Our Team

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Michael Lukin

Managing Partner
Michael Lukin is the Managing Partner and is based in Roc Partners’ Sydney office. He is responsible for leading client relationships and investment activities in several markets. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and Associate of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia.

Shaw Ng

Senior Partner
Shaw Ng is a Senior Partner based in the Sydney office. He is involved in all aspects of the business and is on the investment committee. He also represents Roc on a number of investee company boards. Shaw’s primary regional coverage includes Australia and China. He is fluent in Mandarin and Hokkien.

Frewen Lam

Senior Partner
Frewen Lam is a Senior Partner based in Roc Partners’ Hong Kong office, and is responsible for co-leading Roc Partners’ Asian investment advisory activities.

Andrew Savage

Senior Partner
Andrew Savage is a Senior Partner based in Roc Partners’ Sydney office. Andrew is involved in the management of Roc Partners’ investment activities in Australia with a special emphasis on co-investments, in addition to supporting Roc’s Asian investment activities.

Mark Peters

Partner
Mark is a Partner based in the Sydney office.  Mark is responsible for originating and managing investments as part of the Growth Equity platform.  Mark has over 15 years private equity experience and overall 25 years of investing and corporate finance experience.  Mark is a Board member of investee companies and a member of the Roc Partners Investment Committee.

Stephen Zhang

Partner
Stephen Zhang is a Partner based in Roc Partners’ Shanghai office. Stephen is responsible for the origination, recommendation and ongoing portfolio management of investments in Asia, with a focus on Greater China. Stephen is a native Mandarin speaker.

Brad Mytton

Partner
Brad Mytton is a Partner based in Sydney and is responsible for the origination, recommendation and management of Asia Pacific investments, including primaries, co-investments and secondaries.

Lance Zarb

Partner
Lance Zarb is a Partner and Roc’s Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer and is based in the Sydney office. Lance was appointed in April 2014 to his role as the CFO and COO of Roc Partners. Lance has held senior commercial finance and governance roles with global and local asset management businesses.

Tom Wyse

Director, Distribution
Tom Wyse is the Director of Distribution based in Roc Partners’ Sydney office. Tom’s primary role is to manage capital raising and client service for Roc Partners globally.

Anna Barnes

Director, Product
Anna Barnes is a Director based in Roc Partners Sydney office. Anna’s is responsible for Product Management across Roc’s segregated accounts and pooled fund structures. Anna also supports Roc’s fund raising, product distribution and investor relations functions.

Bruce Plasto

Director, Private Credit
Bruce Plasto is Head of Private Credit based in Roc Partners’ Sydney office. Bruce leads Roc’s strategic expansion into corporate credit and is focused on the origination and execution of mid-market structured and leverage finance for progressive Australian companies. Bruce has a Bachelor of Agriculture Economics and a Grad Diploma in Finance & Investment.

Anna Ellis

Investment Director
Anna Ellis is an Investment Director based in Roc Partners’ Melbourne office and is responsible for originating and managing business investments as part of the Growth Equity platform. She has more than 15 years’ experience in corporate finance, corporate development and private equity.   Anna holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws from the University of Melbourne, is a qualified Chartered Accountant and will complete an Executive MBA from the University of NSW in 2020.

Rachel Ding

Investment Director
Rachel Ding is an Investment Director based in Roc Partners’ Hong Kong office, which she joined in 2016. Rachel is responsible for analysing investment opportunities across Asia, with a focus on Greater China. Rachel is fluent in Mandarin.

Frank Barillaro

Investment Director
Frank Barillaro is an Investment Director based in Melbourne and is responsible for the origination, recommendation and management of agricultural opportunities with over 15 years of experience in the sector

Anthony Abraham

Investment Director
Anthony Abraham is an Investment Director based in Roc Partners’ Sydney office. Anthony is responsible for the origination, recommendation and management of investments in the food and agriculture sector.

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