Our People

Longlead’s Founders

The Founders of Longlead collectively bring over 35 years of combined financial markets experience across hedge funds, private equity, investment banking and mergers and acquisitions, that allow them to contribute a variety of relevant perspectives in analysing companies and their opportunity set.

TIM CAMPBELL

Co-founder & Chief Investment Officer

Prior to founding Longlead, Tim was head of the Asian investment team at the multi-award winning hedge fund, Regal Funds Management, that managed >USD$1bn.

Prior to Regal, Tim was a global portfolio manager at Ellerston Capital in Sydney that managed >$3bn at peak. Tim’s expertise includes mergers and acquisitions and institutional trading through roles including Director of Corporate Finance for Tiedemann in London and E*Trade in New York.

Tim hold a Bachelor of Commerce (Accounting) from the University of Melbourne, postgraduate qualification in finance & investment, and is a qualified Chartered Accountant.

ANDREW WEST

Co-founder & Managing Director, Australia

Prior to founding Longlead, Andrew was Deputy Head of Fundamental Strategies at the multi-award winning hedge fund, Regal Funds Management that managed >USD$1bn.

Andrew has deep private equity investment expertise through his role as a founding member of ANZ Private Equity where he spent seven years building the private equity business and leading teams investing in and managing mid-market Australian management buy-outs and buy-ins.

Andrew holds a PhD in Economics (Finance) and 1st class Honours degrees from the University of Sydney and has authored research in numerous international finance journals.

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The Longlead Team

“LONGLEAD IS A TEAM OF PEOPLE WITH MINDS STIMULATED BY LATERAL THINKING AND THE ENERGY TO RUN HARD AT OPPORTUNITIES.”

The Longlead team is brought together from diverse backgrounds that provide us with a variety of perspectives in our everyday work including top tier global hedge funds, mergers and acquisitions, private equity and investment banking.

Common to all our people is a shared love of understanding real businesses, connecting disparate information and ultimately solving investment puzzles.

To join the Longlead investment team, our people have demonstrated excellence both in their previous pursuits and through a rigorous recruitment process involving case studies, abstract problem solving and psychometric assessment. This is all designed to identify those with a naturally curious mind. We also emphasise global experience and language skills as an advantage in our work.

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