Alex Waislitz

Executive Chairman

Alex established Thorney Investment Group in 1991. Prior to establishing Thorney, Alex held a number of roles within the Pratt Group and Visy Industries. Early in his career, he worked for Australia’s first billionaire Robert Holmes à Court in New York City. Alex has been the driver of Thorney Investment Group’s evolution into a large, diversified, private investment house.

Alex established Thorney Investment Group in 1991. Prior to establishing Thorney, Alex held a number of roles within the Pratt Group and Visy Industries. Early in his career, he worked for Australia’s first billionaire Robert Holmes à Court in New York City. Alex has been the driver of Thorney Investment Group’s evolution into a large, diversified, private investment house.

Peter Landos

Chief Operating Officer (COO)

Peter joined Thorney Investment Group in 2000 as COO. Prior to joining, Peter worked in the Investment Banking Group at Macquarie Bank. Peter has extensive business and corporate experience specialising in board and management advisory, mergers and acquisitions, divestments, business restructurings and capital markets. Peter is a non-executive director of ASX-listed companies, Adacel Technologies Limited and Gale Pacific Limited, and a non-executive director of Rural Press Pty Limited.

Peter joined Thorney Investment Group in 2000 as COO. Prior to joining, Peter worked in the Investment Banking Group at Macquarie Bank. Peter has extensive business and corporate experience specialising in board and management advisory, mergers and acquisitions, divestments, business restructurings and capital markets. Peter is a non-executive director of ASX-listed companies, Adacel Technologies Limited and Gale Pacific Limited, and a non-executive director of Rural Press Pty Limited.

Craig Smith

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

Craig Smith CPA, ACIS joined Thorney Investment Group as CFO in 2008. He was appointed Company Secretary of Thorney Opportunities Ltd in November 2013 and of Thorney Technologies Ltd in 2016. He is a director and company secretary of AnaeCo Limited. Prior to joining Thorney, Craig held CFO/Company Secretarial roles with ASX-listed companies Baxter Group Limited and Tolhurst Noall Limited.

Craig Smith CPA, ACIS joined Thorney Investment Group as CFO in 2008. He was appointed Company Secretary of Thorney Opportunities Ltd in November 2013 and of Thorney Technologies Ltd in 2016. He is a director and company secretary of AnaeCo Limited. Prior to joining Thorney, Craig held CFO/Company Secretarial roles with ASX-listed companies Baxter Group Limited and Tolhurst Noall Limited.

Avee Waislitz

Investment Manager

Avee joined Thorney Investment Group in 1994. Prior to joining Thorney, Avee commenced his career with a major financial institution in business banking.

Avee joined Thorney Investment Group in 1994. Prior to joining Thorney, Avee commenced his career with a major financial institution in business banking.

Margaret Ross

Investment Manager

Margaret joined Thorney Investment Group in 2005. Prior to joining Thorney, Margaret worked as a research analyst at a number of stockbroking firms.

Margaret joined Thorney Investment Group in 2005. Prior to joining Thorney, Margaret worked as a research analyst at a number of stockbroking firms.

Anthony Vogel

Investment Manager

Anthony joined Thorney Investment Group in 2017. Prior to joining Thorney, Anthony acted as an equity research analyst for a number of stockbroking firms as well as for a fund manager in Sydney.

Anthony joined Thorney Investment Group in 2017. Prior to joining Thorney, Anthony acted as an equity research analyst for a number of stockbroking firms as well as for a fund manager in Sydney.

Jeremy Davis

Investment Manager

Jeremy joined Thorney Investment Group in 2012. Prior to joining Thorney, Jeremy worked for several funds management organisations including OB Group and Guild Capital Asset Management over the past 17 years. Jeremy commenced his career with international accounting firm BDO Nelson Parkhill.

Jeremy joined Thorney Investment Group in 2012. Prior to joining Thorney, Jeremy worked for several funds management organisations including OB Group and Guild Capital Asset Management over the past 17 years. Jeremy commenced his career with international accounting firm BDO Nelson Parkhill.

Andrew Silverberg

Investment Manager & Senior Analyst – United States Portfolio

Andrew Silverberg is an experienced Investment Manager and Analyst based in the United States. Andrew joined Thorney Investment Group in 2019 and manages Thorney’s US-listed equities, unlisted investments and properties. Prior to joining Thorney, Andrew was Senior Portfolio Manager for a multi-billion dollar NYC family office, partner in a USD$500 million hedge fund and Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager for Fred Alger Management.

Andrew Silverberg is an experienced Investment Manager and Analyst based in the United States. Andrew joined Thorney Investment Group in 2019 and manages Thorney’s US-listed equities, unlisted investments and properties. Prior to joining Thorney, Andrew was Senior Portfolio Manager for a multi-billion dollar NYC family office, partner in a USD$500 million hedge fund and Senior Vice President and Portfolio Manager for Fred Alger Management.

Dean Higgins

Trader

Dean joined Thorney Investment Group in 2006 and is chiefly responsible for trading and execution of equities trades at Thorney. Prior to joining Thorney, Dean worked at a number of international investment banks in a variety of trading and equity capital market roles.

Dean joined Thorney Investment Group in 2006 and is chiefly responsible for trading and execution of equities trades at Thorney. Prior to joining Thorney, Dean worked at a number of international investment banks in a variety of trading and equity capital market roles.

Daniel Gafforini

Investment Analyst

Daniel joined Thorney Investment Group in 2020. Previously, Daniel worked at Lucerne Investment Partners as an Investment Analyst for a hedge fund and was a voting member of the investment committee. Prior to Lucerne, Daniel commenced his career at Canaccord Genuity (Australia).

Daniel joined Thorney Investment Group in 2020. Previously, Daniel worked at Lucerne Investment Partners as an Investment Analyst for a hedge fund and was a voting member of the investment committee. Prior to Lucerne, Daniel commenced his career at Canaccord Genuity (Australia).

Eric Tan

Investment Analyst

Eric joined the team as an Investment Analyst at Thorney in 2018. With a background in Equity and Managed Funds Research, Eric has previously worked as an Equity Research Intern at CIMB, before joining Contango Asset Management as an Associate Analyst.

Eric joined the team as an Investment Analyst at Thorney in 2018. With a background in Equity and Managed Funds Research, Eric has previously worked as an Equity Research Intern at CIMB, before joining Contango Asset Management as an Associate Analyst.

Bronson Ritterman

Property Investment & Development Manager

Bronson joined Thorney Investment Group in 2014, and runs the property division at Thorney. His focus is on private sector property investment in debt and equity projects, across all sectors. Prior to joining Thorney, Bronson worked as a Civil Engineer for over 10 years for a top tier Contractor on major projects across Victoria, Australia, and internationally on a world-class shopping centre project in London, United Kingdom.

Bronson joined Thorney Investment Group in 2014, and runs the property division at Thorney. His focus is on private sector property investment in debt and equity projects, across all sectors. Prior to joining Thorney, Bronson worked as a Civil Engineer for over 10 years for a top tier Contractor on major projects across Victoria, Australia, and internationally on a world-class shopping centre project in London, United Kingdom.

Miranda Kuzmanovic

Accounting Manager

Ivan Ng

Financial Accountant

James Oliver

Group Financial Accountant

Jason Shea

Settlements Manager

Martin Casey

Corporate Adviser

Tony Gray

Communications Consultant

Ashley West

General Legal Counsel