Mohamed Mughal – Founder & Chief Executive Officer Mohamed has spent 17 years in the financial industry and covered the Middle East for more than 8 years. His product coverage has ranged from Investment Banking, Asset Management, Brokerage, FX, Derivatives and Credit & Rates.

Mohamed worked for JP Morgan for 9 years on both the buy and sell side of their business and managed assets in excess of USD 1 Billion. In 2006, Mohamed gained a JP Morgan Service Star Award in recognition of his outstanding leadership with Clients and supporting the company’s principles.

Mohamed has also worked for two of the largest Dubai based Investment firms and worked in Sales as a senior relationship manager and focussed on four core business lines – Brokerage (incl. fixed income), Asset Management, Investment Banking and Private Equity. He developed core broking relationships within the Middle East, Europe, Asia and the Far East.

Mohamed holds a Bachelor of Science Honours degree from the University of London and the “International Certificate of Wealth Management” with the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment; and manages a successful Middle East Advisory offering for international institutional clients.

Mohamed specializes in managing relationships and business developing client business in affluent industries such as corporate, industrial and SME in the Middle East/GCC. His contacts range from Sovereigns, Financial Groups, Conglomerate groups, Private Wealth business, International and Family Office client base.

Sydney Kofiloto - Director Sydney holds a BA in Financial Service from the University of Greenwich and has spent his professional life in financial services working with a number of high profile clients over the last 15 years.

He commands an extensive and international network of investors and funds. Sydney’s finance career began as an analyst with Bordier & Cie a discretionary boutique asset manager in London.

He then joined Bank of America Merrill Lynch as a Portfolio Officer thereafter spending several years at HSBC Global Asset Management on their wholesale marketing platform and worked on the charity desk at Newton Investment Management. Sydney then spent a number of years working with Royal London Asset Management, managing IFA relationships and recently Bespoke Connections managing the Private Equity and Real Estate desk.
Charles Kweku Nkrumah - West African Regional Executive Kweku Nkrumah’s area of specialization is Business Development and an outstanding marketer.

Charles was previously a Director for a number of West African institutions/organizations: Africa Trust Net (Ghana), BFS-Ghana, UAC-Buea, Cameroon (ICT). Also part of the management team at Lotaluora Investment in Lagos and also currently a Director of Affairs with Chade Havilah, an advisory firm in Ghana.

Charles has a great skill and experience in identifying good projects, mobilizing and executing them.
Carl Halvorson – Managing Director: Hospitality, Entertainment & Sports A Swiss Hotel School, Business Graduate, Carl Halvorson has spent the past 26 years in the International Hospitality & Entertainment Industry’s. He also specialized in sports deals and investment capital from multiple international sources. Carl worked with several large international hotel companies in Asia, Australia and USA in operations & development.

With a large network developed over many years, Carl is now leading in the various business segments of development with various business groups, development companies, introductions to capital sources, identifying business products and assets for acquisition. Carl has experience with balancing, Investment Groups and Company Asset Ownership on a daily level to deliver optimal deal placement and relationship success.

From Business to Commercial Development to Consulting on hospitality projects in USA, Caribbean and Mexico, the ability to bring them together with GCC ownership / investment, therefore giving Carl, extensive range in his experience and local knowledge.

Christos Kakourides – Cyprus, Ukraine and Russia Regional Executive Christos Kakourides. Mr. Kakourides has been involved in a wide spectrum of companies. Previously, he was a CEO of a large conglomerate group in Ukraine for nearly half a decade, and also held CFO positions.

From his previous executive experience in Audit and Tax advisory, Christos has a large network within the CIS countries, Scandinavian, Europe and Australia.