Nuno Barroso, Managing Director
Formerly a Chemical Engineer graduating from the University of NSW in Australia, and after working for Rio Tinto in the mining industry, Nuno moved to finance and financial planning, where he gained several years’ experience in the finance and property market. He then co-founded Platinum Group of Companies in Australia and Malaysia, where he worked for over 10 years in international project development. Over the past 15 years he has travelled the globe extensively working with family offices and large international firms, to develop the GCC Global Investment Platform (www.theglobalcc.com ).
Sean Salloux, COO
Mr. Salloux has over 25 years of hands-on, international entrepreneurial and technology experience from start-ups to publicly traded companies. He served as Director of Partnerships at Gemalto (Nasdaq: GEMP) in their North/South American Headquarters in San Francisco. He has worked in the Venture Capital arm of Gemalto in London with positions in the U.S. and Korea. He was advisor to 2 start-ups when they were less than 10 employees that became Unicors (WorldRemit and Vungle). Prior to taking an MBA, he founded a consulting group focused on early Stage companies and start-ups and worked with companies in Australia, the U.K., Japan and the U.S. He has consulted to an offshoot of the World Bank, on micro-finance/start-ups/incubators in India, USA and the Dominican Republic. Mr. Salloux Studied Aeronautical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic in 1988, he graduated from Boston University with a Finance Degree and in 1999 he received an MBA from the London Business School.
Garth Howat, Advisory Board
Mr Howat is a successful Serial Entrepreneur with an excellent executive track record over the last 10 years. Under his leadership Baanx Group are listed on the FCA Website in the UK. Baanx is a B2B, white label BaaS (Banking as a Service) platform bridging Fiat & Digital Assets, with a Mobile App, launching a bank in days, not months. They have also delivered $millions in Lending and are one of the first, white label, digital asset friendly mobile banks.
Barnaby Andersun, Advisory Board
Barnaby is a founder of several start-ups, branding consultancies and e-commerce projects. This includes Block Alchemy to create innovative ICOs for start-ups, as well as Brand Aloud, which offers start-ups a complete strategy for marketing themselves online. Both of those organisations focus entirely on blockchain projects. Barnaby has over 25 years experience in digital design and development, having built hundreds of websites, his team of developers and designers focus on creating innovative apps and technologies. Barnaby is a sought after international speaker, having trained over 2,000 people through the US, Asia and Australia. Barnaby has a clear step by step process on the strategies to build blockchain, online audiences, social media and ecommerce.
MaggieWebber, Advisory Board
Maggie Webber (“The Working Mother’s Mentor”) is a Professional Speaker, Best-Selling Author, Futurist, plus a Start-Up and Small Business Coach and Consultant. She founded her marketing and management consultancy firm over 35 years ago, providing coaching to corporations and individuals such as professional athletes, top executives, and world-renowned entertainers. She provides her clients with tools to enhance their productivity, effectively manage stress levels, build reslience and attain optimal health and work/life integration. Today her primary specialty is working with entrepreneurs, start-ups and ‘corporate athletes’.Currently, Maggie holds Advisory Board positions for prominent organizations such as GCC Global Asset Management, Rockstar Hubs International, GCCBaanx, Humanity1, Simple Drinking Water, the Social Media Association and the Skyway Investment Group, whilst also spearheading the launch of the “Free Power and Water” Foundation.Maggie has served as a Keynote Speaker at the Women Economic Forum in London, The Netherlands, Portugal, and New Delhi in India. Maggie is also a Heartmath Resilience Advantage® Trainer and has created and facilitates an intensive 3-part program called “Wellness@Work” (www.maggiewebber.com)
Jamie Levy, Advisory Board
Jamie is a senior lawyer and business advisor who has significant experience advising sovereign wealth funds and investment companies with respect to investments made in the Aerospace, Defense ICT (Information, Communications & Technology), Healthcare and Private equity sectors. Jamie has worked with leading Australian and New York law firms, acting as a corporate and private equity funds lawyer.Jamie advises on a diverse range of corporate and investment activities in the above sectors, including joint ventures, industrial collaborations (civil and military), acquisitions, disposals and private equity fund investment and sponsorship. Jamie also advises on a range of corporate governance issues and brings a unique perspective to problem solving.
Rob Cecil, Advisory Board
Rob Cecil is an experienced business growth expert with specific expertise in marketing, sales, process, automation and business development methodologies. In addition to leading large sales organizations for global technology corporations, Rob has founded several companies having guided their growth to market leader positions.As an advisor, trainer and coach, Rob has dedicated his attention to rapid growth companies with unique market opportunities supported by strong leadership teams. Rob has consulted for over 100 businesses in a wide array of industries in over a dozen countries. He has worked alongside business experts including Chet Holmes and Tony Robbins among many others and has been a speaker at numerous business events. Rob has a BS in business from Nova South-eastern University and has studied in graduate programs at Georgia State University and University of Illinois.
Jonny Cadden, Advisory Board
Jonny Cadden has access to Bitcoin Miners selling BTC contracts starting at 5000 coins to banks, family offices, funds and is working with a European fund buying and selling BTC Bitcoin in Large Blocks. Jonny is a passionate Entrepreneur, Super-Connector, Hunter, and Dealmaker with nearly 30k LinkedIn Connections and relationships with investors, influencers, founders and leaders in UK, USA, China, Europe and UAE. He founded Manchester’s international tech, investment & music festival, bringing Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak to the City in 2016 with 2000 international delegates and 103 world-class speakers and investors. Jonny raised investment the hard way from king dealmaker Scott Fletcher MBE and enjoyed a 2.5-year master-class in international and has global network of investors, media, founders, entrepreneurs and leaders from the UK to China and the USA.
Matthew Jones, Advisory Board
“Matthews’s qualifications include a BSc in Quantity Surveying at Westminster University and higher level education qualifications in Business and Finance. He is a former Executive Director and shareholder of the Investcap Group of Companies, and recently appointed Chief Executive Officer of Rail City Limited; a GCC Global Asset Management consortium company established to rollout large infrastructure projects for various Governments around the world. This includes, but not limited to roads, bridges, ports and railways. Matthews’s knowledge and experience in the global construction and finance industries have provided him with a platform and capability to approach a variety of international projects in a strategic and pragmatic manner. The structuring and implementation of strategies have been under taken at the highest level, to both political and corporate audiences and clients, in a variety of international markets with a comprehensive understanding of the respective diverse cultural environments.
Rashmi Panchal, Advisory Board
Rashmi studied at the University of Manchester where he received his Bachelor of Laws. Rashmi has 10 years’ experience as a property lawyer and 30 years of experience in property development over varied 300 projects building a portfolio from £55k to £120M with an accountant trustee from 1987, having sourced and developed properties for income and capital growth. The properties comprised of a mixture of buy to lets and commercial properties and gained vast experience in challenging market conditions over three decades. He is currently a coach, mentor and consultant for entrepreneurs and property for Rockstar Hubs International where he helps entrepreneurs and companies create wealth and maximise profits in start-ups, existing businesses and in property investment.
Rasmus Andersen, Advisory Board
Rasmus Andersen, CFA is a co-Founder of Runestone Capital and Portfolio Manager of the Runestone Capital Fund, which implements proprietary quantitative driven strategies trading derivatives with focus on volatility. The fund launched in 2015 and has since won numerous awards including best Emerging Macro, CTA & Volatility Fund by EuroHedge. Prior to launching Runestone, Rasmus spent 9 years at Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse working in M&A, Equity Capital Markets and Wealth Management. He holds a MPhil in Economics from Queens’ College, University of Cambridge, a BSc in Economics and Business Management from University of Aarhus in Denmark and is a CFA charter holder.