Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Mr Deverall has extensive experience in financial services, funds management, and strategy. Prior to joining Hunter Hall, Mr Deverall was Managing Director and CEO of Perpetual Limited and during this time was also Chairman of the peak wealth management industry body, The Financial Services Council. Mr Deverall was also previously Group Head of Funds Management and Head of Strategy at Macquarie Group.
Since May 2012, Mr Deverall has also been a Non-executive Director at Charter Hall Group, a listed property group.
Mr Deverall has an extensive background in strategy having been Head of Strategy at Macquarie Group from 1997-2000 and having worked as a consultant for Bain and Company and The LEK Partnership from 1988-1996.
Mr Deverall holds an MBA from Stanford University, Graduate School of Business, Palo Alto, California and a Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical) (Honours) from University of Sydney.
Chairman, Non-executive Director
Mr Hawkins has over 45 years experience in investment management. Previously he was Funds Manager and Investment Analyst with City Mutual Life Assurance Society Limited, Group Investment Manager with New Zealand South British Insurance, Chief Executive of NZI Investment Services Limited, Chief Investment Officer and Managing Director (Funds Management) with Oceanic Capital Corporation Group.
Mr Forstmann has 26 years experience in investment markets including equities, currencies and fixed interest. Between 1986 and 1994 he worked at Bank America and Banque Indosuez in Sydney and Paris. At Banque Indosuez he was primarily involved in proprietary trading of bonds and currencies in Australian and European markets. Since 1995 he has focused on film and television production.In December 2009, Mr Forstmann was appointed to the board of the Nature Conservation Trust of NSW. Since 2006 he has been a climate change ambassador with The Climate Project, the affiliation between the Australian Conservation Foundation and Al Gore.
Ms Edwards is Chairman of Tasplan, one of Australia’s leading public offer industry superannuation funds. She was Director of Australian Ethical Investments from 2005 to 2011, and Chairman from 2007 to 2011. Previously, she was a Partner at Deloitte, running its financial services industry group, a Director at Trowbridge Consulting, and worked as an actuarial consultant with firms in London, New Zealand and Australia. Ms Edwards has also worked as an economics advisor to the Australian Greens.Ms Edwards holds a first class honours degree in mathematics from the University of Canterbury and is a Fellow of The Institute of Actuaries (London).