"Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago."

Warren Buffett

What We Do.

Evergreen Consultants is an independent investment consulting business, working with financial advisory firms to provide a range of bespoke investment solutions designed to deliver flexibility, efficiency and an enhanced client experience.

We provide traditional end to end investment consulting services: fund and security selection, asset allocation, portfolio construction, investment committee participation and management and reporting and analytics services. We can offer these services to build solutions on a variety of platforms, including managed accounts.

Our clients include small institutions and high quality independent financial advisers.

Who We Are.

We have over 170 years of investment experience drawn from investment consulting, funds management and investment banking, both in Australia and overseas. With a team of experienced investment professionals, well defined investment processes and robust proprietary analytical systems, Evergreen is well positioned to assist our clients in meeting their business and investment objectives.

Founded in 2016 by industry veterans, Evergreen is now recognised as one of the pre-eminent providers of investment consulting services in Australia. This is evidenced by the business’ success in winning clients and growing its presence in the financial services market.

Our success is based on the close relationships we have with clients. Our work is highly bespoke. We listen to clients and take the time to understand their particular needs. We then work collaboratively to set objectives and deliver outcomes.

In the short time since Evergreen’s inception, the business has become well known to independent financial planners, small institutions, platforms, and fund managers alike.

Our Services

We provide a wide range of investment services

Investment Consulting

Our range of services encompasses the gamut of investment consulting: from the setting of fund or model objectives to portfolio construction, ongoing investment committee meetings and reporting.

Managed Accounts

We have worked with Australia’s best platforms to provide managed account solutions to a range of clients, all with varying objectives. This work sees us utilise all of our investment consulting expertise.

Bespoke Portfolios

We use bottom-up and top-down inputs to provide our clients with bespoke portfolios that are designed to take into account their particular requirements.

We meet regularly with our clients to manage those solutions on an ongoing basis, in a collaborative manner.

Portfolio Construction

In building portfolios, Evergreen works with clients to set objectives, based on variables such as return, risk and cost. We can then build or test a Strategic Asset Allocation using advanced quantitative techniques to ensure those objectives can be met.

We take a medium to long term approach to dynamic asset allocation. In order to formulate this positioning, Evergreen’s Asset Allocation Committee meets monthly to consider both short-term developments and medium-term trends in economies and markets.

Fund and Security Selection

We undertake extensive primary due diligence on over 200 funds and managers per annum. All fund managers used by Evergreen and its clients are visited at least twice a year and over time we build a deep understanding of the manager.

Our manager research process is forward looking and has been developed based on the extensive experience of the senior members of the firm.

Portfolio Reporting and Analysis

Evergreen has developed its own internal portfolio analytics system, GreenVUE. We use this to provide portfolio reporting to our clients. It delivers simple performance reporting, client-level sales tools and advanced analysis such as attribution analysis and stress testing.

The Team

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Angela Ashton
Founder & Director

Angela co-founded Evergreen Consultants in early 2016 and has 25 years experience in investment markets.

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David Cohen
Senior Analyst

David joined Evergreen in early 2019. He has 20 years of industry experience.

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Dr Peter Mavromatis
Consultant

Mav joined Evergreen in late 2018 and has over 20 years experience across the financial services spectrum.

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Max Mulholland-Licht
Analyst

Max joined Evergreen in early 2017.

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Andrew Radosavic
Analyst

Andrew has been with Evergreen since June 2018.

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Raynold Chen
Office Admin

Raynold joined Evergreen in 2018 and works part-time with the team.

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Dr. Kingsley Jones
Asset Allocation Committee

Kingsley became an independent member of the Evergreen Asset Allocation Committee at its inception in late 2016.

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Stephen Duchesne
Asset Allocation Committee

Stephen became an indepedent member of the Evergreen Asset Allocation Committee at its inception in late 2016.

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Geoff Gedge
Non Executive Director

Geoffrey has over 25 years experience in the law and in financial services.

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Steve James
Non-Executive Director

Steve joined Evergreen in 2020 and has over 30 years experience in financial services.

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Brett Baker
Founder & Non-Executive Director

Brett co-founded Evergreen Consultants in early 2016 and has 20 years experience in financial services.

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Denis Carroll
Advisory Board

Denis established Airservices Australia’s AvSuper Superannuation Fund and led it for 15 years before entering the funds management industry in 2005.

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Michael Houlihan
Advisory Board

Michael has more than 30 years experience in superannuation and financial services.

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GreenVUE

GreenVUE is Evergreen’s proprietary reporting and portfolio analytics tool. It offers our clients access to all of our internal fund and asset allocation research, as well as reporting and analytics. Our portfolio analysis includes performance attribution, stress testing and scenario testing.

Evergreen Webinar Series

Evergreen Client Webinar

Monday 6th July @ 3:30PM
Clients may click here for registration.

If you are not a client, Please contact Evergreen for further information.


Manager Series

Evergreen Asset Allocation Committee

Thursday 23rd July @ 10:00AM
Guest speakers include Amie Xi Patrick of Pendal Group and Richard Quin of Bentham
Please click here to register
3.75 CPD available
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