The Demeter Team

Board Members

Stuart Lever

Chairman, Non-Executive Director

Nicholas Levitt

CEO, Director

Stuart Taylor

Director

Nicholas Levitt

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.

Matthew Stewart

Matthew has over thirty-seven years as a trader and portfolio manager at leading banking and financial firms such as Daiwa Bank Europe Limited and Cantor Fitzgerald and is currently the Chief Securities Officer of Demeter Investment Holdings. Matthew has advised on forward currency and arbitrage, commodities, futures, repo’s, stock lending, and currency deposits as well as providing operational and strategic consulting.

Kenneth Wiseman

Ken is an experienced and qualified trader who oversees the trading of all fixed-income securities, hedging, syndication including product creation. Ken Provides the fundamental and technical strategies for overseeing the capital protection component of the portfolios and the High Yield Portfolio. Ken trades all fixed-income markets (corp, muni, CMO, MBS, CMBS, CLO, CDO, ABS markets including emerging markets). He also originates new issue bonds from Banks and Financial Companies and creates fixed-income products with equity components (single stock, baskets, or index).

Stuart Lever

Stuart is a private investor who has multiple investments in private equity and direct investments. Stuart is now retired but his professional life was spent building a family steel trading business that was then sold to the Macsteel Group. Stuart stayed with the group and built a highly successful career, culminating in being the regional Chief Executive Officer for them in the Middle East. The role involved not only complex logistical operations but also advanced financial management of both physical and derivative positions related to the sector. Stuart is married, with three children and spends his time between Dubai and London.

Stuart Taylor

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.

Shiv Chopra

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.

Joshua N. Boles

Joshua N. Boles is a seasoned capital markets financial engineer, having worked with multiple private family offices throughout his career on bond issuances, debt, equity, mezzanine, and project financing for special situations. Joshua has a deep understanding of financial markets, fixed-income trading, hedging, and fine-tuning risk/reward for his family offices, UHNWIs, and qualified investors. Mr. Boles attended American Military University specializing in Intelligence Studies with a focus in Counterterrorism.

Salman Rajput

Salman Rajput is a highly qualified professional with approximately 16 years’ worth of experience in the investment management sector. Having studied Economics and Finance at European Business School in London, he interned at Bloomberg before gaining invaluable experience as a Product Specialist Sales Manager at the London Stock Exchange for three years.

He then moved into investments as an Investment Manager at Park Caledonia and IPM Brokers in the City of London for eight years, before striking out on his own as founder and CEO of Cadogan Asset Management in Mayfair, London, where he led for over three years. He subsequently served as a Director at SI Capital for three years.

During this time, he looked after the investment affairs of HNWs, including SIPP, ISA and traditional equity portfolios, and became compliant with the Retail Distribution Review (RDR) regime. In 2012 he became PCIAM qualified (Private Client Investment Advice and Management) from the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.

In his spare time, he enjoys visiting art galleries & sports.

Indranil Roy Chowdhury

Indranil is a Senior Advisor looking after growth and development for Demeter Investment Holdings. He is a seasoned professional with over 20 plus years of experience across the entire spectrum of Investments, M&A, Fund Raising, Corporate Strategy and Risk Management

He had a long tenure working at high performance environments of Government owned Investment Vehicles (GRE) of Dubai Holding and Emaar across both listed and privately owned entities in the UAE. He has also spent substantial time working with a major UAE based Family Conglomerate looking after Investments and Strategy. He is well exposed to the tech sector via his role at Nokia Mobile Phones and subsequent stints at the Founder’s institute and Techstar.

He has a wide industry investment and asset management experience across Real Estate Development, Hospitality, Retail, Logistics & Marine, Automotive & EVs, Energy (Conventional and Renewable), SoCom sectors (Education & healthcare), Agriculture & Food Production, Mining and Minerals, B2B Equipment & Machinery Trading, Banking & Insurance and Heavy Industrials. He has initiated and closed several multi-billion dollar opportunities in the above sectors.

He is a summa cum laude from the prestigious XLRI – Xavier School of Management, India with a Postgraduate Diploma in Management specialising in Strategy and Finance and a magna cum laude from the prestigious Visvesvaraya Technological University, Bangalore, India with a Bachelor of Engineering Degree specialising in Electronics and Communication. He is also a standing member of CFA Institute, USA and the Brookings Institute, USA.

+1 345 949 8066
PO Box 309, Ugland House, Grand Cayman, KY1-1104, Cayman Islands
operations@demeterinvestment.com

By ticking the box below, you give us consent to contact you for this purpose:

Demeter Investment Holdings is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We will only use your personal information in the way that you have requested – to manage your account and to provide the information, products and services that you require. You can unsubscribe at any time. By clicking the submit button, you consent to allow Demeter Investment Holdings to store and process the personal information submitted in the form above.