Our Investment Committee

The Innova investment committee consists of:

 

  • Michael Furey, (Investment Chair) Independent Investment Committee member
  • John Parrish, Independent Investment Committee member
  • David Lunn, Independent Investment Committee member
  • Dan Miles, Managing Director & Co-Chief Investment Officer, Innova Asset Management;
  • Dinyar Irani, Chairman & Co-Chief Investment Officer, Innova Asset Management;

 

Michael Furey, (Investment Chair) Independent Investment Committee member

Michael Furey is the principal of Delta Research & Advisory and a leader in the field of applying advanced quantitative methods to investment analysis. Michael consults with and chairs numerous investment committees across the industry, is a regular presenter at investment conferences, and is the creator of Delta Factors, a risk-factor-based managed fund analytics system. Michael has worked in financial services since 1999; is the former Head of Research at Suncorp and was also a financial adviser until 2008. He holds a Masters in Applied Finance, Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning, Bachelor of Mathematics (w Statistics), is a CFP®, Level 1 and 2 Accredited Derivatives Adviser, Senior Fellow of Financial Services Institute of Australasia, and a member of the American Finance Association.

 

John Parrish, Independent Investment Committee member

John has comprised 40 years in a range of senior roles in the investment/financial services areas. These include head of the National Australia Bank investment management area, head of the Melbourne office of a major international stock broker and founder and principal of an institutional asset consultant where he advised superannuation funds and financial planning groups on investment issues. Other activities include Chair of the ASFA Investment Study groups of Victoria and NSW for 6 years and Chair of the Investment Committee of a listed financial planning group for 8 years.

This breadth of senior roles in the financial services industry has given John an insight and involvement in a wide range of issues concerning all aspects of investment management over many years.

 

David Lunn, Independent Investment Committee Member

David has been a Financial Adviser since 2000. He has a Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning and he is SMSF specialist accredited by SPAA. David also has a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) with Honours and an MBA (sub Finance) from University of Technology Sydney . He is also co-chair of a non-aligned specialist adviser study group. David’s background in engineering and finance combined with a detailed understanding of macroeconomic and geopolitical issues , provides insights and experience in portfolio construction and investment markets.

Dan Miles, Managing Director & Co-Chief Investment Officer

Dan has been a member of the team that now forms Innova Asset Management since 2006. He was previously Investment Research Manager at RI Advice Group and prior to that a research analyst at Genesys Wealth Advisers.
Dan holds a Graduate Certificate in Applied Finance with Macquarie University. He is currently completing his Masters in Applied Finance through Macquarie where he was awarded the university prize for Risk and Portfolio Construction. Dan also holds a Bachelor of Commerce with Merit from the University of NSW and a Bachelor of Science, also from the University of NSW. Dan specialises in asset allocation and portfolio construction, as well as alternative strategies and international equities. Dan is a Responsible Manager for Innova Portfolio Management and Fortnum Private Wealth

 

Dinyar Irani, Chairman & Co-Chief Investment Officer

Dinyar has many years of experience as the Head of Investment Research at RI Advice Group and Genesys Wealth Advisers, dating back to 1999. Under his management his model portfolios have achieved both short and long-term outperformance above both the weighted market index and industry peers.
Dinyar holds a Bachelor of Arts (Communications) from the University of Technology Sydney and a Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning from Deakin University. Dinyar specialises in domestic and international equities, domestic property and develops the economic house view of Innova. Dinyar is a Responsible Manager for Innova Portfolio Management and Fortnum Private Wealth.