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Qbera Capital appoints new Chairman

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Qbera Capital has appointed Charlie Laughton-Scott as Chairman of the company, with effect from 1 November 2018.  

Jean-Francois Lambert who has helped guide Qbera Capital since inception as Chairman is to become a non-executive board member to the company and will continue to remain as a key advisor.
 
Qbera Capital’s CEO and Founder Ali Shafqat, says: “As the founding Chairman of the group Jean-Francois’ contribution has been key in helping us build our business into the fast-growing Asset Manager & Advisory Business that it is today. We have been immensely lucky to have been chaired by Jean-Francois for the past year and we look forward to continuing to benefit from his counsel & experience over the coming years as a key advisor.
 
“We carried out a thorough and independent appointment process and given Charlie’s extensive experience across geographies & asset classes we felt he was best placed to help Qbera take the next step in our growth. Charlie brings a wealth of sector & financial experience, having held senior positions at leading UK and international banks. We look forward to what we know will be Charlie’s significant contribution to our future.”
 
Laughton-Scott says: “I am delighted to be appointed as Qbera’s Chairman. This year has seen Qbera experience rapid growth and reach the strategic milestone of launching their first fund. It is an exciting time for Qbera as it continues to evolve as an Asset Manager & Advisory business and I look forward to supporting Ali and the team in my new role.”
 
Lambert says: “I have had a wonderful time as chairman at Qbera helping to build out the team & the franchise. I look forward to continuing to work with the team to help continue that momentum and am pleased to be handing over the Chair to Charlie, who has immense capabilities, skills and experience to help take the business forward.”

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