Melannie Mauricio

Melannie has over 20 years experience in the funds management industry and is the Head of Compliance at Northcape. Melannie joined Northcape in December 2010 and is in our Sydney office.

Before joining Northcape, Melannie spent 5 years working with Citco Fund Services (Australia) Pty Ltd. as a senior account manager, she was responsible for the overall client servicing and relationship management with some of the biggest hedge fund managers in the Asia Pacific.

Prior to this, Melannie held various investment accounting and portfolio analytics roles with the Commonwealth Bank of Australia for over 8 years.

Melannie holds a Diploma in Financial Markets from the Securities Institute of Australia.

Tom Withers

Tom has over 20 years experience in the funds management industry and is the Risk and Compliance manager at Northcape. Tom joined Northcape in 2009 and is in our Sydney office.

At Northcape, Tom previously had responsibility for Investment Operations before moving into the risk and compliance team in 2015. Before joining Northcape, Tom spent 10 years working in middle and back office roles in the funds management and stockbroking industries. This has included roles at GLG Partners (London), Vanguard Investments and Bell Potter.

Tom holds a Bachelor of Business (Economics & Finance) RMIT, a Post-Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia and a Certificate IV in Compliance and Risk management from the GRC Institute.

Sean Cunningham

Sean has over 13 years experience in the funds management industry and is the Chief Operating Officer at Northcape. Sean joined Northcape in December 2010 and is in our Sydney office.

He has held various roles within the organisation from Investment Operations Analyst to the Head of Investment Operations. Before joining Northcape, Sean spent 3 years working for BNP Paribas Securities Services as a Senior Corporate Actions Analyst.

Sean has overall responsibility of the Investment Operations, Trading & Dealing, IT and Risk & Compliance areas.

Sean holds a Sean holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Macquarie University and a Master of Management from the AGSM at The University of NSW.

Richard Brasher

Richard has over 34 years experience in the funds management industry and is the Equities dealer at Northcape. Richard joined Northcape in 2012 and is in our Sydney office.

Richard’s background is largely working for stockbroking firms in equity derivatives sales to institutional clients. Richard has worked at ABN AMRO / RBS (2006-2012), JBWere / Goldman Sachs (1992-2006) and Burdett, Buckeridge & Young (1988-1992). Prior to that he was an assistant portfolio manager at Australian Fixed Trusts (1985-1988).

Richard left stockbroking as a Master Practitioner Member of the Stockbrokers Association of Australia and is currently a member of ASIC’s Markets Disciplinary Panel.

Richard holds a Bachelor of Business degree from Kuring-gai College of Advanced Education.

Katie Orsini

Katie has over 24 years experience in the funds management industry and is responsible for all client relationships, as well as marketing and business development at Northcape. Katie joined Northcape in 2010 and is in our Sydney office.

Before joining Northcape, Katie spent 10 years working with Capital International a US based global equities investment manager. Katie was responsible for client servicing, relationship management and marketing for Capital’s largest institutional clients based in Australia and New Zealand. Prior to this Katie held various senior client relationship and portfolio analytics roles with Goldman Sachs Asset Management (London), State Street (London) and AMP Capital.

Katie holds a Bachelor of Business degree from the University of Technology Sydney, B.Bus.

Michael Ryan

Michael has over 20 years experience in the funds management industry and is the Managing Director of Northcape. Michael joined Northcape in January 2005 and is in our Sydney office.

At Northcape Michael previously had responsibility for Investment Operations, IT, Risk & Compliance, Audit and Legal functions. Before joining Northcape, Michael established a consultancy business, advising several boutique investment managers. Prior to this, Michael held varied Investment Operations, Custody or IT related roles with several investment managers, including MLC, Lend Lease Investment Management, Legal & General Asset Management and Macquarie Bank.

Michael has an Honours Degree in Computing Science / Economics from UTS and a Post-Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia.

Steve Gliddon

Steve has over 33 years investment experience. Steve is one of our founding Directors, establishing Northcape in 2004 and is currently Chairman of the Northcape Board. Steve was previously portfolio manager and analyst for the Australian Equity strategies until early 2018.

Before establishing Northcape, Steve gained extensive financial market experience from various roles in stockbroking, funds management and advisory firms dating back to 1986.

Steve holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of NSW.