Board Director – Chairman:
Prestige Asset Management

Associated with Prestige since 2007

David is an Executive Director, Chairman and shareholder of Prestige Asset Management Limited.

He has nearly 50 years of investment experience and has held a variety of senior roles at Williams de Broe (WdB) (latterly a UK-based subsidiary of ING whilst its investment management company was acquired by Investec) including those of Head of Institutional Sales, Chief Investment Officer and Chairman of the Investment Strategy Committee. While at WdB he was also, for a time, a Director of Banque Brussels Lambert (Jersey). He was formerly a Non-Executive Director of the ARCH Group (a UK-based investment and financial risk consulting group).

He entered the mutual fund management industry in 1969 before becoming a specialist arbitrage dealer for James Capel in 1971. His early career was spent in the UK and South Africa as a practicing Chartered Accountant.

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

Board Director – Chief Operating Officer:
Prestige Asset Management Limited

Associated with Prestige since 2007

Deborah is an Executive Director, Chief Operating Officer and shareholder of Prestige Asset Management Limited and is an Executive Director of Privilege Holdings Limited.

She has over 20 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).

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).

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