Chief Investment Officer
Simon joined Allan Gray in 2006 as an analyst. Before this, he was at Alliance Bernstein, Macquarie Bank and Deloitte and Touche. Simon has a Bachelor of Business Science with First Class Honours (majoring in Finance and Business Strategy) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Accounting from the University of Cape Town. Simon was a Chartered Accountant and is a CFA Charterholder.
JD de Lange joined Allan Gray Australia in 2010 as head of retail. Previously, JD spent nine years with Allan Gray in South Africa (AGL), the largest privately-owned South African investment company that was started by Orbis' and Allan Gray's founder, Dr Allan W.B Gray. JD holds a B. Proc Degree (University of Pretoria) and is an Admitted Attorney and CFP in South Africa.
Dominique joined Allan Gray in 2018 as Head of Marketing with over 20 years financial services experience. Previously she was a National Marketing Manager, Platforms and Investments, at IOOF and has held a variety of Product and Marketing roles over her career with Rothschild, Advance, Zurich and BT Financial Group. Dominique holds a Bachelor of Economics from Macquarie University.
Deborah joined Allan Gray in 2017 to develop our Superannuation offering. Deborah has over 20 years financial services experience, spanning investment management, wealth management and financial advice, gained at companies including BT Investment Management, AMP Capital, Challenger and MLC. Deborah holds a Bachelor of Commerce, from the University of Newcastle, a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment and a Diploma of Financial Services (Financial Planning).
Julian joined Allan Gray in 2010 as a Relationship Manager and in October 2013 became responsible for National Key Account Management and later Research Relationships. In 2021 he took on the role of Investment Specialist. Previously he held roles with Morgan Stanley Investment Management in both Sydney and London. He holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours – University of Sheffield) and the Chartered Financial Analyst designation.
LJ joined Allan Gray Australia in April 2015 as a Relationship Manager before being appointed Head of Adviser Distribution in 2020. Prior to this, LJ spent 10 years in a variety of roles with Allan Gray in South Africa where he was responsible for the promotion and distribution of the Australian funds. LJ holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Honours - Stellenbosch University), a MBA (University of Cape Town) and has a Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning in South Africa.
Elizabeth joined Allan Gray in 2014 and is responsible for the legal, compliance and secretariat functions of the business. Prior to joining, Elizabeth was a Senior Associate in the funds management and financial services practice of Allens Linklaters. Elizabeth holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales, and is admitted to practise in New South Wales and the High Court of Australia.
Lisa joined Allan Gray in March 2008 and is responsible for overseeing fund operations and client services for Allan Gray and Orbis in Australia. Previously, Lisa was the Chief Operations Officer at PvB Pernet von Ballmoos AG in Switzerland. Prior to that she was a Vice President in the alternative investments group at Credit Suisse. She holds a Bachelor of Accounting Science (UNISA) obtained while completing her articles of clerkship with Deloitte, Zimbabwe.