Board Director:
Privilege Finance and 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, Privilege Asset Finance Limited, Privilege Project 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 5 million- GBP 50 million) 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.

Head of International Project Management:
Prestige Capital Management Limited

Board Advisor:
Prestige International Marketing / Prestige Asset Distribution Limited / Prestige Fund Management Limited / Prestige Capital Management Limited

Associated with Prestige since 2014

Iain is the Head of International Project Management of Prestige Capital Management Limited and affiliated companies. He was formerly the Chief Operating Officer of Prestige Capital Management Limited.

He previously worked for Investcorp Bank in Bahrain, before moving to Merrill Lynch and then to Wellington Management International, both in London. He then moved to London based Otkritie Securities Limited, a Russian-owned firm of stockbrokers, before joining London based Sberbank CIB (UK), Russia’s largest bank which was formerly known as Troika Dialog.

His background includes asset management; sales and trading; operations, finance and management within asset management and fund structures; and extensive corporate governance, risk planning and management of capital adequacy.

He has a BA in Business from the University of Strathclyde and is a UK qualified accountant (FCCA).

Board Advisor:
Prestige Fund Management Limited

Research:
Qualitative Investment Strategies

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. She 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.

Board Advisor:
Prestige Asset Management / Prestige Capital Management / Prestige Fund Management

Associated with Prestige since 2018

Rassul is the Credit Director for Prestige Asset Management, Prestige Capital Management and Prestige Fund Management and his career in financial services spans 14 years. He joined from EFG Private Bank where he was the Senior Credit Manager. Prior to that he was with Credit Suisse UK, Access Bank, Barclays and Barclays Wealth Management International.

He graduated from the London Guildhall University with a BA (Hons) in Banking and Finance.