Strategic Consultant to the Board
Mr Rupin has over 25 years of industry experience & knowledge, managing portfolios for HNWIs, enhancing value for clients through implementing appropriate risk-return strategies. As clients’ needs diversified, he ventured into real estate investments, and has been involved in numerous property investment projects across the globe, including the regeneration of Brentford Town in the UK and acquisition of retail park investments in the USA. He has been involved as an adviser in structuring and managing a private investment fund to purchase properties in Germany, Romania, and India. Over the past few years, Rupin developed FIG into a reputable and dynamic financial services company, by building client relationships and expanding the range of advisory and execution services offered.
He is now focussed entirely on the development and support of key business development and investment projects, including infrastructure, retail and leisure.
Other interests include involvement as a trustee and President of the UK branch of an international educational charity.
Director of Finance
Mr Raja is a highly experienced, mature and competent Board director , with a skill set spanning finance, corporate strategy , fund and business administration, acquired over more than 35 years in the industry
In particular his Board level management expertise and experience working with external investment funds , and senior management roles within Industry , make his appointment to the Board of FIG PLC, of great benefit to the firm.
His addition to the FIG Board enhances the Boards’ ability to maintain a greater understanding and oversight of the essential support functions, that will be needed to underpin the growth in activity, in particular a greater emphasis on polices, processes , risk management and overall compliance. His particular experience as a Director in similar organisations will mean the he brings best practice and an understanding of the industry’s’ current pressures and opportunities, allowing the Board to build this into their overall strategy for the firm.
Director & CEO
Mr Karia is one of the most senior members of FIRST INTERNATIONAL GROUP PLC’S management team, and has contributed significantly to the firms overall strategy, particularly with respect to real estate advisory services.
Mr Karia has over 20 years Board level experience, including serving on the Board of several broad based funds, and brings with him a wealth of expertise in strategic management within the financial services industry.
The firms’ overall strategy is to continue to grow organically, to increase assets under management, and to identify and develop new market opportunities. His addition to the leadership team at FIG will drive this agenda forward, ensuring operational oversight and control.