Investment Team

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Marcus Bogdan

Chief Investment Officer

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Richard Colquhoun

Portfolio Manager

Marcus has over 30 years’ experience in portfolio management and Australian equity investment analysis.  Prior to co-founding Blackmore Capital in 2017, Marcus commenced his investment career in 1990 as a research analyst at Merrill Lynch. Marcus gained asset management experience from 2001 as a portfolio manager for Herschel Asset Management and later Citigroup where he advised Family Offices on Australian equities. In 2007 Marcus became a portfolio manager at Coopers In...

Richard has over 25 years’ experience in financial markets encompassing equities research, advisory, asset allocation and portfolio management. Richard’s experience includes research analyst at Merrill Lynch, institutional equities at Deutsche Bank, portfolio manager at Antares Equities and AMP Capital Investors. Richard has covered industrials and small caps, asset allocation, equity income strategies and long/short strategies. Richard holds a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Economics from the University of Newcastle.

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Yu Li

Research Analyst

Claire Xiao

Research Analyst

Claire supports the investment team conducting company & industry research. Claire’s previous experience includes roles at KPMG and boutique wealth manager Evertang Group. Claire holds Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Finance from the University of Melbourne and is CFA Level III candidate.

Yu supports the investment team conducting company & industry research. Yu's previous experience includes investment banking, asset allocation, and equity research. Yu holds Bachelor of Commerce (Actuarial Studies and Finance), First Class Honours (H1) in Econometrics from Monash University and partial qualification for Part I of Actuarial Fellowship in Australia.

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Sophia Grammenos

Chief Of Staff

Matthew Clunies-Ross

Investment Committee

Sophia has 20+ years experience in the financial services industry including asset management, wealth advisory and property development & investment.  Sophia has worked within start-up environments and large wealth management groups managing in excess of $10bln+ of capital. Sophia has deep experience in developing and implementing growth strategies and bespoke operational frameworks for businesses managing capital on behalf of investors.  As a director of financial services companies, Sophia’s responsibilities have included global and domestic capital raising, marketing, operations, investor relations and client service...

Matthew is one of the founding partners and currently the Head of Alternative Funds Management at Artesian Capital Management, which was founded in 2004 with capital from ANZ private equity and the partners. He is also the CIO of the Artesian Australian Corporate Bond Fund and a managing partner of Artesian Venture Partners. Prior to Artesian, Matthew spent 12 years trading global bond and credit product for investment banks including ANZ , HSBC and Macquarie Bank in Australia and the United Kingdom. Mathew has a Bachelor of Economics and a Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning.

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