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Andrew McKay

Andrew McKay


Investment Adviser

Andrew is a Director, Investment Adviser and AFSL Responsible Manager. Andrew looks after HNW individual clients and is responsible for Australian and Asian equity strategies. Andrew is also Head of Compliance & Risk Management.


After completing a commerce degree at the University of Melbourne, Andrew’s experience in the financial markets began as a cash and securities dealer for the Bank of New York in Sydney. After a few years Andrew moved to London and accepted a position as foreign exchange dealer for a Shearson Lehman Hutton subsidiary. Andrew progressed rapidly to the position of Senior Dealer, Futures and Options, with responsibility for implementing the hedging strategy of the treasury department, and trading futures, FX and options.


On his return to Australia in 1990 Andrew launched an asset management company to apply his extensive knowledge of markets, developed during his banking days to proprietary trading and the broader asset/fund management world. He has been managing money for clients through Asia since 1996.

Prior to launching Newport Private Wealth, Andrew was the CEO of Easton Asset Management Ltd; part of the Easton Investments Limited (ASX:EAS) group.

Gavin Duckett

Managing Director

Investment Adviser

Gavin is a Director, Investment Adviser and AFSL Responsible Manager. Gavin is responsible for research and development of global multi-asset strategies as well as relative return and absolute return manager selection. Gavin has pioneered the research behind Newport's innovative cross-asset index solutions.

Prior to joining Newport Private Wealth, Gavin was a Portfolio Manager with Easton Asset Management Ltd; part of the Easton Investments Limited (ASX:EAS) group. While at Easton, Gavin was responsible for global multi-asset strategies and the construction of model portfolios for offshore platforms and life companies. Gavin was an investment committee member, working on asset allocation, fund selection and portfolio construction for domestic clients. Gavin was responsible for the launch and management of a separately managed account (SMA) model employing a global absolute return strategy.


Prior to joining  Easton, Gavin was a founding member of one of Singapore’s largest expatriate focused financial advisory firms. Gavin was responsible for developing the firm’s internal policies and procedures covering asset allocation, investment selection and model portfolio construction. Gavin was also a founding member and Singapore head of the firm's Investment Committee.


Gavin has 15 years of experience in the financial services industry having worked in Sydney, London, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and now Melbourne. Gavin earned a Bachelor's degree in Economics/Banking & Finance and a Master's degree in Commerce/Financial Planning from the University of Western Sydney.

Dorise Chen

Director of Business Development

HNW Adviser


Dorise has been in the financial services and accounting industry for the last 18 years having worked for Australia's Treasury Department as an accountant, both AMP & Westpac as a senior financial adviser and ANZ as business banking manger. 

Dorise is the founder of Infinity Capital Group, offering HNW financial planning and insurance solutions. She takes pride in offering clients comprehensive and professional financial advice aimed at meeting their financial goals and aspirations. Her previous roles in taxation, accounting, finance, and banking provide her with the experience and knowledge required to service a wide variety of clients across the Asia-Pacific region.

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