Management

Investment Management

Willy Packer B.Com, FAICD Willy Packer has been involved in the investment industry since 1980. He gained experience internationally as an institutional dealer and adviser in Japanese and Far Eastern equities and locally as an industrial analyst for two Perth stockbroking firms. In 1989 he become a director and major equity holder in a local stockbroking firm. In 1993 he established Packer & Co.
Michael Young B.Com (Hons) Michael Young joined Packer & Co in 2009. He previously spent two years as an investment analyst with Magellan Financial Group in Sydney, where he covered global consumer stocks. Michael began his career with Macquarie Bank, where he spent five years as an equity research analyst, based in Sydney and London.
Adam Waterworth B.E (Hons), B.Com Adam Waterworth started with Packer & Co in 2012. Adam worked as an analyst at Lazard Asset Management in Sydney for five years in the Australian Equities team. His coverage was mining, oil & gas, consumer and industrials. Adam completed a six-month secondment in Paris with Lazard Freres Gestion in 2010, working in the European Equities team.

Client Services

Tim Banfield B. Com, SA Fin Tim is responsible for Investor enquiries. Prior to joining Packer & Co in 2012, Tim worked in marketing and client services at Man Investments Australia.

Compliance Officer

Susan Oldmeadow-Hall B.Com, FCA, FFin, FAICD Susan is responsible for the fund’s regulatory, accounting and tax matters. Prior to joining Packer & Co in 2011, Susan was a partner at Ernst & Young. Susan led EY Perth’s technical consulting group where she advised clients on complex accounting and regulatory issues.

Directors of Packer & Co

Chairman Mike Snell FCA, GAICD Mike Snell is a retired Senior Partner of PriceWaterhouseCoopers, having been the former Managing Partner of the Perth office and the Asia Pacific Independence Leader on PwC’s Global Independence Leadership Team. Mike now serves on the boards of a variety of organisations.
Managing Director Willy Packer B.Com, FAICD Willy Packer has been involved in the investment industry since 1980. He gained experience internationally as an institutional dealer and adviser in Japanese and Far Eastern equities and locally as an industrial analyst for two Perth stockbroking firms. In 1989 he become a director and major equity holder in a local stockbroking firm. In 1993 he established Packer & Co.
Director Ben Luscombe LLB, MAICD Ben Luscombe was a partner of a national law firm for 20 years before becoming a founding partner of Messrs Cochrane Lishman Carson Luscombe in 2010. The partnership was recently merged with Clifford Chance, a magic circle law firm, based in London. Ben has extensive experience representing clients in the oil & gas and mining sectors, and in corporate and shareholder disputes and investigations. He has previously been a director of a London based property company.