David Grose is the inventor of the Castlepines investment model and has been the driving force in the growth and expansion of Castlepines across the world. Today Castlepines has offices and rep offices in the United Kingdom, Australia, Western Europe, Africa, North America, South America and Asia. David Grose has expanded the business such that it is represented globally with a specific focus on sectors that provide secure and stable revenue streams.
Working with Governments and official bodies has allowed Castlepines to facilitate providing investment into large-scale existing assets, or the development of new assets.
Jolyon has had over 40 years experience in the property, leisure and latterly the energy and infrastructure finance sectors. He is a Senior Adviser and General Manager Real Estate and Banking for Castlepines. He has run his own property and corporate finance consultancy since 1994 active in the financing and structuring of debt, mezzanine and joint ventures principally in the commercial and residential real estate and renewable energy sectors .
Prior to that he ran the European Real Estate Division of Security Pacific Bank and then of Bank of America following their merger. Before banking he held senior positions in a publicly quoted US cross-border leasing company. Jolyon graduated in law at the University of Bristol and qualified and practiced in the City as a solicitor with Allen & Overy and Stephenson Harwood. He is a founding member of The UK Association of Property Lenders.
Stuart originally served in the British army before starting a banking career, primarily with Merrill Lynch and HSBC, working with clients from Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa. Latterly he was the CEO HSBC Private Bank for the UAE and Oman, and finally Global Head of Private Banking Group at ADIB, responsible for Private Banking, Wealth Management, Credit and Brokerage.
For the last five years Stuart has been involved in developing start-ups. He was the former Chairman and founder investor of a renewable forestry company, which is now one of the leading forestry operations in West Africa; Chief Investment Officer of a Renewable Energy company in the UK; former advisor and fund-raiser for a Dubai based technology start-up; and Deputy General Manager Middle East for Castlepines.
Maki Fushii McIntosh
Maki has practiced and taught cross-cultural communications and leadership development in Japan and Canada over 25 years. With rich experience working with culturally diverse people in Asia and North America, she is known as a creative and motivational speaker. Through Castlepines Global Equities, Maki helps businesses in Japan, Korea, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam and other Asian countries to find partners, develop strategies and build financial structures. She has been working on environmentally responsible renewable energy and infrastructure projects in Asia, and focuses on ethical leadership and investment.
Fabio Yukio Yamada has 35+ years of experience in business development with top international corporations such as Chemical Bank, Johnson & Johnson, Du Pont and 3M. Mr. Yamada has a degree in Electrical Engineering in Brazil, and postgraduate studies in Finance in Japan and Canada.
Since July 2001, Mr. Yamada has successfully represented US States in Brazil to promote US exports and in the attraction of companies to the USA. Currently Mr. Yamada’s company, is the Trade and Investment Authorized Representative in Sao Paulo – Brazil, for the States of Florida, Colorado and Maryland.
For the past 13 years, Mr. Yamada has been working with Castlepines Investment Fund, to support low risk and long-term green and brownfield projects where Investment Grade Rated companies are involved. Renewable energy and infra structure projects are always a top priority in the region.
Zukie has 15 years experience, mainly in financial services and currently serves as a non executive director on various listed and unlisted Boards.
Her diverse professional and international experience ranges from general management, finance, mergers and acquisitions, portfolio management , corporate governance, strategy, restructuring, business development, through to sales and distribution.
She holds a CA (SA); ACMA; MBA and Executive Programmes from Harvard, Insead and Oxford.