Our team brings a fresh approach having worked for a number of years in different areas of the investment industry. We believe this is a unique combination of relevant skills and experience required to provide high-quality business development and advisory services.
BSc, MAppFin, MBA, CAIA
Managing Director and Principal
Dennis has over 24 years experience in institutional and wholesale business development and client servicing, asset consulting, funds management, and investment research and analysis. He co-founded Clearway Capital over 14 years ago and has successfully helped a number of high-quality overseas and domestic traditional and alternative fund managers to build their businesses in institutional and wholesale markets in Australia and New Zealand. Dennis’s role at Clearway Capital is to originate investments, conduct due diligence on prospective investment opportunities, perform market research, formulate manager brand profiles, provide input into product development, and develop channels to raise capital. Dennis has worked at several consulting firms and fund managers including van Eyk Research and Strategic Capital Management Limited and alongside a number of pension and institutional clients. Dennis has also been a member of several Investment Committees and Advisory Boards involved in advising institutional and wholesale investors.
Sally has over 25 years of financial markets experience, gained working in senior sales roles for global investment managers, such as Merrill Lynch and Macquarie Group, as well as specialist boutique managers, such as LaTrobe Financial. She has developed an extensive network of long-term relationships, particularly within wealth management. These professional relationships with independent advisers, asset consultants, boutique advice firms, platforms, family offices, and dealer groups research heads, together with her understanding of all asset classes, has contributed to her successful track record of growing funds under management. In 2011, Sally helped established ASF Balmoral, which provided third-party marketing services to domestic and offshore managers. Sally's earlier experience as Director of Property Investment Research, provided her with the skills required for the selection of, and due diligence on, fund managers. Prior to working in investment management, Sally worked as an equity research analyst and institutional dealer at institutional stockbroking firms. Sally's career commenced as a REIT analyst where she quickly became a BRW-rated analyst.
BEng (Hons), BSc, MBA
Gordon has over 20 years' experience in transaction and origination experience in asset funding, operating and finance leases, cross-border leases and infrastructure and PPP proposals. Gordon has recently been consulting via his own company across several assignments including renewable energy, resources and PPP’s including infrastructure and transportation. Previously, he was Senior Vice President of the Singapore Branch of HSH Nordbank. Gordon has also held a number of senior roles in corporate, financial institutions and government entities including Head of Commercial & Structure Finance at NM Rothschild, Head of Structured Finance and Leasing at BNP Paribas and General Manager Corporate Finance at the NSW Treasury Corporation. Gordon works with Clearway Capital Solutions as a Strategic Partner on deal sourcing, advisory and capital raising for various infrastructure and real estate projects.
Business Development Director
Michael has over 25 years experience in institutional sales, client service, consultant relations and executive management. He has led institutional and wholesale sales teams in Australia, New Zealand and the Asia Pacific region (covering Korea, Hong Kong and South East Asia) with broad experience across equity, debt and alternative asset classes. Michael has been responsible for multiple billions in institutional and wholesale capital raising across the Asia Pacific region as well as significant experience structuring businesses and building, aligning and leading sales teams. With over 17 years of country head and regional leadership responsibilities, Michael was also a member of the Allianz Global Investors Asia Pacific Executive Committee from 2011 to 2015 and co-Founder of Allianz Global Investors Global Consultant Relations Committee in 2001.
MBA (Hons), MCom (Hons), BCom/Law
Tim Cheung is a co-founder and CEO of Mantis Funds, an alternative fund platform that was established in 2020 to help connect Australian investors with the world’s leading private equity, alternative debt, and hedge funds. Tim also serves as a partner at LSL Partners, a principal investment firm focused on the financial services and fintech spaces. He serves as a board member of Payreq Limited and Forum Care Limited and is also on the advisory board of Vield Holdings Pty Ltd. Tim has successfully built and led investment businesses for more than a decade. Prior to launching LSL Partners, Tim gained experience at Perpetual Investments and Morphic Asset Management where he focused on Asian investments as a Senior Analyst and Head of Research respectively. Tim commenced his buy-side career at Colonial First State Global Asset Management where he was the Head of Investment Analytics for the Infrastructure Investment team. Prior to joining Colonial First State Global Asset Management, Tim was a research analyst at Commonwealth Securities covering Australian gaming, media and industrial companies. During his career, Tim has gained experience across all major asset classes including listed equity, private equity and corporate debt. This global experience covers the spectrum from passive minority positions through to activist and control investing.