Our teams experience, focus and passion centres on identifying opportunities within the global markets as well as industry specific alternative investments.

We understand the importance of forging long term relationships that centres on a privacy and exclusivity.

Determined and dynamic, researching and analysing investment ideas that differ from the status quo, AST Fortis has developed into a forward-thinking and innovative private office identifying opportunities from all perspectives and relying on foresight that is driving global mega trends.


We team up with the best allowing a non-biased approach to our objectives.


Alek Trpkoski

With over 25 years’ experience in all aspects of the global investment markets Alek Trpkoski has built a reputation based on honesty, integrity and driven ultimately by results.

Chief Financial

Paul Ringrose

Paul Ringrose is a widely experienced Executive with international operating responsibility extending from Chief Financial Officer to Managing Director.

Chief Legal

Lou Stojanovski

Lou commenced his legal career in 1995 and over the past 25 years has advised some of Australia’s largest corporations in relation to corporate and commercial law.

Head of Development
& Acquisitions

Jordan Paris

Jordan Paris is a business transaction facilitator, with a primary focus on M&A advisory, business brokerage and private finance lending. – Having one mission in mind: “To add exceptional value to a seamless process of business transfer”.

Global Head
of Investor Relations

Yelena V. Zemtsova, CFA.

Yelena Zemtsova’s experience in the global financial services industries and more specifically in investor relations, is vast and abundant.

Her complete focus is aligned with the end result for the client and her ability to deliver has been proven over and over again.

Yelena is a powerhouse, managing investment opportunities on all levels.

Key Account

Ace Gorgievski

Ace is an Economics graduate who has been actively involved in Business Development and the financial services industry. Aces’ key strengths are focused on next-gen mega trends and the opportunities they present long term.

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