Sir Eric Peacock CMG DL
Eric is currently the chief executive officer of Exemplas Holdings Limited. His previous experience includes chairman and chief executive officer in a range of international businesses including Babygro plc, divisional chief executive officer of Hollis International plc and managing director of Barbour Limited. He has international business development experience in over 80 countries and in 2003 he received The Most Distinguished Order of St Michael & St George for Services to International Trade.
Chief Executive Officer
Wayne Mitchell began his career at Natwest and is an Associate of the Institute of Bankers (ACIB). In 1987, he moved to Washington DC where he joined Petra Bank as a treasury specialist. From Petra, Mitchell joined Ruesch International, a major international payment provider, as vice-president. At Ruesch, Wayne took over the New York Regional office as General Manager and subsequently opened an office covering the Southern Region, based in Atlanta. In 1994, he returned to the UK to establish an operation based in London, which grew to being the largest office within the Ruesch Group.
Geoff was born in New Zealand in 1958. He studied law and finance at Auckland University and was admitted as a Barrister and Solicitor of the High Court of New Zealand in 1982 and then admitted as a solicitor in the UK in 1992. He is a Director and the General Counsel of Ekwienox Limited and is responsible, among other matters, for legal issues affecting the Group.Prior to joining Ekwienox in May 2005 Geoff had been the General Counsel of the Prebon Group having joined a predecessor of that Group in 1986. Before joining Prebon Geoff worked as a solicitor for Wilde Sapte (now Denton Hall Wilde Sapte).
Richard was born in London in 1955. On leaving school he trained at Phillips and Drew where he became a money broker and spent a successful career before entering the futures market in 1982. He became one of the first local traders on LIFFE and was joint MD of Fulton Prebon Financial Futures before leaving to set up his own business. This became the largest Financial Futures brokers in London employing 140 people with associated offices in Hamburg, Paris, Rome and Chicago and was successfully sold in 1997. Richard has many years of experience in the financial sector and was one of the founders of Schneider’s and SGM.