Our Team

Peter Tiffin (B Comm. ASIA, GAICD, MBA, ACA) - Director
Peter Tiffin

After spending a number of years with Price Waterhouse and being admitted to the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants, Peter moved to the financial industry where he has subsequently had over 20 years experience which has included working for the asset management arms of two global powerhouses, HSBC and Credit Suisse before being one of the founding Partners of Ambassador in 2004.

He has built strong relationships with many of the leading researchers and asset consultants as well as the gate keepers to many of the largest and most influential superannuation funds.

Peter has been instrumental in the launch of several successful income focused products in Australia including Syndicated/(Leveraged) Loans, Hybrids and High Yield funds and has helped establish a boutique specialist fixed interest investment manager.

Prior to establishing Ambassador, Peter had extensive marketing experience of the listed property, direct property and fixed interest asset classes.

In addition to being a Chartered Accountant, he is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors, a Fellow of FINSIA and was awarded an MBA from the MGSM (Macquarie).

Andrew Vrech (BEng(Hons)) - Director
Andrew Vrech


Andrew had ten years experience at William M. Mercer working in a variety of roles including actuarial analyst, administration project manager, pension consultant and investment consultant.

In 1993 he was selected to establish an investment consulting practice in the Mercer Hong Kong office. Over two and a half years there he built the practice into a credible alternative in the marketplace and won a number of major clients.

On return to Australia, Andrew was an investment consultant in Mercer’s Melbourne office, advising clients on asset allocation and fund manager selection. Andrew was also a member of the global equity research team.

In 1997 Andrew moved to Fidelity Investments as Manager, Business Development where he was involved in all aspects of business development and client servicing. Whilst at Fidelity funds under management went from A$0.5bn to $A7bn and Andrew was responsible for the attainment of a number of blue-chip clients.

Andrew has a strong reputation in the market with both the investment consultant fraternity that he understands well and the key decision makers at the major superannuation funds.

Peter Murphy (LLB, BCom, MBA, Grad Dip App Fin)
Peter Murphy

(LLB, BCom, MBA, Grad Dip App Fin)

Peter has had a 25 year career in the financial services industry with over 15 years experience in funds management commencing with National Mutual Funds Management/AXA Australia Funds Management in June 1995.  Whilst there, he held senior institutional client relations and business development positions.

In 2001, he joined Alliance Capital Australia Ltd, later to be become AllianceBernstein Australia Ltd, with primary responsibility for business development and client management within the Industry Fund and Public Sector markets. Whilst at AllianceBernstein, he established a strong track record of winning key accounts across a range of asset classes as well as retaining clients. During his time there, Peter was also instrumental in obtaining product endorsements from the major investment consultants.

Prior to working in funds management, Peter completed a Master of Business Administration at the Melbourne Business School. Before that he worked for Citicorp Investment Bank, in Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Finance, and in stockbroking with Citicorp Scrimgeour Vickers having responsibility for Corporate Advisory. He also worked for three years with the former National Companies and Securities Commission, now the Australian Securities & Investments Commission.

Christina Yip Client Service and Office Manager
Christina Yip
Customer Relations Manager

Christina has over 20 years administration and client service experience. Prior to joining Ambassador Funds Management Services, Christina worked in the Sydney office of Fidelity Investments where she was responsible for the office management. Christina brings to Ambassador strong experience and skills in customer and sales support.

Amongst other client service duties, Christina is responsible for liaising between the fund managers and the investors, ensuring reports are accurate and received on a timely basis.