Executive Management

David Heather

Chief Executive Officer

  • David is a recognised specialist in the managed accounts field and has over 28 years experience in the Australian financial services industry.
  • David has also held senior roles at Permanent Trustee and Trust Company in Custody, Operations, Information Technology, Investment Administration and Managed Accounts. These roles have included responsibility for sales, product development, defining operational and technology strategies and implementing change. David has extensive experience in the administration of listed investments, managed accounts, sales and relationship management.
  • In 2005 David was appointed Head of Distribution at Aegis where he was responsible for building a portfolio business and distributing research to financial planning groups and broking firms.
  • David joined managedaccounts.com.au as the Head of Distribution in March 2008 to assist advisers, financial planning groups and broking firms with the integration of managed accounts into their existing business models.
  • In February 2014, was duly appointed the Chief Executive Officer role.


Tony Nejasmic

Head of Distribution and Marketing

  • Tony has over 25 years of experience in the Australian wealth industry.
  • Tony is passionate about investment markets and how Advisers can best position their businesses to provide outstanding solutions for their individual client’s needs.
  • Tony commenced his career at Count Financial Group and Sealcorp during the 1990s predominately in Sales roles looking after Queensland and New South Wales Financial Advisers.
  • In 2000 he joined Macquarie Bank as one of the first sales team members in the Macquarie Wrap business for which he was involved with for 16 years – helping growing that business from zero to well over $60 Billion. In 2013, Tony was responsible for the Sales effort for the Managed Accounts business within Macquarie Wrap where FUA grew from zero to $320m in the first 15 months since SMA’s were added to the platform. Tony joined Calastone in November 2015 as Head of Sales for Australia and NZ.
  • In late May 2017, Tony joined managedaccounts.com.au as Head of Distribution and Marketing.


Pamella Wilson

Head of IT (Acting)

  • Pamella has over 28 years of experience within the Australian Financial Services sector with organisations including: Perpetual, Permanent Trust, BNP Paribas, ANZ One Path, AEGIS.
  • Pamella has an Advanced Diploma of Information Technology Business Analysis and Certificate IV in Project Management Practice.
  • Pamella has extensive experience in both Custody and Unit Registry and held senior roles at both Permanent Trustee and Trust Co before changing focus to mainly project work in 2004.
  • Pamella joined managedaccounts.com.au in July 2015 as a Senior Business Analyst in the Technology Team and has been (acting) Head of IT (covering maternity leave) since December 2016.


Craig Giffin

Head of Risk Management, Legal and Compliance

  • Craig has over 30 years’ experience in executive director level business management roles and in global and APAC leadership and director roles within Financial Services.
  • Craig spent a short time at OneVue Limited as Head of Risk Management, Compliance, Legal and Trustee Services. In his former roles he was Executive Head of Risk, Compliance, Legal and Governance for Australia and New Zealand at Nikko Asset Management Limited.
  • Craig has extensive global experience having held executive regional and global roles in risk management and compliance including at Barclays Global Investors, Fortis Investments, BNP Paribas and St. George Bank.
  • Craig has MBA program qualifications from the Australian Graduate School of Management and is a member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a member of the Institute of Public Accountants, an Associate of the Institute of Financial Accountants. Craig is also a Fellow of the Securities Institute of Australia.