Guy Walker is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Financial Analyst with over 20 years of experience in financial markets and funds management in New Zealand, North America and the UK. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce & Administration from Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand. He was the fund manager and chief operating officer of Talisman Global Asset Management, where he supervised the company's growth from its infancy to a fully registered UK FSA investment management company with over £500 million under management. As group treasurer of the William Pears Group for over six years, Mr Walker was responsible for the group’s treasury function, arranging company financing and negotiating banking facilities. Mr Walker is a Member of the Institute of Directors in NZ, the NZ Institute of Chartered Accountants, and the CFA Institute.