OUR TEAM

David Allingham

PORTFOLIO MANAGER

David Allingham is a Portfolio Manager at Eley Griffiths Group and has over 16 years’ experience analysing small and emerging companies at Eley Griffiths Group. Prior to joining EGG in 2004, David worked in marketing at EMI Music Australia. David holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Sydney.

Ben Griffiths

PORTFOLIO MANAGER

Ben Griffiths is the managing director and a senior portfolio manager at Eley Griffiths Group and has over 30 years of financial markets experience. He Co-founded Eley Griffiths Group in 2002 with Brian Eley following a successful career as joint head of small companies at both BT Financial Group and ING Investment Management. Ben previously worked in precious metals markets with MASE Westpac and as a stockbroker at Roach Tilley Grice & Co as well as CL_May Mellor. Ben holds a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Accounting, Finance and Systems from the University of NSW.

Tim Serjeant

PORTFOLIO MANAGER

Tim Serjeant is a Portfolio Manager at Eley Griffiths Group and has over 14 years’ experience  analysing small and emerging companies.  Prior to joining EGG in July 2012, Tim was a Resources Analyst at Argonaut, a boutique investment bank and stockbroking firm.
Tim holds Bachelor of Commerce (Honours in Finance) and Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Western Australia.

Nick Guidera

ANALYST

Nick Guidera is an Analyst at Eley Griffiths Group with over 10 years of financial market experience.  Nick joined Eley Griffiths in September 2016 after 6 years at the global equity research house CLSA, in both analytical and research sales roles in the US & Australia. Prior to financial markets Nick spent 4 years as a practicing lawyer.  Nick holds a Bachelor of Laws & Graduate Certificate of Legal Practice from University of Technology and a Master of Financial Management from the Macquarie Graduate School of Management.

Lachlan Ridhalgh

DEALER

Lachlan Ridhalgh is the dedicated dealer of Eley Griffiths Group and has over 17 years of financial market experience.   Lachlan previously worked at CCZ Statton Equities as a Designated Trading Representative (DTR).  Lachlan holds a Bachelor of Business majoring in Banking and Finance from the University of Technology Sydney.

Charmaine Francis

FINANCIAL CONTROLLER

Charmaine Francis is the Financial Controller and Compliance Officer at Eley Griffiths Group. She has over 20 years experience as a Chartered Accountant, primarily in chartered accounting firms including PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Felsers (since renamed Accru). Charmaine holds a Bachelor of Commerce from University of Western Sydney and is an associate member of both the Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia and New Zealand and Financial Services Institute of Australasia. She is also a registered tax agent and holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning.

John Price

HEAD OF DISTRIBUTION & OPERATIONS

John joined the Eley Griffiths Group team in 2019. John is responsible for investor relations, marketing, operations and distribution activities to institutional, wholesale and private clients. Previously John led managed fund and fixed income distribution teams at Challenger Limited for 12 years. John holds a Bachelor of Business from ACU and a CEMD and GradDip Applied Finance from UNSW Business School.