Adrian CollinsIndependent Non-executive Chairman
Mr. Collins has worked in the fund management business for over 35 years, a large part of which was at Gartmore Investment Management Limited where latterly he was managing director. He is chairman of Liontrust Asset Management plc and is also on the boards of Bahamas Petroleum Company, City Natural Resources High Yield Trust plc and CQS New City High Yield Fund Limited and a number of other companies.
John FallaIndependent Non-executive Director
Mr. Falla trained with Ernst & Young in London before moving to their Corporate Finance Department. On returning to Guernsey he worked for an international bank, before joining the Channel Islands Stock Exchange as a member of the Market Authority. In 2000, Mr. Falla joined the Edmond de Rothschild Group in Guernsey and provided corporate finance advice to clients including open and closed-ended investment funds and institutions with significant property interests. He was also a director of a number of Edmond de Rothschild Group operating and investment companies. Mr. Falla is now a non-executive director of a number of investment companies, the majority of which are listed on the London Stock Exchange, and a consultant. Mr. Falla is a Chartered Accountant and has a BSc Hons degree in Property Valuation and Management from The City University, London. He is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment having been awarded their diploma.
Robert KingIndependent Non-executive Director
Mr. King is an independent non-executive director for a number of open and closed-ended investment funds including one Specialist Fund Sector fund, Tufton Oceanic Assets Limited (Chairman), two AIM listed funds, Weiss Korea Opportunities Fund Limited, CIP Merchant Capital Limited and one International Stock Exchange listed fund Golden Prospect Precious Metals Limited (which also has a trading listing on the LSE). Before becoming an independent non-executive director in 2011 he was a director of Cannon Asset Management Limited and their associated companies. Prior to this he was a director of Northern Trust International Fund Administration Services (Guernsey) Limited (formerly Guernsey International Fund Managers Limited) where he had worked from 1990 to 2007. He has been in the offshore finance industry since 1986 specialising in administration and structuring of offshore open and closed ended investment funds. Mr. King is British and resident in Guernsey.
Piero SansaloneNon-independent Non-executive Director
Mr. Sansalone began his career in corporate finance at Deloitte FAS S.p.A prior to joining KPMG Advisory S.p.A. Mr Sansalone has expertise in business analysis and valuation, as well as turnaround, restructuring and merger and acquisitions.
Between 2011 and 2013, Mr Sansalone worked for the same Swiss family office, Leponte SA, as Carlo Sgarbi and Marco Fumagalli, where he was responsible for managing private equity investments. Until 2018, Mr Sansalone was responsible for the Private Equity and Real Estate activities during his role as investment manager at Continental Investment Partners SA. Mr. Sansalone is currently an independent financial adviser and business consultant for SMEs, family offices and Private Equity funds.
Mr. Sansalone has an MSc in Administration Corporate Finance and Control and a Ba in Business Administration.