Miles Pelham


Miles Pelham is Hong Kong based and has worked in finance for 2 decades, during which time he has held senior investment banking positions at some of the world's largest financial institutions. His experience ranges from running trading desks to bond and financial instrument management.

Executive Directors

Paul Dolan

Chief Executive Officer

Paul brings almost 30 years' experience in investment banking and finance, where he consistently built award winning, world-class teams and managed global portfolios in excess of $10billion across asset classes. Paul worked in London and Tokyo, and from 2007- 2012 in Hong Kong, as Nomura's Global Head of Convertible Bonds, Co-head of Equities APAC and Chairman of the committee for Corporate Social Responsibility. In 2014 he founded Dolan Sports Management with the goals of managing the careers and wealth of elite athletes, improving the visibility of female sporting role models and financing sports facilities for the underprivileged.

Warren Deats

Chief Operating Officer

Warren has 15 years' of investment banking experience in Africa, Europe and Asia, and has extensive contacts throughout the continent. His management skills are complimented by 5 years' experience developing a successful Citrus and Pomegranate farm in South Africa. Warren is based in Tanzania from where he oversees our African operations.


Kevin Milne

Kevin is a Chartered Fellow of the CISI, with over 30 years’ experience in Global Financial Services, covering both developed and developing economies. Kevin has extensive experience operating in highly regulated environments including being a member of the Executive Committee of the London Stock Exchange Group. Kevin has held a number of leadership and senior management positions in the financial sector in the UK, Europe, Asia and Australia and has built a wealth of contacts in Global Financial Markets.

Jessica Camus

Jessica brings extensive experience facilitating public private partnerships working with leaders from private sector, government and civil society globally, and across Sub-Saharan Africa. Jessica specialises in accelerating growth and impact for socially responsible business in frontier markets.

She was previously an Associate Director at the World Economic Forum, developing numerous initiatives and programmes on building entrepreneurship ecosystems, innovation and gender and former Financial Market Executive at Thomson Reuters.

Jessica holds an MA from the Graduate Institute of International Relations & Development Studies, Geneva and an MBA from the IE Business School, Madrid.

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