Francis Menassa is the CEO and Founder. Menassa cut his teeth as a Relationship Manager in private banking at Merrill Lynch, which he joined in 1996. In 2001, Francis joined Credit Suisse as a Wealth Manager in Private Client Services. In 2008, Francis and a colleague went independent and set up their own private wealth management firm, Plurimi Capital, where Francis served as the Chief Operating Officer, Partner and Head of Business Development. After more than two decades in the City, Francis established JAR Capital in 2014.
Achal KapoorManaging Director
Achal looks after the Wealth Management and the Corporate Business for JAR and has been associated with the Financial services industry for the past 23 years. He started his career with Standard Chartered Bank and has held Senior Management positions with Citibank in London and Kotak Mahindra in India. He holds an MBA Degree from McGill University, Canada and an Engineering Degree in Computer Sciences from India.
Ulric joined JAR Capital Limited in the Summer of 2018, a financial industry professional with over 30 years’ experience gained in blue-Chip organisations such as Merrill Lynch and Barclays Private Bank. Whilst working in these blue chip institutions rapid progression followed culminating in senior VP-level roles at Merrills, working for the MENA region and at Barclays, working directly for the COO of IPB Barclays Private Bank.
Vladimir MakienkoVice President
Vladimir has joined JAR Capital coming from the Asset Management industry, where he progressed from an equity trader to a Fund Manager at Integral Capital Management. Before this, Vladimir was also working in AML, Compliance and Corporate Structures roles. He holds a BSc in Finance and an MBA from Webster University, and reads for an Executive MSc in Finance at the London School of Economics.
Talal GhalahSenior Finance Manager
Talal joined JAR Capital in July 2017 as a Senior Finance manager on the back of 6 years’ experience with a large private Wealth Manager. Prior to this Talal worked in the technically demanding field of Mechanical Engineering and has utilised the analytical skills gleaned in that industry, along with guidance from our experienced Finance Director, to build out and fine tune JAR’s financial operations.
Senior Finance Manager
Archie LipyeatSenior Associate
Having graduated from the University of Bristol with an Upper Second Class Degree in Philosophy & Economics (BSc), Archie joined JAR London at the beginning of 2017 - looking after and managing all aspects of JAR’s relationships with its Private Clients, Trading Counterparties, and Custodians.
In a career spanning 35 years Graham has worked for Lloyds Private Banking in Mayfair and Merrill Lynch International Private Bank in both London and Monaco. Graham has managed assets of over £2 billion. Investments have been spread across all asset classes, alternatives and various currencies sometimes using hedging strategies. Clients included institutions, pension funds and ultra-high net worth private clients, who were mainly entrepreneurs, entertainers, and sports personalities.
Eric KadyrovVice President
Eric Kadyrov is private and investment banker and worked as Senior Relationship manager of UHNW clients in CIS/CEE region with UBS, Zurich and Credit Suisse, Geneva since 2010. He also was CEO of Credit Suisse Ukraine 2012-2014. Eric specializes in Private Tech markets including VC funds and private placements in tech firms globally. Prior to Credit Suisse Eric held positions with Hewlett-Packard divisions and Office of Strategy in Silicon Valley. Eric has PHD in EE and Computer Science University of Wisconsin, USA and MBA in Finance for Cornell Business School, USA.
Ed Le FeuvreChief Financial Officer
Practising licenced Chartered Accountant from Deloitte London Financial and Insurance Group moving post qualification to Deloitte transaction advisory. Head of Finance and Planning for FTSE100 Financial Institution. Treasurer for European Arm of a second largest Japanese Financial institution. CFO / CFO cover for number of financial institutions and private equity ventures both Europe and USA.
Ed Le Feuvre
Chief Financial Officer
Peter YoungHead of Legal
JAR Capital's Chief Legal Officer, Peter Young began his legal career in 1998 gaining experience in tax in London firm K&L Gates. Admitted as a solicitor in England and Wales and Gibraltar, he has a broad range of multi-jurisdictional funds experience including specialist knowledge of technology investments. He is a licensed Experienced Investor Fund director bringing his legal and tax experience to several Gibraltar funds of which he is the regulated director.
Head of Legal