Our team

Singapore

ELDIYAR MURATOV

Executive Director (CEO)

MFIN, MSQMA, FFMS 1.0,2.0,3.0,4.0,5.0,6.0,7.0, FCA Approved Person Go to website

Mr Muratov has deep expertise and experience ranging from life and health insurance , private banking, external asset management, brokerage, security management, clearing activity, investment fund, mutual investment fund, non-state pension funds management, just to name a few, and holds 7 Federal Commission on Security Market (FCSM) licenses. Alongside these licenses, Mr Muratov is also an ‘approved person’ under the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), a regulatory body in the United Kingdom.

Mr Muratov holds Diploma in Engineering; Business Communication and Technical Translation; Master in Business Quality Control Management and Master in Economics in the Finance and Credit specializations. He successfully completed Fin-Tech program in Oxford University, Said Business School in London, Digital Marketing program in University of Cape Town and Cyber Security Risk Management program in Harvard University in US.

Mr. Muratov is currently pursuing his Master’s Degree in Jurisprudence and International Financial Law, MCSI - CWMQ level 7.0, Blockchain program in Oxford University, Said Business School in London.

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Edmund Chan

Executive Director (CIO)

CFA, FCA Approved Person

Edmund joins Castle Family Office as its Executive Director. He possesses more than 12 years of capital market experience, of which 8 years is in fund management. He has multi-asset investment expertise in both Equities and Bonds. Edmund was formerly a Senior Portfolio Manager with a leading asset management company in Malaysia, managing both balanced and equity funds. Prior to this, he was a Senior Fund Manager in a Singapore-based asset management company, managing unit trust investments and institutional portfolios. Edmund is a Chartered Financial Analyst and holds a B.A. (2nd Class Upper Honours) in Economics from the National University of Singapore.

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RON ALVIN SOH

Deputy Director, Head of Legal Support (CLO)

Ron Alvin graduated with 2nd (Upper) Honours and was called to the Bar in Singapore having attained a distinction in the Civil Litigation aspect of the Bar Exams.

Ron Alvin’s previous experience spans from litigation and international arbitration matters to corporate commercial work. Some of his legal exposure are:

  • Acquisition and merger of a UK company across Hong Kong, Malaysia and Singapore;

  • Admiralty; ship arrest;

  • Resisting company winding up;

  • banking practices and accumulator share transactions; and

  • successful debt recovery for a Middle Eastern company

His holistic foundation saw him being involved in high stakes matters such as those concerning internationally recognized names and brands.

Ron Alvin is the Head of Legal Support in Castle Family Office, where he provides his knowledge and experience in various areas.

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ERIN MARIE YZELMAN

Head of Compliance (COO)

Erin graduated with a Diploma in law and holds litigation experience, particularly in debt recovery and MCST matters, amongst others. With a keen eye for detail, she is the Compliance Officer in Castle Family Office, overseeing the company’s operation procedures, both internally and externally, and its compliance with the relevant laws and regulations globally.

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KEVIN HOWE

Head of Alternative Investments - Singapore

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Kevin possesses more than a decade of experience in gem appraisal and luxury retail. Some of his clients were of royal background in Asia as well as dignitaries. He is fluent in the English language and conversational in both the Mandarin and Cantonese language.

Kevin is the Head of Alternative Investment in Castle Family Office where he showcases his skills by managing and providing investors with attractive, non-traditional and non-conventional investment solutions, such as rare stones, art, wine, just to name a few. Kevin believes that one can invest in their passion and, at the same time, yield returns from such investment.

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ANDY SIA

Chief Financial Officer (CFO)

A keen leader with an eye for numbers, Andy is the Chief Financial Officer in Castle Family Office. Andy possesses invaluable experience and knowledge in the accounting industry. Andy was formerly from a consolidation team in a huge listed company where he was responsible for the accounting matters of many joint ventures and subsidiaries of the listed company. Andy is currently pursuing his Chartered Certified Accountant qualifications.

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DANIEL CHEOK

Head of Concierge and Lifestyle APAC

Daniel joins Castle Family Office as its Head of Concierge & Lifestyle – APAC. Daniel possesses a wide range of experience in various industries including media and strategic business development. Prior to joining Castle Family Office, Daniel was with a public listed gaming company where he headed a team that managed HNW clients across Asia to deliver holistic lifestyle benefits.

Daniel brings to the table the ability to think out of the box and provide solutions for a myriad of issues that clients may face. Daniel graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A) degree from the National University of Singapore.

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United Kingdom

VOLHA HAVORCHANKA

Executive Director – Europe & UK

FCA Approved Person

Volha possesses vast experience and knowledge in the financial industry. Prior to joining Castle Family Office, Volha was from one of London’s reputable financial institution where she managed diverse portfolios and provided investment advice to clients. Volha graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Hons) in International Politics from City University London and holds an Investment Management Certificate, Investment Advice Diploma (RDR compliant) and a Christie’s Advanced Certificate in Arts Dealing. Volha is also an ‘approved person’ under the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), a regulatory body in the United Kingdom.

Volha offers her expertise and knowledge to Castle Family Office as its Regional Director – Europe & UK in our London office where she oversees investment portfolios and manages operations of the other departments.

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Richard Abraham

Non-executive director

FCA Approved Person

Richard Abraham has a long and distinguished career as a senior international banker for reputable banks. Richard has served as an Executive Director in such banks for EMEA Corporate Finance/M & A and for a Middle East Wealth Management team catering mainly for UHNW clients in the Middle East area.

Richard was the Director and Chairman of numerous private and listed companies, mainly in the financial and technology sectors, and was the special advisor and consultant on strategy implementation and business development.
He joins Castle as its non-executive director in London, to promote its successful expansion and provide advice on governance and the regulatory environment.

Richard is a qualified accountant and obtained his MBA at London Business School and his first degree in Modern Languages at Manchester University.

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MICHAEL WYNNE-PARKER

Head of Communications

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With his vast and extensive experience, Michael Wynne-Parker joins Castle as its Head of Communications. Prior to joining Castle, Michael held several public offices around the globe including, but not limited to, President of the British Commonwealth Sambo Association and Vice President of Queen Elizabeth Castle of Mey Trust. Apart from holding office, Michael was also a co-founder of the Mencap City Foundation launched by Chancellor of the Exchequer, Lord How, and the co-founder of United Charities Unit Trust. Michael was also awarded with several decorations such as Chevalier in the Royal Order of the Crown of Rwanda (Grand Cross) in 2016, Order of St. Isidore Yuriev (3rd Class) Estonia in 2015 and Knight Commander, Military and Hospitaller Order of St Lazarus of Jerusalem in 1980, amongst others. In 1997, Michael was described as “The Man with the Golden Address book” by Jonathon Guinness, in an article in the Times (London). 

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TATYANA BRYAN

Alternative investments manager - United Kingdom

Tatyana joins Castle Family Office as its Head of Alternative Investment - Europe and UK in our London office and has a working background in both art and finance. Her role in Castle Family Office is to provide clients with investment solutions in different investment types such as art, vintage cars, jewellery and more. Tatyana started her career in a well-known auction house, where she learnt to appreciate fine art and priceless pieces before she moved on to working in reputable institutions in London. She graduated from Moscow State University and holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Buckinghamshire New University.

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Russia

ALEKSANDR ILIN

Executive Director – Russia & CIS

FCSM 1.0, 5.0

Aleksandr’s expertise lies in financial markets and derivatives. Prior to being appointed Director - Russia & CIS, Aleksandr worked in one of Russia's well-known and reputable bank and, a top U.S. financial institution located in Russia. Aleksandr graduated with Honors from a Siberian Lyceum, Honors in Finance and Credit Specialists from Siberian University and holds a Federal Commission on Security Market (FCSM) 1.0 and 5.0 license. Aside from being a Director – Russia & CIS in Castle, Aleksandr also oversees and manages Castle Tailored Suits. Aleksandr is currently pursuing his Master’s Degree in Jurisprudence and International Financial Law in Moscow State Institute of International Relations (University) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia.

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VIKTORIA SAGRADOVA

Head of Southern Federal District, Russia

FFMS 1.0

Viktoria possesses extensive experience and knowledge in the banking, insurance and finance industry. Prior to joining Castle Family Office as its Head of Russian Southern Federal District, Viktoria had managed a significant amount of assets for HNWI / UHNWI clients. Viktoria graduated in Economic and Finance and holds a Federal Commission on Security Market (FCSM) 1.0 license.

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SERGEY KIRILENKO

Regional Head – Russian Federation

FFMS 1.0

Sergey has vast experience in the finance industry and joins Castle Family Office as its Regional Head – Russian Federation. Sergey graduated from Saint Petersburg State University in jurisprudence and specializes in Finance and Credit. He also holds a Federal Commission on Security Market (FCSM) 1.0 license. Prior to joining Castle Family Office, Sergey was the head of one of Russia’s renowned private banks.

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ANNA KORYAKOVA

Regional Head – Russian Federation

FFMS 1.0

Anna specializes in the investment industry and is Castle Family Office’s Regional Head in Russian Federation. Prior to joining Castle Family Office, Anna was a Divisional Director where she developed businesses regionally by providing solutions in business strategy, amongst others. She managed assets of private and corporate HNW clients. With such extensive experience and knowledge, Anna endeavours to continue developing the investment business in Castle Family Office.  

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Andrey Diachenko

Head of Private Solutions – Russia & CIS

FFMS 1.0

Andrey has extensive experience in capital management and joins Castle Family Office as its Head of Private Solutions. Andrey started out his career as an assistant trader and garnered valuable experience working in renowned brokerage firms, investment and management companies and reputable banks in Russia. Andrey specialises in stock and off-exchange assets, derivatives, structural products and currencies, mergers and acquisitions and hedging market risks. Andrey graduated with a Master of Economics in Management and holds the Federal Financial Markets Service (FFMS) 1.0. license.

 

 

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OKSANA Ilzina

Head of Alternative Investments – Russia & CIS

With vast experience in the art scene, Oksana joins Castle Family Office as its Head of Alternative Investments – Russia and CIS. She graduated with a Masters in Early Italian painting and a Bachelor Degree in Art History – Classic Greek. Oksana began her career as a junior specialist in one of Saint-Petersburg’s largest and most reputable museum before moving on to becoming an assistant in the International Council of Museums. Oksana’s professional career includes her being a museum educator and guide and holding a successful art exhibition in Must Art Gallery, located in Moscow.

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NATALIA ROGOVSKAYA

Head of Concierge & Lifestyle for Russia & CIS

Natalia joins Castle Family Office as its Head of Concierge & Lifestyle – Russia & CIS, with her core responsibility being client support. Natalia graduated from Plekhanov Russian University of Economics in Finance and Credit and began her career in one of Russia’s reputable bank. Natalia joins Castle Family Office with invaluable experience in private banking, investment and asset management, advertising and PR. Natalia has also recently received her Master degree in Psychology from Moscow State University of Lomonosov. 

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NIKITA ARKHIPOV

Head of Saint-Petersburg, Russia

FFMS 1.0, 5.0

Nikita joins Castle Family Office with extensive experience in asset management in financial markets and a currency trader, and was previously from well-known brokerage firms in Russia. Nikita graduated St. Petersburg State University in Faculty of Economics and holds a Federal Commission on Security Market (FCSM) 1.0 and 5.0 license. Nikita is also trained in Portfolio Investment under JP Morgan, Assets Diversification under Schroders Investment.

Nikita offers his expertise and knowledge to Castle Family Office as its Head in Saint Petersburg city –where he oversees investment portfolios and manages operations of the other departments.

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SYLDYS MONGUSH

Team Leader - Moscow

FFMS 1.0

Syldys possesses extensive experience in the financial sector and investment consulting. Prior to joining Castle Family Office as its Team Leader – Moscow, Syldys was from one of Russia’s leading brokerage firm where he was involved in providing investment solutions to HNW clients. Syldys graduated from the Peoples’ Friendship University of Russia in Economics. Syldys holds a Federal Commission on Security Market (FCSM) 1.0 license.

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VLADIMIR DUDCHENKO

Team Leader - Moscow

FFMS 1.0

Vladimir joins Castle Family Office as its Team Leader - Moscow with a vast background in the banking and investment sector. Vladimir graduated from Khabarovsk State Academy of Economics and Law and holds a Federal Commission on Security Market (FCSM) 1.0 license. Prior to joining Castle Family Office, Vladimir worked in one of Russia’s renowned banks as a chief specialist in the consumer sector. Exposed to high net worth clients, Vladimir specializes in a wide range of investment products and is also knowledgeable in life insurance solutions.

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VLADISLAV YUGOV

Tailored Suits Development Manager – Russia & CIS

Vladislav joined Castle Family Office as a Tailored Suits Development Manager, with extensive experience in promoting the brand in Russia. Vladislav graduated from Moscow Aviation Institute majoring in Advertising and Public Relations in Aerospace Industry, after which he worked as a PR-Manager for a large Russian company. Besides he took training courses on writing various PR-texts and public performance.
In addition to developing PR projects and providing textual content, Vladislav is also responsible for Tailored Suits’ product and service development.

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GERMAN SHELEST

Business Development Manager – Russia & CIS

German joins Castle Family Office as its Business Development Manager. A graduate from the University of St Andrews, with a MA (Hons) in Financial Economics, German garnered experience working in one of Russia's major oil and gas company, where he did investment analysis of drilling projects, and a global banking and financial services company, where he represented a trading team. German's primary goal in Castle Family Office is to establish and maintain longstanding relationships with our partners and clients. 

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Roman Alekseev

Head of Legal Support – Russia & CIS

Roman graduated from Moscow State Linguistic University in Civil Law and has more than 8 years of experience working with Russian Civil Law and foreign jurisdictions. Before joining Castle Family Office, Roman headed a department in an IT Company that provided leading Russian companies and governmental bodies with LegTech and consulting/analytics solutions.

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Anatoly Ploskonos

Chief Compliance Officer - Russia & CIS

Anatoly graduated from Moscow State Linguistic University with a Diploma in law and has over 8 years of experience in Russian and foreign laws and regulations. Prior to joining Castle Family Office, Anatoly worked for a company that rendered international legal information and consulting services to major Russian firms and government agencies. He is presently the Chief Compliance Officer for Russia and CIS.

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Artyom Nikitenko

Lawyer - Legal Support

Artyom joins Castle Family Office as its Lawyer for the Moscow Legal Support team. Artyom graduated from Peoples' Friendship University of Russia with a Diploma in Law and later obtained an LL.M. Finance degree from Goethe University in Frankfurt A.m. His experience comes from working in law firms in Russia and Kazakhstan as well as in a reputable British law firm, doing international arbitration, in Frankfurt

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Andrey Korneev

Cyber Security Head

Andrey leads cyber security research and threat analysis to develop a comprehensive portfolio of adaptive, risk-based behavior models of cyber-attacks. Andrey focused on creating novel solutions for predictive analytics, risk-based access governance and proactive data protection. Andrey is a technology visionary and cyber security professional who thrives on solving complex problems. His primary passion is cyber security, but he understands that to be successful at securing an organization, you must have a detailed understanding of networks and related fields. Andrew passed the cybersecurity at the University of Harvard.

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Yulia Kimak

Designer

Yulia joins Castle Family Office as a designer. She graduated from Omsk Technical University. Yulia is an experienced designer with broad knowledge of graphic products concept, image processing, infographic design, presentation design, web-design. Before joining Castle Family Office, Yulia worked on developing design ideas for products of various companies

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Olga Sagura

Head in Yekaterinburg

Olga has ten years of professional experience in the field of consulting and investment banking. Before joining the Castle Family Office team, Olga worked in the largest international banks as a financial manager, head of the department and head of the department, managed private clients' assets at the level of HNWI. She is a highly qualified specialist in sales of banking products and services, investment and insurance instruments. It also has a certificate of the Federal Financial Markets Service (FFMS) 1.0.

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