The latest moves and appointments in wealth management in the UK, the rest of Europe, the Middle East and other select locations.
BNY Mellon | Pershing
BNY Mellon | Pershing, a provider of global financial business solutions, has appointed Umar Zaman as head of strategy for its EMEA business, based in London. Zaman will join the BNY Mellon | Pershing EMEA executive committee.
In this newly-created role, Zaman will be responsible for shaping Pershing EMEA’s strategy and value proposition as the firm continues to support clients’ needs for simplification, scale and service. He will report to the head of Pershing EMEA, Cécile Nagel.
Zaman is an experienced transformation leader, with a career spanning more than 20 years. He has worked across a diverse range of global organisations, including large UK and European wealth and asset management firms and consultancies, where he led complex transformations and delivered innovative solutions to build sustainable future capabilities. He has also held many senior leadership positions at PwC, EY and AXA Investment Managers.
He is joining BNY Mellon | Pershing from Investec Wealth & Investments where he served as the head of strategic initiatives and innovation.
AltTab Capital, the international cryptocurrency and digital assets hedge fund company, has appointed Nick Tsui as crypto trader and options specialist to strengthen and expand its portfolio management team.
Tsui (pictured) is joining AltTab Capital after working as an independent trader since 2018, with impressive results in trading crypto small caps and traditional assets, capitalising on his deep knowledge of global markets, the firm said in a statement.
Before that, he was an equipment engineer at the Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) between 2013 to 2018, where he was in charge of the maintenance and operation of semiconductor machinery, strengthening his critical thinking and problem-solving abilities. In addition, he holds a master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the National Central University of Taiwan.
Tsui will work alongside his colleagues Dr Raymond Ng, Greg Moritz, Michael Silberberg and Michiel Janssen to enhance AltTab Capital’s portfolio.
“Nick is a highly diligent crypto trader with excellent skills in mathematics, trading strategies, and finance, along with developed analytical and logical reasoning abilities,” Dr Raymond Ng, co-founder and chief investment officer at AltTab Capital, said.