Advisory Board

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.

Pauline Wray

  • Founded Asia Expand Consulting PTE LTD, before its acquisition by Boston Consulting Group in 2011.
  • Asia head of Expand Research, co-lead for FinTech Control Tower, and a member of the Expand/BCG Board and Expand Senior Management Committee for Boston Consulting Group.
  • Experience as advisor and mentor in FinTech, including the World Women Banking Association, the Singapore FinTech Festival, the Monetary Authority of Singapore, and APIX/ an author contributing to books, articles and whitepapers relating to FinTech topics.

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.

Investment Team

Jasmine Porter

  • Asset Management Analyst
  • Jasmine’s career has focused on climate finance consulting in the area of net zero technological solutions.
  • Jasmine studied Environmental Policy with Economics at the London School of Economics and Political Science and held a Master’s degree in Climate Change Finance and Investment at the university of Edinburgh.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Operations Team

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.

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.

Marcus Nettelton

  • 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.

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.

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.

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