Our Team

David Prescott – Managing Director and Portfolio Manager

David is the founder and Managing Director of Lanyon. He has over 20 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.

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 11 years at Macquarie and over 3 years at Smith Barney Citigroup.

Kasey Zinghini – Head of Distribution & Investor Relations

Kasey is responsible for maintaining client relationships and distributing our funds within the institutional, retail and private client markets.

Kasey holds a Bachelor of Economics at Adelaide University and has over 15 years experience in the Financial services industry.

Prior to joining Lanyon, Kasey spent 6 years at MLC Asset Management.

Nicholas Markiewicz – Portfolio Manager / Analyst

Nicholas has over 10 years of financial market experience. Prior to joining Lanyon, Nick worked at Platinum Asset Management for nearly 5 years, where he was a global equity analyst with portfolio management responsibilities.

Before this, Nick worked at Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse where he was a top ranked analyst covering Australian listed companies. Nick has a Bachelor of Accounting degree from the University of Technology, Sydney.

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 & Economics 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. Jack was previously a professional athlete in the AFL and had 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.

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