The executive board of directors is comprised of the following members listed below who bring a wealth of experience and expertise.
Mr Marcel Boom . MBA Business Management .
Marcel is an executive board member and is a qualified Asset manager. Born in Amsterdam (Netherlands) on July 24, 1952, Marcel is a very determined, thorough, reliable and ambitious individual. His skills have been gained through a wide range of working experiences in the past 40 years and he possesses team work ability, diversified communication skills, excellent analytical, numerical and presentation skills with the ability to meet stringent deadlines.
Marcel was educated in real estate investment to a high academic level in the Netherlands and gained his Masters degree in 1978.
Marcel has been a consultant and advisor to several international investors from Norway, Germany, Qatar and the Netherlands in strategical investments in real estate in the Netherlands, Germany and the newly emerging european countries . He is a qualified asset manager and has contacts in the UK and Europe to procure portfolios which are for sale on a exclusive basis.
In his previous years he founded a asset management company called B&F Property Management B.V, Amsterdam, Netherlands in 1989 which grew and within 10 years had 900 million Euros of assets under management across Europe.
Marcel held the position of managing director in this company and decided to sell his shares in 1999 at a considerable profit.
He was also head of asset management in a Swedish fund which had substantial assets in excess of 800 million Euros and was in charge of identifying portfolio acquisitions.
Currently he is an advisor and consultant to a Norwegian state pension fund and for several wealthy family offices in Switzerland. Marcel also assists in acquisitions and asset management procedures and protocol. Marcel’s knowledge and experience of the market and acquisitions will be an credit to the board.
Mr Chris Hutton . ICAEW ACA
Chris is a non- executive board member of QUEROS CAPITAL PARTNERS PLC and is currently also a Finance director for the City of London Academy,a centre of educational excellence in North Southwark. The Academy plays key roles in strengthening secondary education standards, and in regenerating an area that has high social and economic deprivation. The Academy maintains close links with the City of London, in particular the financial and commercial community. Chris’ duties are to stabilize financial systems and to provide administrative leadership, which includes risk management.
Chris’ previous appointments include the position of interim finance director of a listed company as well as a Finance director of Conservative Central Office from August 2002 – October 2005. Chris was recruited to establish and provide robust budgeting and cash management systems. He was in charge of financial strategy and was reporting directly to the party treasurer to make sure the party objectives were met.
Chris has also held the position of assistant director Finance and administration for the international company IATA where he was responsible for reporting to a Geneva based Finance director. The duties entailed preparing budgets and management accounts for 27 separate UK based profit centers, having a turnover of £35M. Further responsibilities include leadership and management of 130 UK based staff in the group.
Chris was financial controller for Rugby Football Union from 1993 – 1999 where he was in charge of the £84 million stadium development as well as heading the sale of the stadium and all lease back contracts. He managed treasury funds exceeding £25m. The various positions held by Chris bring the wealth of hands on experience to the board.
Mr Yashpreet Singh . ACA.ACMA.B.Com
Yashpreet is an executive board member and is a qualified Management Accountant & Financial Analyst. He possesses flexible and out of the box thinking as well as demonstrating core competences, including; Financial analysis, Strategy
Formulation, Risk management, Financial planning, Contract Management and Financial & Management Reporting.
Yashpreet is trained to work under Global Business Environment and has the ability to communicate well with non-finance individuals, managers and all individuals at different stages of the employment ladder.
His core skills are team Management ,Financial Analysis , Multi Currency Transaction , System / ERP Implementation,Budgeting / Forecasting ,Cost Reductions, Cash Flow Management ,IFRS / IAS / UK- US GAAP and Audit Management .
Yashpreet currently is Head accountant with Justas Co Plc who are Chartered Accountants with over 500 clients based in the Midlands. His responsibilities include; managing finance team which includes part & non qualified accountants and representing the team to the group Chief Financial Officer, also preparing monthly Financial / Management packs including profit & loss account, balance sheet, cash flows, consolidations, reconciliations, monthly accruals, prepayments & journals. Preparing budgets (both revenue & capital) & forecasting target financials on monthly basis and submitting variance reports . Also generating statutory reports in accordance with IFRS / IAS &UK GAAP requirements.
Yashpreet was previously appointed as management accountant from 2006 to 2011 with IFFCO a stock quoted company on the Indian stock exchange which is a leading player in the . IFFCO has more than 39,824 numbers of Co-operative Societies associated and has several Diversified Business expansions & Joint Ventures in different industry sectors such as Telecommunications, Insurance Services and Oil & Gas. He was responsible for supervising the finance team and monitoring various daily operations in the company including risk management and foreign exchange.