Her Highness Sheikha Salama Bint Sultan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan

Non-Executive Chairperson

Her Highness Sheikha Salama Bint Sultan Bin Zayed Al Nahyan joined NFG SARL as its Non-Executive Chairperson in 2022. Her Highness Sheikha Salama also serves as the Chairperson of Two S Holding, A Family Office located in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. She is a member of the Al Nahyan Ruling Family of Abu Dhabi.

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Keith Beekmeyer

Chief Executive Officer, and Director

Keith is an articulate communicator, capable of building lasting relationships with the senior management of clients, partners, vendors both domestically and internationally. A problem solver and deal architect who can create solutions with track record for finding innovative ways to grow revenue and increase margins. He has a history of success in creating structure solution in emerging markets along with initiatives in sales, marketing, and advertising structured product.

Keith has experience in the negotiation of high-level contracts. He is well versed in presentations, accustomed to addressing clients, vendors, partners, shareholders, and corporate board of directors. He has been responsible for and has managed multi-million-dollar budgets with full P&L responsibility.

Andrew Bye

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, RISK MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS

Andy is a qualified, and highly experienced risk management and risk finance professional, providing functional responsibility to FTSE 100 or equivalent entities. He has been engaged in the risk profession for 37 years, holding varied positions both in an employed and a consulting capacity. He has extensive knowledge and skills, gained by operating in both non-regulatory and regulatory environments. His commercial experience is drawn from a wide range of industrial, international and trade sector both in the UK and overseas. In addition, he has extensive experience in financial services, and is actively engaged in supporting professional and institute standard bodies.

Zam Manji

Managing Director for NFG Sarl

Zam has had over 15 years experience in the financial service sector – both as a private & investment banker.

He started his career in the Fixed Income division of Bear Stearns and JP Morgan in London, before shifting into Private Banking with Royal Bank of Canada Suisse (and Banque SYZ following their acquisition in 2015) in Dubai and Geneva. This was followed with a move to Banque J. Safra Sarasin in Geneva.

He has built strong relations with his clients and partners, with extensive knowledge on Swiss and Emerging markets.

Zam holds a BSc in Computing and Business from the University of Warwick.

Thi A.H. Nguyen JD

Chief Legal Officer and Director

He has been an attorney for 17 years and brings with him not only years of practical knowledge but experiences and skills that go beyond the actual practice of law.

He began his career in the Office of the Governor under former Governor Gary Locke. As an attorney assisting the Governor’s General Counsel, Thi gained familiarity with government protocol and lawmaking. He was appointed by Governor Locke and served on the State’s Commission on Asian and Pacific American Affairs to represent and advise the Governor on issues that affect this demographic.

He also was a delegate on several trade missions with Governor Locke and the State’s Secretary of State Sam Reed to China and Vietnam. Thi met with high level government officials and assisted Washington State private companies promote their goods and execute contracts with their Asian counterparties.

Thi built upon his experience in the public sector and transitioned to the private practice of law. He would go on to represent large Vietnamese companies that include a cement manufacturer, textiles company, pharmaceutical distributor, and import/exporters with aspects of international commerce. In assisting international clients, he also gained knowledge of financial instruments utilized in trade, financing, banking, and regulatory law.

Domestically in the US, Thi represented private lenders, real estate developers, and builders in various capacities. In EB-5 and other project development, he was responsible for governmental approvals, organizing the capital stack and arranging mezzanine financing. On behalf of lenders, he drafted loan documentation and performed due diligence of the projects and borrowers.

Thi has a global worldview and has a keen insight of how geopolitics affects the business and financial world.

As NPFC’s Chief Legal Officer he is responsible for oversight of the Company’s global legal strategy.

He received his law degree from Loyola Law School of Los Angeles and dual undergraduate degrees in Political Science and SE Asian Studies from the University of Washington in Seattle, WA.

Trevor M. Saliba

Chief Operating Officer and Director

Trevor joined NFG in 2022 where he leads the firm’s global corporate strategy and development activities for mergers & acquisitions and non-control and control investments and their operational integration into the global organization.

From 2018 to 2022, he served as Managing Partner and CEO of NMS Consulting, a global management consulting and strategic advisory firm with more than 350 professionals throughout 17 global offices where he directly oversaw the firm’s global private equity, mergers and acquisition and strategy practice groups. In 2012, he founded a global investment banking firm where he also served as Chairman and CEO directly overseeing its growth to one of the Top 10 Los Angeles headquartered investment banks having personally advised on and completed more than $5 billion in transactions until its sale in 2018. He has been recognized numerous times for his accomplishments as a key advisor on cross-border transactions, mergers and acquisitions and structured financing transactions including the Los Angeles Business Journal recognizing him as one of the “Most Influential Investment Bankers” in its 2018 inaugural edition.

Prior to this, he served as Managing Director-Asia Pacific (based in Hong Kong and Los Angeles) for Platinum Capital, Ltd., a London based hedge fund. Prior to that, he served as a principal advisor to the Los Angeles based family office advising on both public and private investments, private equity, real estate and venture capital. In this capacity, he assumed C-suite roles of investment or portfolio companies of the family office engaged in the construction and engineering, media, technology, manufacturing, financial services and consumer products sectors. He began his professional and financial services career at Morgan Stanley in 1995.

He is an alumnus of Columbia Business School. In addition, he has completed Harvard Business School’s Executive Education Program. Current professional memberships include the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) and Young Presidents Organization (YPO). In 2018 he became a Milken Institute Associate.

Julian Jammine

Chief financial officer

A commercially minded CFO and strategic finance professional. Julian is a big four qualified chartered accountant with over 14 years qualified experience working in financial services and start-up companies. Julian has a range of experience in the asset management and insurance industries that facilitate companies to achieve their growth ambitions in a responsible and sustainable manner.

Prior to joining Newpoint, Julian has been working as a strategic CFO with start-up companies in the fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) sector. He has worked with companies and founders to execute on their strategic plans and growth their businesses in a responsible and sustainable manner.

Prior to this Julian spent over a decade in the financial services sector. Julian was the head of finance business operations at Man Group plc. He managed a team of individuals responsible for revenue and cost reporting as well as analytics, budgeting, and forecasting. Julian worked with the group CFO on executing the company’s $150m cost saving plan. Julian was also the group head of insurance, where he worked with external insurance brokers to fully cover the corporate entity as well as investment funds for their respective insurance requirements.

Julian also spent over three years working for Ernst & Young in New York and Johannesburg, where he specialised in financial service clients including large banks and insurance companies.

Charlotte Green

Company secretary

Charlotte has graduated with a BA Honours degree in History and Politics after studying for three years at Queen Mary University of London.

She is a conscientious Executive Head of Support & Company Secretary with over 3 years of extensive and diverse experience in supporting senior executives, providing high level support to Board level Directors/CEO within the financial sector. Charlotte often meets with clients and interfaces with the Shareholders of the Company.

She is responsible for ensuring the smooth running of NFG Sarl and its subsidiaries by working closely with all the executive team on various mergers and acquisitions, legal and marketing projects.