Tao is also the General Manager of Quant Risk Management at the London Metal Exchange. He is a commodity expert with experiences in oil, natural gas, precious metals, minerals, agricultural investment products, etc. He is also a specialist in derivatives and designing commodity linked structured investments. Tao previously worked at UBS and Merrill Lynch in London. He was awarded an MSc in engineering and business management at Warwick University.
Abdul Khader Mohamed Ismail
Corporate Finance Adviser
Abdul is a mature and well-respected banker with over 30 years of experience in finance, particularly corporate finance. He spent his early career in Singapore working for DBS Bank and then Citi Bank as the Head of Restructuring and Recapitalisation. During his career, Abdul has specialised in cross-border transactions and project financing; he is strong at deal origination and structuring, corporate business restructuring and re-capitalisation, etc. He has recently completed a number of client listings. Abdul has invaluable experiences on the Asian Pacific Capital Markets, especially in the Chinese and the Singaporean markets.
Dr. Joerg Fabri
Germany Region Adviser
Dr. Joerg Fabri specialises in transactions of chemicals and utility industry. He is a chemicals and energy specialist with a board range of experiences in the German and British industries. He is also a Co-founder and Managing Partner of Allocate Consultancy in Germany and works closely with the London & Oxford Group.
David Marsh, CBE
Chairman of the Advisory Board
David is the Chairman of the London & Oxford Group Advisory Board; he is also the co-founder and Managing Director of the Official Monetary and Financial Institutions Forum (OMFIF). He is a well-known writer and commentator on political and economic matters, particularly in Europe. George Soros provided the prologue to David's most recent book 'Europe's Deadlock: How the crisis could be solved - And why it won't happen'. David is former co-founder, chairman and deputy chairman of the German-British Forum. He was made Commander of the most excellent order of the British Empire (CBE) in 2000 and was awarded the German Order of Merit in 2003. He is a graduate of Oxford University.
Real Estate Adviser
John Hampson first joined the London & Oxford Group in 1996. He is a specialist in real estate and private equity investments. He previously worked as the Head of Real Estate Financing at Bank of America NT & SA in London and he was also the Chief Executive of Electra Property Finance Limited, a company owned and funded by Electra Investment Trust and the Pension Trust of General Electric.