Marcus Wignell is the Chief Operating Officer of NewAg Partners. Marcus has over 20 years of experience including as an Executive Committee Member at Amherst Capital, within BNY Mellon Investment Management, where amongst other duties he led the formation of their US Single Family Equity business. Marcus grew up on a farm in rural Victoria, Australia, went to law school, moved to London, New York and Boston and has been involved in the development of dozens of funds with equity commitments in excess of $25 billion. Marcus qualified and practiced as a lawyer in various roles including Deutsche Bank’s investment bank where he focused on derivatives and structured products before moving into real assets with RREEF. Marcus qualified to practice Law in England and Wales, is a Barrister and Solicitor in Victoria, Australia and is an Attorney of the New York Supreme Court.