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About Thundering Herd

Thundering Herd is a Venture Capital & Private Equity Investment firm that has developed its own proprietary technology platform to facilitate the identification, assessment, lead investment and syndication of unique investment opportunities in companies ranging from early stage start-ups to private companies and exchange traded companies.

Thundering Herd is a lead investor that also facilitates an exclusive network of qualified investors to sub-syndicate into transactions it identifies.

Some Investors within the Thundering Herd network choose to have Thundering Herd manage their funds alongside its own in a Funds Management and Trustee capacity.

Meet the Team

Thundering Herd is comprised of a group of like-minded and aligned Professionals who have each gained in excess of 20 years experience in Financial markets.

The experience held within the team encompasses Investment Management, Banking and Finance Law, Coporate Advisory, Financial Analysis, and Institutional Sales.

Each team member is invested in the business and they also invest personal funds into Thundering Herd managed transactions.

Joe Galvez

Managing Director

Joe co-founded Thundering Herd, having brought to it over 20 years’ investment experience, having held senior financial advisory positions at Macquarie Bank where he was a member of the National Adviser Counsel, Citi Smith Barney where he was Senior Vice President and Merrill Lynch where he co-managed a debt book backed by both equity and derivative positions. Joe has advised and invested in numerous companies ranging from early stage start ups through to publicly listed companies, successfully exiting his wealth management business venture which amassed in excess of $500m + in assets under advice. Joe is the Responsible Manager of the Australian Financial Services LIcense that Thundering Herd operates under and also holds various Board positions relating to investee companies of Thundering Herd.

Michael Reddie

Legal & Compliance

Michael is a solicitor with extensive experience in advising clients on all aspects of corporate and commercial law. His expertise includes funds management, mergers and acquisitions, restructurings, IPOs, capital and debt raisings and related regulatory issues. Michael has previously been a partner at national top 10 law firm. Michael holds directorships in a number of listed and unlisted entities.

Nick Wanford

Investor Sales

Nick has been a financial services professional for 25+ years. He has held senior positions dealing in Structured Products, Derivatives Trading & Wealth Management companies. Nick established and managed the Structured Products & Warrants desk for ABN Amro in Melbourne and was part of the national team that saw ABN Amro become the market leader in the issuance and trading of Equity Warrants. Nick heads up the institutional wholesale investor sales function at Thundering Herd.

Michelle Rees

Financial Analysis Special Adviser

Michelle has over 15 years’ experience as a finance professional in large corporates across multiple industries including Pharmaceuticals, FMCG and Retail in Finance, Strategy and Investor Relations. Michelle forms part of the investment committee overseeing Principal investments made by Thundering Herd.

Michael Brown

Investment Manager

Michael has extensive experience, having held senior positions in both Funds Management and Stock Broking companies. Michael was the Head of Australian Equities at the Myer Family Company Limited and co-managed the Aviva Investors “High Growth Fund” for 4.5 years (top quartile performer on a 1 3, 5 year perspective); He also oversaw client relationships at ABN AMRO; and maintained a #1 rating for Basic Industrials ex Miners and Building Materials, Small companies and highly rated in developers and contractors over eight years whilst at Merrill Lynch. Michael heads up Funds Management at Thundering Herd.