Directors

Board Director & Founder:
Prestige Capital Management / Prestige Fund Management / Prestige Asset Distribution / Prestige International Marketing Services and various Prestige Funds

Associated with Prestige since 2007

Craig is the Founder of Prestige Capital Management Limited, Prestige Fund Management Limited, Prestige Asset Distribution Limited and Prestige International Marketing Services Limited, Prime Holdings Limited and is a Board Director of all Prestige Funds. He is also a Director of Nucleus Holdings Limited and is a Co-Founder and Non-Executive Director of OpenFunds Investment Services AG.

Craig was formerly the Managing Director and Co-Founder of Platinum Capital Management Limited, an international asset management group. Formerly, he was Head of Portfolio Management and Asset Allocation at Titan Capital Management Limited, an international asset management group. Prior experience includes serving as a Proprietary Trader at Gaiacorp Trading Limited (an international asset management group) and Proprietary Trader at London Currency Exchange Limited (a private client / proprietary trading house).

Craig has over 25 years’ experience in financial services as a professional investment manager, trader and investor in alternative investments, hedge funds, capital markets, and real estate and has written several articles for various financial publications including the AIMA Journal. He has served as a Board Director on over 20 international funds.

Craig graduated with a BA (Hons) in Business Administration from Huddersfield University and has a Higher National Diploma in Business and Finance from the University of Greenwich (London). He also attended the New York Institute of Finance (NYIF) where he studied financial markets and derivative trading and is also a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI).

Craig is authorised by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA), approved in Switzerland by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA), approved in Luxembourg by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF), is a certified individual for UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) purposes and is registered with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA).

Board Director – Chief Operating Officer:
Prestige Asset Management

Board Director:
Prestige Capital Management

Associated with Prestige since 2007

Deborah is an Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of Prestige Asset Management Limited and Board Director of Prestige Capital Management Limited.

She has over 25 years’ experience in business administration, process management and development, delivering a wide range of both client and supplier focused solutions. She was formerly Director of Client Services at an international asset management group with approximately USD 1 billion under management. She has also held several operational and management roles within supply chain and contract management at Gardline Marine Sciences (the world’s largest independently-owned marine survey company), Aviva plc, the largest UK insurance company and the Rotch Property Group.

Approved in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to perform a Senior Management Function and approved in Malta by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA).

Board Director:
Prestige Asset Management

Associated with Prestige since 2008

Robert is a Director of Prestige Asset Management and has been involved as Director of various Prestige entities and funds since 2008.

His early background was in financial services as a financial markets trader in London running large proprietary trading books at Bankers Trust (an investment bank), Chemical Bank (an investment bank) and Royal Trust Bank (an investment bank). In 1994 he became a founder member and director of London based City Fund Management Limited (an investment manager), where his primary responsibilities were for operations and risk management. In 2005 he relocated to Grand Cayman and set up City Fund Management (Cayman) Limited (a risk management consultancy) that supported investment management companies in London, Cayman and the Bahamas. In 2011 he relocated to Malta to help establish Prestige Capital Management Limited and is now based in the UK.

A Certified Individual for UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) purposes and also approved by the FCA to perform a Senior Management Function.

Board Director:
Prestige Capital Management

Associated with Prestige since 2011

David is a Director of Prestige Capital Management Limited.

David has been serving on various boards of regulated firms as an independent director since 2010. Between 2010 and 2018 he was Co-Owner and Chief Operating Officer at Cordium Malta, providing corporate governance and regulatory compliance and support services to the investment services and funds industry, during which time he also held various roles such as Compliance Officer, Risk Monitoring Officer and Anti-Money Laundering Reporting Officer of a number of regulated funds and investment firms.

Following his departure from Cordium Malta in September 2018, his focus is now on acting as an independent director. Prior to Cordium, he was Group Financial Controller with a diversified group of companies and between 2004 and 2008, he was Chief Officer for corporate services at Malta Enterprise Corporation.

David started his career in 1992 at PricewaterhouseCoopers where he spent 12 years in business assurance. David has over 27 years of experience and has gained a solid background in corporate governance, risk management, regulatory compliance, accounting and financial reporting, audit and risk assessment, corporate strategy and operations. He is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants

David is approved in Malta by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA).

Director:
Premium Holdings / Prestige Fund Management / Prestige Asset Distribution / Prestige International Marketing Services

Associated with Prestige since 2016

Peter is a Director of Premium Holdings Limited, Prestige Fund Management Limited, Prestige Asset Distribution Limited and Prestige International Marketing Services Limited.

He began his career with Coopers & Lybrand (PWC) in 1976 working in their Belfast and Edinburgh offices before being transferred by them to the Cayman Islands. He and a former Coopers & Lybrand colleague subsequently established Benbow Anderson & Co., (a firm of Chartered Accountants) which provided both accounting and additional services. Several years later Benbow Anderson & Co. was acquired by Deloitte Touche (an international accounting firm) at which point he became a Director of both Deloitte Touche and its sister partnership, Rawlinson & Hunter, and specialised in the management of Funds and Trusts. He initiated and oversaw the development of a subsequent joint venture between Rawlinson & Hunter and Smith & Williamson (RHSW Caribbean Limited or ‘RHSW’) which has become well known for its restructuring and liquidation expertise.

He was awarded a BSc (Econ) Hons from Queen’s University, Belfast, and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Ireland.

He is a past President of the Cayman Islands Society of Professional Accountants. Peter is registered as a Professional Director with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA).

Board Director:
Prestige Luxco Holding 1 Sàrl / Prestige Luxco Holding 2 Sàrl

Associated with Prestige since 2011

Luc is a Board Director of the Luxembourg-registered Prestige Funds and a Manager of the Special Purpose Vehicles for all Prestige Funds. He is also the Managing Partner of DMS & Associés SARL, a member of DFK International, a Luxembourg-based specialist accounting, tax and consulting firm with areas of expertise in business valuation, consolidation, external auditing and business consulting, focusing on financial companies, international structures, private equity and other professional within the financial sector.

He has extensive experience in the establishment and management of Luxembourg Soparfis and international structures and was formerly employed at Arthur Anderson & Cie.

He graduated from Université de Nancy II with Maîtrise et Sciences Economiques. He is also a certified External Auditor, a former member of the Institut des Réviseurs d’Enterprises, Luxembourgeois (IRED), a certified chartered accountant and a member of the Ordre des Experts Comptables Luxembourgeois (OECL). He is fluent in French, English, German and Luxembourgish.

Luc is approved in Luxembourg by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF).

Board Director (Non Executive):
Prestige Asset Management

Associated with Prestige since 2008

Michael is a Non-Executive Officer of Prestige Asset Management Limited and a Board Advisor to Prestige.

He is also the founder of a UK-based specialist investment boutique, Rise Partners, focusing on financing and structured products which has provided retained services to international fund management groups. Prior to that Mr Romanek was Executive Director of a boutique advisory group, and Director of Alternative Investments for Fortis Bank’s Merchant Banking Division where his role spanned multiple business lines of the division, providing services to the alternative investment funds sector. Prior to this role, within Fortis he was Director of Business Development-Europe of Prime Fund Solutions. In this role he split his time between Europe and Asia-Pacific. Prior to joining Fortis he was Head of European Operations for a listed derivatives trading platform firm, YesTrader, and a consultant to and Business Development Manager for Group Deutsche Börse, where his responsibilities included the expansion of both their Eurex and Xetra platforms. He began his career in the early 1990s as a derivatives trader on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange followed by the London International Financial Futures and Options Exchange (now NYSE LIFFE).

An FCA Directory Person for UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) purposes.

Board Director:
Various Prestige Funds (Cayman)

Associated with Prestige since 2011

Ebony is a Board Director of the Cayman-registered Prestige Funds and has experience in all aspects of the operation of offshore investment funds including regulation, compliance, audit, :and administration, ensuring added value to the corporate governance of an investment fund. She is employed by International Management Services Limited (“IMS”) and serves as a Director on the boards of alternative investment funds and special purpose vehicles.

Prior to joining IMS she was a Vice President at Maples Fiduciary Services (Cayman) Limited where she served as a Director for several years on a wide range of investment funds including multi-manager funds, hedge funds, private equity funds and segregated portfolio companies. In addition to providing director services, she also specialised in providing fiduciary services to unit trusts. Prior to that she worked at Walkers SPV Limited as a Business Analyst, and at the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA) as a Treasury Analyst.

She has a Bachelor of Business Administration in International Business and Finance from Florida International University and a Certificate in Executive MBA studies from the University of Toronto. She also earned a Diploma in Fund Administration (Merit) from the University of Manchester (UK).

Ebony is a member of the Cayman Islands Directors Association and an Accredited Director of the Chartered Secretaries of Canada. She is also a Notary Public of the Cayman Islands and is registered with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA).

Board Director:
Premium Holdings International

Associated with Prestige since 2009

Raffaele is a Director of Premium Holdings International Limited which comprises Prestige Fund Management Limited, Prestige International Marketing Services Limited, Prestige Asset Distribution Limited and Nucleus. He is a resident of Switzerland and has over 20 years of experience in the delivery of business advisory and consultancy services in the fields of asset and wealth management; wealth and estate planning; trusts; real estate; international cross-border activity including legal and tax issues; corporate finance and restructuring; sports finance; and Mergers and Acquisitions. His client base includes companies, institutional clients, corporate leaders, funds and individuals. He has expertise in financial and tax consulting for foreign investment plans and businesses, reorganisation and restructuring projects and family businesses.

His private firm, Aurea Multi Family Office, is located in Lugano, Switzerland. He started his career in Italy in one of the ‘Big-Four’ independent international public accountant firms, working from 1987 to 1992, where he trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1989. From 1992 to 1996 he held positions as Senior Executive and Senior Manager with a merchant bank group and served on the boards of many group companies mainly in Europe and South America.

He is an Honours graduate of the Catholic University of Milan and also undertook postgraduate Masters programmes in Trust Law and Practice, and Legal & Business English for Italian Lawyers and Accountants. He is a Qualified Accountant and a Qualified Auditor in Italy and licensed by the Fiduciario Commercialista (1998) and Fiduciario Finanziario (2016).

Registered with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA).

NOTE: ‘Nucleus’ refers collectively to Nucleus Holdings Limited and Nucleus Commercial Finance Limited.

Board Director:
Prestige Asset Distribution

Board Advisor:
Prestige Fund Management

Associated with Prestige since 2009

Lyn became a Board Director of Prestige Asset Distribution Limited in 2020 and is a long-standing Board Advisor to Prestige Fund Management Limited.  She is resident in the Cayman Islands.

She taught French language and literature in the United States; she has worked in Real Estate sales and marketing services, and has a broad range of experience in the financial services industry including commercial banking with a focus on compliance, trust administration, fund administration including shareholder services registration, accounting, corporate services and reporting; and has worked in internal financial management (treasury, lending solutions, payables and receivables, budgeting and reporting); and financial management of retail businesses.

She was awarded a BA and an MA in French from Emory University, Atlanta, USA.  She is a Certified Public Accountant and holds membership of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (TEP) and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE).

Board Director:
Prestige Capital Management

Associated with Prestige since 2020

Noel is a Chartered Accountant having trained with PricewaterhouseCoopers in their London office. He has over twenty years of hands-on experience in the London investment management sector in regulated entities, holding senior financial, operational and compliance roles. He is a resident of Malta and acts as a business consultant to a variety of firms, including regulated entities. He is particularly active in assisting start-ups and entities looking to scale up their business.  Until 2013 he was the Chief Financial Officer for Clive Capital, a commodity hedge fund that peaked at over USD 5 billion AUM. Between 2005 and 2010, he was one of the founders of and served as Chief Operations Officer for Chirin Capital, an Asia equity long/short hedge fund. He holds several non-executive directorships in various jurisdictions. He is a graduate of the University of Essex.

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

Board Director

Associated with Prestige since 2018

Christophe is a Board Director of the Luxembourg-registered Prestige Funds.  He is also a partner with DMS & Associés Sàrl, a member of DFK International, a Luxembourg-based specialist accounting, tax and consulting firm with areas of expertise in business valuation, consolidation, external auditing and business consulting, focusing on financial companies, international structures, private equity and other professionals within the financial sector. He has extensive experience in the establishment and management of Luxembourg Soparfis and international structures.

Formerly employed by KPMG Luxembourg, he started his career with Abax Group in their accounting and tax department. He graduated from the University Louis Pasteur in Strasbourg with a Master’s in International Business Management.

He is a certified chartered accountant and member of the Ordre des Experts Comptables Luxembourgeois (OECL). He also holds a certified internal auditor qualification from the US institute of internal auditors.

Christophe is approved in Luxembourg by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF).

Board Director:
Prestige Fund Management

Associated with Prestige since 2020

Wayne is a Director of Prestige Fund Management Limited and a member of its Investment Committee.  He is a financial services professional with over 25 years of experience working in the financial sector in the Cayman Islands and has been responsible for developing operational and compliance policies and procedures for a wide range of financial service providers.

He is a registered director with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority, a past Director of the Cayman Islands Fund Administrators Association, a member of the Cayman Islands Directors Association, and a Notary Public in the Cayman Islands. He was awarded a Bachelor of Commerce degree from McGill University in 1975, the Canadian Chartered Accountant designation in 1982 and the Trust and Estate Practitioner designation from the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners in 2008.

Registered as a professional director with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA).

Independent Director: Premium Alziraea Fund

Associated with Prestige since 2020

Mr Woolaver, B.Acc., C.P.A., C.A., Acc.Dir., a resident of the Cayman Islands, is a Canadian Chartered Professional Accountant and Chartered Accountant, has a Bachelor of Accounting degree from Brock University in St Catharines, Ontario, Canada, holds the Accredited Director designation granted by the Chartered Governance Institute of Canada and is registered as a Professional Director in the Cayman Islands pursuant to the Directors Registration and Licensing Act 2014. He is also a member of the Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants and a founding member of the Cayman Islands Directors Association. He is employed by International Management Services Limited (“IMS”) and serves as a director on the boards of alternative investment funds and special purpose vehicles.

Prior to joining IMS in 2012 he was a Senior Vice President at Maples Fiduciary Services, from 2007 to 2012, where his primary role was to serve as a director of Cayman Islands investment funds covering a wide range of strategies and structures. From 2000 to 2007 he worked at Citco Fund Services (Cayman Islands) Limited where he was a Senior Account Manager. He was responsible for managing the entire relationship for a large group of investment funds. During this time, he liaised with investment managers, shareholders, auditors, legal counsel and other service providers on all matters. From 1998 to 2000 he worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers in the Cayman Islands where he provided audit, business and advisory services to asset management and other financial services clients. From 1991 to 1998 he worked for an accounting firm in London, Ontario, Canada.