Gordon Robertson – Chairman
Gordon is an entrepreneur and a veteran in the financial services industry having over 30 years’ experience. Gordon previously worked for Merrill Lynch and Prudential Bache Securities in Dusseldorf and Dubai, his last position was Executive Vice President and GM for the Dubai branch. He has since built up a number of companies in the investment and insurance world and is passionate about providing the highest quality client service and value.
Gordon has lived between the UAE and Monaco for the last 14 years and is now permanently based in Dubai.
Ian Kennedy – Chief Executive Officer
Ian was previously Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer with BNP Paribas Wealth Management in the UK , and also interim Chief Executive. He has over 20 years’ experience in private banking, wealth management and brokerage and uniquely combines proven management experience, strategic leadership at the highest level, and demonstrable financial and commercial know-how. Ian qualified as a Chartered Accountant in the UK with Arthur Andersen & Co and graduated with BSc (Hons) in Biochemistry from Kings College, University of London.
Ian is very familiar with the UAE having had commercial contact with the region for 14 years and been a frequent visitor.
Atif Waqar– Mortgage Business Development Manager
Atif heads the mortgage division for the Me Group. He has previously worked in mortgages in UK for the Halifax Bank of Scotland.
Atif graduated from Sheffield University in the UK with an MBA in General Management and has work experience across multitude of British & American industries including Banking & Finance, Education, Retail, Food, Telco, IT, Healthcare, Real Estate and Recruitment.
Mobile: +971 55 151 8530
Ashok Nishant Nair – Head of Research and Affiliate Manager
Ashok conducts extensive market research and forms integral links to new business opportunities. He deals with the clients directly, may it be individuals, SME’s or large corporates. He is responsible for day to day problem solving, troubleshooting and ensuring that the client relationships are maintained and sales operations run smoothly.
Ashok graduated from The Emirates Aviation College with a bachelor’s degree in Aeronautical Engineering from the UAE. He has lived in the UAE for 8 years and has had previous work experience in Client relationship management and the UAE’s real estate market.
Mobile: +971 50 907 3306