Advisors and Affiliates

Brian Clothier (United Kingdom)

Director: Prestige International Marketing Services

Board Advisor: International Business Development

Associated with Prestige since 2007

Brian is a Director of Prestige International Marketing Services Limited as well as International Advisory Sales Director for Prestige Asset Distribution Limited (both based in the British Virgin Islands).

He was formerly with Abbey National Financial and Investment Services (a subsidiary of Abbey National plc) as Regional Manager and Sector Sales Manager in Asia with Scottish Provident International (a life insurance company) and Scottish Mutual International (a life insurance company).  He has an extensive background in international business development and has held a number of commercial roles in marketing offshore – banking, investment funds, securities and insurance-related products – with over 20 years in the Offshore Markets of Asia and Middle East.  Formerly a Senior Private Client Manager at Berkeley Burke International (a Hong Kong-based private client financial services firm) and a Private Client Wealth Manager at Connaught Financial Planning (a Hong Kong-based private client financial services firm).  Formerly Managing Director at Firstlink Financial Services (a UK-based private client financial services firm) and a partner at Rothgrove Financial Services (a UK-based private client financial services firm).  Also formerly a Sales Consultant at Marlowe-Sachs (a UK-based private client financial services firm).

Iain Fulton (United Kingdom)

Board Advisor: Head of International Project Management

Prestige International Marketing Services / Prestige Asset Distribution / Prestige Fund Management / Prestige Capital Management

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).

Approved in Malta by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA).

Nicholas Wride (United Kingdom)

Board Advisor: International Business Development

Prestige Asset Management / Prestige Asset Distribution

Associated with Prestige since 2009

Nicholas is a Board Advisor to Prestige and has over 30 years of capital markets experience focusing on foreign exchange, fixed income and hedge funds.

Previously Director of Currency Trading at Seymour Pierce Limited (a London-based FCA-regulated currency fund manager and corporate finance house).  Previously Head of European Prime Brokerage, Global Markets at Royal Bank of Scotland Group based in London.  Previously Head of Business Development and Proprietary FX Trading at Bache Financial Limited (a London-based FCA-regulated Brokerage Firm).  Previously Head of Institutional Sales UK and Europe at Australia and New Zealand Bank (ANZ) based in London.  Previously Associate Director and Head of FX Sales London/Singapore/Hong Kong at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson Limited based in London.  Previously Director and Head of FX at Geldermann Limited (a London-based FCA-regulated Brokerage Firm).  Previously Associate Director and Head of FX at Banque Indo Suez (an international investment bank).

Approved in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Tim Footer (United Kingdom)

Board Advisor: International Business Development – Asia

Prestige Asset Distribution / Prestige International Marketing Services

Associated with Prestige since 2009

Tim is Regional Sales Director for Asia for Prestige Asset Distribution Limited and Prestige International Marketing Services.

He has worked in Financial Services for over 20 years covering the Asia Pacific region since 2009. He was formerly with Thomas Lloyd, an Investment Bank and Investment Management Group based in Zurich, which was primarily focused on green energy and clean tech. He was previously a Sales Manager with DIS (an international independent investment fund distributor), before which he was a Consultant with Asia Pac Limited (a Hong Kong-based private client financial services firm).

He has been in Asia for over 20 years and has extensive experience in a variety of investment related firms.

Richard Underwood (United Kingdom)

Board Advisor: International Business Development – South Asia

Prestige Asset Distribution / Prestige International Marketing Services

Associated with Prestige since 2016

Richard is Regional Sales Manager for Asia for Prestige Asset Distribution Limited and Prestige International Marketing Services Limited.  He has worked in the financial services industry in the Philippines for over 20 years, primarily focusing on the South East Asia market and has an extensive network of contacts throughout Asia.

He started his career in London after being awarded a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of San Diego, California.

Anusyia Nathan (Malaysia)

Board Advisor: International Business Development – Middle East

Prestige Asset Distribution / Prestige International Marketing Services

Associated with Prestige since 2013

Anusyia has over 10 years’ experience in the field of banking, insurance and financial services, both in the United Arab Emirates and Malaysia.  Her previous employment was as a Relationship Manager with Aviva, a global life insurance provider, where she was responsible for CRM, brand awareness, training and broker support throughout the Middle East.  She has lived in Dubai for eight years and has vast experience of local businesses and practices.  She previously worked for Deloitte Malaysia where her remit was to establish and then manage their Communications department.

She has a degree in Marketing and started her career with Maybank, Malaysia’s largest financial services group and the leading banking group in South East Asia.

Doni Liu (China)

International Business Development

Associated with Prestige since 2014

Doni is the Head of Sales for Prestige Asset Distribution Limited in China and based in Hong Kong.  He is responsible for the marketing and distribution of Prestige Funds and Prestige Investment products.  He has worked in Financial Services including banks and wealth management since 2005 as the Business Development Director for GaoFu Wealth Management in China and Relationship and Sales Team Manager at China Everbright Bank, after his first role in Customer Relations with HSBC Bank in Shanghai.  In 2012 he became a Certified International Professional Trainer with the International Professional Managers’ Association in the UK.

He is a master trainer specialising in financial planners’ sales skills training.  He regularly comments on financial planning on local television and radio as well as in newspaper and magazine articles.  His studies include a Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance at the University of Hertfordshire (UK) and a Foundation Course in Finance at the Nilai University of Malaysia.

Graham May (United Kingdom)

Company Secretary / Board Advisor

Associated with Prestige since 2007

Graham serves as the Company Secretary of Privilege Holdings Limited, Privilege Asset Finance Limited and Privilege Project Finance Limited as well as various subsidiaries and special purpose vehicles and is also a Prestige Board Advisor.  He acts as internal legal counsel for Prestige Funds.  He is a qualified lawyer, conversant in all areas of law, but with particular emphasis on hedge funds and alternative investments.  He has over 25 years of experience as a practicing attorney in the Cayman Islands, where he advised on banking, insurance, trusts and mutual funds.

From 1989 he was based in the UK as a lawyer and manager for Gaiacorp, the currency hedge fund, and subsequently from 1994 as Managing Director of its London subsidiary, Titan Capital Management, where he played a key role in developing the firm’s global business, including creating and managing global investment management, fund administration and independent financial advisor networks.  He then helped to coordinate its sale in 2002.  He has worked extensively as a consultant in the City of London, including with Mottram Partners and Millers Associates, and is currently director of the hedge fund consultancy, Hawksmoor Partners.  He is a practicing consultant solicitor with Charterhouse Law and has an MA in Law from Cambridge University.

Stuart Fieldhouse (United Kingdom)

Board Advisor: International Marketing

Prestige Asset Management / Prestige Asset Distribution

Associated with Prestige since 2015

Stuart is an experienced marketing and communications professional with over 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry.  He has spent over 10 years as an international finance journalist and editor, covering wealth management, cross-border fund management and investment banking.  More recently he worked in communications and digital marketing roles within the investment banking, fintech and forex trading sectors.

He has written books on trading and offshore funds and continues to advise clients in the asset management, financial data and commodities trading industries.

Timothy Cox (United Kingdom)

Board Advisor: Prestige Asset Distribution and Prestige International Marketing Services

Tim is Business Development Manager for South East Asia for Prestige Asset Distribution and Prestige International Marketing Services.  He has worked in the Asia Pacific region since 1996, in various sectors including finance and investment management, the financial media, environmental consulting and information technology.

Working in a diversity of industries in Asia for over 20 years has enabled him to amass a wide range of experiences and contacts with financial and business executives within the region.