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Board of Directors

  • Julia Goh
  • Andrew Howat
  • Sylvie Sauton
  • Bruce James

Ms Goh has over 27 years of broad-based financial services experience in London.

She was a Managing Director at Barclays Investment Bank from 2010 to 2018 in various senior front office positions including as Chief Operation Officer of Global Markets, and was also Chair of the Barclays Women’s Initiative Network.
Prior to that, she was a Managing Director and the Global Head of Prime Services Risk at Credit Suisse for 11 years, where she was also Chair of the Equities Diversity Advisory Council. Julia started her Markets career at Nomura International as a risk manager.
A Singaporean, she came to London in 1987 for her BSc at The London School of Economics and Political Science, followed by 5 years with PWC in corporate tax qualifying as a Chartered Accountant, before obtaining her MSc in Quantitative Trading and Finance.
She is a member of the ICAEW and has a Certificate in Company Direction from the Institute of Directors. Ms Goh is an Independent Non-executive Director and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee of Schroder AsiaPacific Fund plc, an Independent Non-executive Director and member of the Investment and Origination Committee of Pension Insurance Corporation plc and also of its parent company, Pension Insurance Corporation Group Limited.
In addition, Ms Goh is a director of the charity, Children of the Mekong and is board adviser of The Handbag Clinic.

Andrew Howat currently serves as a non-executive director on a number of investment funds and offshore management companies.

He has extensive experience of the financial markets having previously been a Senior Director at ING Bank within the financial markets and treasury businesses. During this period Andrew was a member of various business risk and operations committees responsible for the operational oversight of the trading and client servicing activities of the bank in the Asia Pacific region. More recently Andrew was Managing Director of Butterfield Fulcrum in Guernsey, a role that had a strong focus on corporate governance, supervisory, regulatory and technical matters associated with the administration and management of offshore investment structures. Andrew is a Chartered member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and a member of the Institute of Directors. He is a Guernsey resident.
Sylvie Sauton’s practice includes advising all types of corporates on structuring and raising equity financing mainly through IPOs and follow-on offerings as well as secondary placements.

She has more than 30 years of banking experience in London covering corporates in French speaking countries having conducted a long career in debt and equity capital markets.

Her latest employment was 17 years with JPMorgan where she mainly headed the French Equity Capital Markets team completing numerous transactions on behalf of her clients as the lead trusted advisor. At JPM she also worked on the execution of transactions in Switzerland, Germany, Spain, Egypt and Russia. Before JPM she worked for 10 years at Lehman Brothers and five years at Salomon Brothers. The transactions were executed on behalf of large, medium-sized and small companies, the latter in the technology sector. Her clients were Private Equity firms, corporates, governments and family offices. Capital raising included acquisition and rescue offerings.
Sylvie holds a Master in Management of HEC Paris, and a post graduate doctorate in International Finance and Economic of Paris Dauphine. She holds citizenship of France and is resident in Paris.
Bruce James is a British citizen and an experienced Guernsey resident independent director.

Bruce is the Managing Director of Montrose Asset Management Limited, a Guernsey based company specialising in investment management. Bruce is a graduate of the University of Cape Town and a UK qualified solicitor. He is a Chartered Member of the Institute for Securities and Investments and a member of STEP. He also holds the IoD Certificate in Company Direction and is a member of the Institute ofDirectors. Mr James holds a range of non-executive directorships on fund management and fund investment companies.
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Board of directors

Andrew Howat | Julia Goh | Sylvie Sauton | Bruce James

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