Our Team

David Prescott – Managing Director and Portfolio Manager

David is the founder and Managing Director of Lanyon.  He has over 18 years funds management experience working for firms in Australia and the UK.  David was previously Head of Equities at institutional fund manager, CP2 (formerly Capital Partners).  David has an Economics degree from the University of Adelaide, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia (FINSIA) and is a CFA charterholder.

Alex Grosset – Equities Analyst

Alex is an Equities Analyst at Lanyon. Prior to starting at Lanyon, he worked as an intern at Platinum Asset Management in Sydney.  Alex has completed a Bachelor of Finance from the University of Adelaide. He has also recently finished a value investing course from Columbia Business School in New York.

Jack Trengove – Equities Analyst

Jack has been working at Lanyon as an analyst since March 2018. Whilst at Lanyon, Jack continues as a professional athlete in the AFL and has had prior work experience at Baillieu Holst Ltd, Melbourne.  Jack has completed a Bachelor of Business (Banking & Finance) from Monash University.

Edward Szokalski – Equities Analyst

Ed has been working at Lanyon since January 2019. He has a Bachelor of Commerce (Corporate Finance) from the University of Adelaide. Whilst completing his studies, he has also worked as an academic tutor, teaching a second year finance course.

Jess Medaglia – Equities Analyst

Jess has been working at Lanyon since March 2019. She graduated in November 2018 with a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) and Bachelor of Finance from the University of Adelaide. Prior to joining Lanyon, Jess worked in insolvency accounting whilst studying at University.

Rebecca Wright – Head of Operations

Rebecca is the Head of Operations at Lanyon and is responsible for business management, administrative, trade support and compliance activities.  Prior to joining Lanyon, Rebecca spent 10 years at Macquarie and over 3 years at Smith Barney Citigroup.

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