Board of Directors

Mr. Ben Loiterton

Non-Executive Chairman
Appointed 3 September 2021

Ben has over 28 years’ experience in investment banking, corporate advisory, business management and entrepreneurial activity. He is an experienced public company director having served on four ASX-listed company boards and various private company boards and advisory boards.

Ben has extensive experience with driving IPOs, equity capital raising transactions, corporate finance, mergers & acquisitions, commercial strategy, financial management and capital structuring. He has direct experience in a wide array of sectors including software technology, IT services, financial services, ecommerce, telecoms, media, and both new economy business models and traditional businesses. He has co-founded several start-up businesses and arranged equity funding across the full spectrum from seed capital to private equity transactions.

Ben is currently a Non-Executive Chairman of Simble Solutions Limited (ASX:SIS).

The Board considers that Ben is an independent Director.

Mr. Trent McGraw

Director and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Appointed 28 August 2020

Trent has over 14 years’ business and executive experience. In 2020, Trent co-founded Equity Story Fund, being the fund manager of the Equity Story Growth Fund, which primarily makes investments in both domestic and international equities utilising in-house fundamental and technical research analysis. Trent is currently the Chief Executive Officer of Equity Story Fund. Trent is also a director of Equity Story, a stock market research, recommendation and education firm since 2016.

Prior to his directorship roles in Equity Story Fund and Equity Story, Trent co-founded Edison Capital Group, a venture and seed capital investment company in 2014 and became the Chief Executive Officer of Edison Capital Group in 2017. His previous experience also includes a directorship role in Fifo Capital Australia Pty Ltd, a business financing company.

Trent holds no current directorships in public companies.

The Board considers that Trent is not an independent Director.

Mr. David Tildesley

Executive Director
Appointed 3 September 2021

David has over 20 years’ business and executive experience. David co-founded Equity Story in 2007. David has been the lead technical equities analyst of Equity Story since 2010 and is widely regarded as one of Australia’s leading trending analysts.

David holds a Degree in History and Sociology, a diploma in Financial Markets through the Securities Institute of Australia and maintains RG146 accreditations.

David holds no current directorships in public companies.

The Board considers that David is not an independent Director.

Mr. Mark Goes

Executive Director
Appointed 3 September 2021

Mark has over 20 years’ experience in financial markets, most recently as a senior securities advisor. Mark co-founded Equity Story in 2007. He is currently the head of AFSL Compliance at Equity Story. Mark previously held positions as an investment advisor at Morgans Financial, RBS Morgans and HSBC James Capel Australia.

Mark has extensive experience in domestic and international equity markets, equity derivatives, initial public offerings, unlisted and greenfield capital raising, private placements, institutional and retail equity operations, estate administration, insurance and superannuation investment advice.

Mark holds a diploma in Financial Markets through the Securities Institute of Australia and has achieved accreditations as follows: Superannuation, Insurance and Derivatives (ADA2) and is RG146 compliant. He is currently a member of the Stockbrokers and Financial Advisers Association (SAFAA) and a registered member of the Tax Practitioners Board (TPB).

Mark holds no current directorships in public companies.

The Board considers that Mark is not an independent Director.