Wilson Asset Management


August 1999

ASX Code




30 September 2020

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WAM Capital Limited

WAM Capital provides investors with exposure to an actively managed diversified portfolio of undervalued growth companies listed on the Australian Securities Exchange. WAM Capital also provides exposure to relative value arbitrage and market mispricing opportunities. WAM Capital’s investment objectives are to deliver investors a stream of fully franked dividends, provide capital growth and preserve capital.

Growth of $10,000

Growth of $10,000

Board of directors

Geoff Wilson AO


Geoff has over 39 years’ direct experience in investment markets having held a variety of senior investment roles in Australia, the UK and the US. Geoff founded Wilson Asset Management in 1997. Geoff created Australia’s first listed philanthropic wealth creation vehicles, Future Generation Investment Company Limited and Future Generation Global Investment Company Limited. Geoff is Chairman of WAM Capital, WAM Leaders, WAM Global, WAM Research, WAM Active and WAM Microcap. Geoff holds a number of additional directorships with investment companies and non-profit organisations.

Kate Thorley


Kate has over 14 years’ experience in the funds management industry and more than 20 years of financial accounting and corporate governance experience. Kate is the Chief Executive Officer of Wilson Asset Management (International) Pty Limited, Director of WAM Research Limited, WAM Active Limited, WAM Leaders Limited, WAM Microcap Limited, WAM Global Limited and Future Generation Investment Company Limited. Kate is the Company Secretary of Future Generation Global Investment Company Limited. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment, Graduate Diploma of Applied Corporate Governance and is a fully qualified CA. She is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

James Chirnside


James has been involved in financial markets for over 30 years, primarily as a fund manager across a broad range of sectors. James is currently Chairman and Managing Director of Dart Mining NL. Prior to this, James worked as a fund manager and proprietary metals trader in Sydney, Hong Kong, London, and Melbourne.

Dr Philippa Ryan


Philippa is a highly experienced legal academic with exceptional experience in commercial law, corporate governance, finance and technology. Dr Ryan is a lecturer at the UTS Faculty of Law, a founding member of the UTS Blockchain Cluster, a director of the Landers and Rogers Board, deputy chair of the Australian Computer Society blockchain technical committee, a member of the Standards Australia blockchain technical committee and a member of the Australian Digital Currency Association industry advisory board. Dr Ryan holds a number of legal and academic qualifications including an LLB, BA, Med and PhD. Dr Ryan has been a director of the Company since April 2018.

Lindsay Mann


Lindsay has more than 45 years’ financial services experience. He was formerly Chairman of Premium Investors Pty Limited (formerly Premium Investors Limited). Prior to that Lindsay was CEO (Singapore) and Regional Head Asia for First State Investments, the Asian business of Colonial First State Global Asset Management. Prior to this, Lindsay was CEO of AXA Investment Managers in Hong Kong. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia and a Graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. Lindsay has been a Director of the Company since December 2012. Lindsay Mann is currently an independent non-executive director of Uniting Ethical Investors Limited, an independent Director of WAM Leaders Limited (appointed March 2016), Wealth Defender Equities Pty Limited (appointed October 2018) and Century Australia Investments Pty Limited (appointed March 2019).

Matthew Pancino


Matthew is a noted technology, operations and transformation expert with 30 years’ experience gained in leading organisations within the communications, banking and funds management sectors. Matthew is currently a Director, Industry Solutions Practice Lead, Asia Pacific at Google LLC. Matthew has previously served as Chief Technology Officer for the Commonwealth Bank of Australia Group, Chief Executive Officer for Suncorp Business Services, Group Executive – Operations and Chief Information Officer for Perpetual Limited and Head of Transformation at Telstra Corporation Limited. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Computer Science), is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and has completed executive education at INSEAD and Stanford University School of Business.

Linda Kiriczenko

Company Secretary

Linda has over 15 years’ experience in financial accounting including more than 11 years in the funds management industry. As the Finance Manager of Wilson Asset Management (International) Pty Limited, Linda oversees finance and accounting and is also the Company Secretary for six listed investment companies, WAM Capital Limited, WAM Research Limited, WAM Active Limited, WAM Leaders Limited, WAM Microcap Limited and WAM Global Limited. Linda holds a Bachelor of Commerce and is a fully qualified CPA. She is a certified member of the Governance Institute of Australia. Linda was appointed Company Secretary of WAM Capital Limited in October 2017.

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