Philippe brings over 30 years of senior management experience with International Banks in Private, Corporate and Investment Banking.
Philippe transferred to Asia in 1995 to run the operations of BNP Paribas’ Private banking Asian subsidiaries. He then developed the North Asian Private Banking Platform for Rabobank/Sarasin supervising both client facing teams as well as the Group’s operational departments in addition to various departments such as credit, compliance, investment desk, treasury and trust.
During his time with the Rabobank Group he was also:
• Board Member of the Singapore Merchant Bank
• Board Member of the Hong Kong regulated entity
• Board Member of both the Hong Kong and Taiwan Trust Companies
He subsequently headed the Private Banking North Asian operations of ABN AMRO in which he held overall responsibilities for the activities of the group across its various Asian offices. Additional roles included:
• Responsible towards the Hong Kong Monetary Authorities for ABN AMRO Private Banking
• Chairman of the credit and compliance committees for North Asia as well as Member of the Asian Investment Product Committee
Before setting up LCA Solutions in 2010, Philippe was Deputy CEO of BNP Paribas Wealth Management North Asia, a group for which he worked for more than 13 years and held positions such as:
• Part of the Bank’s Asian executive committee while directly running a number of private banking marketing teams covering Asia.
• Establishing and heading the Group’s Private Banking activities in the India subcontinent from a regional base in Mumbai.
• COO/CFO for the Private banking operations of Asia and board member of its Banking and Trust subsidiaries.
• Part of the Group’s HQ audit team (“Inspection Generale”) focused on international missions on Trust, private banking and Dealing room activities.
• Also held various positions in credit, legal, structured finance and M&A while stationed in north America.
Since founding LCA, Philippe has been actively involved in answering the corporate advisory, private investment and M&A needs of clients in addition to offering more traditional wealth management and family Governance solutions.
Philippe has worked in Europe, India and North America and speaks fluent English and French. He is a regular invited speaker at wealth management and asset management conferences as well as being a judge for various awards within the industry.
He won the Asian Wealthbriefing 2017 Award for “Outstanding contribution to wealth management thought leadership”.
Deputy CEO and Founder
Sanam brings more than 30 years of experience in the International Financial Industry.
Before founding London and Capital Asia in 2010 (since rebranded as LCA Solutions in 2019), Sanam was Managing Director at BNP Paribas Wealth Management.
Her experience also includes 15 years of managing senior private bankers in BNP Paribas, ABN AMRO and Rabobank.
As part of Senior Management, she has held various positions including:
• Alternate Executive Officer towards the Hong Kong Monetary Authorities for ABN AMRO Private Banking and
member of its North Asian Private Banking Executive Management committee
• Member of the executive management committee at BNP Paribas Wealth Management Hong Kong
• Member and alternate chair of the Client acceptance Committee at ABN AMRO and BNP Paribas
• Member of the Investment Product Development Committee (Asia) at ABN AMRO and BNP Paribas
Prior to that she held various positions at Ernst & Young and the Rockefeller Family Office.
Sanam is fluent in English, Cantonese, Hindi and Sindhi.
Sanam sits on the board of LCA Solutions Limited as one of its two directors. She is also a Responsible Officer toward the Hong
Kong Regulators (Securities and Futures Commission – SFC) as well as being one of its two overall Managers in Charge.
Sanam directly heads all wealth management and investment activities of the firm in addition to sitting on all regulatory and compliance
committees that operate and supervise the activities of the company.
Chief Operating Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Felix brings more than 25 years’ experience in Asian Financial markets specifically in the Hedge Fund and Asset Management industry.
Felix began his career on the operational side of Investment Banking Departments at Chase Manhattan (now JP Morgan), Bankers Trust, Natwest and Deutsche Bank. .
He then spent the next 20 years setting up and building the operations of regulated buy-side asset management businesses in Asia.
Prior to joining LCA Solutions as its COO, Felix was COO at the Korean Hedge Fund QUAD Capital Management supervising Operations & Middle Office, Risk Management, Compliance & Corporate Governance, IT, HR & Accounting teams.
Felix holds a B.A. degree from Western Sydney University.
Felix speaks fluent English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
Jack Lo, CFA
Jack Lo, CFA
Jack brings over 10 years’ direct experience in the Asset Management and Private Banking field with renowned International institutions.
Before joining LCA Solutions, Jack was on the investment side of Credit Suisse Private Banking focusing on Client Portfolio Management and advising on Strategic Asset allocation. Prior to that role, Jack worked a number of years advising clients at HSBC Private Banking but also Vanguard, the American USD7 Trillion asset manager, Euromoney as well as BMO Asset Management, part of Bank of Montreal, one of the largest Canadian investment bank and financial services company.
A graduate from the University of Hong Kong with a Bachelor degree in Economics & Finance, Jack is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder.
Jack has been a licensed individual regulated in by the Hong Kong Monetary authorities (HKMA) and since joining the team the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC).
Jack speaks fluent English, Cantonese and Mandarin.”
George Kwok, CFA
Vice PresidentClient Coverage
George joined the team in 2015 and has over 10 years of experience in the Investment Industry. A graduate from Imperial College London where he obtained his Master of Engineering degree, George is also a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder.
George focuses on understanding, analysing and helping families with various corporate advisory solutions for their family business; he also sources and reviews direct investment opportunities.
Since Joining the team George has worked on a wide variety of sectors including Education, Media & Entertainment, Food & Beverage, Consumer & Luxury retail, Automobile & Industrial distribution as well as Aviation Financing and more traditional Real Estate opportunities.
A licensed individual regulated by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) , George speaks fluent English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
Vice President– Client AdvisoryClient Coverage
Tim joined LCA Solutions bringing along more than 8 years of experience in wealth management and credit analytics. Prior to Joining, Tim was working for a Fintech start-up after a few years with Nomura International and Citibank. He graduated from University of Reading with a bachelor degree in consumer behavior and Marketing.
Tim focuses on understanding and servicing the needs of clients while nourishing an interest in analytical reviews of investment opportunities.
Tim speaks fluent English, Mandarin and Cantonese.
Managing DirectorAccounting Manager
Yvonne joined the team from a CPA firm where she was a Senior Associate auditing the financial, manufacturing and trading industries.
Yvonne studied accounting at the University of Manchester before graduating from the University of Salford, UK, with a Bachelor degree in Business and Financial Management. She is also a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and is studying for her CPA Certification.
Yvonne speaks fluent English, Cantonese and Mandarin.
Alston Ling, CPA
Alston Ling, CPA
Alston joined the team after a few years of experience in the financial and banking industry having worked for Citi Private Bank and Bank of China but also Moody’s investors services and most recently the accounting firm Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC).
A graduate from the Hong Kong Baptist University, Alston is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) as well as a level II candidate for the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA). He is also a Member of the International association of restructuring insolvency & bankruptcy Professionals.
Alston focuses on helping clients with the daily operations of their wealth management accounts.
A licensed individual regulated by the Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), Alston speaks fluent English, Mandarin and Cantonese.
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