Investment and Business Support Team

David Paradice, Managing Director
David has over 30 years’ experience in equity investments. Prior to establishing Paradice Investment Management in 1999 David spent five years as the smaller companies fund manager at Mercantile Mutual specialising in small company research/funds management. Prior to joining Mercantile Mutual, he held the position of small listed and unlisted portfolio manager with the NSW State Superannuation Investment and Management Corporation. 
Peter Manley,  Chief Operating Officer, Group 

Peter joined Paradice in 2015 and assumed the position of COO in 2016. Peter has over 22 years’ experience in the funds management industry having previously spent 16 years at GMO Australia Limited as the Asia-Pacific COO and CFO and prior to that having worked in NM Rothschild & Sons Limited, Macquarie Investment Management Limited and Bankers Trust Limited. Peter is a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland, has a B.Comm from University College Dublin and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investments from the Securities Institute of Australia.
Lucinda Hill, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer,  US Office

Lucinda joined Paradice in 2010 as the Client Service Manager in the Sydney office where she was responsible for client and consultant relationships. In 2014 she moved to Paradice’s Denver office and assumed the role of Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for the US operations. Before joining Paradice in 2010 Lucinda held Client Service roles at boutique fund managers in Sydney, London and Geneva. Lucinda has 14 years of experience in the investment management industry. Lucinda holds a Bachelor of Arts from King’s College London.
Dario Conte, Head of Retail Distribution

Dario joined Paradice as a Key Account Manager in 2016. Dario has 12 years of experience in the financial services industry and joins Paradice from RARE Infrastructure where he was a Senior Business Development Manager responsible for NSW & QLD. Prior to this Dario held various roles across investment management and wealth management for companies including Fidante Partners (Challenger), Asgard Wealth Solutions and Octopus Investments & Santander Private Bank in London.

Jude Fernandez, National Sales Manager

Jude joined Paradice as National Sales Manager in March 2015. Prior to joining Paradice Jude spent over 9 years at Schroders where since 2006 he was a National Account Manager within the distribution team responsible for managing and driving the national strategy for key dealer group relationships. Prior to that Jude also worked at State Street in various roles within its corporate actions, account management, unit pricing and business consulting areas. Jude has over 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry. Jude has a Diploma in Financial Planning and is RG146 qualified.