fast-paced and professional environment.
07 5665 3613
Vanessa moved to Gamma Wealth Group in 2009 as an Associate Adviser where she continued to increase her knowledge and experience within the industry.
Vanessa later took up the role of office manager where she maintains an exceedingly functional office environment while providing administrative support directly to the advisers and their clients. Vanessa is RG146 compliant.