Our People

Angus Geddes

Angus Geddes – Chief Executive Officer

Angus Geddes is the founder and CEO of Fat Prophets.

He has a wealth of experience acquired over more than two decades in both domestic and international financial markets. Aside from running the Fat Prophets group. Angus has broad investment responsibilities within the Funds Management division, which manages close to $100 million.

Angus’s investment track record began in 1982 at the young age of 13. In 1986 he received a “highly commended” award from the New Zealand Chamber of Commerce for increasing an initial investment of $200 to $35,000 on the world stock markets.

During his career, Angus has worked as a money market dealer in New Zealand, a financial consultant in the United Kingdom and the United States. Moving to Australia in 1996, Angus worked for five years as a stockbroker at Bankers Trust and JB Were before co-founding Fat Prophets in June 2000.

Majoring in Economics, Angus completed a Bachelor of Commerce degree at Otago University, New Zealand in1990. He is also a member of the Securities Institute of Australia having qualified for a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment in 1999.

Angus is also a non executive director of Pie-face Holdings, one of Australia’s fastest growing food franchises and Fitch Metals Engineering, a rapidly expanding industrial engineering and manufacturing company. Angus is also a director of the Australasian Investment Review, a fast growing online magazine with more than 35,000 subscribers.

Simon Wheatley

Simon Wheatley

Simon has over 20 years of listed markets experience, having started out in real estate equity research in 1996, before heading real estate equity research teams for JB Were and Goldman Sachs from 1999. Simon was head of international equity research for Goldman Sachs JBWere (GSJBW) based in New York from 2005 where he was also broker dealer licencee of the US business, was a member of the Australian Investment Review Committee for Goldman Sachs Equity Research, and was a long term partner at GSJBW. Additionally he has had successful private business ventures, and most recently headed Real Estate Corporate Advisory for Australia and New Zealand for Goldman Sachs.