Chief Investment Officer
Simon joined Allan Gray in 2006 as an analyst. Before this, he was at Alliance Bernstein, Macquarie Bank and Deloitte and Touche. Simon has a Bachelor of Business Science with First Class Honours (majoring in Finance and Business Strategy) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting from the University of Cape Town. Simon is a Chartered Accountant and a CFA Charterholder.
JD de Lange joined Allan Gray in 2010 as head of retail. Prior to joining Allan Gray in Australia, JD spent nine years with Allan Gray in South Africa (AGL), the largest privately-owned South African investment company that was started by Orbis' founder, Dr Allan W.B Gray.
Dominique joined Allan Gray in 2018 as Head of Marketing with over 20 years financial services experience. Previously she was a National Marketing Manager, Platforms and Investments, at IOOF and has held a variety of Product and Marketing roles over her career with Rothschild, Advance, Zurich and BT Financial Group. Dominique holds a Bachelor of Economics from Macquarie University.
Deborah joined Allan Gray in 2017 to develop our Superannuation offering. Deborah has over 25 years financial services experience, spanning investment management, wealth management and financial advice, gained at a range of companies, including BT Investment Management, AMP Capital, Challenger and MLC. Deborah holds a Bachelor of Commerce, from the University of Newcastle, Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment, a Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning) and is also a Justice of the Peace.
Chris joined Allan Gray in 2010 as Head of Retail. Prior to joining Allan Gray, Chris worked as a National Account Manager with Fidelity and had previously held a variety of roles with Merrill Lynch and NAB. Chris holds a Bachelor of Business Economics and Finance (RMIT University) and a Postgraduate Diploma (with Distinction) in Financial Planning.
Elizabeth joined Allan Gray in 2014 and is responsible for the legal, compliance and secretariat functions of the business. Prior to joining, Elizabeth was a Senior Associate in the funds management and financial services practice of Allens Linklaters. Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales, and is admitted to practise in New South Wales and the High Court of Australia.
Lisa joined Allan Gray in March 2008 and is primarily responsible for overseeing fund operations and client services for Allan Gray and Orbis in Australia. Before moving to Australia, Lisa worked in Switzerland where she held the position of Chief Operations Officer at PvB Pernet von Ballmoos AG. Prior to that she was a Vice President in the alternative investments group at Credit Suisse. She holds a Bachelor of Accounting Science and is a Chartered Accountant.