Neville Todd

Managing Director


+64 4 974 7381

About Neville Todd

Neville is Managing Principal of Woodward Partners Securities Limited, the stockbroking arm of Woodward Partners. He has been involved in institutional broking since 1987 and was previously Managing Director of Salomon Smith Barney in New Zealand, which merged with Citibank.

He was the Founding Director of Milford Asset Management and is a former Member of the Securities Commission of New Zealand and the New Zealand Stock Exchange.

Neville is an accredited NZX Advisor and has a Bachelor of Commerce from Otago University.

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Simon Wilson

Director, Equity Sales & Capital Markets


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About Simon Wilson

Simon joined Woodward Partners in February 2017 from Edison Investment Research. He also has over 12 years of equity fund management experience including managing Japanese equities for Edinburgh Fund Managers in the UK and New Zealand equities for Salvus Asset Management in New Zealand. He is a member of the CFA Institute and CFA UK through holding the ASIP designation. Simon also has an MBA from the University of Edinburgh Business School.

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Wayne Yau

Equity Operator, Sales Trader

About Wayne Yau

Wayne Yau joined Woodward Partners in 2016 after working as an Institutional Operator at First New Zealand Capital and a Fixed Interest Dealer at ASB Securities. Wayne is an Authorised Financial Advisor (AFA) and an NZX Advisor, and holds a Bachelor of Commerce with Honours from Auckland University.

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Isaac Williams

Equity Operator


+64 4 974 7384

About Isaac Williams

Bio to follow.

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John Kidd

Director, Head of Research


+64 4 974 7394

About John Kidd

John joined Woodward Partners in March 2014 from Edison Investment Research where he was Head of Research, Asia Pacific. John has over 15 years of analytical, consulting and equity research experience across the energy and resources sectors, including four years at Shell’s global head office in London where he worked on the development of new exploration and production, gas and petrochemical business ventures across the Shell Group.

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Guy Hallwright

Director, Equity Research

About Guy Hallwright

Guy joined Woodward Partners in April 2016 with over 25 years of equity research experience across a wide range of companies and industries in both New Zealand and Australia. His previous positions include Director of Research for Forsyth Barr, telecommunications research head for Credit Suisse Australia, and Head of Research for First NZ Capital. Guy holds an MBA Finance (with distinction) from Cass Business School, London, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Finance Professionals and past Chairman of the NZ Society of Investment Analysts.

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Syd Holm

Consultant, Equity Capital Markets


+64 4 472 0343

About Syd Holm

Syd Holm has been in the corporate advice/investment banking sector for over 30 years, the last 20 of these self-employed with his business Holm Corporate Advice Limited.

He has coordinated over 20 IPO’s for businesses listing on the NZX (or its predecessor) and advised numerous listed companies on M&A activity and capital raising strategies, but his focus in recent years has been on capital raisings and sell-downs for private equity clients.

Syd has successfully raised capital and/or found buyers for parties exiting their businesses for numerous clients and is happy to engage with potential new clients wishing to better understand the process and what is involved.

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