JoAnna has a long-standing and international career in the financial sector in investment management, wholesale banking and capital markets.
She is presently a Member of the Investment Committee Australian Catholic Superannuation and Retirement Fund, a Member of the Finance Audit and Risk Committee of the Australian Chamber Orchestra and a Non Executive Director of Quantum Funds Management.
She is a former General Manager – Strategy and Marketing for the Commonwealth Bank. She also spent 12 years at Bankers Trust Corporation in the USA, Japan, the UK and Australia, managing funds and developing the institutional funds management businesses.
Her more than 20 years of experience encompasses business performance improvement, governance, compliance and risk management.
She holds a Bachelor of Economics (Accounting) and Bachelor of Arts (Asian Studies), and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Mark Benedict Forstmann
Mark was a Non-executive Director of Hunter Hall International Limited from 2001 until September 2016.
He has 27 years’ experience in investment markets including equities, currencies and fixed interest.
He has worked at Bank of America, and Banque Indosuez in both Sydney and Paris.
He currently works as a portfolio manager at Grosvenor Pirie, which offers a range of retail superannuation funds.
His career spans investment markets and film andtelevision production.
He holds a B.Sc. from Sydney University, a Graduate Diploma from AFTRS, and has studied B.A.Communications at University of Technology.
Mark served on the Board of the Nature Conservation Trust of NSW between December 2009 and May 2015.
Virginia has worked in the financial services sector for 30 years.
In 1987, she joined Macquarie Bank as a credit analyst and became Chief Risk Officer of the Funds Management Group in 2003. During this period, she developed and implemented risk management frameworks for the domestic and Asian joint venture funds management businesses.
Following her executive career at Macquarie, Virginia served as a non-executive director on a number of subsidiary boards including Macquarie Investment Management Limited until 2012.
Virginia is currently a director of Perpetual Superannuation Limited and Perpetual Equity Investment Company Limited, and is a member of the Clean Energy Regulator and the Nature Conservation Trust of New South Wales.
Virginia is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and completed the Company Director Course in 2007. She holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Master of Applied Finance from Macquarie University, a Juris Doctor from the University of Technology Sydney, and a Graduate Diploma of Environmental Law and a Master of Law from the University of Sydney. In November 2016, she was recognised with a Faculty Award for excellence and ongoing contribution to the gold standard in governance education by the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Jack Lowenstein, Joint CIO and Managing Director of Morphic which was established in 2012, was the Deputy Chief Investment Officer at Hunter Hall, responsible for risk management and portfolio construction. He joined Hunter Hall when it had just $13m under management in 1997 and played a key role in building it to a peak of just under $3 billion in FUM. In his ten years as a Portfolio Manager with Hunter Hall he generated substantial out-performance.
Prior to joining Hunter Hall, Jack had careers in corporate finance and as an international financial journalist and has been involved in the research and investment of global equities and other securities for more than 30 years