Our Team

Our Team

Partners

Hamilton Wealth Partners is wholly owned and managed by our partners, who continue to “think differently” to ensure the ongoing success of your wealth and asset management, and are not beholden to any financial institution.

Will Hamilton

Managing Partner

Throughout more than 30 years in the financial industry, Will has advised many families and individuals on both sides of their balance sheet. He has experienced many investment cycles both here and overseas, which has given him a thorough understanding of the complexity and unpredictability of markets. Needless to say, it’s been well spent; many of Will’s clients have benefited from his wisdom and expertise.

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Ian Gillies

Founding Partner

Ian’s depth of knowledge is considerable. His career in private wealth management spans over three decades, during which time he has tackled and resolved a myriad of financial challenges. Underlying this breadth of experience is a strong client service philosophy. Ian’s commitment to wealth management excellence extends to every one of his clients, ensuring you are appropriately prepared for your financial future.

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John Green

Partner

John has worked for more than 30 years in financial markets in Australia, North America and Asia. Both institutional and private clients have valued his integrity, commitment to service and depth of experience across all major asset classes.

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Kane Baranow

Principal

Kane was appointed as a Principal in January 2020. He has a passion for the wealth management sector, having graduated with a Bachelor of Finance from LaTrobe University in 2012 and completing a Master of Applied Finance at Monash University in 2019. Prior to joining Hamilton Wealth Partners in February, 2015, Kane spent two years in Asset Financing at a major bank and a boutique firm.


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The Team

The other members of our expert team:

Laura Adams

Associate Wealth Advisor

Laura joined Hamilton Wealth Partners in June 2020. She is currently completing a double degree in International Business & Banking and Finance at Monash University and has studied Business Globalisation at Peking University in Beijing. Prior to joining Hamilton Wealth Partners, Laura worked as an Equity Research intern in New York.

Jessica White

Client Services Administrator

Jessica joined Hamilton Wealth Partners in April 2018. Prior to joining Jessica worked in a client support officer role for an Accounting and Financial Planning firm in Queensland for nearly seven years.

Jon Thiele

Analyst

Jon is completing a Bachelor of Business degree at Monash University

Deidre Truccolo

Administration Manager

Deidre joined Hamilton Wealth Partners in June 2013. Prior to joining, Deidre was a Personal Assistant in the finance industry co-ordinating, planning and supporting daily operational and administrative functions.

Tom Hamilton

Associate

Tom will complete his Masters in Media and Communication in 2020 at Swinburne University and also has a Bachelor of Arts at Deakin University. Prior to coming back to Hamilton Wealth Partners, Tom was working in Advertising for 2 years.

Advisory Board

The Hamilton Wealth Partners Advisory Board comprises Will Hamilton,  Ian Gillies, John Green and three independent Board Members. 

We are fortunate to have an Advisory Board of the calibre we do. Our board represents different skill sets with sound experience and knowledge in our industry, with both the seniority and experience outside the industry to provide a valuable, unique perspective.

The Investment Policy Board (IPB) is Chaired by Amanda Rethus and reports directly to the Advisory Board. Also, on the IPB are Damien Hennessy MD of Heuristic Investments Services, David Wright MD of Zenith Investment Partners and the Partners of Hamilton Wealth Partners. 

Advisory Board Members:

Greg Richards

Chairman

Greg has been on the Hamilton Wealth Partner’s Advisory Board since 2013 and has also been Chair of our Investment Policy Board (IPB). Greg became Chair of our Advisory Board on July 1, 2018. Greg is currently Chairman Non-Executive Director of JB Hi-Fi Limited (listed on ASX). He was appointed to the Board of JB Hi-Fi in December 2007 and was appointed Chairman of the Board in June 2012. Greg is a member and Chairman of the Remuneration Committee and was also a member and Chairman of the Audit and Risk Management Committee.

Prior to 2006, Greg had more than 25 years’ experience in the investment banking industry. Most recently he was with Goldman Sachs JBWere for over 19 years where he was an equity partner for 17 years, working primarily in fixed income and equity capital markets.  Greg was also the non-executive Chairman of Vitaco Holdings Limited (listed on ASX) from August 2015 to December 2016.

Greg has a Bachelor of Economics with Honours from Monash University.

Amanda Rethus

Amanda is a Director and Co-Founder of Gateway Financial Marketing. Amanda has over 30 years of experience in the Financial Services industry and was formerly a Divisional Director in the Financial Services Group of Macquarie.  Amanda has a rich experience in representing funds to the Australian market including retail gatekeepers, superannuation funds, asset consultants, research houses, platforms, boutique advisory firms and family offices.  Amanda has been involved in market strategy, product development, market research, development of marketing materials and has consulted to a wide variety of investment management firms.  Amanda is currently serving on the AIMA Education Committee.

In Amanda’s previous positions at both JB Were and Macquarie she managed investment portfolios at times managing in excess of $2 Billion in funds under management. She was varyingly responsible for the management of Australian Equities, Cash, Fixed Interest and Property Securities Trusts as well as strategic asset allocation and strategy development for diversified funds. 

Amanda has a Bachelor of Science with Honours from Melbourne University and a Diploma in Financial Markets from FINSIA.

Stephen Hiscock

Stephen Hiscock is the Managing Director of SG Hiscock & Company, a fund manager with more than 4,000 clients, specialising in high conviction equity funds, REITs, and diversified individually managed portfolios.

He has 33 years experience in investment markets, including as Chief Investment Officer of National Asset Management (NAM), Head of NAM’s Australian Equities team (for 5 years) and Head of NAM’s Property Team. Prior to that he was at HSBC Asset Management in their Australian Equities team, and was a member of their Asset Allocation Committee. Since 2011, he has been a director of ASX listed Diversified United Investment Limited, and sits on a number of not-for-profit investment committees.

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce, has a Master of Applied Finance, and is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.