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Founder & CEO
Nicholas has twenty-five years of experience in international banking with HSBC. He has had global experience working in senior positions, including EXCOs and Boards, in Hong Kong, UAE, Qatar, India, Indonesia, the UK and Mauritius. His broad exposure took him across multiple disciplines of Corporate, Investment, Risk and Private Banking. The Entrepreneur’s Investment Office Limited (“EIO”) was established in 2016 and he joined the group in 2017 as CEO and Founder. EIO is owned by several entrepreneurs and high-net-worth individuals and is currently focused primarily on being the Investment Advisor to a number of real estate funds with assets under management of nearly two billion dollars. Nicholas was born in Lusaka, Zambia and is a citizen of the UK. He went to Emmanuel College, Cambridge University and Exeter School. His passions are work, family-friends and exercise -particularly when these activities involve spending time with great people, solving highly complex problems and growing businesses.
Compliance Officer and MLRO – Dubai
Nisha is a financial services professional with over 12 years of experience in regulatory & compliance, AML, governance, risk, internal audits, international taxation, across UAE and India.
She assists financial services businesses in obtaining regulatory licenses from the regulators in the DIFC and ADGM for FinTechs, brokerage firms, digital assets business, robo-advisory, payment services (money services), investment advisory, asset management, fund management, etc.
She is approved to act as Compliance Officer & Money Laundering Reporting Officer, Risk Officer for multiple entities holding fund management, asset management, investment advisory license in the DIFC and the ADGM.
Nisha is a Chartered Accountant and is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments.
Head of Treasury
Shiv has over 19 years of cross functional experience in investment management, key account management and operations. He has worked extensively in start-ups in e-retail and fintech. He has also worked with multinationals such as American Express and Cap Gemini. Shiv has served clients across different sectors in UK, Europe, India and UAE. He’s an MBA (Distinction) from London Business School and has a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce from Delhi University.
Ameet Saldanha has 18 years of experience in insurance and financial services with Prudential, Capita and Nexus group with exposure to the UK & UAE markets. He has worked in supervisory and operations management roles for the last 14 years in the life insurance, medical insurance, savings & investments and pensions areas.
Charles de Boissezon
Charles has over forty years of experience in international banking starting with HSBC in London in 1971 and other senior positions in New York, Hong Kong, Chile, Jersey and Switzerland. His focus on private banking started in 1985 as a founding member of HSBC’s nascent private bank in Hong Kong. He was appointed CEO of HSBC Private Banking in Hong Kong in 1990, CEO of HSBC Private Bank (CI) Ltd and HSBC Trustee (CI) Ltd in Jersey in 1993. He became CEO of HSBC Private Bank/British Bank of the Middle East in Geneva in 1995. He joined Switzerland’s Banque Piguet & Cie SA as CEO in 2003. He was appointed CEO of India’s Hinduja Group’s banking arm, Hinduja Bank (Switzerland) Ltd, in 2011.
Vice Chairman – Director
Mike has over twenty years experience in the finance / auditing / consultancy industry and possesses vast knowledge of business in various areas, covering financial analysis, financial modelling, business consultancy, management, feasibilities, contract review/management/negotiation, project management, auditing, accounting, IT consultancy / ERP implementations .Became Financial Comptroller for a Company Group in Canada before settling in the UAE in 1998
Tamim has over 35 years of diversified investment banking experience in the region. He has established and managed various investment banking operations and managed institutional monies, dealt with various local/international financial instruments and served on the board of directors of public companies & on the board of the Jordanian Financial Intermediaries Association. Tamim was a senior advisor to the director general of Dubai Financial Market (2004-2005), served on the advisory team drafting the Federal Companies Law proposed by Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry (2005) and on the advisory team drafting the Jordanian Securities Law in collaboration with the World Bank (1997). Tamim was also a member of the organization and automation committee of Amman Bourse (1996- 1997) and advised the processes committee at Dubai International Financial Exchange DIFX (Currently, NASDAQ Dubai). Tamim also acted as CEO of SHUAA Capital International at the DIFC and headed SHUAA Securities and Al Mal Securities in the UAE. Tamim holds a Bachelor of Science degree in civil engineering from California State University Fresno, USA, (1981).
Zarir Cama (Zed) started his Banking career in 1967 and joined The Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank (HSBC) in 1968. He worked for the Group for 44 years in different capacities in several countries, including India, Hong Kong, Saudi Arabia, the UK and Malaysia and retired in December 2011. He was a Group General Manager of HSBC Holdings Plc. He was the first Indian to Head the group in India and the first Asian to do so in Malaysia. He setup a new International Division overseeing the Group’s business worldwide. He was also given overall responsibility for the Group’s Retail & Commercial business in Continental Europe. He was a Non-Executive Director of HSBC Subsidiaries till end June 2018 and on the Board of several other companies in the UK and Singapore.
Kent has over ten years of experience in accounting, financial statement reporting and analysis, tax implementation and corporate finance. He is a registered Finance Officer in DFSA and FSRA for various categories managing capital and liquidity adequacy, management reporting, and regulatory submissions. Kent has been in the consultancy business having worked with various industries (financial services, asset management, trading, consultancy, academe). He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) holding a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting from Xavier University.
CEO – EIO United Kingdom
Stuart Taylor ACIB DipFS ceMAP MCSI An experienced banking and investment manager for over 45 years. Stuart has held senior management and director roles with HSBC Private Banking, Ahli United Bank and Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank. From March 2015 he was employed by a Middle East Investment company to advise and direct on establishing a presence in the UK. This led to the establishment of Peterhouse Securities, a trading platform that he founded and managed until October 2020. He has a strong knowledge of the UK’s regulatory framework, corporate governance, risk management, financial crime, AML, and delivering investment, credit and asset protection solutions. He is married with four children and, in addition to family activities, enjoys playing golf, watching sport, gardening, cooking and playing the saxophone