FIRST ADVISERS 
An integrated investor relations solution.

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Specialist IR advice

FIRST Advisers is the only Australian professional services firm that can meet companies' investor relations, communications and governance needs.

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Long-term value creation

Established in 2000, FIRST Advisers pioneered the concept of IR in Australia as integral to both strategy and long-term value creation.

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The power of integration

An integrated suite of professional services seamlessly managing multiple layers of communication that define complex and often fast moving transactions.

Services

Investor Relations
Corporate Communications
Media Relations
First Creative
Shareholder Analytics
Proxy Solicitation

Transaction Services
Shareholder Activism
Access IR

Our Team

Victoria Geddes
Ben Rebbeck
Giles Rafferty
Campbell van Venrooy
Saloni Suri
Ron Cameron

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Victoria Geddes

Executive Director

Victoria has spent the past 20 years as an investor relations consultant and is an owner and director of FIRST Advisers. Her interest in consulting to companies on their IR and broader strategic communications objectives arose out of a long and successful career in financial markets working as an equities analyst and Head of Research in both funds management and broking.

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Ben Rebbeck

Executive Director

Ben Rebbeck has over twenty five years advisory experience in the global financial markets including over fifteen years as an investor relations consultant. He is an owner and founding director of FIRST Advisers. Prior to entering the Investor Relations industry, Ben was an investment banker in Citigroup’s Global Industrial Investment Banking operation and the Corporate Finance adviser for Arthur Andersen.

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Giles Rafferty

Corporate Comms, Media Advisor

Giles has over 20 years experience in corporate affairs, investor relations and journalism in Australia and the UK. Prior to joining FIRST Advisers in 2017, Giles provided advice to a broad range of ASX listed and non-listed organisations in the areas of Investor and Media Relations, Reputation Management, Media Training and Performance Coaching.

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Campbell van Venrooy

Creative

Campbell has over 25 years experience in visual communication design. Specialising in strategic design, production and management of financial market documents (Annual Reports and Corporate Actions).

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Saloni Suri

Shareholder Analytics

Saloni joined FIRST Advisers in 2019. She is deeply involved in the firm’s extensive analytical work, analyzing and providing critical information to a broad range of listed clients and financial intermediaries engaged in investor identification and targeting, capital markets transactions and related work.

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Ron Cameron

Investor Relations

Prior to investor relations consulting, Ron’s career spanned nearly 24 years in both retail and institutional stockbroking as an equity research analyst (resources and diversified industrials), writer/editor of key marketing and strategy documents, portfolio manager and key media spokesperson.