Led by John Clothier, our team of highly experienced business development professionals has proven success building assets for our investment managers thanks to the strength and breadth of the team’s retail and institutional relationships.



  • Strategic planning
  • Dealer groups
  • Financial advisers
  • Platforms / Wraps
  • White labels
  • Sponsorships
  • Industry events
  • Due diligence


  • Strategic planning
  • Superannuation funds
  • Family office trusts
  • Industry events


  • Ratings agencies
  • Asset consultants
  • Review preparation
John Clothier

General Manager, Distribution

+61 408 488 549

John joined Copia in 2014 as General Manager, Distribution. He brings extensive investment sales experience and is responsible for leading Copia’s distribution effort and building assets for our investment manager partners.


Mani Papakonstantinos

Distribution Manager

+61 439 207 869

Mani Papakonstantinos has over 13 years’ experience in the investment industry with roles spanning across distribution, research, and advice. Prior to joining Copia Investment Partners, Mani worked as a Distribution Manager at SG Hiscock & Company servicing the retail and institutional space.

Matthew Roberts

Distribution Manager

+61 438 297 616

Matt Roberts has over 10 years’ experience in the wealth management industry with roles spanning distribution and financial advice. Matt has previously worked as a senior business development manager at IOOF, servicing the retail advice market. He has also held roles at Tynan Mackenzie and BT Financial Group as a business development manager – Platforms.

Jude Fernandez

Distribution Manager

+61 414 604 772

Jude has over 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry. Jude was previously National Sales Manager for Paradice for four years, and prior to that, was with Schroders for nine years – more recently as a National Account Manager. Jude has also worked at State Street in various roles.

Sam Harris

Distribution Manager

+61 429 982 159

Sam has over 15 years’ experience in the wealth management industry. Prior to joining Copia, Sam spent over 8 years at Investors Mutual Ltd, where he was most recently Relationship Manager National Groups. Sam has also held roles at a number of organisations including Ord Minnett, Instreet Investments, HFA Asset Management and ING in a range of investment and advice areas.


Iain Mason

Executive Director, Institutional Sales

+61 412 137 424

Iain has over 40 years’ experience in the financial services industry. He joined Copia in 2011 and holds the position of Executive Director, Institutional Sales, where he is responsible for managing relationships with asset consultants and superannuation funds.

Julian Sutton

Institutional Sales, Odey Asset Management

+61 427 717 210

Julian began consulting to Copia in 2012. He markets the strategies of London-based hedge fund manager, Odey Asset Management, in Australia and is responsible for managing the partnership between Copia and Odey, as well as relationships with asset consultants and superannuation funds.