Justin’s long family history in livestock production and subsequent observations on the lack of efficient practices sparked the concept and foundation of AgriWebb.
Justin serves as Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors of AgriWebb and in that role brings experience in business finance, management, commercialisation, strategy and leadership. He and his family have invested significant personal funds to the business and attracted several other strategic investors to join AgriWebb. Justin manages the investor base, strategic corporate partnerships and international expansion for AgriWebb.
Justin is also a Founder and the Executive Director of PacWealth Capital; an asset advisory firm in the South Pacific managing over $4Bn in Sovereign and Superannuation assets. PacWealth Capital recently welcomed as equity partner: Ellerston Capital as part of its plan to expand the enterprise across the region.
From 2013-2016 he served as a Director and Head of Retail Client Business, Private Banks and Alternative Investments for the Australian & New Zealand franchise of BlackRock Inc. the world’s largest Asset Manager with over A$6.2Tn in assets.
Previously, Justin was the Founder and Portfolio Manager of Helix Partners, a global equity hedge fund which was established in Joint Venture with a Westpac Bank subsidiary: Ascalon Capital Management.
Prior to BlackRock, Helix and Pacwealth, Justin was a Senior Portfolio Manager in the $480Bn Funds Management Group at Macquarie Bank having successfully sold his first start-up venture: ‘PLW Investment Group’ into the bank in 2007. He started his career at Lehman Brothers in the early 2000’s where he worked primarily in the high-grade credit division on the analysis of corporate subordinated debt.
Socially, Justin has been an active member progressing international political and commercial relations as a member of the Australian American Leadership Dialogue, Lowy Institute of Foreign Policy and the Australian American Association. He maintains a lively passion for rowing where he has represented Australia internationally as well as rowing in the USA and UK for Harvard and Oxford Universities, winning the Henley Royal Regatta twice. Finally, Justin is enthusiastically involved in Horse Racing, being a syndicate member of several horses including the 2014 Cox Plate winner: Adelaide!
Justin earned an AB (hons) in Economics and Applied Mathematics from Harvard University in 2004 and holds an MBA with distinction in asset management from Oxford University where he was the OBA Scholar.