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The Board of Meridian is composed of a highly experienced group of individuals whose investment and banking careers total in excess of 100 years. The Board comprises the following:

David E P Mashiter MA (Cantab), MSI Managing Director

David started his career as an investment analyst with Simon & Coates before moving into investment management as head of department at Royal Trust Company of Canada (C.I.) Ltd for thirteen years. He moved to a similar position at Carr Indosuez Financial Services Limited and, in 1991, became one of the founder directors of Meridian. David is responsible for the economic analysis and management of portfolios.

Chris Hopwood MSCI ACI(Dipl.), Director

Chris joined Meridian in 2011 and has since been appointed director with responsibility for the management of client portfolios. Chris has wide-ranging market experience including a senior role for RBSI Asset Management Ltd which managed £2bn. of third party assets, being one of a team that set up an offshore institutional bank for Generali ab initio and most recently Chris was one of a small unit that established and grew the Jersey branch of Anglo Irish Bank. He is a member of both the Financial Markets Association and the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment by qualification, having passed their respective diplomas.

Ian Brandon ACIB Director

Ian started his career with Barclays Bank in the UK before moving to Jersey. He later joined ANZ Grindlays Bank, where he became Operations Director of the Jersey and Guernsey offices. After a 27 year banking career, Ian formed Haddon Consulting Ltd in 1999 and has since specialised in operational and regulatory compliance consultancy and originated 'RiskTracker' an industry leading risk assessment tool. Ian is a part time Executive Director who chairs the Audit and Compliance Committee.

Martyn Misson MSI Director

Martyn began his career with Westminster Bank Limited where he obtained a broad knowledge of banking and investments before joining The Royal Trust Company of Canada (C.I.) Limited's investment management department for eleven years. A period at Carr Indosuez Financial Services Limited in a similar position followed and, in 1991, became one of the founder directors of Meridian with responsibility for the management of client portfolios, Martyn is now a part time director

Clive Spears ACIB, MSI Non-Executive Director

Clive is a senior commercial banker with 20 years of experience in the Jersey financial sector, having retired from The Royal Bank of Scotland Group as Deputy Director Jersey in 2003 with 32 years service. He has been pursuing building a consultancy and non executive portfolio to a wide range of business in the Channel Islands including investment funds, public sector business, offshore treasury banking and compliance.

Peter M Wells Chartered FCSI, Director

Peter has been an industry practitioner since the early 1980’s having started his career in mainstream banking in the United Kingdom. He joined Laurie Milbank before the stock market was deregulated in 1986 as a broker portfolio manager. This ultimately led to a period of employment with local Channel Island based firm Le Masurier James & Chinn then Quilter & Co principally managing discretionary mandates for individuals and trusts before becoming a partner in a small investment management boutique for some 7 years.

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