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Oxford International Financial Holdings

David Ezzard
Chief Executive Officer

David Ezzard

David specializes in developing financial services businesses throughout Europe & the MENA region.

His experience spans over 30 years, the majority of which has been gained in the Lloyd’s of London Insurance market starting as a Broker and in recent years through the ownership of a Lloyd’s Insurance Broker.

David launched what is now known as Oxford IFH in 2009 having been asked by many of his international corporate clients for employee and financial management advisory services.

Establishing the first advisory business in Qatar he then made the decision to locate the group services in Malta to provide an international platform in a recognized financial services centre.

David is confident that Oxford will build on its reputation for delivering first class international planning services to clients throughout the globe.

Matthew D'Emanuele
Chief Operations Officer

Matthew D'Emanuele

Matthew joined the Oxford Group in January 2012 and is responsible for restructuring both the retail and back office infrastructure whilst leading the group through an aggressive expansion strategy.

After holding senior roles with several large international organisations across a wide range of industries Matthew has gained a thorough understanding of developing operations through the leverage of technology, effective marketing strategies, robust sales process, CRM and intelligent talent acquisition programmes.

With an absolute passion towards improving the quality of the client experience, Matthew is proud that his vision of client centricity is shared by each and every Oxford and QBI team member.

Matthew is excited and extremely positive by the progression each operation within the Oxford Group has made in 2012. He firmly believes by adhering to their core principle of “Delivering an Outstanding Client Experience – The Oxford Way” the group will continue to grow market share year on year.

Tom Oxby
Lead Administrator

Tom Oxby

Having obtained Business Management degree, Tom went onto complete a Masters in International Business Management before joining the management consultancy division within Turner & Townsend. This was a business process role, offering management solutions to companies across a variety of sectors.

After a very successful period with Turner & Townsend, Tom agreed to lead the administration functions at Oxford International Financial Tradings.

Tom is tasked with developing our administration process to ensure that each touch point with our clients is efficient and professional.

Private Client Services

Ian Hayel
Senior Wealth Manager

Ian Hayel

Ian joined QBI in October 2010 as a Wealth Manager.

Ian has been working within the financial services industry for over 8 years and specialises in particular in handling the wealth management and tax planning for our South African private clients.

Ian believes that his success is down to the relationship he builds with clients, he ensures that each of his commitments are made each step of the process.

Ruth Wilson

Ruth Wilson

Ruth has worked in the Wealth Management sector in the ME for the past 3 years having moved to the region from the UK.

She has a wide scope of financial planning expertise looking after private clients.

Ruth is committed to providing the professional attention necessary to help each individual achieve their financial goals, offering continued service as their needs change

Damon Booth

Damon Booth

Damon started out 7 years ago in the wealth management field and his career has seen him help expatriate clients in 5 countries, in 3 continents. From Europe to the Far East and now back to where his career started, in Qatar, he has a vast knowledge base yet still continues to grow and develop in the industry. Having clients all over the world means he keeps a great relationship with them all and he knows that his client’s needs are paramount and treats every one of them with the utmost care.

Andrew Morris

Andrew Morris

Andrew has a strong background in a corporate environment and had helped expatriate business professionals with all aspects of financial planning for 6 years. Andrew has worked across Europe and his specialities and advice have helped his clients benefit in planning their financial future. Not only has Andrew created tailored financial plans for his clients, Andrew has helped to educate his client base through seminars and interactive meetings.

Corporate Risk and Employee Benefits

Sagar Nerella
Senior Account Manager – Corporate Risk and Employee Benefits

Sagar Nerella

Sagar’s main responsibilities are to handle the technical aspects of Property, Engineering, Construction, Liability, Marine and other insurance requirements.

With an MBA in Insurance and a career that has involved working for some of the largest multi-national Insurance Brokerage businesses in India Sagar has brought a wealth of experience to the QBI Team.

Nazir Ahmed
Motor Insurance Specialist (Corporate Risk and Employee Benefits)

Nazir Ahmed

Nazir has been with QBI for two years and has worked incredibly hard to generate and assist our large client base with their motor insurance requirements. With several key relationships, QBI are able to offer some of the most attractive motor insurance rates in Qatar.

QBI Qatar Support Team

Sue Lloyd
QBI Qatar Office Manager

Sue Lloyd

Jennifer Quiogue
QBI Qatar Administrator

Jennifer Quiogue