Mr. Harwood is currently a Senior Advisor at Turquoise Partners with a remit to advise on strategic issues, transactions and origination, and execution. From September 2013 to April 2016, he worked for Sberbank CIB, tasked with restructuring the equities platform with responsibility for Russia and Turkey, prior to which he was a main board director, Head of Equities Russia CIS, at UBS Bank. He co-founded Citigroup Global Markets South African equity franchise and then, with Citigroup, relocated to London to assume the role of Head of CEEMEA Equities until 2008. Mr. Harwood lives in London and earned an MBA from MIT’s Sloan School of Management.
Mr. Kerman received his bachelor’s degree from Brown University, USA. He qualified and practised as a UK solicitor at a leading mid-size City law firm. His focus was mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance and commercial contract work, and he advised on the admission to AIM of fourteen companies as well as the sale and acquisition of various companies. He is currently a member of the board of Turquoise Partners, a Middle East focused financial services company, as well as running the London office of Pelican Partners, an investment company. His responsibilities have included business development and marketing in addition to corporate governance.
Mr. Harris holds a Bachelor of Commerce from the University of Tasmania. He has held positions within market risk management at a number of financial institutions including Nomura Group, Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, Deutsche Bank AG and Lloyds Banking Group plc in Singapore, Hong Kong and London. Hamish currently holds a position with Nivalis Capital, a private equity vehicle which looks for opportunities in mining and agriculture in Eastern Europe.