Institutional Services

  • Arian Neiron, Managing Director

    • Arian is responsible for the strategy and day-to-day operations of VanEck’s Australian business.
    • Prior to joining VanEck, Arian was a partner at boutique consulting firm Sunstone Partners, specialising in Asset and Wealth Management.
    • Previously Arian worked for Perpetual as Senior Portfolio Specialist; Head of Product Development for Protected Investments; and Senior Product Manager for Platforms and Wholesale Funds.
    • Arian has also held positions at Credit Suisse and MLC.
    • Arian has a Bachelor of Commerce from Curtin University and a Diploma of Financial Services and is currently undertaking an MBA at Macquarie Graduate School of Management (MGSM).

    Contact Information
    Email: aneiron@vaneck.com

     

  • Matthew McKinnon, Director, Intermediary & Institutions

    • Matthew is responsible for intermediary and institutional business development for VanEck in Australia.
    • Matthew has over 15 years experience in financial services with his most recent role being General Manager of Distribution for Equities at Perpetual.
    • Previously Matthew worked at IOOF, Rothschild, Morgan Stanley International and Merrill Lynch in London.
    • Matthew has a Bachelor of Business from Victoria University.

    Contact Information
    Email: mmckinnon@vaneck.com

     

  • John Caulfield, Vice President, Institutional Business Development

    • John is responsible for the institutional client business in New South Wales and Queensland for VanEck’s active capabilities and VanEck.
    • Prior to joining VanEck, John was the Director of Business Development at FTSE Group (Australia).
    • John has also worked at the London Metal Exchange.
    • John has a Bachelor of Business Science (Hons) in Finance from the University of Cape Town.

    Contact Information
    Email: jcaulfield@vaneck.com

     

  • Russel Chesler, Director, Investments & Portfolio Strategy

    • An actuary with over 20 years experience in financial services, Russel is responsible for managing VanEck’s Australian ETFs.
    • Prior to joining VanEck, Russel was a partner at boutique consulting firm Sunstone Partners, specialising in Asset and Wealth Management.
    • Previously Russel worked for Perpetual Limited as General Manager of Protected Investments and Lending. Russel has also held positions at Grange Securities, Alexander Forbes and Liberty Life.
    • Russel has a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from the University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg and is a Fellow of the Institute of Actuaries (United Kingdom). 

    Contact Information
    Email: rchesler@vaneck.com

     

  • Jamie Hannah, Vice President - Investments & Operations

    • Jamie provides portfolio management and capital market trading across the full range of VanEck’s Australian ETFs.
    • Prior to joining VanEck, Jamie worked at Source ETFs in investment management. Source ETFs had over 100 ETFs listed in multiple countries with $15 billion funds under management.
    • Previously Jamie held various roles at ABN Amro, Deutsche Bank, Morgan Stanley, Morgan's and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
    • Jamie has a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance and Management Accounting) from the University of Newcastle and is an Associate of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

    Contact Information
    Email: jhannah@vaneck.com

     

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