Michael Kodari- Founder & CEO of KOSEC

Michael Kodari Michael Kodari, Founder and CEO of Kosec (Kodari Securities) is one of Australia’s most consistent, top performing investors. A philanthropist and a prominent expert in the stock market, CNBC Asia has referred him to as ‘the brightest 21st century entrepreneur in wealth management ‘and’ a trailblazer within the Australian stock market. Featured on Australia’s Channel 7 as the “Money Expert”, on the weekly Sunday program “Elevator Pitch”, he is recognised internationally by governments as one of the worlds best. He was the guest of honour for the event “Inside China’s Future”, chosen by the Chinese government from the funds management industry, attended by industry leaders, when they arrived in Sydney, on April 2014.

With a strong background in funds management and stockbroking, Michael has worked with some of Australia’s most successful value investors and consulted to leading financial institutions. Michael writes for Australia’s key financial publications, is regularly interviewed by various media, including, Australian Financial Review (AFR), Business Review Weekly (BRW), Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) , Sky News – Switzer, Your Money Your Call, Market Moves, Lunch Money and has conducted seminars for the Australian Investors Association (AIA), and contributes to Australian Shareholders Association (ASA) as well as Kaplan Education.

Michael Wayne – Head of Investments

Michael WayneMichael is responsible for implementing and coordinating KOSECs unique investment strategy. Michael has been recognised by the SKY Business Channel as a Stock Market expert, where he details his market insights daily across multiple business programs. Michael’s primary role involves frequently liaising with high net worth clients in order to effectively manage portfolios by managing risk and investing client capital across promising growth opportunities. His role also involves conducting, collating and presenting market and securities research to the investment committee and broader team.

Prior to his time at KOSEC, Michael held roles within Macquarie Groups Banking and Financial Services division. Prior to working at Macquarie, Michael worked as a senior analyst for a family office, helping to allocating a finite amount of capital amongst numerous risky assets and asset classes, including equity and fixed income securities. Michael holds a Bachelor of Ag. Economics majoring in Finance from the University of Sydney, as well as a Masters of Business & Finance from the University of Technology Sydney.

Laurence Parker Brown – Advisor

Laurence Parker BrownLaurence Parker-Brown was educated at a leading Grammar School in London and then Oxford University where he studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics at St Catherine’s College. He continued his love for Economics through teaching in both the UK and China and acquiring a Masters degree. Alongside working in stockbroking Laurence is a qualified Executive Coach as trained by the Neuro Leadership Group. His areas of expertise include, finance, economy, Start-up education, Micro-Economics, Leadership and Public speaking.