Our people represent a stimulating mix of youth and experience. Many have backgrounds outside of the financial sector while others are seasoned securities and equities professionals whose expertise has been honed through several market cycles. All are unique individuals who share the energy and creativity that defines the Blue Ocean Equities culture.

Brent Potts

Brent Potts
Executive Chairman

Former Vice Chairman of the Sydney Stock Exchange and board member of the Australian Stock Exchange. He was senior partner of the stockbroking firm Potts West Trumbull…

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Scott Calcraft

Scott Calcraft
Institutional Dealer

Scott has over 35 years in the finance industry, Scott’s has extensive experience across a range of services including relationship management and institutional and high net worth…

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Allen Chan

Allen Chan
Institutional Sales

Allen has over 18 year’s experience in investment markets. Prior to joining Blue Ocean, Allen worked at Colonial First State Global Asset Management as an equities dealer…

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Michael Gerges

Michael Gerges
Investment Analyst

Michael joined Blue Ocean Equities in 2017 as an Investment Analyst. Michael has primary care and commercial experience across the healthcare sector extending from pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and…

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Richard Granger

Richard Granger
Executive Director

Richard has been involved in stockbroking for over 35 years. He has worked in institutional dealing and corporate advisory, specialising in asset sales and acquisitions as well…

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Peter Gray

Peter Gray
Executive Director

Peter Gray has gained extensive experience over the past 35 years in various equity capital and debt markets. He previously worked in various senior corporate positions at…

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Janelle Manchee

Janelle Manchee
Institutional Dealer

Janelle has over 20 years’ experience in both broking and funds management in the Australian equities market. Before joining Blue Ocean, Janelle was a Senior Equities Dealer…

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Emily Mohan

Emily Mohan
Corporate Analyst

Emily joined Blue Ocean Equities in August 2012. She previously held the role of Investment Analyst as part of Blue Ocean’s Research division, with a focus on…

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Josie Nicol

Josie Nicol
Dealing Associate

Josie joined Blue Ocean Equities in 2014 as the assistant to the Institutional Dealing team and Research. She previously worked at Southern Cross Equities and Morgan Stanley…

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Philip Pepe

Philip Pepe
Senior Analyst

Philip began his professional career in Melbourne in 1995. After spending six years in investment Consulting and nearly 10 years in funds management, Philip moved to stockbroking,…

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Justin Pezzano

Justin Pezzano
Investment Analyst

Justin joined Blue Ocean Equities as an Investment Analyst in 2017.  Prior to joining the firm, Justin was a manager at Chapman Eastway, a boutique business consulting and tax…

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Tim Potts

Tim Potts
Institutional & Quant sales

Tim has over 15 years experience in the stockbroking industry, and has been involved in a number of roles including:  arbitrage and institutional dealing, and research. Tim…

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Stuart Turner

Stuart Turner
Senior Analyst

Stuart is an Equities Analyst with over twenty years experience in equities markets. In previous roles, Stuart was Head of Research at ANZ LINWAR Securities and a…

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Melissa Waller

Melissa Waller
Operations Executive

Melissa has worked in the stockbroking industry for over 20 years.  She has extensive experience in client account management and operational administration.  Prior to working with Blue…

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Sebastian Weitmann

Sebastian Weitmann
Corporate Analyst

Sebastian has experience in finance , corporate advisory and international business. Prior to joining Blue Ocean Equities, Sebastian was previously an investment banking graduate at BKK Partners.…

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Steve Williams

Steve Williams
Corporate Executive

Steve has worked in the finance industry for over 32 years, initially as an Executive Director at County Natwest leading the Dealing/Trading Desks. Subsequent to this, Steve…

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