Team

Director / Chief Executive Officer
Privilege Finance

Associated with Privilege since 2015

Chris is the Chief Executive Officer of the company. He heads up the client, business development, marketing and information technology areas of the firm. Privilege refers collectively to Privilege Holdings Limited and associated subsidiary companies and Privilege Holdings 2 Limited and its associated subsidiary companies. He is an expert in providing tailored project finance for the renewable energy sector.

He previously held senior business development and leadership roles with IBM, Symantec UK Limited, EMC Computer Systems, and Aviva (formerly known as Norwich Union). He sits on the Advisory Board of the UK’s Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA).

He is approved in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to perform a Senior Management Function for Privilege Project Finance.

Board Director & Founder:
Prestige Capital Management / Prestige Fund Management / Prestige Asset Distribution / Prestige International Marketing Services and various Prestige Funds

Associated with Prestige since 2007

Craig is the Founder of Prestige Capital Management Limited, Prestige Fund Management Limited, Prestige Asset Distribution Limited and Prestige International Marketing Services Limited, Prime Holdings Limited and is a Board Director of all Prestige Funds. He is also a Director of Nucleus Holdings Limited and is a Co-Founder and Non-Executive Director of OpenFunds Investment Services AG.

Craig was formerly the Managing Director and Co-Founder of Platinum Capital Management Limited, an international asset management group. Formerly, he was Head of Portfolio Management and Asset Allocation at Titan Capital Management Limited, an international asset management group. Prior experience includes serving as a Proprietary Trader at Gaiacorp Trading Limited (an international asset management group) and Proprietary Trader at London Currency Exchange Limited (a private client / proprietary trading house).

Craig has over 25 years’ experience in financial services as a professional investment manager, trader and investor in alternative investments, hedge funds, capital markets, and real estate and has written several articles for various financial publications including the AIMA Journal. He has served as a Board Director on over 20 international funds.

Craig graduated with a BA (Hons) in Business Administration from Huddersfield University and has a Higher National Diploma in Business and Finance from the University of Greenwich (London). He also attended the New York Institute of Finance (NYIF) where he studied financial markets and derivative trading and is also a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI).

Craig is authorised by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA), approved in Switzerland by the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA), approved in Luxembourg by the Commission de Surveillance du Secteur Financier (CSSF), is a certified individual for UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) purposes and is registered with the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (CIMA).

Board Director – Chief Operating Officer:
Prestige Capital Services Limited

Board Director:
Prestige Capital Management

Associated with Prestige since 2007

Deborah is an Executive Director and Chief Operating Officer of Prestige Capital Services Limited and Board Director of Prestige Capital Management Limited.

She has over 25 years’ experience in business administration, process management and development, delivering a wide range of both client and supplier focused solutions. She was formerly Director of Client Services at an international asset management group with approximately USD 1 billion under management. She has also held several operational and management roles within supply chain and contract management at Gardline Marine Sciences (the world’s largest independently owned marine survey company), Aviva plc, the largest UK insurance company and the Rotch Property Group.

Approved in the UK by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to perform a Senior Management Function and approved in Malta by the Malta Financial Services Authority (MFSA).

Board Director:
Privilege Finance

Associated with Privilege since 2015

Philip is a Director of various entities. He has had a long-established career in financial services in senior roles across various firms. He was previously the Head of Grant Thornton European Financial Leasing Advisory Services. Formerly Interim C.E.O. at European Leasing Financial Services. Formerly Managing Director at Elmfield U.K. Limited, a private Healthcare business. Formerly Operations Director at Royal Bank of Scotland Financial Automotive Division Services. Formerly Interim Director at NatWest and Lombard Financial Services. Formerly Retail Managing Director, Retail Leisure Director, Commercial Director at Yates’ Wine Lodges Plc. Formerly General Manager, Regional Sales Director, Regional Sales Manager, National Purchasing and Pricing Manager at Lex Vehicle Leasing Financial Services. Formerly Production Manager at H.J. Heinz Co. Formerly Production Manager at Nabisco Brands Inc.

He attended Manchester University and was awarded a B.A. (Hons) in Economics and Economic History.

Board Director:
Prestige Capital Services Limited

Associated with Prestige since 2008

Robert is a Director of Prestige Capital Services and has been involved as Director of various Prestige entities and funds since 2008.

His early background was in financial services as a financial markets trader in London running large proprietary trading books at Bankers Trust (an investment bank), Chemical Bank (an investment bank) and Royal Trust Bank (an investment bank). In 1994 he became a founder member and director of London based City Fund Management Limited (an investment manager), where his primary responsibilities were for operations and risk management. In 2005 he relocated to Grand Cayman and set up City Fund Management (Cayman) Limited (a risk management consultancy) that supported investment management companies in London, Cayman and the Bahamas. In 2011 he relocated to Malta to help establish Prestige Capital Management Limited and is now based in the UK.

A Certified Individual for UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) purposes and also approved by the FCA to perform a Senior Management Function.