Our Directors

Mattias Soderberg

Chief Investment Officer, MSc BA (Linkoping), CFA charterholder

Prior to SouthPeak, Mattias held various roles at global investment banks in Sydney and London. His capital markets experience spans research, strategy, structuring and trade execution across a range of asset classes. Mattias holds a Masters of Science in Business Administration from the University of Linkoping and is a CFA charterholder.

Zac Roberts

Head of Portfolio Construction, BEc (Kobe)

Zac’s experience focuses on solutions in portfolio efficiency and risk management across equities, interest rates, credit, alternative assets, inflation and longevity. Prior to SouthPeak, he worked in investment banking and actuarial consulting in Australia and Asia. Zac is a Monbusho Scholar and completed a Bachelor of Economics from Kobe University in Japanese. He is a former member of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia Risk Management Practice Committee.

Luan Atkinson

Chief Operating Officer, LLM (Harvard), International Tax Program (Harvard), BCom/LLB (UWA), CFA charterholder

Luan’s experience covers strategy, new business and product development as well as risk and compliance. She has worked in investment banking, funds management, management consulting and law. Luan is a Menzies Scholar, holds a Masters in Law and an International Tax Program certificate from Harvard Law School, a Bachelor of Laws and a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Western Australia and is a CFA charterholder.

Paul Sampson


Paul is the current chairman of NobleOak Life Limited. His previous roles include CEO of AXA Japan, director of AXA Asia-Pacific and the National Mutual Life Association of Australasia, and chairman of National Mutual Funds Management, ACE Insurance Ltd and ACE Australia Holdings Pty Ltd.