Ian Sidney Cotton has been a member of the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants since 1963 and has been a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Chartered Accountants since 1969. Until his retirement in August 1993, Ian had spent his entire professional life with the international firm of accountants, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. Ian has served on the boards of for several listed public companies in addition to his role as a trustee on the board of a charitable trust responsible for substantial funding of medical research for the Royal Children’s Hospital in Brisbane, a position held for 30 years.
Ian Cotton’s experience in the Life Settlements industry began in 2000, building a fund from scratch to the largest open-ended fund in the world.
With over 25 years’ experience in Investment Banking and Fund Management Stephanie‘s extensive knowledge has seen her holding management positions in New Zealand, Australia and Europe. She serves as CEO and Director of GI Asset Management, a specialist asset manager in the secondary life insurance space within the insurance linked securities market. In addition she holds a position as Director for Global Insurance Settlements Funds PLC, an Irish AIFMD approved fund structure in Ireland. Stephanie is responsible for finance, operational infrastructure, risk management, portfolio management and product development functions for an Alternative Investment Fund and a regulated Managed Investment Scheme based in Ireland and Australia respectively. Stephanie also continues to be responsible in acting on changes to legal and regulatory compliance affecting both funds.
Stephen has been a Director with the Group since 2004 with responsibilities focusing compliance and risk management. He is also a member of the Investment Management Committee.
Stephen’s background is a career of over 40 years in the Banking and Financial Service Industries. During this time, he has held management positions in a number of major banking and financial services corporations.
He is a Fellow of the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (FINSIA).
Robert D. White had served as CEO for a former USA licensed provider and has considerable knowledge in the industry. His experience in the industry gives him a complete perspective on the vast array of different financial products and how the Fund’s investors are uniquely positioned to benefit from this unique and alternative asset class.
Mr. White began his career as a Financial Advisor and Insurance Agent with the United States Planning Association and Independent Research Agency. His civilian experience includes positions as Financial Advisor & Insurance Agent, Portfolio Strategist, Bank Officer, Compliance Officer, and National Director of Marketing. He has held investment officer positions with two US regional banks, two private investment management firms, and a securities broker dealer. , Rob is licensed with FINRA and the US Securities and Exchange Commission to offer investment advice on an array of investment instruments and products.
Appointed director in October 2005.
Formally a President and Director of for a former USA licensed provider and has considerable knowledge in the industry. Based in the United States of America and is a securities and corporate attorney who has been involved in the securities and investment brokerage industry since 1981.
Much of his experience has been working with entrepreneurial companies, both public and private, and includes the structuring, marketing, and funding of ventures involving areas such as technology, real estate, oil and gas, timber, entertainment, life settlements, other insurance products and marketing.