Investment Team

Martin Newson

  • CEO, VT Carbon Partners.
  • Started his career at Goldman Sachs and subsequently held various senior positions – Global Head of European Equities, Head of US Equities and Head of Global Equities and Capital Markets – at Credit Suisse First Boston, Deutsche Bank and Dresdner Kleinwort respectively.
  • Former CEO of Optimus Capital and Religare Capital Markets.
  • Holds a B.Sc. (Econ) from the London School of Economics and holds the UKSIP Level 3 Certificate in Investment Management.

Eddie Listori

  • Founding Partner & CEO, Viridios Capital.
  • Former Global Head of Fixed Income, Currencies and Commodities at ANZ Bank and Dresdner Kleinwort.
  • Former Board Director of Carbon Trading – a joint venture initiative of Dresdner and Gazprom.

Ben Cleary

  • Portfolio Manager, Tribeca Global Natural Resources.
  • Over 20 years of investment experience in the natural resources sector at Macquarie Bank, RBC, and RBS.
  • Founded the Tribeca Global Natural Resources Fund, ranked as top-performing hedge fund globally by Preqin in 2016.
  • Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Todd Warren

  • Head of Research, Tribeca Global Natural Resources.
  • 22 years with Colonial First State where he was Head of Global Resources based in London and Sydney.
  • Former Portfolio Manager of Colonial First State Global Resources Fund.

Scott Clements

  • Head of Advisory, Tribeca Investment Partners.
  • 30 years of financial markets in Sydney, London, Singapore, and the Bahamas.
  • Established and headed Singapore office of Cannacord Genuity, prior to which spent 19 years at Scotiabank including as Head of Global Equity & Advisory, Asia-Pacific.

Operations Team

Geoff Clear

  • Chief Operating Officer, Viridios Group.
  • Over 35 years of financial markets experience in fixed income, currencies, and commodities.
  • Former Global Head of ANZ Commodities, responsible for all product development, trading, sales, and physical logistics.
  • Former Chairman and Non-Executive Director of ANZ ETFS Management.
  • Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

James Howes

  • Chief Operating Officer, Tribeca Investment Partners.
  • 25 years of experience within the Banking and Hedge Fund industries working within the Finance, Operations, Trader Support, Compliance, and Risk Management teams.
  • Senior risk and operations experience at Macquarie Bank, JP Morgan, and West LB.
  • Holds Chartered Accountant designation.

Marcus Nettleton

  • General Counsel and Head of Compliance, Viridios Group.
  • Over 30 years of legal, regulatory, and corporate governance experience in the energy and commodities sector.
  • Head of Legal – Commodities for Credit Agricole Corporate & Investment Bank.
  • Qualified Barrister and registered foreign lawyer in Singapore.

Kevin Nam

  • Over 10 years of fund management and fund accounting experience.
  • Former Executive of the Fund Management Group at Macquarie Bank, overseeing unit pricing valuations, tax calculations, performance attribution, tax, statutory, client-specific reporting, and product management.
  • Holds Certified Practising Accountant (CPA) designation.

Emily Cunich

  • Over 15 years experience as a Risk & Compliance professional.
  • Specializing in regulatory risk with funds management at the core, working for both boutique asset managers and major banks.
  • Holds a Master of Applied Finance from the Queensland University of Technology and a Psychology degree from the University of Queensland.

Kylie Macintosh

  • Head of Investor Relations, Viridios Group.
  • Over 15 years of brand, marketing, and reputation management experience.
  • Most recently Asia Pacific Head of Global Marketing at State Street.
  • Prior positions include Regional Head of Marketing, Asia Pacific at J.P. Morgan and Credit Lyonnaise Securities.

Ken Liu

  • Compliance Manager, Tribeca Investment Partners.
  • Over 10 years of risk and compliance management experience across funds management, equities, and derivatives trading as well as private equity.
  • Former Head of Compliance at AIMS Financial Group based in Sydney.

David Bridge

  • 18 years hedge fund industry experience.
  • Hedge fund research and investment roles at PAAMCO, KBC Alpha Asset Management in Tokyo, HK, and Singapore.
  • Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Financial Services Institute of Australasia and MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.

Advisory Board

Cristina Talacko

  • Director of the Export Council of Australia, Vice President of the Australia-Brazil Chamber of Commerce, Director of Beyond Zero Emissions, Member of the Advisory Committee of Endeavour Energy and Multicultural NSW.
  • An active member of the Liberal Party as Vice President of NSW Women’s Council, and Secretary of the NSW Energy and Environment Policy Branch.
  • Degrees from the University of London, University of Sydney, and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government.

Doris Honold

  • Non-Executive Director of Credit Suisse International chairing the Board Risk Committee. Trustee of the Climate Bond Initiative.
  • The most recent executive role was Group Chief Operating Officer, Standard Chartered Bank. Prior to that served as the Group Head of Market Risk and Chief Operating Officer for Wholesale Banking.
  • Former Global Head of Market Risk for Dresdner Kleinwort.
  • Fellow of Harvard University’s Advanced Leadership Program.

Mike Korchinsky

  • Founder of Wildlife Works, a pioneering wildlife conservation company financed by the development and management of REDD+ programs.
  • Over 20 years of experience working directly with developing country governments, the private sector, and local communities on implementing conservation projects.
  • In 2012, founded Code Redd, a non-profit whose mission is to support and scale the REDD+ mechanism.

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