Sternship Advisers is a boutique Perth-based advisory firm established in mid-2017 by the former UBS Perth team.

Sternship prides itself on the provision of trustworthy corporate finance advice by highly experienced senior bankers who are free of conflicts.

Sternship clients benefit from direct senior relationships with both domestic and global corporates and with leading institutional investors which shape and influence both the Australian and International equity markets.


N E I L   H A M I L T O N


Neil was a Senior Advisor to, and Chairman of Perth office of UBS AG for 8 years ending May 2018. He has had a 35 year career in law and in business in funds management and investment banking industries.

He also previously held a number board positions including Chairman of Oz Minerals, Challenge Bank, Western Power Corporation, Mount Gibson Iron and Iress Market Technology and Director of Insurance Australia Group and Metcash. He is past Chairman of West Coast Eagles Football Club and the AFL Players Association Advisory Board and a Life Member of both organisations.

Neil practised law as a Partner with the firm Robinson Cox (now Clayton Utz).

Neil graduated with an LLB from The University of Western Australia.

T I M   D A Y


Tim has over 15 years experience in investment banking. Prior to founding Sternship Advisers, Tim was Executive Director and Head of the Perth UBS office for 7 years. Tim spent 5 years in investment banking with Macquarie Bank in Sydney where he worked on over 25 capital raisings and M&A mandates. He also spent two years in senior management in a Macquarie Bank operating portfolio company running product and corporate development.

Tim also spent two years in New York helping lead the asset sale process for Babcock and Brown’s US energy business which led to the sale of over $2 billion EV of energy assets.

Tim holds a Bachelor of Law from The University of Western Australia and Macquarie University as well as a Bachelor of Economics with Honours from The University of Western Australia graduating with the University Medal as the top honours student.

D E N I S   D W I P U T R A


Denis is an Associate with Sternship Advisers with over 4 years of M&A and capital markets experience at UBS with a focus on the natural resources sector but with exposure across mining services and infrastructure. Denis is highly skilled in valuation and financial analysis with experience on both sell-side and buy-side of transactions.

Denis holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance) and Engineering (Civil Engineering with First Class Honours) from The University of Western Australia. 

Y V O N N E   H O Y


Yvonne is an Associate with Sternship Advisers with over 8 years experience across asset management and investment banking industries.  Most recently, Yvonne spent 4 years in investment banking with UBS in Perth and prior to this she worked in institutional sales at Macquarie Group, Dimensional Fund Advisors and Fidelity in Sydney where she played an integral role in winning new business.

Yvonne holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Finance & Business Information Systems) from Bond University, Gold Coast.