Mr Jay Hughes

Mr Hughes commenced as a Director of the company in 2005 and assumed the role of Non-Executive Chairman in October 2013.

Between 1986 and 2000, Mr Hughes was employed by a Perth stockbroker that was part of a national and international group at the time.  From 1994 he acted in the capacity of an Executive Director and before this as an Associate Director.

From 2000 until the present date, Mr Hughes has worked for Euroz Securities Limited and Euroz Limited and also acts in the capacity of Executive Director and Responsible Officer of both companies.  During this time, Mr Hughes has been involved in the institutional sales department of the stockbroking business dealing predominantly with offshore funds.  He is also heavily involved in many facets of the management and supervision of both companies.

Mr Hughes is also a Non – Executive Chairman of Westoz Investment Company Limited and has been since that company’s inception.

Mr Hughes holds a Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment from the Securities Institute of Australia.  He was recognised as an affiliate of ASX in December 2000 and was admitted in May 2004 as a Practitioner Member (Master Stockbroking) of the Securities and Derivatives Industry Association.

Mr Hughes is also a member of the Manager’s Investment Committee.  


Mr Mike Jefferies (Independent Director)

Mr Mike Jefferies is an Independent  Director and has extensive experience in finance and Investment.  He has been in this role since October 2007.

He currently sits on the Board of Resimac Limited and is Chairman of Touchcorp Holdings Limited.

Mr Jefferies is a Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree.

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Mr Simon Joyner (Independent Director)

Mr Simon Joyner  is an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Company. 

Mr Joyner has been involved in the West Australian financial services industry since 1985 and brings a broad range of experience to Westoz. Mr Joyner established Keysbrook Financial Services in 1997, one of Western Australia’s first independently owned financial services firms. In 2008 Keysbrook became a founding firm of what was to become the Shadforth Financial Group (“SFG”). SFG subsequently listed on the ASX and was purchased by IOOF in 2014.

More recently Mr Joyner established management consulting firm Aberfoyle Partners, assisting businesses across a range of industries but predominantly those associated with the financial services industry. Mr Joyner is the Chairman of Kidsafe WA and sits on the board of the Perth Symphony Orchestra. Prior to this period, Mr Rees was involved in the management of an Australian equity portfolio with Suncorp and in the analysis of equities for a stockbroker focussed on servicing the Australian institutional market.

Mr Joyner has a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from the University of Western Australia. 



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