Kris Sayce


Kris Sayce, Publisher and Investment Director, began as a London finance broker specialising in small-cap stock analysis on London’s Alternative Investment Market – which covered everything from Kazakhstani gold miners to toy train companies.

A fully accredited advisor in shares, options, warrants and Superannuation investments, Kris spent several years at a leading Australian wealth-management company before joining Port Phillip.

Today he writes for the subscriber only newsletter, Port Phillip Insider.

Greg Canavan

Head of Research, Editor

Greg Canavan is the former head of Australasian Research for an Australian asset-management group and a regular guest on CNBC, Sky Business’s ‘The Perrett Report’ and Lateline Business. He’s also a former columnist with Today he’s the foremost authority for retail investors on value investing in Australia, sharing his knowledge through the investment advisory Crisis & Opportunity.

Vern Gowdie


Vern Gowdie has been involved in financial planning in Australia since 1986. In 1999, Personal Investor magazine ranked Vern as one of Australia’s Top 50 financial planners. His previous firm, Gowdie Financial Planning, was recognized in 2004, 2005, 2006 & 2007, by Independent Financial Adviser (IFA) magazine as one of the top 5 financial planning firms in Australia. He is Founder and Chairman of the Gowdie Family Wealth and the Gowdie Letter advisory service.

Sam Volkering


Sam is Money Morning’s small-cap and technology analyst. He spends his time hunting down the most exciting stocks on the planets, whether they’re potential-packed volatile small-caps or tech firms transforming our future through cutting-edge technologies. You can find more of Sam’s work over at Australian Small-Cap Investigator, where he shares the best small-cap stocks he finds on the ASX, or at Revolutionary Tech Investor where he reveals the latest breakthrough tech investment he’s discovered.

Phillip J Anderson


Phillip J Anderson is the world’s foremost authority on real estate, stock and commodity cycles. In 2008 he released his best selling book The Secret Life of Real Estate and Banking. Phil has been using cycle analysis to guide his own investment decisions for over twenty years — crediting the phenomenon with his decision to move to a 100% cash position in July of 2007, just before the GFC wreaked havoc on the Australian stock market. He has also built up a lucrative property portfolio here and in the UK.

Callum Newman


Callum originally studied Communications (Journalism) before deciding financial markets were far more fascinating than anything Marshall McLuhan ever came up with. Ever since he’s been studying to discover why currencies, commodities and stocks move like they do. In 2014 he launched Cycles, Trends and Forecasts with Phillip J Anderson. In 2015 he decided to tap his network of contacts to create The Daily Reckoning Podcast.

Matt Hibbard


Matt is an income specialist who hunts down investments that can bank you money regardless of whether the market’s booming or crashing. A 30-year market veteran, in Total Income he focusses on how you can invest today to grow wealthy in 10 or 15 years’ time. It’s his job to help you stop stressing about share prices…‘unplug’ from the financial markets…and GET PAID while you focus on more important things than money.

Jason Stevenson

Lead Analyst

Jason Stevenson, natural resource analyst, firmly believes the best way to make money is, and always has been to back Australia’s best explorers, miners and refiners. Before joining the team at Port Phillip Publishing Jason worked at boutique firms which advised fund managers and high net wealth clients where to invest. Today he’s tasked with finding the best mining prospects and natural resource plays on the ASX, which he shares in Resource Speculator.

Shae Russell


Shae is the editor of the Australian version of Jim Rickards’ acclaimed Strategic Intelligence newsletter. Jim is a best-selling author… a trusted friend of the CIA, the Federal Reserve and the world banking system. He also helped the US Department of Defense through its first-ever currency war games scenario. With Jim’s insights and analysis, Shae brings you investment tips and recommendations to help you create and preserve wealth through the coming monetary collapse.

Jason McIntosh


Jason is a professional quantitative analyst. Before he graduated in 1991 he joined Bankers Trust — a Wall Street investment bank — to be a trader. After Bankers Trust was taken over in 1999, Jason, already financially independent, co-founded a stock market advisory and funds management business called Fat Prophets. At 37 he sold his part of that business and retired. These days, he’s a private trader and system developer. In 2014 he launched the wildly successful trading service: Quant Trader.

Bernd Struben

Managing Editor

Bernd is the Managing Editor across all the Port Phillip Publications. With a degree in Economics, and also a published novelist, Bernd’s career spans multiple countries and professions that brings unique business insight to his columns and analysis.

Selva Freigedo

Junior Analyst

Selva Freigedo is an analyst with a background in financial economics. Born and raised in Argentina, she has also lived in Brazil, the US and Spain. She has seen economic troubles first-hand, from economic booms to collapses and the ravaging effects of hyperinflation, high unemployment, deposit freezes and debt default.
Selva now writes from her vantage point here in Australia. Every week, she goes through each report and research note produced by our global network of trusted advisors to find the best investment opportunities for you in Australia and overseas. She packages the week’s best ideas into Port Phillip Insider Extra.