JR Capital Hires Head of Middle East Team at Royal Bank of Canada
JR Capital announces the appointment of Neena Shah, as Managing Director effective 1 Sept 2015.
Based in our Mayfair office Neena will head JR Capital’s private client office and take on specific responsibility for extending the business reach into Egypt, Lebanon and Jordan.
Neena previously worked at Royal Bank of Canada, London where she spent 5 years as a Director and Head of the Middle East & Levant team for Private Client Wealth Management.
At Royal Bank of Canada Neena headed a team of wealth managers that served high and ultra-high net worth clients of Middle East origin. She has over 25 years of experience in leading client relationship teams and advising clients on all aspects of preserving and growing wealth.
Neena started her financial career at HSBC Investment Bank (Now HSBC Private Bank) in London, where she spent 20 years undertaking various roles in the Middle East team.
Neena is an associate of The Chartered Institute of Bankers (ACIB), a member of The Chartered Institute of Securities & Investments (MSCI) and has obtained the Certificate in Mortgage Advice and Practice (CeMap).
JR Capital is an FCA registered multi-family office that was established by John Collier-Wright in 2005 following a 15 year banking career with HSBC Investment Bank and Barclays Wealth in London. With a strong focus towards UK property investment and development as well as wealth management and structuring we manage the UK affairs of international merchant families, institutions and high net worth individuals predominately from the Middle East.
John Collier-Wright, founder and chief executive of JR Capital said:
“Today’s announcement reflects the continuation of JR Capital’s growth strategy. Neena’s 25 years of wealth management experience and her strong relationships in the region will add significant value to our existing private client wealth management platform. This in an exciting time for JR Capital and our clients as we continue to extend our capabilities and our reach across the Middle East”
Neena Shah, Managing Director of JR Capital said:
“I am delighted to join JR Capital and to work alongside a team of seasoned private client and investment managers. I look forward adding value to the business and to have the opportunity to offer my clients unique investment solutions”