Institutional Equities Team

James Snell

Managing Director, Institutional Equities

+64 9 302 5510
Auckland

James Snell

Managing Director, Institutional Equities

James has been with FNZC and its predecessors since 1994. During this time James spent two years in the London office of Credit Suisse First Boston, servicing London, European and Middle Eastern clients on New Zealand Equities.

James is an extremely experienced institutional professional. He is responsible for the firm’s purchasing activity in share buybacks and is regularly called on to execute a wide range of sensitive mandates for our institutional clients.

Alana Barron

Director, Head of Client Solutions

+64 9 307 5703
Auckland

Alana Barron

Director, Head of Client Solutions

Alana returned to NZ in 2015, after spending nearly twenty years offshore, working in US, Hong Kong and Australian financial markets. In her role as Head of Client Solutions, she works across the firm’s various teams to ensure we provide a full range of capital solutions and services to individuals, corporates and other clients. She has also worked on FNZC’s institutional equities desk, providing local and international fund managers with research sales service, and NZ corporates with international investor relations advice.

Previously, Alana worked for Deutsche Bank in Sydney and Hong Kong, providing Asia-Pac fund managers across the region with research sales coverage and advising corporates on international investor relations. Before this, she spent a decade in New York, initially as an investment banking analyst for JP Morgan and latterly as Trade Commissioner for New Zealand Trade & Enterprise. She now lives in Auckland with her husband and two children.

Dwane Clark

Director, Institutional Equities

+64 9 307 5741
Auckland

Dwane Clark

Director, Institutional Equities

Dwane is responsible for hedge fund sales.

After commencing his career with FNZC in equity research, he spent 3 years with Credit Suisse in New York where his primary focus was sales coverage of US-based hedge funds. He then joined Deutsche Bank in Sydney where he was charged with hedge fund sales coverage across all regions including the US, Europe and Asia.

Dwane brings a wealth of experience to the team and is a CFA® charterholder.

Jeremy Coe

Director, Institutional Equities

+64 9 302 5516
Auckland

Jeremy Coe

Director, Institutional Equities

Jeremy joined FNZC in 2016 in a sales trading and facilitation role. His expertise lies in small/mid cap companies as well as hedge fund event trading. Prior to FNZC, Jeremy worked for 9 years at UBS NZ and UBS Australia in similar roles, focusing on global clients trading Australasian markets. Outside of work, his interests include golf, tennis, fishing and European automobiles.

Harrison Gould

Director, Institutional Equities

+64 9 302 5566
Auckland

Harrison Gould

Director, Institutional Equities

Harry commenced his financial markets career in 2011 after completing a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) and Bachelor of Arts (Geography) from the University of Sydney.

Jon Holland

Director, Institutional Equities

+64 9 302 5518
Auckland

Jon Holland

Director, Institutional Equities

Jonathan joined FNZC in April 2018 in a sales trading role with 17 years financial markets experience. His preferred area of expertise lies in broking New Zealand large cap companies to domestic and international funds.

Prior to his arrival at FNZC, Jonathan worked for 10 years at Macquarie Securities NZ and 3 years at Goldman Sachs NZ in similar roles.

When not in the office his interests include Crossfit and Golf.

Mike McIntyre

Director, Head of Derivatives

+64 9 302 5521
Auckland

Mike McIntyre

Director, Head of Derivatives

Mike came to FNZC from Fonterra where he spent 4 years as the Senior Trader in their Commodity Risk and Trading team. During his time at Fonterra he developed a strong understanding of both the local and global dairy industry. Mike’s experience, knowledge and network of contacts allows him to make informed comment on the sector, to assist clients in their decision making process.

In addition to his time in dairy Mike has had 15 years in financial markets, including 10 years with UBS, based both in New Zealand and London.

Mike is a Chartered Accountant, an NZX Derivatives Adviser and an Authorised Financial Adviser.

Daniel Reynolds

Director, Institutional Equities

+64 9 302 5508
Auckland

Daniel Reynolds

Director, Institutional Equities

Daniel joined FNZC in August 2016. Prior to joining FNZC Daniel spent six years in an institutional equity sales role, including two years based in Sydney, focused on the New Zealand and Australian markets. Prior to his sales role, Daniel was an institutional equity research analyst for three years covering a range of NZX listed companies.

David Somervaille

Director, Head of Risk

+64 9 302 5517
Auckland

David Somervaille

Director, Head of Risk

David joined the FNZC Institutional desk in 2012 as Head of Facilitation and Risk.

Prior to this he worked for almost 10 years at UBS on the institutional desk focusing on Australasian equity sales.

David is a very keen golfer and represented New Zealand in the sport from 1995 - 1997. He won the NZ Amateur Golf Championship in 1996 and finished 5th in the 1996 Eisenhower World Amateur Championships.

Todd Taverna

Director, Institutional Equities

+64 9 302 5519
Auckland

Todd Taverna

Director, Institutional Equities

Todd joined the Institutional Equities business of First NZ Capital in 2003 and has now progressed to a Sales Trading role to our New Zealand and Australian institutional client base.

He previously worked as a chartered accountant in industry in both Melbourne and London.

Todd is the Captain, Coach and President of the University Australian Rules Football Club and is the New Zealand Recruiting Scout for Hawthorn Football Club (AFL).

Gareth Williams

Director, Interest Rate Trading

+64 9 302 5573
Auckland

Gareth Williams

Director, Interest Rate Trading

Gareth joined FNZC in 2016 after spending the last decade as a senior trader at Deutsche Bank and the decade before at Credit Suisse in London, Sydney and Singapore.  Much of his career has been focussed on the interest rate markets – most recently Gareth ran both the NZD and AUD interest rate swap books for Deutsche Bank and has extensive experience in the US rate market.

Gareth is building an interest rate trading business for FNZC, expanding our footprint in global markets and extending the expertise and product offering we can provide to clients.

Harry Hewitt

Vice President, Derivatives

+64 9 307 5746
Auckland

Harry Hewitt

Vice President, Derivatives

Harry studied at the University of Otago, receiving a Bachelor of Commerce (Double Major Economics & Marketing Management). While at University Harry was also involved in the High Performance Sporting programme at the Otago Institute of Sports finishing with qualifications in High Performance Sports Leadership from Otago Polytechnic.

He commenced his career at NZX where he worked in a range of roles leading up to his last as Sales & Market Development Manager where he focused on growing NZX’s derivatives business.

Harry joined FNZC in 2016 as part of the derivatives team.

Andrew McAlpine

Vice President, Institutional Equities

+64 9 302 5507
Auckland

Andrew McAlpine

Vice President, Institutional Equities

Andrew McAlpine joined FNZC in 2016. Prior to this he worked for almost 8 years at Goldman Sachs on the Institutional desk servicing New Zealand & Australian clients.

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Commerce from University of Canterbury.

Max Key

Institutional Equities

+64 9 302 5528
Auckland

Max Key

Institutional Equities

Max joined FNZC in July 2017 after graduating from Auckland University with a Bachelor of Property and Bachelor of Commerce, Majoring in Finance and Accounting. Max has represented New Zealand in baseball in the U15-21 age levels

Reece Harwood

Institutional Equities

+64 9 307 5740
Auckland

Reece Harwood

Institutional Equities

Reece joined FNZC in early 2018 as an Operator on the Institutional desk. Prior to joining FNZC, Reece worked on the dealing desk at JBWere servicing high net worth clients and institutions.

Reece holds a Bachelor of Commerce, majoring in Finance and Economics from Victoria University and is working towards earning the CFA Designation.

Outside of work, Reece spends his time fishing, playing rugby, or visiting the family farm.