Our people

Peter Dykes
Executive Chairman

Peter has over 20 years’ experience in advising and building ASX-listed companies.

He started his career with KPMG in the Taxation Division, later establishing KPMG's Technology Advisory practice in Sydney. There he advised large public and private companies on funding via private equity, government grants and tax incentive programs for research and development.

Peter went on to establish a boutique technology advisory practice, advising many of Australia's largest ASX-listed and foreign corporates – including BHP, Telstra, Boral, General Motors Holden and Ford.

He progressed to executive and board roles with a number of early-stage ASX-listed technology companies, having principally invested in each of these to develop, commercialise and successfully exit.

Peter is also a non-executive director for Exalt Resources Limited (ASX:ERD) and Capital Mining Limited (ASX:CMY). He holds a Bachelor of Business (Accounting) from Victoria University (RMIT) and is a Fellow of the Tax Institute of Australia.

Anthony Dunlop
Chief Investment Officer

Anthony has over 20 years of corporate advisory and investment experience in Australia, the US, Hong Kong and mainland China.

Beginning his corporate finance career with ABN AMRO, Anthony has extensive experience in transaction and portfolio analysis and risk management for both debt and equity structured investments. He has advised numerous ASX-listed and private entities in a wide range of sectors including mobile technology, technical & engineering services, resources, finance and agriculture sectors.

Anthony has a well-established private and public capital network in Australia, Hong Kong and mainland China. He is active in China outbound and inbound investment with Australian businesses.

Anthony is a non-executive director of Chapmans special purpose mobile technology investment entity Chapmans Opportunities (COL), digital media specialist Digital Star Media Pty Ltd, Capital Mining Limited (ASX:CMY) and is Chapmans’ nominee director for mobile technology commercialisation specialist Digital4ge Pty Ltd. He holds a Bachelor of Economics from Macquarie University, and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors (GAICD).

Chris Newport
Non-Executive Director

Chris has over 7 years experience in the mobile technology sector with a focus on mobile application development and delivery.

As a reputable technology entrepreneur Chris has successfully developed a range of mobile media and e-commerce based assets.

About us

Chapmans Limited (ASX code: CHP) is an ASX-listed diversified investment company.

We provide growth capital and advisory services to a small number of private and public companies across a concentrated selection of growth industries, including:

  • Mobile technology
  • Specialist engineering and technical services

We will consider opportunities outside of these focus industries on a case by case basis.

Read about our investment approach here.