Chris started his career back in 2004 with KPMG LLP as a Tax Adviser specialising in personal taxation issues relating to investment income and pensions. Chris trained at the KPMG Tax Business School in Canary Wharf towards his Chartered Accounting and Chartered Taxation Adviser exams.
After 7 years with KPMG Chris then moved to the Middle East to join the deVere Group, where he continued his work as an IFA starting in their Abu Dhabi offices and eventually heading up the Qatar operations for the group dealing with HNW and UHNW individuals.
Chris then transitioned and help found Hoxton Capital Management; where the sole emphasis on the group is to help HNW and UHNW clients with borderless global financial advice. Chris’ speciality is assisting individuals with their retirement planning needs.
Chris has 3 children with his wife and enjoys spending his free time with his family divulging in out-door activities.
Matt Dean has been in the finance industry for over 11 years. He has predominately been in the Forex sector, where he ran trading floors and established various FX companies over the years. He is a qualified UK financial advisor specialising in pension transfers and UK based Investment products. He is one of the founding members of Hoxton and is determined to continue building his honest and holistic based approach to his network of clients.
Matt enjoys playing football and spending time with his wife and two children Farrah and Josh when not in the workplace.
James has been in the foreign exchange industry for over 10 years. He has successfully setup and co-founded brokerages in Europe and has moved over £1bn in transactions globally. He will be heading up the HCMFX team and be looking to grow into a market leader and specialist within the financial services industry. James specifically works on pension transfers and investment funds but can cater for a whole host of client transactions.
“I believe the market still requires a specialist broker, so we are aiming to make sure all of our clients have access to the best pricing and best customer service”
James is an avid football fan, and is regularly at Stamford Bridge to watch Chelsea in his spare time.
Andru has many years of broad based legal and executive experience, having also worked for major corporations in management capacities and worked internationally.
As a dynamic speaker and coach over the last 15 years, Dru has presented to and trained thousands of financial advisors nationally in the areas of business, financial and estate planning, retirement income planning, charitable strategies, and insurance planning. These advisors represent major wirehouses such as Merril Lynch, UBS, Morgan Stanley, independent firms such as LPL and Raymond James, and Key Bank and CUSO, among others.
Dru received his Bachelor of Science (Commerce) Degree Cum Laude from Santa Clara University , where he also received his Juris Doctorate (JD) and Masters in Business Administration Degrees (MBA).
Tess is an associate wealth adviser specialising in female and family finance, based from our UAE office. Originally from South London, schooled in Shrewsbury, she went on study at the university of Winchester and while studying she spent her summers in Connecticut, USA. It comes as no surprise therefore that during the 8 years in which she has been working in financial services, she has based herself in London, Brussels, Rome, Malta, Qatar and now Abu Dhabi where she has happily settled. Outside of finance Tess is the UAE branch director for Business in Heels, a networking group supporting and encouraging women in the business world. When not working you can find her most weekdays at 5:30am on the Abu Dhabi Corniche, training for regional regattas with her Dragon Boat team.
Alan has been in the financial services industry for the past 6 years, starting his career with the Royal Bank of Scotland in 2012. It was here that sparked his passion for financial advice. During his time there he learned key skills which helped him develop his career further and start training to become a U.K qualified financial adviser. After spending a further 2 years working very successfully for an IFA group in the U.K as a business development manager, he moved to the United Arab Emirates towards the end of 2017 to drive his career further in this profession. Since joining Hoxton Capital Management he has become level 3 CISI qualified and is now working to reach his goal of becoming U.K qualified which he intends to be by mid-2019.
“I am looking forward to a long, successful career with Hoxton Capital Management. We have a very professional, driven, client focused team which I am proud to be part of.”
Kane is a very enthusiastic, motivated and hardworking individual. He has worked alongside very experienced colleagues in the financial services industry for the last 2 years.
Working as a business development manager for Hoxton capital has allowed me to grow my client base exponentially and abled me to offer my clients a more diverse range of investment and savings options.
Prior to living in the Middle East, Kane spent 8 ½ years in the South of Spain, and is now able to speak fluent Spanish as a second language.
Andrew started his career in the hospitality industry, managing media platforms for a number of up-market food and beverage venues across London. He was particularly interested in the marketing and promotions side as at the time social media was a very new phenomenon with obvious potential. He then moved to Manila and after onwards to Australia, working similar positions but in a variety of industries from fashion through to real estate. During this time he worked at an FX trading brokerage and discovered the world of trading, finance and wealth management. After obtaining his financial qualifications he worked a number of years as a Financial Advisor in the Middle East. It became apparent his passion was creating engaging and original content and utilising media platforms to share the invaluable principles of offshore financial planning with an often-times hard to reach audience.
Christine has 8 years’ experience in banking and financial services sector with the past 6 years working for various financial advisory companies in the Middle East. Christine has an expert understanding of the financial advice industry having worked closely with different senior managers in her previous roles.
She began her career as a Bank Reconciliation Staff & Customer Sales Associate at Robinsons Bank Corporation in the Philippines. Prior to joining Hoxton Capital Management, she worked as a Team Administrator and Personal Assistant to Area Manager at deVere Group in UAE & Qatar.
Christine has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Management Accounting from University of Santo Tomas.