George van Deventer


Manager - Investment Advisory Services

Melbourne Investment Services

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Professional Background

Professional Background 

George is a Manager in the Investment Advisory practice of Pitcher Partners. George has a diverse employment history including six years commercialising a sustainable building material technology as part of a family business. 

George applied his financial studies and skills to manage the business finances, which included offshore investments and derivatives. He then spent some time as an advisor at AMP Financial Planning before commencing with Pitcher Partners Investment Services in 2014. George’s experience includes management of an analytics team at the National Australia Bank. 

George is responsible for providing investment advice, portfolio construction and strategic financial planning advice to private clients, family groups, personal super funds and institutional clients. 

Industry Experience

  • Funds management

Memberships & Qualifications

  • Diploma of Financial Planning (Kaplan)
  • Bachelor of Commerce (University of Melbourne)
  • Member of the Financial Planning Association of Australia (FPA)

Articles Published

Investment Week in Review - 31 July 2017

31st July 2017

George van Deventer

.. Comment Despite the annual Australian inflation rate falling below the RBA’s 2-3% target range, last week the Aussie dollar rallied past 80 ...

Investment Week in Review - 17 July 2017

17th July 2017

George van Deventer

.. News in Review *Australia* * Despite a slight gain in June, Australia’s Westpac consumer confidence report continued to highlight the di...

Investment Week in Review - 26 June 2017

26th June 2017

George van Deventer

.. News in Review * The European Commission’s flash consumer confidence index rose a further 2 points to -1.3 in June, a level that indicate...

Investment Week in Review - 19 June 2017

19th June 2017

George van Deventer

.. News in Review * Australia's unemployment rate fell to 5.5% (the lowest level since February 2013) as another 42,200 jobs were created in M...

Investment Week in Review - 29 May 2017

29th May 2017

George van Deventer

.. News in Review * Credit ratings agency S&P Global Ratings has lowered the ratings of 23 Australian financial institutions including AMP, Ba...

Investment Week in Review - 22 May 2017

22nd May 2017

George van Deventer

.... News in Review * Minutes from the RBA’s May meeting revealed that risks concerning rising house prices remain a principal concern for t...

Investment Week in Review - 1 May 2017

1st May 2017

George van Deventer

.... News in Review .. Australia * The Australian Bureau of Statistics released inflation figures showing that the headline Consumer Price In...

Investment Week in Review - 18 April 2017

18th April 2017

George van Deventer

.... News in Review .. US * In an interview published by WSJ, President Trump indicated a softer position on a number of matters of interest ...

Investment Week in Review - 27 March 2017

27th March 2017

George van Deventer

.... News in Review .. Australia * The ABS House Price Index rose a higher than expected 4.1% in Q4 of 2016, lifting annual house price infla...

Investment Week in Review - 6 March 2017

6th March 2017

George van Deventer

.... News in Review .. Australia * Australia has avoided a second consecutive quarter of negative economic growth and thus a technical recess...

Investment Week in Review - 13 February 2017

13th February 2017

George van Deventer

.... News in Review .. Australia * The Reserve Bank of Australia held the official cash rate at 1.50%; a move widely expected by the market a...

Investment Week in Review - 23 January 2017

23rd January 2017

George van Deventer

.... News in Review .. US * US economic data continued to support the recent confidence shown by the Federal Reserve with a robust rise in De...

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