Julian Smith | Laurie Emini
...Julian SmithJulian joined Morgan Stanley in London in 1984 in new issue and bond settlements.In 1986 he joined a specialist mortgage and pensions broker, before joining The Boston Safe Deposit and Trust Company in 1990.
At Boston Safe he
was the Manager Securities Lending, lending securities on behalf of global custody clients to investment houses and prime brokers.He
was responsible for the London time-zone trading, and marketing the service to U.K. and European lenders.Julian
emigrated to Australia in 1993.There he joined the Ord Minnett Group as Head of Securities Lending and Borrowing.
Principle activities included borrowing securities for the firm's principal traders, derivatives and warrants desks, and borrowing to on-lend to other investment banks, hedge funds and trading firms and individuals.From 1994 to 1997 he was the Chairman of The Australian Securities Lending Association Ltd.In 1998 he joined Australian Clearing Services as Director for Marketing and Sales responsible for marketing and sales of settlement and clearing services, including agency outsourced settlement services; Third Party Clearing services; margin lending administration services; consulting / product development services; and securities lending and borrowing services.
In 2001 he
joined Laurie in establishing Leveraged Capital Pty Ltd.In 2003 Julian co-established Opes Prime Securities Ltd, which was merged with an existing Stockbroking firm owned by Anthony Blumberg to form Opes Prime Stockbroking Ltd.
...Julian is a Director of Opes Prime Group Ltd, Hawkswood Investments Pty Ltd, Energy Response Holdings Pty Ltd and Sondei Group Ltd.Julian
is married, with two young children.