What We do

Contango Asset Management Limited (ASX:CGA) is a financial services company with a marketing and distribution platform that partners with, and promotes, high quality fund managers to the self-directed and Independent Financial Adviser (IFA) channels of the
$2.9 trillion* superannuation industry.

The Contango Group has an exclusive retail distribution arrangement to distribute global equities manager WCM Investment Management to the Australian Retail Australian Retail Market.

WCM is the investment adviser of WCM Global Growth Limited (ASX:WQG), the WCM Quality Global Growth Fund (Quoted Managed Fund) (ASX:WCMQ), the WCM Quality Global Growth Fund (Managed Fund), the WCM International Small Cap Growth Fund (Managed Fund) and the Contango Income Generator portfolio (the WCM Global Long Short Equity Strategy).

WCM is a California-based investment management firm specialising in active global and emerging market equities. Founded in 1976, WCM is majority employee owned and manages A$106.7 billion (as at 31 December 2020) on behalf of institutional and retail investors around the world including Australia.

WCM believes the direction of a company’s economic moat is of more importance than its absolute width or size.

WCM’s two criteria for any company to be considered for inclusion in its portfolios are:

  1. a rising competitive advantage (or expanding economic moat) and
  2. a corporate culture that supports the expansion of this moat.

The Group also operates Switzer Asset Management (SAM) a wholly owned subsidiary that provides investment solutions for SMSF trustees, self directed investors and financial advisers .

SAM is the responsible entity of the Switzer Dividend Growth Fund (Quoted Managed Fund) (ASX:SWTZ) and the Switzer Higher Yield Fund (Managed Fund) which is managed by Chris Joye’s Coolabah Capital.

*Source: ASFA

Our People

Roger Amos

Non-executive Chairman

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Martin Switzer

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

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Nerida Campbell

Independent Non-executive Director

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Ken Poutakidis

Independent Non-executive Director

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Jarrod Deakin

Chief Operating Officer

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Olivia Fairfield

Senior Marketing and Investor Communication Manager

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Shawn Burns

Senior Portfolio Manager

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Katrina Griffiths

Compliance Manager

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Martin Switzer

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

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Anthony Rule

Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary

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Tom Hickey

Head of Marketing

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Ben Meakin

Operations Manager

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Damian Craven

Head of Retail

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Alistair Dunne

Head of Distribution

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Roger Amos

Non-executive Chairman

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Martin Switzer

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

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Nerida Campbell

Independent Non-executive Director

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Ken Poutakidis

Independent Non-executive Director

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Jarrod Deakin

Chief Operating Officer

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Olivia Fairfield

Senior Marketing and Investor Communication Manager

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Shawn Burns

Senior Portfolio Manager

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Katrina Griffiths

Compliance Manager

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Martin Switzer

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

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Anthony Rule

Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary

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Tom Hickey

Head of Marketing

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Ben Meakin

Operations Manager

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Damian Craven

Head of Retail

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Alistair Dunne

Head of Distribution

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