Balmain Investment Management - Executive Team

Simon Hindson

Simon has worked in the financial services industry for over 20 years’, both in London and Sydney. Simon has held management roles with Bankers Trust PLC, Bankers Trust Funds Management Australia Ltd, the Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi Australia Ltd and more recently spent seven years at The Trust Company Limited. Simon joined Balmain in January 2010 as the Compliance Manager. He is a Senior Associate of FINSIA, has a Diploma in Finance and Investment (Managed Funds Stream) from the Securities Institute of Australia and a Certificate in Corporate Governance from the Chartered Secretaries Australia, and is also a member of the Governance Institute of Australia.

Marcus Fazzolari

In 2004 Marcus joined Balmain as a graduate analyst. In 2007 Marcus became Manager of Structured Finance working alongside Balmain’s CEO, Andrew Griffin, to arrange and manage Balmain’s corporate mergers, acquisitions and funding programmes. These include: securitised, retail funds, asset management, special servicing and workout programs. Marcus is the General Manager of the Pacific First Mortgage Fund. Marcus holds a double degree in Applied Finance and Commerce – Accounting at Macquarie University.

John Robles

John has over 12 years’ experience in property and finance and is the Head of Finance for the Balmain Group. Prior to joining Balmain in October 2008, John was an auditor for more than eight years at KPMG in Sydney and PWC in London. John manages statutory reporting, management accounting, fund accounting and taxation of the Group. John has a Bachelor of Commence from Sydney University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia.