Investor Chats

Investor chats are all about bringing expert investors to you to help share in their insights and learning along their own personal journeys. Hear from Industry experts, fund managers and other professional investors

Ep. 45 Scott PhillipsThe Motley Fool

Scott started his journey with Motely Fool as a member before joining their team in 2011 working his way to the top job, On Top of his role as Chief Investment officer Scott runs 3 Investment services for the Motely fool. He is regular contributor for the Sydney Morning Herald, The age and Money Magazine and In his spare time you may have seen him on weekend sunrise, and channel 7 , channel 9 late news and Aus Biz. Scott embodies what it means to be a long term fundamental investor and he also runs 2 of his own podcast

Ep. 46 Danielle Ecuyer – Shareplicity

Danielle has had an incredible journey, she studied and worked as an equities analyst in Sydney during the 80’s before moving to London to pursue a successful career in Institutional Equities, Stockbroking and Wealth Management. After retiring to have her son, Danielle became a full time investor, managing her own money. Danielle has put together her four-decades of global share market experience into the Shareplicity books which have been a big hit 

Ep.50 Elio D’Amato – Spotee

Elio has had a pretty incredible career, over his journey he has spent 17 years with Lincoln indicators working his way through the ranks starting as an equities analyst before moving into a head of research role and eventually become CEO and Executive Director. Following his time with Lincoln Elio has then gone on to launch his own business Spotee – Shining the spotlight on shares as well as being a regular contributor to the Australian Financial Review, ABC Radio and TV and various other new publications

Ep. 51 Will Rainey – Grandpa’s Fortune Fables

Will has had an amazing journey, he has spent 17 years advising some of the world’s largest insurance companies, retirement schemes and governments on how they can best look after billions of dollars and advising on long term investment strategies. Now Will has focused his time and efforts along with his years of experience into helping parents teach their children about money and grow up to have the financial freedom to allow them to spend their time doing what they really want.

Ep. 80 Tony Kynaston – Quality at Value

Tony Kynaston is a professional investor who has developed a simple checklist methodology that allowed him to retire from his corporate career at age 43 and became a professional investor. He has a pretty impressive track record since then. The average return on his portfolio over the last 20 years has been 19.5% per annum – double the ASX index.

Tony is also one half of the QAV podcast which stands for Quality at Value in which Tony discusses investment topics and concepts with his good mate Cameron who is new to the investment world.

Ep. 90 Anirban Mahanti

Anirban often invests in companies long before most of us have heard of them with a focus on high growth tech, he is a long time Tesla bull and holds a PHD in Computer Science.  Anirban’s thesis for his PHD was on Scalable Reliable On-Demand Media Streaming Protocols and he completed it back in 2003 which is safe to say now was ahead of its time. He has also co-authored over 70 peer-reviewed research papers, his technical expertise is at the intersection of computer networking, data science, and machine learning

Anirban is now a full time investor and the Lead Advisor at 7investing a US-based research company,

Executive Chats

Ep. 49 John Winters – Superhero

John is the Co Founder of one of the biggest market disruptors in the broker space Superhero. Superhero launched in September 2020, they launched with a goal of growing their user base to 10,000 users in their first 12 months . Following a big lunch they actually hit that target within their first 3 weeks and now Superhero boast a user base of over 150,000 users. This has been achieved through a mission of making investing as accessible as possible for all users 

Ep. 82 Brendan Malone – Raiz

Brendan Malone is the co founder of Raiz invest, Brendan is the CEO of Raiz Australia and the Group Chief Operating Officer of the global business. Prior to joining Raiz Brendan was the Managing Director at Management International Group and spent more than a decade in a variety of international roles with the Royal Bank of Scotland. He has graduated from The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants and is a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. and if that all wasn’t enough In his spare time he is also a co founder, board member and company secretary for an Australian not for profit Kit Bag for Kids 

Ep. 88 Doug Morris – Sharesight

Doug Morris the CEO of Sharesight which aims to help us track, report on and benchmark our portfolios and has over 300,000 users worldwide 

Doug himself has a fascinating story, he graduated from the Southern Methodist College in Texas with a bachelor in Psychology – He has been a clerk for the Chicago Board of trades, worked across multiple roles for research house Morningstar before coming to Share-sight as General Manager in 2013 and then moving into the top job of CEO in 2015

Ep. 92 Al Bentley – Simply Wall Street

Al Bentley is the founder and CEO at Simply Wall St. Their mission is to democratise investing for the everyday investor by providing complex financial data in a simplified format and easy to read infographics.

Simply Wall St was started back in 2014 and now boasts over 4 million users world wide and covers 100 thousand different stocks across 95 countries making your job as the investor that little bit easier