Nicholas has twenty-five years of experience in international banking with HSBC. He has had a global experience working in senior positions, including EXCOs and Boards, in Hong Kong, UAE, Qatar, India, Indonesia, 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 a number of 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 has over twenty years as a trader and manager at leading banking and financial firms such as Daiwa Bank Europe Limited and Cantor Fitzgerald and is currently the Securities Director of Hera 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.
Ken is an experienced and qualified trader who oversees 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 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, cumulating 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.