Jim Dolan FCSI Level 6 PCIAM
Managing Director /Investment Director
Jim is a fully qualified Chartered Wealth Manager CISI level 6 with the Chartered Institute of Securities & Investments. After starting out with Friends Provident in 1991 he has worked for a number of private client Stockbrokers, including a three year period trading commodities (base and precious metals and currencies). Jim is well versed in multiple trading techniques and strategies across a variety of products.He has been a main board Director for one of the UK’s leading independent private client investment houses and previously sat on the board of a Buckinghamshire based independent financial advisor and as an Non-Executive Director of a multi-award winning UK based Discretionary Fund Manager.
Chris Hutton MBE
Chairman & Finance Director
Chris is Chartered Accountant and a experienced Chief Financial Officer and Operations Director with extensive experience in driving organisational and business strategies in educational and not-for-profit organisations. Able to direct operations and improve business processes whilst maintain high levels of service delivery. Key skills include a proven record of strategic finance management, in-depth financial analysis, financial and management accounting, stakeholder management, management of funds. Strategic understanding of HR, Premises, IT and H&S issues, recruitment and payroll; a strong understanding of change and resource management and a deep knowledge of management principles. In-depth operational knowledge of legal and compliance issues of Company Secretarial and Clerking of Governors / Directors Meetings.
Head of Private Wealth
Born and resident in the Isle of Man with strong connections across the public and private sector. Miles has worked within the financial services sector for the past 15 years. He started his career with Friends Provident International Limited, with experience across Marketing (Assistant Proposition Manager) and Investments (International Investment Dealer). He originally joined Creechurch Capital in December 2012 as a Portfolio Manager, with responsibility for managing client portfolios and supporting the then Head of Private Wealth. When the Head of Private Wealth departed the business in 2015, he inherited additional responsibilities and was promoted to Senior Portfolio Manager in recognition of his achievements. He left Creechurch Capital for a short period in 2018 to start his own business but was re-hired as Head of Private Wealth following the successful acquisition of Creechurch Capital by the Nayyar Group. Miles is a senior member of the investment strategy group and co-manager to a range of investmetfunds. He is qualified investment manager and Chartered Member of CISI. In his spare time Miles enjoys reading books and playing racket sports.
Dave Nixon FCMA
He is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Management Accountants with over 25 years post qualification experience and is an Independent Director for a number of Insurance Companies and Investment Funds and is an established Business Consultant with extensive Senior Executive and Board level experience. Between 2001 and 2008 Dave was Managing Director of BlackRock in the Isle of Man (formerly MerrillLynch Investment Managers) having overall responsibility for institutional , retail and private clients, together with 2 authorised collective investment schemes. During this time he implemented a range of added value investment solutions and led a number of reappointment programmes for large institutional clients. Prior to this, Dave was General Manager/Financial Controller, also undertook the role of Company Secretary for a range of operational and investment corporates .Between 1987 and 1992 he was General Manager/Financial Director of an international manufacturing company, having previously worked for the stry of Defence in a number of senior management positions.Dave is based on the island and has a strong track record of achieving objectives, and is recognised in the isle of Man for his competitive, energetic and ethical approach to business and brings an abundance of experience and knowledge to the Creechurch capital ltd .
Head of Compliance
Has over 30 years’ experience within the financial sector on the Isle of Man in various areas including; Insurance,Banking, Investment Business and Trust & Corporate Service providers. The last 21 years being in Senior Compliance Roles and also acting as the Money Laundering Reporting Officer. Before joining Creechurch 6 years ago he worked for large companies including Bank of Bermuda, Allied Irish Bank and Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Damion holds the ICA International Compliance diploma and is a member of the International Compliance Association.