Mr Patience has a background of over ten years in equity funds management and was most recently a Portfolio Manager at Orion Asset Management. From 2008 to 2013 at Orion he was a portfolio manager for long only Australian equities portfolios and also an Asia Pacific focused hedge fund with a global mandate. Prior to this, from 2004 to 2013, he was one of five analysts at Orion responsible for sectoral coverage of Australian equities. Mr Patience holds a Bachelor of Science (Advanced) Honours from the University of Sydney and a Master of Commerce (Funds Management) from the University of New South Wales. He also received the University Medal for Mathematics from the University of Sydney.