Funds Management Executive Team

Based in Sydney and formed in 2012, FCFM has an experienced management team and Board of Directors with combined funds management experience of over 200 years.

David has over 15 years’ experience in structured finance and private equity. His most recent role prior to the establishment of the fund is as executive director of Oceana Investments (Asia) Limited and the management of a structured credit and direct equity investment portfolio focussed on the consumer and technology sectors. Prior to joining Oceana, David spent 5 years at Investec Bank in the UK within the structured finance division.

David Lewis
Head of Oceana Fund

Alan is a Chartered Accountant and banker with over 30 years’ experience in financial services, focussed on corporate lending and event-based financing for mid-market companies. Previously Alan led the Australasian structured and acquisition finance teams for GE Capital and Bank of Scotland International, building lending books of over $1 billion at both.

Alan Butterfield
Head of Credit Opportunities Fund

Stephen has over 20 years experience financing and negotiating large and complex transactions drawn from over a decade in investment banking with Macquarie Group and six years working on large infrastructure projects for Leighton/CIMIC Group. He has experience across multiple sectors: infrastructure, telecommunications, airlines, financial services, resources, gaming and property.

Stephen Kevans
Head of Concentrated Equities Fund

Blake is an experienced senior executive with the combined skill set of operating a large multi-operational business and over 25 years in private equity and investment banking with particular focus on the midmarket unlisted sector.He previously was an Investment Director with the ASX listed CVC Limited and CEO of the family office for one of Australia’s predominant media families. Other previous executive roles were with United Capital, ABN AMRO, Colonial Group & Lloyds TSB PLC.

Blake Ammit
Head of Asset Management

Paul is an experienced investment and finance professional with over 25 years in the funds management and investment banking arenas across multiple industries and categories.

He is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Corporate Treasurer with Investment qualifications and previously held senior roles at Pacific Equity Partners, Daiwa SMBC Europe, Merrill Lynch and Deloitte.

Paul Shaw
Head of Distribution

Liz has over 20 years experience as a corporate lawyer, both in private practice and in a diverse portfolio of senior in-house and advisory roles spanning professional services, health services, education and governance advisory sectors. Previously Liz was a partner at global law firm Baker & McKenzie and in-house counsel for private equity fund manager Ironbridge Capital.

Liz Crowhurst
General Counsel