Rupert worked for Phillips and Drew between 1981 and 1988, serving on the LIFFE Board between 1985 and 1988. He was a member of the Committee which created the FTSE 100 Index before joining Baring Securities in 1988, where he worked in Japanese derivatives. He worked for Morgan Grenfell from 1990 to 1996, and was Chairman of Southampton Leisure Holdings Plc between 1996 and 2006. Read More
Richard joined the Group in September 2012 bringing with him over 25 years of investment management and private banking experience. Richard was appointed to the Board in December 2012, and was appointed to the role of Chief Executive Officer in January 2013.
During the past 25 years he has held senior fund management positions in the management of both institutional and private client accounts. In 2001, whilst at Singer and Friedlander Investment Management, he was appointed the CEO of the business, a position he held until 2005. He then undertook a number of senior management roles at Close Brothers Asset Management and then more recently at Credit Suisse Private Bank.
Richard is also a Non-Executive Director of Bankers Investment Trust PLC and is the Chairman designate as of the end of September 2013. He also sits on a number of charity investment committees.
Alan joined the Group from JP Morgan Asset Management in January 2010 as Operations Director and took over the Finance Directorate later that year. He trained as a Chartered Accountant with PwC, qualifying in 1991, and has spent the last 20 years working in a variety of senior management roles in the financial services industry.
Roger was Senior Partner and Chairman of DLA Piper UK from 1998 to 2005 and was appointed a Senior Consultant to the practice in May 2005. He is a Non- executive Director of MS International, Dolphin Capital Investors, Timpsons, Avia Health Informatics and a number of other non-quoted companies.
Richard is a strategy consultant with wide business experience. In his early career he worked in two stockbroking firms in the research and corporate finance departments. He has been Chairman or Non Executive Director of eleven quoted companies and a number of private companies in Banking, Finance, Invoice Factoring, Recruitment Packaging, Healthcare and a broad range of industrial areas. He was previously a member of the Investment committee of the Lazard North West Unit Trust. Prior to becoming a Non-Executive Director he was Chairman of WH Ireland Limited.