Shared goals

Our team of independent professionals share a single-minded and un-conflicted focus on meeting our clients’ needs and supporting them in growing their business.

Our team has a wealth of experience across the sector, from large banks to boutique consultancies. We know and understand the challenges.

Together we share a powerful commitment to truly responsive account management and the development of ever-improving thinking and implementation.

Ours is a knowledgeable, forward-focused and highly motivated team.

At the top

At the head of the organization we have been fortunate enough to gather together a group of talented, experienced individuals, with senior management experience in private client investment management.

You’ll find everyone, especially our Client Relationship Managers, has both the skill and approach to make dealing with us refreshingly straightforward, friendly and rewarding.

Leadership | Directors

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Chris Fisher

Chief Executive Officer

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Chris is Chief Executive Officer of Multrees. He has nearly 25 years' experience in asset servicing and wealth management businesses. Chris has held a number of industry relevant roles with UBS and Brown Brothers Harriman.

Whether clients are seeking a tailored service or a hybrid solution, Chris and his established team of wealth management professionals have extensive investment operations outsourcing experience, together with an in-depth understanding of the challenges faced by businesses within the industry.

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Clive Stelfox

Chief Operating Officer

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Clive leads our Edinburgh operation. His role includes leading our Client Relationship Management team and ensuring our clients receive the highest quality service.

With 25 years' experience in investment management and private banking operations, Clive has held a number of senior roles with Barclays Wealth, Gerrard Investment Management and its predecessor Grieg Middleton.

His combination of client service and operational experience ensures he is able to bring a big picture level of insight and support to our clients.

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Jaco Cebula

Chief Technology Officer

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Jaco joined Multrees in 2013 as our Chief Technology Officer and brings with him over 18 years of specialised technology experience within the wealth management industry.

This includes investment management software, systems integration and delivering operational improvements through automation.

He leads our technology developments to ensure that speed, innovation and quality drive the development of our products and services. He, and his team, ensure we are always at the forefront of industry developments.

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Yvonne Clough

Head of Legal & Compliance

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Yvonne has over 20 years of compliance and risk experience in financial services. Yvonne is an expert in client money and custody and is committed to ensuring Multrees Investor Services maintains compliance with regulator rules and current best practice to achieve the best protection for clients and their assets. She is also a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales having completed her training with PwC in Leicester and Edinburgh.

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Nigel Pilkington

Chairman

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Chairman of Multrees Investor Services.  Nigel Pilkington was, until recently, Head of SEB Venture Capital in London since he opened the office in 2007.

Nigel spent ten years at Rowe & Pitman and ten years at CSFB and more recently nine years at Consulta, the London based family office. He has worked in almost every mainstream segment of the equity business.

Nigel is currently Chairman of Blakeney Investors and The Ukraine Opportunity Trust.

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Sir Roger Gifford

Non-Executive Director

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Sir Roger Gifford joined Multrees Investor Services in March 2014 as a Non-Executive Director. He is country Head of SEB UK and has over 30 years of experience in the financial services industry.

Honoured for services to international business, culture and the City in 2014, he became the 685th Lord Mayor of the City of London in 2012.

Sir Roger is an ambassador for UK financial and professional services and Vice-Chairman of the Association of Foreign Banks.

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Chris Fisher

Chief Executive Officer

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Chris is Chief Executive Officer of Multrees. He has nearly 25 years' experience in asset servicing and wealth management businesses. Chris has held a number of industry relevant roles with UBS and Brown Brothers Harriman.

Whether clients are seeking a tailored service or a hybrid solution, Chris and his established team of wealth management professionals have extensive investment operations outsourcing experience, together with an in-depth understanding of the challenges faced by businesses within the industry.

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Ausaf Abbas

Non-Executive Director

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Ausaf Abbas joined Multrees Investor Services' senior management team in 2013 as a Non-Executive Director, with a specific remit to support its expanding client base.

Ausaf had a 25-year career with Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley, in many senior roles across investment banking and private wealth management.

With his broad international experience, including 13 years living and working in Hong Kong, India, Singapore and Japan, he established Coombe Advisors to advance his advisory and consultancy business.

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Hugh Mullan

Non-Executive Director

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Hugh Mullan has joined Multrees Investor Services as a Non-Executive Director from his prior role as the UK CEO at Fidelity Worldwide Investment.

He has extensive experience managing investment and retail savings businesses, having held senior positions at Barclays Wealth, Schroders and Citibank.

Whilst at Fidelity, Hugh was also a member of the company's Global Operating Committee and, prior to his UK CEO role, he managed customer services, operations, technology and fund accounting across all of Fidelity's European businesses.

Since its launch in 2011, Multrees has built a talented team of individuals from across the investment, IT, operations and wealth management industries, and will continue to do so in the future. We aim to save our clients time and money, to be ahead of the regulatory agenda and to give greater operational flexibility to their businesses. Exciting times lie ahead.

Sir Roger Gifford
Non-Executive Director