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Our Directors

David French is Managing Director of CIPL (Holding) Limited. He has 30 years’ experience in finance and economics, most of which are in investment markets and personal finance. David has been responsible for building the business of The Investment Collective to a point where it now manages over $600 million for individuals, small business and managed investment schemes. He holds a Bachelor of Economics, a Diploma of Corporate Management and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors. David has completed a range of other courses related to the valuation of companies, investments and personal financial planning. David is passionate about helping doctors deal with the unique stressors of their profession, empowerment of people with disabilities, and regional economic development. Currently, he is Treasurer of the Doctors Health Advisory Service (Queensland). He is a past director of Home Support Association, a disability services provider, Rockhampton Regional Development Limited and the Rockhampton Chamber of Commerce. David works in our Rockhampton office.

David French

Owen Evans is an investment professional with 35 years’ experience in research, valuation and funds management. He has been rated as the number one analyst for building materials, construction and emerging companies while at UBS Australia and judged Money Management Fund Manager of the Year in 2005 and 2006 as Chief Investment officer at MIR Australia. Between 1997 and 2010, Owen was sole analyst on the initial public offerings of Bristile, AWB, Transfield Services, Worley Parsons and NRW. Owen is currently the non-Executive President of the Manly Warringah Basketball Association.

Owen Evans

Board Member
Lance Livermore was formerly a Certified Financial Planner and also a Certified Practicing Accountant. He attained his original qualifications in Albury prior to establishing himself in a financial controller role with Potter Warburg in Melbourne. He has in excess of 30 years’ experience in both stockbroking and financial planning, and was a founding partner of Bailey Livermore Financial Services, a predecessor organisation of the Pentad Group.

Lance Livermore

Board Member
Christopher is a qualified accountant (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) who worked in the financial planning industry for more than 30 years. He has been the principal of his own business as well as working as a significant co-owner alongside others prior to the planned sale of The Pentad Group in 2013. Earlier career experience includes mainstream accounting and audit roles with multi-national commercial enterprises in a variety of locations.

Chris Heyworth

Board Member