Advisors

Board Director:
Privilege Holdings / Nucleus Commercial Finance

Board Advisor: Research – Finance / Lending Strategies
Prestige Capital Management / Prestige Fund Management

Associated with Prestige since 2013

David is a Director of Privilege Holdings Limited (formerly Eastern Counties Finance Limited) and Nucleus Commercial Finance Limited and serves as a board advisor to Prestige Fund Management Limited – focusing on asset-based lending, leasing and finance solutions. He also advises on the company’s proprietary investments, as well as researching new investment opportunities.

He brings a wealth of experience in commercial asset-based lending and finance activity, having worked for Barclays Bank plc from 1974-2001, where his last role involved acting as a Corporate Manager responsible for a mixed portfolio of 150 small and medium-sized enterprise clients with a bias towards property development / investment and franchised motor dealers. From 2001-2010 he was employed by Allied Irish Bank where he built from scratch over 5 years a GBP 160 million loan book which had minimum defaults and focused on charitable, healthcare and education sectors, unlike most other British teams which were heavily exposed to the property sector.

From 2010-2013 he was persuaded to rejoin Barclays where he acted as a Relationship Director with a portfolio of over 40 corporate clients (sales turnover GBP 5m – 50m) biased towards professional service sectors. He brings a particular set of professional skills including credit analysis, credit negotiation, business risk analysis, market risk analysis and operational risk analysis as well as previous experience at British Insurance Association, London.

Board Advisor: Chief Risk Officer / Specialist Project Manager
Prestige Fund Management / Prestige Capital Management

Associated with Prestige since 2016

Jonathan is the Chief Risk Officer for Prestige Fund Management and Specialist Project Manager for the firm. He is also a Director of the Luxembourg-based Prestige Funds.

He has a career in financial services spanning over 20 years, split between the United Kingdom and the United States of America with international banking groups including Credit Suisse Asset Management (CSAM), Barclays Capital, BNP Paribas and JP Morgan Chase. He was previously a Vice President at CSAM where he worked for over ten years. He previously worked as an Analyst at Barclays, an Analyst at BNP Paribas, and he began his career at JP Morgan Chase.

Jonathan studied at Texas A&M University, a senior military college, where he was awarded a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance with a Certificate in International Business and he spent four years with the US Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps.

Jonathan is approved in Luxembourg by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF).

Board Director:
Prestige Asset Distribution

Board Advisor:
Prestige Fund Management

Associated with Prestige since 2009

Lyn became a Board Director of Prestige Asset Distribution Limited in 2020 and is a long-standing Board Advisor to Prestige Fund Management Limited.  She is resident in the Cayman Islands.

She taught French language and literature in the United States; she has worked in Real Estate sales and marketing services, and has a broad range of experience in the financial services industry including commercial banking with a focus on compliance, trust administration, fund administration including shareholder services registration, accounting, corporate services and reporting; and has worked in internal financial management (treasury, lending solutions, payables and receivables, budgeting and reporting); and financial management of retail businesses.

She was awarded a BA and an MA in French from Emory University, Atlanta, USA.  She is a Certified Public Accountant and holds membership of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (TEP) and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (CFE).

Board Advisor: Research – Qualitative Investment Strategies
Prestige Fund Management

Associated with Prestige since 2009

Sharon serves as a qualitative research analyst for Prestige Fund Management Limited and serves as an advisor to the Board.

She started her career as an Analyst for Hewitt Associates (Chicago) and, following that, was a corporate healthcare consultant with Deloitte (Chicago) between 1999 and 2002. Ms Carlson has also worked extensively in the non-profit sector as a Project Co-ordinator for the Stupski Foundation in San Francisco as well as Finance Manager for the American Refugee Committee in Darfur, Sudan.

She holds a BA from Northwestern University (Economics and German Studies) and an MPhil from Oxford University (Development Studies). She speaks German fluently and has a working knowledge of French.