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Team


Sven Miserey - Managing Director - Founder

  • Fund manager for the Coast Freehold Income Fund and the Global Sustainable Farmland Investment Trust.

  • Previously portfolio manager at GLG Partners. Set up GLG's structured credit portfolio (CDO).

  • Co-inventor and patent holder of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange's Cleared Interest Rate Swaps.

  • Managed over EUR 15 billion in various long-only credit and money-market funds for the Commerzbank Group.

  • 10 years of marketing fixed income products and derivatives for leading financial institutions.

  • BBa Finance George Washington University.

  • sven@capital-advisory.com



Kristof Bulkai, CFA - Fund Manager - Global Sustainable Farmland Investment Trust

  • Fund manager for the Global Sustainable Farmland Investment Trust.

  • Over 15 years experience, focusing on the food, water and agriculture sectors.

  • Before joining CAP, Kristof was a partner at Thames River Capital, and subsequently at Liontrust.

  • Prior to that, he was a discretionary trader at Griffin Capital, as part of a multi-strategy team.

  • He began his career at Goldman Sachs as an analyst on the corporate finance desk.

  • MSc in Transition Economics from LSE, BA in Philosophy and Politics from Durham.

  • kristof@capital-advisory.com



Roberto Falzoni – Fund Manager – Masayume Funds

  • Founder and manager of Denarius Conseils & Gestion S.A., a Geneva-based multi-family office and wealth management company.

  • Founder of Dukre Asset Management S.A., an independent asset management firm in Geneva.

  • Director of GDP Gestion de Patrimoines S.A., a multi-family office in Lausanne, Switzerland.

  • Head of PB Capital Markets and Derivatives at Credit Lyonnais (Suisse) S.A. in Geneva. CBC Banque, Groupe Tradicion in Lausanne.

  • Founding chairman, member of the Executive Committee for the CFA (UK) Society for three years.

  • Degree in Business Management from Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciale (HEC) in Lausanne.

  • roberto@capital-advisory.com



Igal Sigal – Fund Manager – Masayume Funds

  • Manager of the Reflex strategy.

  • Over 25 years of investment, trading and fund management experience.

  • Has managed the Reflex Discretionary Fund and clients' managed accounts as a senior trader at Dukre Asset Management (where he also managed the Deutsche Bank DBSelect investment platform).

  • Co-founded Alternativa Portfolio Management & Consultancy ltd in Israel (trading and portfolio management).

  • Graduated from the School of Navy Officers at the Israeli Naval Academy and served 3 years in the Israel military service. Studied economics at the Technion Israel Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel.

  • igal@capital-advisory.com



Charles-Edouard Bith - Managing Director - Chief Operating Officer


  • Over 25 years experience, both on the sell side and trading of fixed income products.

  • Before joining CAP, Charles-Edouard was head of rates' sales at RBS.

  • Previously, Deputy CEO of the Scotiabank French branch.

  • Master in finance from Paris I University (Sorbonne), MBA from EOGN-HEC-Paris II (Assas).

  • charles-edouard@capital-advisory.com



Ian Monks - Managing Director - Investment Manager


  • Investment Manager to the Global Sustainable Farmland Income Trust plc.

  • Rural property professional with 37 years of experience in the sector and is a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

  • Transacted and oversaw close to 500,000 hectares of international farmland.

  • Senior Partner and Head of Rural at Bidwells LLP where he advised a number of European Pension Funds on their strategy for building global portfolios.

  • In the UK, advised the Wellcome Trust on the £249 million acquisition of the Co-Op Group’s farms with an ongoing role to develop the portfolio.

  • Helped the South Yorkshire Pension Authority on building up the largest portfolio of Grade 1 farmland in the UK.

  • Trustee, Director and Adviser to a number of private farming and property businesses including Elveden Farms Ltd, one of the largest lowland farming estates in the UK.

  • Studied at the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester.

  • Ian@capital-advisory.com



Carl Atkin - Managing Director - Investment Supervisor


  • Investment supervisor for the Global Sustainable Farmland Income Trust plc.

  • 20 years management and consultancy experience in farming, farmland investment, agribusiness and food.

  • Transacted and oversaw over 500,000 hectares of international farmland.

  • Prior to that spent ten years at Bidwells, latterly as a Partner and head of farm consultancy and rural research.

  • First class BSc (Hons) Agriculture and Farm Management from Newcastle University with postgraduate degree in Business Administration.

  • Fellow and Vice-Chairman of the UK Institute of Agricultural Management.

  • carl@capital-advisory.com


Carina Baranova, CFA

  • Previously Managing Director at Kazimir Partners. Responsible for the firm’s business development and marketing.

  • Portfolio manager and hedge fund analyst at The Blackstone Group in NYC and London, managing the investment team in the London office.

  • Co-managed a portfolio of emerging market debt and currencies at Schooner Asset Management in Boston, Ma.

  • Research analyst in the Emerging Market bond group at Scudder, Stevens & Clark.

  • BS Finance from Northeastern University, Boston. CFA charterholder.

  • carina.baranova@capital-advisory.com



Ken Kinsey-Quick, CFA – Fund Manager – Hedge Funds

  • Over 25 years of experience in the fund management industry focusing on hedge funds.

  • Founder and CEO of Diamond Capital Management (Pty) Ltd, manager of the Green and Blue Diamond funds.

  • Partner at Thames River Capital, research committee member for Haussmann Holdings (funds of hedge funds).

  • Founder of Redwood Investments, CIO for Coronation Holdings’ fund of hedge funds business. Fund manager at Ifabanque (Permal Group). Assistant fund manager at CCF Foster & Brathwaite, Blue Circle Pension Investments.

  • Founding chairman, member of the Executive Committee for the CFA (UK) Society for three years.

  • Bachelor degree in Commerce from the University of Cape Town. CFA, CAIA charterholder.

  • ken@capital-advisory.com



Severine Balick - Capital Raising

  • Capital raising for foodtech and agtech companies.

  • Over 15 years of experience, including venture capital at Quadia, a Swiss Impact Investment Fund, where she led the London office dedicated to Food and AgTech Private Equity investments.

  • Severine currently advises family offices, HNWIs and large food corporations on innovative, corporate venture and helps with deal origination.

  • Master in PPE and M'Phil in finance from Institut des Etudes Politiques in Paris.

  • severine@capital-advisory.com



Gareth Robertson – Advisor

  • Over twenty five years of experience, both in institutional fund management with Barclays Bank, M&G and Invesco, and in UK and European corporate stockbroking as a director of Swiss Bank Corporation in London.

  • Management consultancy work for a wide range of clients, including Siemens, Compart-Montedison, Cedel Bank (now Clearstream), Man Group and the European Commission.

  • Business Development Director of Allenbridge Group plc.

  • Trustee of the pension fund of a listed UK company.

  • Degree in Modern Languages from Brasenose College, Oxford.

  • gareth@capital-advisory.com



Philippe Watteaux - Advisor

  • Advisor to CAP’s Board.

  • Wealth manager and founder of PW Conseil, an independent financial advisory firm.

  • Independent wealth manager in AXA’s network.

  • Financial markets broker with Hayaux, GPK and Drexell Burnham Lambert.

  • Degree in Marketing and Accounting from the Ecole de La Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Paris.

  • philippe@pwconseil.com



Tim Doolan - Compliance Consultant

  • Compliance consultant for CAP.

  • Founded Solutions 4 Compliance London in 2000.

  • Compliance consultant for traditional and alternative asset management firms. Responsible for attaining FCA Authorisations and on-going compliance issues.

  • 30 years' experience within the financial services industry across global banks to start-up investment management boutiques.

  • Extensive experience within the financial services industry across operational and regulatory risk management.


  • tim@s4clondon.com



A John Donachie - Compliance Consultant

  • Compliance consultant for CAP.

  • Compliance consultant for alternative asset management firms. Responsible for attaining FCA Authorisations and on-going compliance issues.

  • Compliance officer for major German, Japanese and Swiss banks.

  • Authorisation Officer and Surveillance Inspector at the Securities & Futures Authority (now the Financial Conduct Authority).

  • Eurobond and equity derivatives salesperson for UBS, Bankers Trust, Toronto Dominion Bank and JPMorgan.

  • john.donachie@capital-advisory.com



Louise Thomson - Legal Consultant

  • Legal consultant on structuring and expert witness areas for CAP.

  • Worked as a senior legal counsel for Morgan Stanley, BNP Paribas, JP Morgan and Renaissance Capital.

  • Extensive experience in structuring, executing and advising on a wide range of transactions including funds, structured derivatives, synthetic and cash CLOs and CDOs, credit derivatives and other complex products.

  • Managed complex international transactions. Set up numerous securitisation and repackaging programmes and structures for various businesses. Experienced in issues of custody, security and SPVs.

  • Called as a Barrister at Lincoln’s Inn, London in 2000; transferred to Solicitor status in 2004.

  • Master’s Degree in International Business Law from King’s College, London.

  • louise@capital-advisory.com