The Income Asset Management Team

Experience makes all the difference

Our management team comprises some of Australia’s most highly regarded, qualified and experienced income-investment professionals. We’re passionate about helping Australians get the most out of their allocation to cash and fixed income, while helping asset managers develop and deliver new income investment opportunities to our clients.

JOHN NANTES

Executive Chairman

John holds three bachelor’s degrees in law, commerce and arts, and a Diploma of Financial Planning. He brings more than 20 years’ financial services experience to the role. A previous manager of Australia’s largest SMSF business at Crowe Horwath with 10,000+ accounts, John has directed businesses with assets of more than $10 billion.

CRAIG SWANGER

Director

Craig has more than 25 years’ experience in investment markets, which includes Global Head of Macquarie Group's Global Investments unit. He is one of Australia’s most highly regarded FinTech investment and strategy experts. Craig has built businesses in 14 countries across funds management, wealth, insurance and banking, and advises and invests in a portfolio of 12 high-growth companies, from early-stage companies and rapidly scaling FinTechs.

BROOK ADCOCK

Director

Brook has a Bachelor of Science Degree from UNSW (Maths and Physics), and has been a Member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors since 2008. A previous RAAF and Qantas pilot, he is an Australian Defence Force Academy graduate. He founded Pandora Jewellery Australia in 2004, Adcock Private Equity in 2009, Cashwerkz in 2013, and is also the cofounder of Lawpath, SPOT, Visionflex and ID61.

FIONA DUNN

Director

Fiona has over 30 years of experience in Asset Management including senior executive roles with Australian Unity, Macquarie Funds Management, Perpetual and Credit Suisse. Fiona is currently the Chair of JANA Investment Advisers and joined the Income Asset Management Group (IAM) board on 1 September 2021, at a critical expansion phase across Treasury Management, Bonds and Asset Management including the recent investments in Fortlake Asset Management and investment in Tactical Global Management Ltd.

JON LECHTE

Chief Executive Officer

Jon has more than 30 years’ experience in Australian and international fixed income and cash management. He held senior positions with UBS and FIIG securities before joining Cashwerkz as CEO in March 2020. Jon also holds multiple directorships and board positions.

MATTHEW LOUGHNAN

Chief Commercial Officer

Matthew was appointed CCO of the Cashwerkz Group 1 July 2020. He is a seasoned senior executive with extensive experience in Private Banking, Stockbroking, Capital Markets and Corporate Advisory in Australia, Europe and Asia with Barclays Private Bank, Macquarie Group & ETRADE.

Contact Us

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