Team

Our Team

 

Bass Capital’s founders, Nick Goh and Giles Borten have decades of institutional investment experience, having held leadership positions at leading global asset managers and investment banks.

Nick and Giles have assembled a team with the shared values and complementary skills that leads to our continuing success as a firm.  All senior staff are invested alongside our investors in our underlying funds, which truly aligns behaviour and incentivises performance. This approach to investment management has resulted in the outstanding track record of performance since inception in 2015.

Our team is cohesive and multi-disciplinary, with direct experience and skills to provide best of breed investment management across our direct lending and tactical strategies.  The capability of our direct team is supported by an extensive network of experienced consultants and advisers selected for their expertise in understanding and supporting investment management decisions.

Nicholas Goh

PARTNER

Nicholas Goh

Nick is a founding partner of Bass Capital with more than 21 years in investment banking and funds management. He was Managing Director with leading boutique investment banks Gresham Partners and Wingate Group, establishing and heading the divisions that delivered mid-market investment, high-yield lending and placement.  Prior to that Nick held leadership roles with Allco Finance and Transfield Holdings, and positions with PwC and NAB. 

Giles Borten

PARTNER

Giles Borten

Giles is a founding partner of Bass Capital and has a career spanning over 25 years in investment banking and finance. He has held senior management positions at UBS Investment Bank up to 2015 where he was Head of European Leveraged Finance for 10 years. In this period he also headed up Asia Pacific Leveraged Finance, European Corporate Debt Capital Markets and European Debt Advisory/ Restructuring business. Giles chaired UBS’s European Leveraged Finance Commitments Committee and served as a member of the Investment Banking Management Committee. Giles earlier in his career also worked at J.P. Morgan, Hong Kong and Sydney, ANZ Investment Bank Sydney and Ferrier Hodgson Melbourne.

Yehuda Gottlieb

PARTNER

Yehuda Gottlieb

Yehuda joined Bass in 2020 as a Partner and Managing Director of the Melbourne office. Yehuda has spent over 15 years in the financial services industry holding roles ranging across strategy consulting, investment banking, structured finance and funds management. Prior to Bass, Yehuda served as the GM of Investments for one of Australia’s most prominent and well-respected families. In this role, Yehuda was responsible for initiating managing a number of private debt and real estate funds which totalled more than $300m under management.

Yehuda holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Business Systems from Monash University, a Graduate Diploma of Applied Finance and an MBA from the Melbourne Business School.

Christian Bernecker

FINANCE DIRECTOR

Christian Bernecker

Christian joined Bass Capital in March 2018 with experience in financial management, corporate governance, accounting, taxation, investment structuring and private equity. Christian commenced his career in chartered accounting over 20 years ago and was previously CFO at PPMV (the private equity arm of Prudential Plc) and Investment Manager at Lazard Australia Private Equity. At Bass Capital, Christian is responsible for financial management, taxation and regulatory compliance, and operational risk management, along with the Group’s statutory and secretarial functions. Christian holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Ballarat and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in Australia.

Andrew Wilson

FINANCE MANAGER

Andrew Wilson

Andrew joined Bass in 2020 with extensive property and financial services industry experience. Andrew has held senior roles at Stockland & Lend Lease in Australia, as well as UBS Alternative Funds Services. He brings with him 13 years of experience and is responsible for managing financial reporting, cash flow management, continuous improvement, investor reporting, taxation, statutory and compliance reporting. Andrew is a qualified CPA Accountant in Australia, holds a Master of Practicing Accounting from Monash University and a Bachelor of eCommerce from Swinburne University of Technology.

Andrew Watson

SENIOR ADVISOR

Andrew Watson

Andrew has over 20 years Corporate Finance experience, providing structured finance and Mergers & Acquisition services to both ASX listed enterprises and privately-owned businesses.

Commencing his career in the Investment Banking sector with leading International banks, Andrew has also held both Executive and Non Exec Director roles with a range of Corporate entities and private businesses developing a strong track record of delivery via his Corporate finance and property related deal structuring experience.

Andrew holds a MAppFin from Macquarie University.

Andrew Thomas

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

Andrew Thomas

Andrew joined Bass Capital in March 2017. Prior to joining Bass Capital, Andrew worked as a fund analyst at Centuria Capital, an ASX-listed specialist investment manager with $3.6 billion in funds under management. In his previous role, Andrew provided analytical, research and strategic support across a diversified portfolio of commercial and industrial real estate assets.

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Commerce and a Juris Doctor, both from The University of Sydney.

Sarah Brown

ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR

Sarah Brown

Sarah joined Bass as an Associate Director,  bringing with her over four years’ experience within ANZ, most recently with the specialist Property Finance unit. Sarah has a range of experience with credit writing, financial analysis, loan execution facilitation and loan management. Sarah has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree in Finance and Economics from the University of Otago.

Lauren Hamer

CONTRACT ADMINISTRATOR

Lauren Hamer

Lauren joined Bass Capital in March 2018 and has over 4 years’ experience working in office administration, most recently with a global investment manager. At Bass Capital, Lauren is responsible for contract administration, investor relations, and fund administration.

Lauren holds a Bachelor of Laws from the UK.

Jenny Nguyen

ACCOUNTANT

Jenny Nguyen

Jenny joined Bass in August 2019 with over 5 years’ experience in accounting and financial management. Prior to Bass, Jenny worked at a property group, focussing on maintaining and reporting on both the cost reporting and preparation of financial statements.

At Bass Capital, Jenny is responsible for the preparation of management accounts, financial statements and investor reporting.

Jenny holds a Bachelor of Accounting degree from the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and a Master of Commerce degree from Charles Sturt University.

Alexander Shambly

ANALYST

Alexander Shambly

Alexander joined Bass Capital in February 2020 as an analyst. Prior to joining, he had experience in financial analytics working with various financial advisors and traders providing experience in assisting with internal processes relating to financial models, due-diligence, and compliance.

Alexander is currently studying a Bachelor of Business Degree in Finance and Economics at the University of Technology, Sydney.

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