Advisory Board

Our Advisory Board was established to provide governance and oversight. Each member has management experience in similar organisations, and each brings specific expertise to their role.

David Calvert Jones

David holds various board and advisory positions both in the private and philanthropic sectors in Australia and the United States.

Based in Los Angeles, David owns a number of companies and has a broad range of experience understanding the private capital markets from both the buy and sell side.

He has also completed dozens of venture capital deals in companies throughout Australia, the UK, the USA and is an accomplished athlete in motorsports, golf and mountain biking.

Simon Gallagher

Simon Gallagher is an entertainment and investment executive with 25 years international experience representing the world’s leading entertainment brands including Netflix, Hulu, News Corp, IMG, Wasserman, and Village Roadshow. He currently consults to organizations globally through his private consulting and investment company SPG Global and in association with Asena Advisors.

Simon has had over 135 consulting clients in 20 countries including the world’s leading media companies, investment funds and consulting firms. In 2020 he co-founded a Global Public Equities Entertainment Technology Fund with TCW, one of the world’s leading fund managers.

He has licensed more than $500m in media rights during his career and raised nearly $1b in capital.

As a member of the advisory board, he works with the team to analyze proprietary investment opportunities for the Asena Family Office and partnership opportunities for the firm’s clients.

He received a Bachelor’s degree in Media from La Trobe University in Australia and is a regular industry commentator on global media networks CNBC, the BBC and Sky News. He lives in Pacific Palisades, California, with his wife and two children.

Lachlin Miller

Lachlin was prior to joining the board of the Asena Family Office the Chief Investment Officer for the multi $B Family Office based in Orange County and Sydney that managed assets across Asia, the US, and Australia.

Prior to that, he was a partner of CF Global a Hong Kong-based proprietary trading firm.

He holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Charles Stuart University and an MBA from Northwestern University – Kellogg School of Management.  He lives in Newport Beach with his wife and two boys.

As a member of the advisory board, he works with the team to analyse proprietary investment opportunities for the Asena Family Office.

Miller is an Australian citizen that is living in the US managing the investment strategy for a family office with assets across Asia, the US, and Australia. Bringing 20 years of experience from the sell-side to this
buy-side role to evaluate potential deals while maintaining a results-oriented approach to maximizing the cash positions.

Previously, Miller worked in Hong Kong where he played a key role in growing the trading with firms from $200M to over $5B in managed assets. He did this while also playing Rugby professionally for several years in Hong Kong.

He has travelled globally and worked across borders to help drive revenue opportunities. This requires Lachlin to evaluate countless opportunities while leveraging his strong relationship management skills.

Areas of Expertise: Asset Management, Investment Strategy, Capital Markets, Portfolio Management and Relationship Management

Andy Walshe

All aspects associated with the management and delivery of elite performance via both personal and organizational strategies. To develop a greater understanding of the “Human Potential” construct and its application towards the betterment of society.

Specialties: Human performance at the highest levels of execution and the development of talent within a strategic framework to optimize the potential of individuals, teams, and organizations.

Andy is a globally recognized leader and expert in the field of elite human performance, his experience runs the gamut of human performance – the research and training of all aspects of human performance for individuals, teams and large organizations in sport, culture, military and business settings.

He has also been assisting early stage foreign owned businesses successfully navigate the US market for over a decade.

As a member of the advisory board, he works with the team to analyse proprietary investment opportunities for the Asena Family Office and partnership opportunities for the firm’s clients.

He holds a Bachelor of Human Movement from the University of Sydney and a PhD in applied Biometrics from Southern Cross University.

He lives in Malibu with his wife and two daughters.

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Advisory Team

We consider our clients to be partners in our business. Led by Founder Peter Harper, our experienced advisory team delivers quality financial advice and solutions.

Our Investment Committee

We recognise the benefits of drawing on knowledge, expertise and experience from beyond our firm. Our Investment Committee plays an integral role, notably in the development and oversight of policy and procedures for investments.