Our Team
Approach

At ECP we believe in the power of a strong team which is why we prioritise the team over an individual. No one has a monopoly on knowledge, so we recruit the best and give them equal say and equal respect.

6

Considered
opinions

40+

Years
of study

85+

Years of investment
experience

70%

Team net
wealth invested

Dr Manny Pohl

Dr Manny Pohl

BSc(Eng), DBA, FAICD, FFin

Manny has over 35 years experience in investment. He founded Hyperion Asset Management in 1996 and was it’s CEO, Managing Director and Investment Committee Chairman until 2012. Manny is also a member of the South African delegation to the Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund. With this level of ambition, it’s unsurprising Manny also has a black-belt in Karate and enjoys action novels!

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Andrew Dale

Andrew Dale

CA

Prior to joining ECP Andrew worked for over 13 years in equities sell-side research with both Macquarie Bank (9 years) and ABN Amro (4 years). He is experienced across regions including Australia, New Zealand, Pan Asia and most recently having lead the expansion and coordination of the Global Material and Energy products at Macquarie. Andrew is interested in all things Asian – particularly the food!

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Jared Pohl

Jared Pohl

MBA

Prior to co-founding ECP, Jared was part of the Hyperion Investment team until 2012. In addition, Jared spent some time seconded to Wasatch Advisors in Salt Lake City. Prior to his time in financial services, Jared consulted on a number of IT projects. He has continued to be involved in the entrepreneurship space, regularly giving lectures to Students on Tech Investment and Entrepreneurship. Jared balances out all this left-brain activity, with Yoga, Meditation and Mindfulness.

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Sam Byrnes

Sam Byrnes

CFA

Sam is a CFA Charterholder. Prior to joining the team at ECP, Sam spent 8 years at Bell Potter Securities as a Small Caps Research Analyst. While Sam's coverage was generalist his focus has been on industrial and cyclical companies. When Sam’s not crunching numbers you can find him skydiving, skiing or surfing!

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Damon Callaghan

Damon Callaghan

CFA

Damon is a CFA Charterholder and holds a Bachelors of Commerce degree at UNSW. His career commenced in equity research at various Investment Banks including Nomura and J.P. Morgan, covering Small Caps, Telecommunications and Media. He then worked at Fidelity International until 2017, covering Property, Mining, Energy and Utilities. Damon also has some secret carpentry skills that he puts to work in his down-time!

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Jason Pohl

Jason Pohl

BCOM, LLB, MBA, GAICD

Jason holds a B.Com, LLB. He completed a clerkship at Ashurst, focusing on Corporate Law. He is admitted as a legal practitioner in the Supreme Court of NSW. Picking investments is like picking wine and in another life Jason would be a Sommelier!

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