A wealth of knowledge and experience.

Meet the Lincoln senior team

"A passionate team of professionals who empower investors to follow our mission;
to invest successfully with control, confidence and peace of mind."

Tim Lincoln

Co-Founder and Managing Director

After joining us in 1991, Tim introduced Dr Lincoln’s pioneering methodology to private share investors with the development of Stock Doctor – Australia’s premier DIY share market research membership platform. He was appointed Managing Director in 1997 on Dr Lincoln’s retirement, and is also a member of a variety of industry bodies. These include the Australian Institute of Company Directors, Financial Services Institute of Australasia, Australian Shareholders Association, Australian Institute of Credit Management, and the Risk Management Institute of Australasia.

Melissa Opai

Chief Operations Officer

Melissa joined Lincoln in 2007 as their Chief Operating Officer, after holding a number of senior positions within the Australian and overseas Financial Services sector. Melissa is a vital member of our Executive Team, providing leadership in the day-to-day operations of the business including financial, human resources and commercial operations. Melissa is also responsible for steering Lincoln’s corporate planning including contributing to the development and leading the implementation of Lincoln’s Strategic Plan.

Kien Trinh

Head of Research

Kien leads the Stock Doctor research team and has extensive experience in the investment field, specifically in quantitative research techniques. He was previously a Portfolio Manager and Senior Quantitative Analyst at Patersons Securities for over 10 years, and prior to that, at Russell Investments providing portfolio construction and risk management strategies to large scale institutional clients. With a background in actuarial science, Kien is responsible for the current Stock Doctor research process, including Lincoln’s acclaimed Financial Health methodology. He is a key contributor in evolving our research processes and is a mentor to the Stock Doctor research team.

Matthew Swartz

Portfolio Manager

Matthew joined the business in 2006 and was appointed Portfolio Manager of the Lincoln Managed Investments team in 2010. He is responsible for the day to day management of the Lincoln Australian Growth, Australian Income and U.S. Growth Fund. Matthew has extensive experience analysing Australian equities and is a key member of the Investment Committee. He has played a key role in executing the Fund’s investment strategies and actively contributes to the process of enhancing our methodology and designing new strategies for product development.

Sandy Karunaratne

Head of IT and Development

Sandy leads our in-house development team, responsible for the ongoing development of Lincoln Indicators’ flagship product Stock Doctor and other projects. He brings together a variety of senior staff from front-end designers, to passionate technical architects to ensure all software systems deliver above expectations.

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