James is a co-Founder and the Managing Director at Aravis, responsible for the day to day operations of the firm including compliance. In addition he manages a number of the firm’s key account relationships. Before co-founding Aravis, James spent 9 years in the hedge fund industry with ABN AMRO Alternative Investment Group and then Asset Alliance International. Throughout the 1990s, James worked in Asian equity sales at HSBC, Schroders and WI Carr, in various sales and leadership roles.
James graduated from Oxford University with a BA (Hons) French & History.
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James co-founded Aravis Capital and is the Head of the Sales team. Before co-founding Aravis, James spent seven years with Atlantis Investment Management, where he was the Marketing Director. James has 26 years’ experience specialising in financial product sales in institutional equities and investment management in the UK, Thailand and Hong Kong. Previous employers include Morgan Grenfell Investment Management, W.I. Carr, BZW and Nomura.
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John is a Director of Sales and responsible for investor relationships in both the UK and Switzerland.
Before joining Aravis in 2012, John was the Head of New Business Sales for Performa Consultants and Director Deals Ltd.
John has 30 years’ experience in financial product sales. Previous employers in the UK & Asia include BZW, Cresvale Asia, Jardine Fleming and JP Morgan.
John holds a BA (Hons) degree in Archaeology from Leeds University and an MBA from Cass Business School London.
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Rubeena is responsible for covering investor relationships in France.
Before joining Aravis, Rubeena was responsible for fund distribution to institutional clients in Europe for Mitsubishi UFJ Asset Management Ltd.
Rubeena has 16 years’ experience in business development and sales in asset management in London & Dubai.
Previous employers also include M&G and Pioneer Investments covering European and Middle Eastern clients. Additionally, she has worked for Savills Investment Management and Fischer Francis Trees & Watts in client relationship management.
Rubeena holds a Masters’ degree in Banking, Finance and Insurance from Sorbonne University, Paris.
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James is responsible for covering investor relationships in London, France and Germany together with sourcing new funds.
Before joining Aravis, James was an Analyst at Allenbridge, responsible for quantitative analyses and investment due diligence of alternative investments, including hedge funds, private equity funds and venture capital trusts.
James graduated from the University of Nottingham with a LLB in Law.
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Kit is responsible for covering investor relationships in Benelux, Monaco, Iceland and Geneva. Before joining Aravis, Kit spent 6 years in the British Army, serving with the Grenadier Guards.
Kit graduated from the University of Exeter with a BA (Hons) in Ancient History.
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Arlette is the Marketing Manager and responsible for fund marketing, investor relations and supporting the sales team. Before joining Aravis, Arlette spent 10 years in client services for Cantillon Capital Management and Lazard Asset Management.
Arlette graduated from Nottingham Trent University with a BA (Hons) European Business & German.
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Becki is our Office Manager. Before joining Aravis, Becki had 14 years’ experience as a personal assistant to senior executives principally in the broadcasting and publishing worlds, having worked at the BBC & ITEL.
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