The Team

Meet the Team

Graham Tuckwell
Executive Chairman
Graham Tuckwell
Executive Chairman

Graham Tuckwell is the Founder and Executive Chairman of ETF Securities. He launched the world’s first physically-backed gold ETC, GOLD, in 2003 and went on to establish and grow ETF Securities in Australia, the UK and the US. After basing himself in the UK for many years to lead the international businesses, Graham returned to Australia in 2020 and has recently stepped up to play a more active role in defining the strategic direction of the firm. Graham holds a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of Laws.

Evan Metcalf
Head of Product
Evan Metcalf
Head of Product

Evan Metcalf is responsible for product management and development, research and content, along with capital markets. He joined ETF Securities in 2015 and has previous experience with ANZ, Credit Suisse and Westpac. Evan is a CFA charterholder and holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance (Hons), a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics and a Master of Science in Financial Mathematics.

Cliff Man
Head of Portfolio Management
Cliff Man
Head of Portfolio Management

Cliff Man is responsible for portfolio management, business intelligence and information technology. He joined ETF Securities in 2013 and has previous experience with Guotai Junan International and Hang Seng Bank. Cliff is a CFA charterholder and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Computing (Hons) and is currently studying a Juris Doctor degree.

Kanish Chugh
Head of Distribution
Kanish Chugh
Head of Distribution

Kanish Chugh is responsible for distribution covering sales and marketing strategy for institutional, intermediary and retail clients. He joined ETF Securities in 2015 and has previous experience with Fidelity International, BlackRock and Australian Financial Review. Kanish holds a Bachelor of Commerce majoring in Finance and International Business.

Mathew Knapman
Portfolio Manager
Mathew Knapman
Portfolio Manager

Mathew Knapman is responsible for portfolio management and supporting Evan Metcalf and Cliff Man. He joined ETF Securities in 2018 and has previous experience with Suncorp and Morningstar. Mathew holds a Bachelor of Finance.

Ganesh Balendran
Senior Business Development Manager
Ganesh Balendran
Senior Business Development Manager

Ganesh Balendran is responsible for growing financial advisory and research relationships across New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania. He joined ETF Securities in 2016 and has previous experience with ANZ and ING Australia. Ganesh holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and Information Systems along with a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment.

Chad Hitzeman
Senior Business Development Manager
Chad Hitzeman
Senior Business Development Manager

Chad Hitzeman is responsible for servicing financial advisers and private banks across New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland. He joined ETF Securities in 2017. Chad holds a Bachelor of Economics and a Bachelor of International Relations.

Gemma Weeks
Business Development Manager
Gemma Weeks
Business Development Manager

Gemma Weeks is responsible for servicing stockbroker and wealth manager relationships across Victoria, New South Wales and Queensland. She joined ETF Securities in 2015, after initial experience with the London team from 2012. Gemma holds a Bachelor of the Arts in English and a Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance.

Andrew Duncan
Business Development Manager
Andrew Duncan
Business Development Manager

Andrew is responsible for servicing financial planners and stockbrokers across Victoria, South Australia and Western Australia. He joined ETF Securities in 2019 and has previous experience with Shaw & Partners. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Commerce, a Diploma of Financial Planning and is an Accredited Derivatives Adviser, level 1.

Wilson O'Fee
Business Development Manager
Wilson O'Fee
Business Development Manager

Wilson O’Fee is responsible for servicing stockbrokers and private bankers across Victoria. He joined ETF Securities in 2021 and has previous experience working across the fixed income and annuity space for investment manager Challenger. Wilson holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Commerce.

Nicola Culey
Marketing Manager
Nicola Culey
Marketing Manager

Nicola Culey is responsible for management of the marketing team and the marketing and brand strategy. She joined ETF Securities in 2018. Nicola holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons).

Amelia Serdoz
Marketing Associate
Amelia Serdoz
Marketing Associate

Amelia Serdoz is responsible for planning and execution of marketing activities. She joined ETF Securities in 2018, initially in London and is currently based in Sydney.

Sara Allen
Head of Content
Sara Allen
Head of Content

Sara Allen is responsible for content strategy, creation and curation. She joined ETF Securities in 2019 and has previous experience with BT Financial Group, Macquarie Group and DDB Sydney. Sara holds a Bachelor of Art – Psychology. Sara is currently on maternity leave.

Carolina Anagnostou
Graphic Designer
Carolina Anagnostou
Graphic Designer

Carolina Anagnostou is responsible for the design and development of the brand and visual identity for ETF Securities. She joined ETF Securities in 2019 and has previous experience with Bank of Bogota. Carolina holds a Bachelor of Marketing and Advertising.

David Tuckwell
Acting Head of Content
David Tuckwell
Acting Head of Content

David Tuckwell is responsible for content writing, supporting the marketing team. He rejoined ETF Securities in 2021, having previously worked for the business in London. He has several years ETF industry experience and was formerly a financial journalist.

Eduoard Deleuze
Acting Graphic Designer
Eduoard Deleuze
Acting Graphic Designer

Edouard Deleuze is responsible for the design and development of the brand and visual identity for ETF Securities. He joined ETF Securities in 2021 and has previous experience with LARQ and Foreo. Edouard holds a bachelor’s Degree, Graphic Design (High Distinction).

William Taylor
Assistant Portfolio Manager
William Taylor
Assistant Portfolio Manager

William Taylor is responsible for portfolio management and supporting Evan Metcalf and Cliff Man. He joined ETF Securities in 2021 and has previous experience with JPMorgan, Franklin Templeton and River and Mercantile in the UK. William is a CFA charterholder and holds a Bachelor of Economics.