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hamish blanche | Principal

Hamish began his financial services career in 1995 as a private client adviser with Greig Middleton & Co in the UK where he specialised in advising and constructing portfolios of FTSE 100 shares and government bonds. He moved to Australia and joined Wilson HTM in 2001, where he later became a partner, and achieved-long term benchmark outperformance with his managed discretionary accounts. He spent 4 years at Ord Minnett from 2012 as a senior investment manager before starting Netherfield Capital in late 2016.

Hamish has a Bachelor Degree in Business, Securities Institute Diploma (UK) and is ADA level 2 accredited.


chris saunders | Managing Director of capital counts

Chris is an associate of Netherfield Capital. His expertise in financial planning, investment structuring and wealth protection strategies strongly complements our investment services offering.
Chris has over 29 years of diverse experience within the financial markets, funds management and the financial services industry.
He has a passion for assisting clients achieve their individual financial and personal objectives whilst demonstrating true empathy and expertise in financial planning.
Chris has held previous roles as Head of Private Wealth Management at Wilson HTM, and as CEO of a boutique financial planning business with assets totaling $2bn. More recently Chris was State Manager and Senior Advisor for a National Financial Planning Group.
Chris was a former Australian Rugby Sevens and NSW 1st XV Representative, and has spent his off field career focused on serving clients in the financial services sector.

Capital Counts Pty Ltd ABN 11 620 885 092, trading as Capital Counts, is an authorised representative and credit representative of AMP Financial Planning Pty Limited (Australian Financial Services Licence No. 232706).