Our team of highly qualified and experienced investment professionals operate global equity and infrastructure strategies for clients based around the world. Our team has received multiple industry awards and is a highly rated fund manager of global equities and global listed infrastructure, in Australia and overseas.
The key members of Magellan’s investment team are:
At the request of the Board Chris stepped into an oversight role in relation to the portfolio management of Magellan’s Global Equity strategies led by Nikki Thomas and Arvid Streimann. Chris co-founded Magellan in 2006, and was inaugural Chairman and was Chief Investment Officer from inception to 2012. He stepped down from the Magellan Board and as Chairman in 2013 and became Managing Director and Portfolio Manager of ASX-listed MFF Capital Investments Limited, a fund where he has been lead portfolio manager since listing in December 2006.
Nikki Thomas rejoined Magellan in 2022 after an absence of four years during which time she worked as a global portfolio manager at Alphinity Investment Management.
Arvid Streimann joined Magellan in 2014 as a Senior Analyst in the Financials Team. In 2017, Arvid was appointed Head of Macro research and chairs the Macro Committee. In 2018, he was made a Portfolio Manager and in 2020 he was promoted to co-Portfolio Manager of the Global Equity Strategy.
Domenico Giuliano joined Magellan in 2007 with responsibility for research coverage of the financials sector.
Gerald Stack joined Magellan in 2007 and leads the team responsible for managing Magellan’s infrastructure portfolios and providing research coverage of companies within the infrastructure, transport and industrials sector.
Vihari Ross is a Portfolio Manager, Head of the Core Series and Head of Research.
Chris Wheldon is a Portfolio Manager of the Magellan High Conviction Strategy and an Assistant Portfolio Manager on the global equities strategies.
Ben McVicar joined Magellan in 2013 as an Investment Analyst in the Infrastructure, Transport & Industrials Team.
Ofer Karliner joined Magellan in 2016 in the Infrastructure, Transport & Industrials Team, with responsibility for company analysis and portfolio management functions.
Kris Webster joined Magellan in 2008.
Elisa Di Marco joined Magellan in 2015 with responsibility for research coverage in the financials sector. In 2019, Elisa joined the Core Series team and in 2020 Elisa became part of the ESG team and was appointed PM of the MFG Core ESG fund.
David Costello joined Magellan in 2015. Prior to Magellan, David led Ernst & Young’s financial-modelling practice in Brisbane. Before this, David worked for National Australia Bank and SFG Consulting.
Michael Poulsen joined Magellan in 2012 and was based in Magellan’s New York office from 2014 to 2017.
John Wylie joined Magellan in 2014 as an Investment Analyst. In 2018, John was promoted to Head of Healthcare.
Ryan Joyce joined Magellan in 2012 as an investment analyst in the Franchises Team. In 2020, Ryan was appointed Head of Technology, Communication and Media and made a Portfolio Manager, having joined the team in 2017.
Zarina Kalapesi joined Magellan in February 2011.
Bill Forsyth joined Magellan in 2018 with responsibility for overseeing client and business development activity in North America.
Marcia Venegas joined Magellan in November 2015.