Meet the Team

Meet our members that keep the club running behind the scenes.
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Lachlan Wallace


Lachlan is studying a Bachelor of Business majoring in Finance, he is also about to start an NZ certificate in financial services to obtain an Authorised Financial Adviser license.

He has an interest in tech investments and loves building racing drones in his spare time, he is an aspiring private banker that wishes to one day have a firm of his own.

Lachlan is Co-President of the club along side Div Matthur.

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Shaina Imbo

Vice President

Shaina studies a Bachelor of Business and International Hospitality Management Conjoint at AUT.

Shaina loves getting involved and enjoys building relationships with others. She is an aspiring Chartered Accountant and has an entreprenuerial spirit.

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Advaith Raju

Events Associate

Advaith is currently in his third year of a Bachelor of Business majoring in Finance and Economics. He also serves as co-president of the Economics Society.

Advaith aims to help students gain knowledge and form industry connections to better prepare for the workforce.

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Benjamin Robbins

Events Associate

Ben is an events associate of the club. Currently in his 2nd year of a Bachelor of Business degree, he is majoring in accounting and finance focusing on a career in audit and assurance.

He loves animals and is in the process of fostering cats.

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Jacob Tupe

Website Developer

Jacob studies a Bachelor of Computer and Information Sciences at AUT, majoring in Software Development.

He has a particular interest in programming, so when the opportunity arose he become one of two website developers for the club.

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Biby Rose Matthew

Engagement Associate

Biby Rose Mathew studies a Master of Business Information Systems at AUT.

She always likes to stay proactive and loves to spend time building relationships with others. She wants to keep her work-life balanced and to succeed in life.

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Finlay Benton


Finlay is Treasurer of the club and is in his third year of the Bachelor of Business, majoring in Finance. He has a keen interest in wealth management and advisory.

Finlay has his eyes set on post-graduate study to further his knowledge in these areas.

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Grace Lee

Marketing Director

Grace is currently doing a Graduate Diploma in Finance after graduating with a Bachelor of Arts double majoring in Film, Television and Media Studies and Communications at University of Auckland.

She is interested in fitness, the psychology behind digital media and is wanting to pursue a career in Banking.

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Hannah Ruthven

Head Of Design

Hannah is in her third year of the Bachelor of Creative Technolgies, majoring in UX/UI Design.

She has a passion for programming, design and collabrating and creating experiences with others.

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Kitty Ubonpatsiri

Events Associate

Currently in her second year of her Bachelor of Business degree, Kitty is one of the Events Associates of the AUT Investment Club. She is majoring in Accounting and Finance.

Kitty is a big foodie and enjoys spending her spare time trying out new restaurants. She also enjoys keeping fit by going to the gym.

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Luke Haythornthwaite

Executive Committee Member

Luke is in his second year of his Bachelor of Business, majoring in Finance and International Business and Strategy. He takes a dynamic role in the club, assisting with and adding value to a variety of club operations. You'll always find Luke quick to engage with conversations about the stock market.

Additionally he is passionate about people, he loves books and videogames and is a self confessed batman nerd.

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Muhammad Lambat

Marketing Director

Muhammad is one of the two marketing directors here at the AUT Investment Club. He is currently pursuing a Master of Applied Finance.

He’s super passionate about investing and runs an ethical investing Instagram blog (@musliminvesting) in his spare time.

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Alex Dam

Ex President (2021)

Alex was the president of the club in 2021 and was studying towards a Bachelor Of Business, majoring in Finance.

He has interests in startups, venture capital, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and playing guitar in his spare time.

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