About Hunter Hall - Our Team - Directors - Hunter Hall International Limited


Peter James MacDonald Hall AM - B.A.
Peter James MacDonald Hall AM - B.A.
Executive Chairman and Chief Investment Officer
Mr Hall is Executive Director and Chairman of Hunter Hall International Limited. He is Chief Investment Officer of Hunter Hall Investment Management Limited and Executive Director and Chairman of Hunter Hall International (UK) Limited. With regards to Hunter Hall International Limited, he is a Trustee of the Charitable Trust and a member of the Charities Committee.

Mr Hall is also Patron of the Asian Rhino Project and Sea Shepherd UK, a Director of the International Rhino Foundation and a member of the Sydney Film Festival Council.

Mr Hall has 30 years experience in investment markets. Previously he was Investment Manager of Hancock & Gore Limited, Portfolio Manager and Analyst with Mercantile Mutual Holdings Limited, Industrial Analyst with Pembroke Securities Limited, Investment Analyst with New Zealand South British Insurance Limited and a journalist with John Fairfax & Sons Limited.

Mr Hall was awarded Member (AM) of the Order of Australia in 2010 for his philanthropic contributions to society and his service to the finance management industry.
David Deverall
David Michael Deverall - B.E. (Hons), MBA
Executive Director, Chief Executive Officer
Mr Deverall is Executive Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Hunter Hall International Limited. He is also Executive Director and CEO of Hunter Hall Investment Management Limited.

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.
William Wayne Hawkins
William Wayne Hawkins - B.Ec., F Fin, FAICD
Deputy Chairman, Lead Non-Executive Director
Mr Hawkins is Deputy Chairman and Lead Non-Executive Director of Hunter Hall International Limited.  He is also Chairman and Non-executive Director of Hunter Hall Investment Management Limited. He is Chairman of the Hunter Hall Group Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee and of the Hunter Hall Group Nomination and Remuneration Committee.

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.
Mark Benedict Forstmann
Mark Benedict Forstmann - B.Sc., B.A. (Comm.)
Non-executive Director
Mr Forstmann is a Non-executive Director of of Hunter Hall International Limited. He is also Non-executive Director of Hunter Hall Investment Management Limited. He is a member of the Hunter Hall Group Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee and of the Hunter Hall Group Nomination and Remuneration Committee.

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.

Naomi Edwards
Naomi Edwards - BSc (Hons), FIA, FIAA, FNZCA, MAICD
Non-executive Director

Ms Edwards is a Non-executive Director of Hunter Hall International Limited. She is also Non-executive Director of Hunter Hall Investment Management Limited and is a member of the Hunter Hall Hunter Hall Group Audit, Risk and Compliance Committee and of the Hunter Hall Group Nomination and Remuneration Committee.

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).

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