Fairlight Asset Management
Boutique Sydney-based asset management firm investing in global equity markets

Fairlight Asset Management Team

Nicholas Cregan, Ian Carmichael and Will Dowd form the Fairlight Asset Management investment team.

 

Our team.

 
 

Nicholas Cregan

Partner

Nicholas has 16 years investment experience in the domestic, US and international markets. From 2014-2017 Nicholas served as a Portfolio Manager for the award winning A$1.0bn Evans and Partners International Fund. Prior to E&P, Nicholas worked at Schroder Investment Management where he held Senior Analyst and Portfolio Manager positions in the New York and Sydney teams respectively. Nicholas led a team covering ~25% of the assets within the Schroder North America $7bn Small & Mid Cap Fund, with further sector coverage within the Global Small Cap Fund. Prior to this he was Co-Portfolio Manager for the Schroder’s MicroCap Fund which delivered 11% pa out-performance over a five-year period with volatility below the market.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Business

 

 

Ian Carmichael, CFA

Partner

 

Ian has 11 years’ experience in financial markets and a further six years as an engineer. Prior to joining Fairlight, Ian worked at Platinum Asset Management for four years as consumer team leader and managed an allocation of the highly respected International Brands Fund. With industry experience spanning the healthcare and engineering sectors in both R&D and technical design, Ian brings to Fairlight a unique blend of industry and investment experience.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Chemical Engineering
Master of Biomedical Engineering
Chartered Financial Analyst

 
 

Will Dowd, CFA

Partner

 

Will has seven years data analytics and investment experience, having worked closely with Nicholas Cregan for the past four years. Will has a background in data science with EY and brings significant capabilities in quantitative modelling, screening and analytics. Will has been instrumental in building the quantitative & qualitative analysis infrastructure critical to the team’s investment process and risk management systems.

Qualifications

Bachelor of Business Information Systems
Master of Finance
Chartered Financial Analyst