Fraud Alert
Barrenjoey has been made aware of a scam currently underway where members of the public are being approached by individuals fraudulently representing themselves as our employees to pitch fake investment schemes. This offer is supported by fake marketing materials that make unauthorised use of Barrenjoey’s corporate branding.
Barrenjoey does not offer investment products to members of the public and does not have any connection to anyone offering these products.
We would like to take this opportunity to remind Australians to be vigilant at all times when contacted by an unknown party offering investment opportunities. If you receive an email or message that claims to be from Barrenjoey, but looks suspicious, please forward it, along with any attachments to
To learn more about protecting yourself from scams, please visit the ACCC’s Scamwatch Website.
If you suspect you are a victim of fraud, please report scams involving a financial product to the Australian Securities & Investments Commission (“ASIC”) using the online reporting tool on ASIC’s website here, or to your local police.

Meet Our Team

George Kanaan

Head of Cash Equities

George has worked in financial markets for over 27 years. He joined Barrenjoey from UBS Australia where he ran the consistently-ranked number one Institutional Cash Equities business for 15 years. During that time, George was responsible for establishing and running UBS’s market-leading global ‘Blocks’ business.
Prior to that, he held roles with JP Morgan, Credit Suisse, ABN AMRO and BZW.
He has a Bachelor Commerce in Economics and Finance from the University of Western Sydney.