Denis Carroll

Denis joined the Board of Evergreen in mid 2016, at it's inception. He established Airservices Australia’s highly successful and innovative AvSuper Superannuation Fund in 1990 and led it for 15 years before entering the funds management industry in 2005. He was a director of IXIS Asset Management in Australia before joining Pengana Capital in 2007 where he was Head of Distribution. Denis is now the Australian representative for CheckRisk, a global provider of risk and risk management services to institutional clients.

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Michael Houlihan
Non-Executive Director

Michael joined the Board of Evergreen in 2017. He has more than 30 years experience in superannuation and financial services. He is currently Director – Head of Superannuation for Strategic Wealth Services, the Victorian Community Chair of the SMSF Association and the Chair of Eltham College. Michael has held roles including CEO of Mainstream Group subsidiary, Mainstream Superannuation Services (which incorporated the role of CEO of Combined Super) and Head of Product and Technical Services at both JBWere Investment Management and Vanguard Investments Australia.

Michael holds a Diploma of Superannuation Management and a Graduate Certificate of Business Administration. He is a Justice of the Peace.

Angela Ashton
Founder & Director

Angela co-founded Evergreen Consultants in early 2016 and has 25 years experience in investment markets. She has held senior investment roles at QIC, and was Head of Ratings at van Eyk Research and General Manager - Managed Funds Research at IWL Ltd (CommSec). She has contributed to the industry through serving on a number of committees including Hedge Funds Rock, and was a Board Member of IMCA for 9 years. Angela has also assisted in the development and delivery of course content for a number of DFP subjects through Kaplan.

Angela holds a Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Economics, Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and Investment, Masters of Commerce (Finance). She is a Fellow of FINSIA, a member of the Economics Society and has completed the CIMA qualification.

Brett Baker
Founder & Director

Brett co-founded Evergreen Consultants in early 2016 and has 20 years experience in financial markets. He has worked with a number of organisations in a sales capacity including Citigroup, UBS and Dresdner Bank.

Brett holds a Bachelor of Business, a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment, as well as a Masters of Business Administration.