Who are we?

When you’re with Market Matters, you’re in good company. We’re all experienced investors who know how markets work. We know how to make our money work hard and we can help you to do the same.

James Gerrish* 
Primary Contributor

James Gerrish is a Senior Adviser within Shaw and Partners, one of Australia’s leading Wealth Management firms with approximately $10 billion of assets under advice. James and his team deal with institutional and high net worth individual clients within Australia & abroad, having built an enviable track record over the past decade.

James holds a Bachelor of Management (Accounting), is one of Shaw and Partners' primary contributor to mainstream media including weekly appearances on Sky Business, is RG146 accredited and a Level 2 Accredited Derivatives Adviser.

James adds a fresh dynamic to the Market Matters team, a wealth of market knowledge & experience, a pragmatic approach to communicating his views and above all, he is passionate about bridging the gap between institutional level insight and the retail investor.

*James is a contributor to Market Matters, and is not an employee or authorised representative

 

Alexander Aguilan*  
Contributor

Alexander is an equities & derivatives trader within Shaw and Partners, with primary responsibility for the execution of all trades within James’ team. Alexander has over a decade of experience in the financial markets encompassing trading in equities, derivatives, futures and foreign exchange. Having previously worked at Macquarie Bank, Alexander is an experienced adviser, committed to helping clients gain the best possible outcomes in the market.

Alexander holds a Diploma of Professional Stockbroking from the Stockbrokers Association of Australia and a Diploma of Financial Markets (AFMA). Alexander is RG146 accredited and a Level 2 Accredited Derivatives Adviser.

*Alexander is a contributor to Market Matters, and is not an employee or authorised representative

 

Vanessa Chin 
General Manager, Market Matters

Vanessa has worked as a strategy and operations manager in financial services for nearly a decade. Prior to joining Market Matters, she worked as a Senior Advisor at Fat Prophets for four years. Specializing in retail investment within the Australian and global share market, she has an avid interest in wealth creation and wealth management within the retail-finance space.

Vanessa holds a Bachelor of Economics, with a double major in Economics and Government/International Relations from the University of Sydney. She also has a Diploma of Advanced Business Mandarin obtained from the University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, China, and she holds the relevant RG-146 qualifications to provide specialized general advice in relation to Australian securities and investments.

 

Adam Sanders
Senior Market Strategist, Market Matters

Adam Sanders is a market enthusiast with interests in charting, trading and technical analysis. An integral part of The Market Matters Team, Adam joins us from a previous career in the property market and other advisory roles in the financial services industry.

Adam enjoys talking markets with our Market Matters clients on a regular basis and loves sharing both technical and broader macro views on the markets. 

He holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Macquarie University and a Certificate IV in Finance as well as the relevant RG-146 qualifications to provide general advice.. He is a football enthusiast who supports Liverpool FC and Sydney FC. 

 

The Market Matters Team