An experienced team dedicated to providing access to digital currency assets and innovative investment solutions

We’re an asset management company that oversees a range of digital assets, including digital currency and indexed funds to bring innovative exposures to investors.

Our goal is to identify and develop specialised public and private offerings and make them accessible to institutional and retail investors. Through this, Cosmos Asset Management aims to be Australia’s preeminent digital currency and emerging technology asset manager.

We offer investors access to an experienced fund management team that specialises in the digital asset space

Dan K. Annan Jr.


Dan is the chief executive officer of Cosmos Asset Management (CAM) and is responsible for leading the business operations and strategic direction. He has extensive experience in the local and global funds management industry, with over 15 years dedicated to Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs).

Before CAM, Dan was head of BetaShares Institutional ETF Business for three years. Prior to BetaShares, Dan held various roles within the iShares ETF business for BlackRock in the US and Australia. His final US post focused on capital markets, where he worked with global banks to incorporate equity and fixed income ETFs into their business models to support trading and liquidity of the ETF ecosystem.

Dan started his career with AllianceBernstein in 2002 with coverage of US and Canadian pensions, corporates, foundations and endowments.

Dan holds a Bachelor of Economics from St. Lawrence University, New York.

Josh Best


Josh is responsible for Portfolio Management and Product Innovation at Cosmos Asset Management.

Josh was a co-founder and chief investment officer at KIS Capital Partners Pty Ltd (KIS Capital). KIS Capital was an Australia-based hedge fund management company with an Asia ex-Japan focus and was established in June 2009. KIS Capital’s primary focus was to manage funds on behalf of high net worth individuals, family offices and institutions.

Josh has completed an SIA Diploma of Financial Markets (2003), and is RG 146 Compliant (2003). He has also held roles as an authorised representative since 2003.

James Manning


James is the founder and director of Cosmos and is the Chief Executive Officer of its parent company, Mawson Infrastructure Group Inc. (NASDAQ: MIGI) (MIGI).

MIGI is a leading global digital infrastructure business, with a focus on digital mining, including Bitcoin.

Since founding Mawson, James has been responsible for overall strategy, operations and management of Mawson and its subsidiaries. As part of his role as CEO of Mawson, James founded Cosmos Asset Management.

James is also the Managing Director of Vertua Limited (NSX: VERA), an investment company listed on the NSX that, amongst other things, manages the Vertua Opportunities Fund, focussed on tourism and related assets. James’ diverse background in property development and professional services has given him an insight into both practical deliverables as well as complex regulatory and cross border transactions.

James has completed a Master of Business (Finance) from The University of Technology Sydney and Bachelor of Accounting from Australian Catholic University. He is a Fellow of the Institute of Company Directors (FAICD), and a member of the Institute of Public Accountants (IPA).

Martin Rogers


Martin is responsible for Investor Relations and Market Research and jointly responsible for Product Innovation at Cosmos Asset Management.

Martin is a venture capitalist, start-up investor and company director.

Martin has chemical engineering and computer science degrees and has a depth of experience in incubating companies and publicly listed organisations.

Martin has experience in all aspects of financial, strategic and operational management and has helped raise over $200m in cash equity. Martin has been both an investor and senior executive in a private funded advisory business in the tech, science and life-sciences sectors.

Martin established, and is currently the Chief Investment Officer of, KTM Ventures, an ESVCLP (Early Stage Venture Capital Limited Partnership) incorporated under Australian law that provides investment returns in a tax-effective fund focused upon pre-IPO and private expansion capital.

Martin has completed a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemistry) and Bachelor of Science (Computing) from the University of New South Wales.

Nick Hughes-Jones

Head of Trading

Nick is head of trading for Cosmos Assets Management. Nick has over 15 years’ experience in financial markets and funds management, and as Chief Commercial Officer is responsible for the corporate strategy and development of Mawson Infrastructure Group. Nick has been involved with Mawson since its inception, and before joining the firm worked at Bell Financial Group and Southern Cross Equities, two of Australia’s leading equities and funds management groups. Nick holds a bachelor of Commerce (Corporate Finance/Business Law) from the University of Sydney.

Tim Broadfoot

Head of Operations

Tim is head of operations for Cosmos Assets Management. Tim has over 10 years’ experience in a broad range of fields from senior management in building and construction to corporate finance and asset management. Tim’s role in the Mawson Infrastructure Group is Australian Operations Manager and has been a part of the Mawson team since inception. Tim holds a Bachelor of Finance from the University of Western Australia.

Olga Shtifelman

Compliance Manager

Olga ensures the back office of the Cosmos group of companies runs smoothly and efficiently. Olga looks after all things HR, administration and client relations.