About Gardior

Gardior Pty Ltd (ABN 71076835955, AFSL 320173) is an Australian trustee company with a Board of Directors that consists of representatives from our investor base.

Gardior is the Trustee of The Infrastructure Fund (TIF), a $2.1bn infrastructure fund, and NEPEM, a private equity fund closed to new investors.

At Gardior, we pride ourselves on our ability to add value to each investor through structuring and ultimate alignment of interests.

Click here to experience the Gardior values through the assets we own.

Our role

As Trustee of Gardior Funds, Gardior:

  • Is the legal owner of the assets of Gardior funds
  • Establishes and oversees the framework of governance, risk management, internal control and compliance
  • Considers potential investment proposals
  • Provides feedback to the Investment Manager regarding the management of the assets
  • Prepares notices and reports to be issued to Gardior investors
  • Fosters strong working partnerships with all service providers to Gardior Funds.

 

What we do

  • Deliver superior returns to investors over the long term.
  • Act with integrity, transparency and in the best interest of our investors.
  • Ensure Investment Managers understand the values and expectations of our investors  and are accountable their actions.
  • Apply proper diligence in the investment process.
  • Communicate regularly and openly with our investors.
  • Safeguard investor funds through a responsible approach to processes of governance, internal control and risk management.

Gardior Board of Directors

Andrew Agnew

Director

Gardior Director since 20 October 2009

Representing: Shareholder of Gardior - Sunsuper Pty Ltd

  • Member of the Transport Committee
  • Member of the Remuneration & Nominations Committee

 

Andrew is an experienced company director with in-depth experience in asset management, funds management and financial services.

Andrew's executive career was spent as an investment banker and includes substantial international business experience including 10 years building businesses within Asia. This work developed extensive experience in financing both debt and equity structures for clients as ABN AMRO Bank's Regional Head for Asia for Financial Institutions and Government clients across 19 countries in Asia from 1996 to 2009. Previously he held senior roles with Citibank and NatWest Investment Bank in London, New York and Sydney.

Andrew advised and executed Australian government asset sales as well as structuring and financing Australian infrastructure funds.

Andrew has served on Australian financial industry committees including being the secretary of the Australian Financial Futures Association and the Chief Advisor for the Council of Authorised Money Market Dealers and was a monthly columnist for the Australian Stock Exchange Journal.

Andrew is currently also a Director on the Board of the world's second largest chemical tank terminal operator,
LBC Tank Terminals NV, and is a Director of Queensland Airports Limited and is a graduate of Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Management Team

Jonathan van Rooyen

General Manager - Investments

Jonathan commenced working for Gardior in October 2016. As the General Manager - Investments, Jonathan reports directly to the Board of Directors and is responsible for the strategic direction of The Infrastructure Fund (TIF), as well as overseeing all investment decisions and operations of Gardior's funds.

 

Prior to commencing with Gardior, Jonathan was an Executive Director with Hastings Funds Management Limited and was also the Portfolio Manager for TIF. He joined Hastings in 2007 and has performed a variety of roles including transactions, asset management and strategy development.

 

Prior to the TIF appointment, Jonathan developed the market-entry strategy for Hastings' presence in Asia and was responsible for establishing the Korean office and the appointment of senior members of the current Hastings Asia team. During his time in Asia, Jonathan also led the development of an Airport Investment Fund funded by the National Pension Service of Korea and Incheon International Airport Corporation (COPA Fund).

 

Jonathan is currently a Director of Queensland Airports Limited, and a former Director on the Boards of Interlink Roads (M5 Toll Road, Sydney), Statewide Roads (M4 Toll Road, Sydney), and Envirogen Pty Ltd.

 

Jonathan was previously with the international accounting firm KPMG where he was an Executive Director (Partner) in the Corporate Finance division specialising in infrastructure valuations for listed and unlisted clients.

 

Jonathan holds a Bachelor of Business (Finance and Economics) from RMIT and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Financial Services Institute of Australasia.