Channel Capital is pleased to announce the appointment of Greg Wong to the role of General Counsel. Based in its Sydney office, Greg will be responsible for the oversight of legal and regulatory matters across the Channel group, supporting the strategic direction of the business within the legal framework and providing viable and risk-based solutions.
Greg is an experienced financial services legal professional with a long-standing career in funds management. Prior to joining Channel Capital, he spent more than seven years with Perpetual Limited as in-house legal counsel and has held roles as an external lawyer for reputable law firms such as Norton Rose and King & Wood Mallesons.
Greg is regularly involved in industry and Treasury discussions on regulatory reforms impacting the Australian financial services industry and has been a member of the Regulatory Committee of the Alternative Investment Management Association (AIMA) Australia for more than five years. He is also a finalist for the Corporate Counsel Awards 2020 in the category of ‘Financial Services Lawyer of the Year’.
Channel Capital’s co-founder and managing director, Glen Holding said: “Greg brings a great deal of expertise to our organisation and his experience within funds management and regulatory reform will help to further support our growing business.”
Commenting on his appointment, Greg Wong said “I am pleased to have joined an organisation that is focused on enhancing an investment manager’s business through its unrivalled services, as well as providing Australian investors with access to some truly unique and diverse investments.”
Channel Capital is a leading Australian diversified financial services company servicing more than A$16 billion in assets. Established in 2013, the firm now has 27 employees in across Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne. Channel Capital currently partners with eight investment management firms, including Jamieson Coote Bonds, Sage Capital, Revolution Asset Management, RWC Partners, Bell Asset Management, L1 Capital, Conscious Investment Management and Capital Dynamics.
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