Our Team

The team collectively has over six decades of investment experience, specialising in funds management and investment research.

Leigh Cronin – Executive Director/Portfolio Manager
BBus, ACA, GDipAppFin, F Fin
  Leigh is a founding Director of Fairview Equity Partners and has over 18 years' experience in financial markets. Leigh has come from Goldman Sachs JBWere where he spent approximately 12 years, initially as a sell side stockbroking analyst where he was head of the consistently highly rated banking and finance sector team. He then transitioned to Goldman Sachs JBWere Asset Management, where he was a Senior Investment Manager for a number of years covering a broad range of sectors.
     
Michael Glenane – Executive Director/Portfolio Manager
BE, MBA
  Michael is a founding Director of Fairview Equity Partners and has over 23 years' experience in financial markets. Before founding Fairview, Michael was a Senior Investment Manager within Goldman Sachs JBWere Asset Management for a number of years with a broad range of sector responsibilities. Prior to joining Goldman Sachs JBWere, Michael was a leading sell side analyst for over a decade including several years as the number one healthcare sector analyst. During this time, Michael was also involved in the float of CSL, when it was still an emerging company.
     
Leo Barry – Senior Investment Manager
BSA, MBA
 

Leo Barry joined Fairview in early 2015 as a Senior Investment Manager and has over 9 years’ experience working professionally in financial markets. Leo adds further depth and capability to the team in terms of company contact and analysis, and provides an additional voice to the collaborative process. Prior to joining Fairview, Leo was a small and mid-cap broker and key member of the Institutional Equity Team at Merrill Lynch, where he covered a broad range of sectors.  Leo was recognised as a leading broker within the finance industry and in 2013 won the East Coles award for best small and mid-cap dealer.

   
Tim Hall  – Senior Investment Manager
Bcomm
  Tim Hall joined Fairview in January 2017 as a Senior Investment Manager and has over 17 years’ experience in financial markets.  Tim was a Senior Portfolio Manager at Bennelong Long Short Equity Management with responsibility for companies outside the ASX top 100.  Previously he worked for 12 years at Acorn Capital, Australia’s first dedicated microcap manager, becoming Head of Research during a time in which Acorn grew funds under management from $30m to over $1.2bn.  He has also worked as a sell side analyst at Credit Suisse and HSBC, both in the UK and Australia, across various sectors and market cap ranges. Tim further enhances our team at Fairview with his experience in portfolio construction and rigorous process discipline.