Board Advisor: Head of International Project Management

Prestige International Marketing Services / Prestige Asset Distribution / Prestige Fund Management / Prestige Capital Management

Associated with Prestige since 2014

Iain is the Head of International Project Management of Prestige Capital Management Limited and affiliated companies.  He was formerly Chief Operating Officer of Prestige Capital Management Limited.

He previously worked for Investcorp Bank in Bahrain, before moving to Merrill Lynch and then to Wellington Management International, both in London. He then moved to London based Otkritie Securities Limited, a Russian-owned firm of stockbrokers, before joining London based Sberbank CIB (UK), Russia’s largest bank which was formerly known as Troika Dialog.

His background includes asset management; sales and trading; operations, finance and management within asset management and fund structures; and extensive corporate governance, risk planning and management of capital adequacy.

He has a BA in Business from the University of Strathclyde and is a UK qualified accountant (FCCA).

Approved in Malta by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA).

Chief Operating Officer: Prestige Capital Management Limited
Board Advisor:
Prestige

Associated with Prestige since 2016

Jonathan is the Chief Operating Officer of Prestige Capital Management.

He has a career in financial services spanning over 16 years, split between the United Kingdom and the United States of America with international banking groups Credit Suisse, Barclays Capital, BNP Paribas and JP Morgan Chase.

He studied at Texas A&M University, a senior military college, where he was awarded a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance with a Certificate in International Business, and spent four years with the US Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps.

Approved in Malta by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA).

Board Advisor: Compliance Officer and Money Laundering Reporting Officer

Prestige Asset Management Limited

Associated with Prestige since 2010

Christopher is the Compliance Officer and money laundering reporting officer of Prestige Asset Management.

He has nearly 20 years’ compliance experience gained mainly at Lazard Brothers London assisting the Group Compliance Director. More recently he has been a consultant providing compliance services, including monitoring, to small regulated firms of asset managers, venture capitalists and corporate financiers. He specialises in money laundering awareness training and regularly provides training to small regulated firms.

He is a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA) who changed career in 1993 to specialise in Compliance.

Approved in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Board Advisor: Compliance Assistant
Prestige Asset Management Limited

Associated with Prestige since 2010

Craig works as a Compliance Assistant working with the Compliance Officer and money laundering reporting officer of Prestige Asset Management Limited.

He has 10 years’ experience working as a Compliance Consultant with small regulated firms such as asset managers, venture capitalists and corporate financiers. He has also held Financial Conduct Authority functions as Compliance Officer and money laundering reporting officer for a regulated firm. Functions for which have included, but were not limited to, undertaking monitoring, returns submission, promotion review, rules analysis, permission work and procedural documentation etc.

He has an ICA Diploma in Compliance.

Company Secretary / Board Advisor

Associated with Prestige since 2007

Graham serves as the Company Secretary of Privilege Holdings Limited, Privilege Asset Finance Limited and Privilege Project Finance Limited as well as various subsidiaries and special purpose vehicles and is also a Prestige Board Advisor. He acts as internal legal counsel for Prestige Funds. He is a qualified lawyer, conversant in all areas of law, but with particular emphasis on hedge funds and alternative investments. He has over 25 years of experience in the alternative investments business, including international experience as a practicing attorney in the Cayman Islands, where he advised on banking, insurance, trusts and mutual funds.

From 1989 he was based in the UK as a lawyer and manager for Gaiacorp, the currency hedge fund, and subsequently from 1994 as Managing Director of its London subsidiary, Titan Capital Management, where he played a key role in developing the firm’s global business, including creating and managing global investment management, fund administration and independent financial advisor networks. He then helped to coordinate its sale in 2002. He has worked extensively as a consultant in the City of London, including with Mottram Partners and Millers Associates, and is currently director of the hedge fund consultancy, Hawksmoor Partners.

He is a practicing consultant solicitor with Charterhouse Law and has an MA in Law from Cambridge University.

Board Director: Privilege Holdings / Nucleus Commercial Finance

Board Advisor: Research – Finance / Lending Strategies
Prestige Capital Management / Prestige Fund Management

Associated with Prestige since 2013

David is a Director of Privilege Holdings Limited (formerly Eastern Counties Finance Limited) and Nucleus Commercial Finance Limited and serves as a board advisor to Prestige Fund Management Limited – focusing on asset-based lending, leasing and finance solutions. He also advises on the company’s proprietary investments, as well as researching new investment opportunities.

He brings a wealth of experience in commercial asset-based lending and finance activity, having worked for Barclays Bank plc from 1974-2001, where his last role involved acting as a Corporate Manager responsible for a mixed portfolio of 150 small and medium-sized enterprise clients with a bias towards property development / investment and franchised motor dealers. From 2001-2010 he was employed by Allied Irish Bank where he built from scratch over 5 years a GBP 160 million loan book which had minimum defaults and focused on charitable, healthcare and education sectors, unlike most other British teams which were heavily exposed to the property sector.

From 2010-2013 he was persuaded to rejoin Barclays where he acted as a Relationship Director with a portfolio of over 40 corporate clients (sales turnover GBP 5m – 50m) biased towards professional service sectors. He brings a particular set of professional skills including credit analysis, credit negotiation, business risk analysis, market risk analysis and operational risk analysis as well as previous experience at British Insurance Association, London.

Junior Portfolio Manager: Prestige Capital Management

Board Advisor: Prestige

Associated with Prestige since 2017

Dario has a career in financial services spanning eight years, having worked for Momentum Pensions, Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Credito Valtellinese. He was a Foreign Affairs Intern at the Italian Consulate in Rio de Janeiro after completing his Master’s Degree in Business Administration (Distinction) in Rome and his Bachelor’s Degree in Finance (First) in Milan. Part of his Master’s was undertaken at the Nanyang Business School of Singapore, where he studied for two semesters. He has since passed all 12 modules of the Association of Chartered Accountants (ACA) and is eligible for its Audit qualification, and is a student member of ICAEW, the Institute of Chartered Accounts in England and Wales. He speaks Italian, English, Spanish and Portuguese fluently.

Approved in Malta by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA).

Board Advisor: Research – Qualitative Investment Strategies
Prestige Fund Management

Associated with Prestige since 2009

Sharon serves as a qualitative research analyst for Prestige Fund Management Limited and serves as an advisor to the Board.

She started her career as an Analyst for Hewitt Associates (Chicago) and, following that, was a corporate healthcare consultant with Deloitte (Chicago) between 1999 and 2002. Ms Carlson has also worked extensively in the non-profit sector as a Project Co-ordinator for the Stupski Foundation in San Francisco as well as Finance Manager for the American Refugee Committee in Darfur, Sudan.

She holds a BA from Northwestern University (Economics and German Studies) and an MPhil from Oxford University (Development Studies). She speaks German fluently and has a working knowledge of French.

Board Advisor: International Marketing
Prestige Asset Management / Prestige Asset Distribution

Associated with Prestige since 2015

Stuart is an experienced marketing and communications professional with over 20 years of experience in the financial services industry. He has spent over 10 years as a journalist and editor, covering wealth management, cross-border fund management and investment banking. More recently he has worked in communications and digital marketing roles within the investment banking, fintech and forex trading sectors.

He has written books on trading and offshore funds and continues to advise clients in the asset management, financial data and commodities trading industries.

Board Advisor: International Business Development
Prestige Asset Management / Prestige Asset Distribution

Associated with Prestige since 2009

Nicholas serves as a Board Advisor to Prestige and has over 30 years of capital markets experience focusing on foreign exchange, fixed income and hedge funds.

Previously a Director of Currency Trading at Seymour Pierce Limited (a London-based FCA-regulated currency fund manager and corporate finance house). Previously Head of European Prime Brokerage, Global Markets at Royal Bank of Scotland Group based in London. Previously Head of Business Development and Proprietary FX Trading at Bache Financial Limited (a London-based FCA-regulated Brokerage Firm). Previously Head of Institutional Sales UK and Europe at Australia and New Zealand Bank (ANZ) based in London. Previously Associate Director and Head of FX Sales London/Singapore/Hong Kong at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson Limited based in London. Previously Director and Head of FX at Geldermann Limited (a London-based FCA-regulated Brokerage Firm). Previously Associate Director and Head of FX at Banque Indo Suez (an international investment bank).

Approved in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Director: Prestige International Marketing Services
Board Advisor: International Business Development

Associated with Prestige since 2007

Brian is a Director of Prestige International Marketing Services Limited as well as International Sales Director for Prestige Asset Distribution Limited (both based in the British Virgin Islands).

He was formerly with Abbey National Financial and Investment Services (a subsidiary of Abbey National plc) as Regional Manager and Sector Sales Manager in Asia with Scottish Provident International (a life insurance company) and Scottish Mutual International (a life insurance company). He has an extensive background in international business development and has held a number of commercial roles in marketing offshore – banking, investment funds, securities and insurance-related products – with over 20 years in the Offshore Markets of Asia and Middle East. Formerly a Senior Private Client Manager at Berkeley Burke International (a Hong Kong-based private client financial services firm) and a Private Client Wealth Manager at Connaught Financial Planning (a Hong Kong-based private client financial services firm). Formerly Managing Director at Firstlink Financial Services (a UK-based private client financial services firm) and a partner at Rothgrove Financial Services (a UK-based private client financial services firm). Also formerly a Sales Consultant at Marlowe-Sachs (a UK-based private client financial services firm).

Board Advisor: International Business Development North – Asia
Prestige Asset Distribution / Prestige International Marketing Services

Associated with Prestige since 2009

Tim is Regional Sales Director for Asia for Prestige Asset Distribution Limited and Prestige International Marketing Services Limited.

He has worked in Financial Services for over 20 years covering the Asia Pacific region since 2009. He was formerly with Thomas Lloyd, an Investment Bank and Investment Management Group based in Zurich which was primarily focused on green energy and clean technology. He was previously a Sales Manager with DIS (an international independent investment fund distributor), before which he was a Consultant with Asia Pac Limited (a Hong Kong-based private client financial services firm).

He has been resident in Asia for over 20 years and has extensive experience in a variety of financial services related firms.

Board Advisor: International Business Development – South Asia
Prestige Asset Distribution / Prestige International Marketing Services

Associated with Prestige since 2016

Richard is Regional Sales Manager for Asia for Prestige Asset Distribution Limited and Prestige International Marketing Services. He has worked in the financial services industry in the Philippines for over 20 years, primarily focusing on the South East Asia market and has an extensive network of contacts throughout Asia.

He started his career in London after being awarded a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of San Diego, California.

Board Advisor, Prestige Funds

Board Director, Prestige SPVs

Triph is a board advisor to Prestige and is a director of various special purpose vehicles controlled by Prestige. He also serves as a Director of Stavrou & Company, a London based specialist tax and financial accounting business.

He has over 20 years’ accounting and finance experience at various companies. His accountancy and finance background is varied, from practicing at London based, firm G. N. Papas & Co. to operating his own accounting / taxation consultancy business for several years.

Since 2006, he has also been providing specialist accounting and finance services to Fiske PLC a London based, FCA regulated private client stockbroker. He previously acted as a Director at Tradecompanion Holdings plc between 2007 to 2008. From 1999-2005 he was Finance Officer at Titan Capital Management Limited, a London based FCA regulated hedge fund, responsible for all accounting and regulatory financial matters.

He has been awarded graduate and post-graduate diplomas in Accounting from North London University and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Board Advisor, Prestige Asset Management, Prestige Capital Management and Prestige Fund Management

Associated with Prestige since 2018

Rassul is the Credit Director for Prestige Asset Management, Prestige Capital Management and Prestige Fund Management and his career in financial services spans 14 years. He joined from EFG Private Bank where he was the Senior Credit Manager. Prior to that he was with Credit Suisse UK, Access Bank, Barclays and Barclays Wealth Management International.

He graduated from the London Guildhall University with a BA (Hons) in Banking and Finance.

Board Advisor, Head of Finance, Prestige Capital Management

Associated with Prestige since 2017

Marina is Head of Finance with Prestige Capital Management and joined from Ernst & Young where she was Audit Manager and specialised in consumer goods, industrial products, transportation, leisure and hospitality. She worked in the Audit department of Ernst & Young in Malta for nearly six years and previously worked for Deloitte in Kiev, latterly as their Senior Auditor.

As well as fluent in English, her mother tongue is Ukrainian-Russian. She graduated from the Kiev National Economic University with a Master’s degree in International Economics and is FCCA-qualified, having held ACCA membership since 2012.