About Us

Established to serve the growing number of investors seeking personal guidance in the often volatile stock market, Acumen Asset Management provides the perfect balance between professional advice and personal service and will help you get the most out of your investment dollar.

Behind every investment decision made by Acumen stands a wealth of knowledge and research.

 

Eric Willson - Chairman

Eric WilsonFounder and Chairman of Acumen Asset Management, Eric Willson holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree with a major in Economics, is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australia and a Master Stockbroker of the Securities and Derivatives Industry Association. Eric has over 30 years experience in managing, dealing and advising on all classes of stock market securities. He has managed Australian equities, fixed interest, property and cash as well as international portfolios in the United Kingdom, Europe, Hong Kong, Singapore and the United States.

Eric’s responsibilities include Chairmanship of Acumen’s Investment Management Committee as well as Client Portfolio Management.

A lifetime’s knowledge and experience means Acumen Asset Management can provide expert management of your investments.

Qualifications and Professional Associations

  • Bachelor of Commerce (Econ), University of New South Wales (B Com)
  • Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (F Fin)
  • Master Stockbroker of the Securities and Derivatives Industry Association (SDIA)

 

 

Simon Thompson – Managing Director

Simon Thompson – Managing DirectorSimon has an extensive background in Financial Advice.

He specialises in portfolio management and providing strategic advice for clients in Australian and international equities, cash, fixed interest and property.  He also assists clients with their overall financial needs including investment and superannuation planning, debt and gearing management, wealth protection and insurance planning.

Simon helps clients build long term strategies to ensure that goals can be met such as extinguishing debt, building wealth or retiring comfortably.

Qualifications and Professional Associations

  • Bachelor of Commerce – majoring in Finance and Financial Planning
  • Graduate Diploma in Applied Finance and Investment
  • SMSF Professionals’ Association of Australia – specialist accreditation