Our dedicated and experienced team boasts a wide range of backgrounds and skillsets in finance and investments. We prioritizes building strong client relationships, positioning ourselves as an innovative and competitive force within the industry.

Board & Management

Sebastian Jurd

Founder and Managing Director

Sebastian is the founder and Managing Director of GBA Capital with over 11 years experience across equity capital markets and financial services.

Sebastian holds a Bachelor of Agricultural Economics (Hons), Masters of Applied Finance, Certificate in
Business Excellence from Columbia University and is a Graduate of The Australian Institute of Company
Directors.

Kristi Bryson

Corporate Finance Associate

Kristi is an Associate in the Equity Capital Markets team, she has more than 12 years experience
in the stockbroking industry. Kristi’s background is in operations, institutional sales and corporate finance.

Kristi holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting), a Bachelor of Science (Mathematics), and a Graduate Diploma in Cyber Security.

Flynn Huang

Corporate Finance Analyst

Flynn is an associate in Corporate Finance and assists GBA corporate clients with corporate advisory, divestments, and capital raisings.

Flynn has over 6 years’ experience in the small-mid cap sector on the ASX, and previously ran his own businesses in the Pharmaceutical Distribution and Direct to Consumer industry. Flynn holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance).

Martin Nguyen

Corporate Finance Analyst

Martin is an Analyst in Corporate Finance with previous experience in retail banking. Martin assists GBA corporate clients with corporate advisory, divestments and capital raisings.

Martin is currently undertaking a Bachelor of Economics and Bachelor of Applied Finance.

Sales Team

Trent Allen

Research Director

Trent has over 15 years’ experience in Mining and Metals research across CLSA, Citi, Bell Potter and Southern Cross Equities. Previously, he worked as a geologist for Newcrest Mining and a journalist with Fairfax Media.

Trent holds a Bachelor of Science (Hons) and a PhD in Geology

Brandon Loo

Head of Sales

Brandon has over 6 years experience in institutional sales and trading. Brandon assists wholesale clients with execution, portfolio administration and general advice.

Brandon holds a Bachelor of Business.

Cedric Koh

Equities Sales

Cedric works in equities sales and operations, he assists investors to trade execution, general advice and portfolio management.

Cedric holds a Bachelor of Medical Science (Hons 1) and Certificate IV in Information Technology (Programming).

Josh Duff

Equities Sales

Josh works on the Equity Sales Desk, assisting investors with trade execution, general advice and portfolio management. He has previously spent the last 4 years working on provision of investment advice to high net wealth & family office clients.

Josh holds a Bachelor of Accounting (Financial Planning & Taxation Law).

Natalie Nadel

Operations Manager

Natalie has over 15 years experience across professional services. She supports the GBA Capital Sales team and day to day operations.

Natalie has worked in marketing for American Express Private Bank in London, as well as in marketing & artist management for Universal Music & Sony Music Australia.

Advisory Board

Stephen Weir

Advisory Board Member

Stephen has over 20 years experience in equity capital markets and corporate advisory as a Managing Director at RFC Ambrian and executive at Bankers Trust. He has also been CEO of resource exploration and development company Magnetite Mines (MGT), listed on the ASX.

Stephen holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons), Grad Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment (FINSIA) and is a member of the AICD.

Jay Stephenson

Advisory Board Memberr

Jay has for 30 years been a Director, Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary for listed and unlisted entities. He is experienced in M&A, capital raisings, and restructuring.

Jay holds an MBA, CA, FCPA, FGIA, FCIS, CPA (Canada), CMA (Canada), and MAIC.

Luke Heath

Advisory Board Member

Luke has worked as an investment banker and fund manager with Schroders and Societe Generale for 10 years and as a management consultant for 20 years.

Luke holds a Bachelor of Arts (Melb), Master of HRM and Coaching (Syd), and is a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

David Werdiger

Advisory Board Member

David is an experienced technology entrepreneur, non-executive director, and strategic adviser to business and family enterprises.

David holds a Bachelor of Science, and a Masters of Entrepreneurship.