Board of directors

Robert Berkeley (aged 48) (Executive Chairman and Finance Director)

Robert qualified as a chartered accountant with Arthur Andersen and Co in 1990 and has had a successful career in senior management within the retail, construction, headhunting and financial services sectors. In 1999, he was appointed to Harvey Nash Plc’s European Management Board, significantly developing the business across Europe, as well as placing senior executives within major international organisations. Since 2009, Robert has successfully established Vantage FX UK Trading Limited, an FSA regulated online forex broker based in London, a significant player in the FX market across Europe with strong growth year on year. Robert is currently the Managing Director of Vantage FX UK Trading Limited, a role in which he will remain following Admission. Robert’s position as Executive Chairman and Finance Director will be on a part time basis. 

Yuhi Horiguchi (aged 37) (Executive Director)

Yuhi began his career in 2000 at Ernst & Young LLP where he was an audit manager. Yuhi gained extensive experience in investment banking and principal investments serving as a principal investment analyst at Deutsche Securities Limited (Tokyo) and as a corporate finance associate at Imperial Capital LLC. Yuhi is the co-founder and Managing Director of JAY Advisors Corporation, an investment bank with offices in Tokyo, Hong Kong, the San Francisco Bay Area and São Paulo. He also holds director positions in various financial service companies including AIP Securities Co., Ltd, a Japanese licensed securities firm, and GO Markets Pty Ltd, an Australian-based registered forex brokerage firm. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Economics degree from Kei University, Tokyo, his Master of Accounting degree from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, and is a US Certified Public Accountant (California). Yuhi’s position as an Executive Director will be on a part time basis.

(Dominic) Seah Boon Chin (aged 41) (Independent Non-Executive Director)

Dominic began his career in 1995 as a senior officer at Chung Khiaw Bank (Malaysia) Bhd. (now known as United Overseas Bank (Malaysia) Berhad). From 1997 to January 2007, he worked in several established financial institutions in Malaysia and Singapore, including CIMB Investment Bank Berhad, Affin Investment Bank Berhad and Public Investment Bank Berhad, mainly focused in corporate finance. Subsequently he joined MobilityOne Limited (which is quoted on AIM) as its corporate finance director and has been a non-executive director there since November 2011. He is currently the head of corporate finance at TA Securities Holdings Berhad, a stockbroking firm in Malaysia. He obtained his Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) degree with distinction from McMaster University, Canada.