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Our people represent a stimulating mix of youth and experience. Many have backgrounds outside of the financial sector while others are seasoned securities and equities professionals whose expertise has been honed through several market cycles. All are unique individuals who share the energy and creativity that defines the Blue Ocean Equities culture.

Adam Stratton

Adam has over 25 years of equity market experience with a range of operational and management roles in trading, hedge fund sales and risk management. He was…

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Andy McWilliam

Andy McWilliam

Andy brings over 25 years of extensive financial markets experience to Blue Ocean. In that time, his roles have encompassed operations, middle-office, risk, trading and sales across…

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Ben Parisek

Ben Parisek

Ben is our Operations Manager, with over 10 years back office experience in various roles for employers such as Macquarie, HSBC and Pershing Securities. He completed a…

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Brent Potts

Former Vice Chairman of the Sydney Stock Exchange and board member of the Australian Stock Exchange. He was senior partner of the stockbroking firm Potts West Trumbull…

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Carlos Crowley Vazquez

Carlos has over 15 years of experience in corporate, project and structured finance focusing on natural resource companies, resource related infrastructure and services. He joined Blue Ocean…

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David O’Halloran

David was an Executive Director of County NatWest Securities and then a founding director of Southern Cross Equities. David comes to Blue Ocean Equities with more than…

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Doc Cromme

Doc brings with him almost 30 years of financial market experience. Starting in his native, South Africa, Doc was a partner of Simpson McKie a large stockbroking…

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Gavin Todd

Gavin has over 27 years of experience in equity markets having worked most recently at EL&C Baillieu as an Equity Partner on the Institutional Equities desk for…

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Josie Nicol

Josie joined Blue Ocean Equities in 2014 as the assistant to the Institutional Dealing team and Research. She previously worked at Southern Cross Equities and Morgan Stanley…

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Mathan Somasundaram

Mathan has over 20 years’ experience in the finance industry. Mathan has worked extensively in all parts of the finance sector at County NatWest, Citi, LIM, Southern…

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Matthew Keyte

Matthew joined Blue Ocean Equities in 2021. Prior to joining Blue Ocean, Matthew worked at Morgans Financial across the Corporate Actions and Research Teams. He has experience…

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Nicholas O'Shea

Nicholas O’shea

Nicholas has been researching equities for a number of years. Prior to joining Blue Ocean Equities, Nicholas worked at Westpac Banking Corporation focusing on group finance and…

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Peter Gray

Peter Gray has gained extensive experience over the past 35 years in various equity capital and debt markets. He previously worked in various senior corporate positions at…

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Richard Granger

Richard has been involved in stockbroking for over 35 years. He has worked in institutional dealing and corporate advisory, specialising in asset sales and acquisitions as well…

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Sebastian Weitmann

Sebastian has been with Blue Ocean Equities since 2016, working in the corporate finance team.  Prior to joining Blue Ocean Equities, Sebastian was previously an investment banking…

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Stuart Turner

Stuart is an Equities Analyst with over twenty years experience in equities markets. In previous roles, Stuart was Head of Research at ANZ LINWAR Securities and a…

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Thomas Brunton

Thomas Brunton

Thomas is an Equity Analyst with over ten years’ experience. Prior to joining Blue Ocean Equities, Thomas has gained a wide range of experience in equity research,…

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Vic Lee

Vic Lee

Vic has over ten years of experience working as a fund manager. Since 2016 he has specialised in small and micro cap stocks. Vic started his career…

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