Nigel Littlewood

slider 2 Nigel is founder and Chief Investment Officer of Harness. Nigel began his stock market career in 1986 with Rivkin James Capel. He moved from floor trading to advising and ultimately finished his stockbroking career as an institutional advisor at SBC Australia (now UBS) in 1995 before establishing the Rivkin Report with Rene Rivkin in 1996. In 2000, Nigel left The Rivkin Report and joined MMC asset manager as assistant portfolio manager and CEO. In 2002, Nigel left MMC to return as CEO to The Rivkin Report after Rene Rivkin left the business. In 2008 Nigel finally ended his relationship with the Rivkin Report by selling his equity and pursuing a full time investment career. He considers his Rivkin Report experience invaluable. It provided direct exposure to crisis management, business building and then management of a challenged venture. The lessons learnt and skills developed have been unique and powerful. After managing a large portion of his own capital from 2008 to 2013, Nigel decided he was ready to start another venture with the establishment of Harness Asset Management as a wholesale funds management business. Its primary purpose is “To bring value to the investment world” while adopting core values of integrity, knowledge and independence. Nigel is both a passionate practitioner and student, of the art of investing. Nigel is a passionate supporter of Olympic sailing and has been a sponsor and mentor in 4 Olympic campaigns culminating in a Gold medal won by Australia’s 49er sailing team (Nathan Outteridge and Iain Jensen) at the London games in 2012. Nigel served on the Woollahra sailing club committee for many years and as president of the Australian 49er association before retiring to focus on his young family and Harness Asset Management. He lives in Sydney with his wife and two daughters.