Our Team


Brad has over 23 years’ experience in financial markets, specialising in project, infrastructure, capital markets and credit based portfolio management. Brad has very strong transaction experience in structured lending and receivables management. Previously founder and managing director of ASX listed Ethane Pipeline Trust, Senior Vice President, Bankers Trust Australia and Senior Executive, SBC Australia.

Brad Prout
CEO, Founder, Executive Director

David has over 15 years’ experience in structured finance and private equity. His most recent role prior to the establishment of the Oceana Fund was 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 has an MBA from ESADE Business School in Barcelona, Spain. He also holds a degree from University of Massachusetts, Amherst (cum laude), in Finance and Operations Management and a minor concentration in Economics. David is a member of the credit and investment committee of FC Funds Management.

David Lewis
Head of Oceana Fund

Christian has over 12 years of experience within financial advisory, infrastructure, real-estate funds management, investment banking and structured finance. He executed a range of large-scale cross border transactions in different asset classes such as property, infrastructure, derivatives, and private equity. Christian previously held roles at KPMG, SMBC, and Deutsche Bank.

Christian Brehm
Head of Corporate Finance

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

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

Patrick has over 10 years’ experience in investment banking and principal investment with a focus on the tech, telco, and media sectors. He has executed on listed and unlisted transactions across Australia and South East Asia. Patrick previously held roles at Macquarie Capital, SmartGroup Corporation Ltd and AquAsia.

Patrick William
Director of Corporate Finance

Kevin joined FC Capital in 2012 is in charge of all quantitative analytics, building financial models for several large scale financial transactions across a number of industries. Kevin possesses detailed knowledge in valuing different types of financial transactions, statistical analysis and risk analysis. Kevin graduated Macquarie University in 2011 with Bachelor of Commerce-Actuarial Studies and Bachelor of Science- Computer Science with GPA 3.76/4.

Kevin Cheng
Quantitative Analyst

Shrikaanth has over 7 years of experience in equity research, financial modelling, investment analysis and valuation. He joined FC Capital in July 2018 as an analyst in the Corporate Finance team. Previously he worked as an Equity Research Analyst covering consumer staples, healthcare and industrials sectors in CRISIL Ltd (subsidiary of S&P), one of India’s largest financial services companies . He holds a Bachelor’s of Commerce degree and is a qualified Chartered Accountant (India). He is also a CFA Charterholder.

Shrikaanth Balasubramaniam
Corporate Finance Analyst

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

Jo is a governance professional with 12 years of experience in various corporate governance roles across funds management, asset management and education industries.
She provides corporate governance, compliance and legal support to the business.

Jo Polles
Company Secretary & Legal Support Officer

Ati is an experienced Senior Software Engineer with over 11 years’ application development experience. Ati oversees the IT development and support teams, and is responsible for the delivery and maintenance of application software on the TIQ Platform.

Ati Harsh
Head of Information Technology

As Chief Financial Officer, Kevin is responsible for the accounting and finance work for the company. He has previously worked for PwC in Australia and Malaysia with over 6 years of experience in providing audit services to clients in the private equity, property and asset management verticals. Kevin has an Accounting and Finance degree from Monash University and is a member of CPA Australia.

Kevin Wong
Chief Financial Officer