Hemant Tucker has 23 plus years of banking experience in Wealth Management, Corporate & Investment Banking. He was Managing Director, Market Head for Global South Asia & Middle East and Head of Technopreneur Group at Bank of Singapore. Previously, he was Managing Director & Global Head of NRIs at Barclays Wealth managing teams across Singapore, Dubai and London. He has also worked with UBS, ABN AMRO and BNP Paribas.
Manish Tibrewal was the Chief Executive Officer at Maitri, an award-winning fund manager and multi-family office in Singapore. He has over 18 years of experience working in various leadership roles across India, Africa, and Singapore at the multi-billion dollar Tolaram group. He is regarded as an expert on risk management and sustainable wealth strategies, and is a senior advisor at the Wealth Management Institute founded by GIC and Temasek. He was instrumental in devising the Family Office Program at the Family Business Network and is a frequent speaker at various prestigious forums.
Mahesh Kumar was a tax partner at Withers Worldwide, the largest international law firm focused on private wealth. He advises clients on complex cross-border structures for funds, investments and business operations. He also advises on multi-generational succession and wealth planning strategies as well as structures for family offices, trusts and cross-border philanthropy. He was ranked by Singapore Business Review in an exclusive list of the most influential lawyers in Singapore. He is an elected member of the Executive Committee of the International Fiscal Association, Singapore. He regularly speaks at major conferences worldwide and is widely published.
Rajiv Garg has been a successful banker for over 30 years. He was a Managing Director at Bank of Singapore overseeing a portfolio of ultra-high net worth clients. Previously he worked as a private banker at Standard Chartered Bank. He started his career in corporate banking at Bank of America for over 5 years and then worked at Merrill Lynch as Managing Director for nearly 12 years on the investment banking side. He is a graduate of the prestigious Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.
Fumiko Omura was a successful banker at Barclays Wealth and Bank of Singapore between 2012 and 2022. Previously, she worked with Merrill Lynch Japan and Merrill Lynch Singapore as Senior Management and as a Senior Banker, assisting clients with diversified investments and major M&A transactions. Prior to her banking career, she was a television reporter in Japan.
Manoj Samtani has 21 years of financial market experience across private banking and fund management. He has established his career with industry leaders such as Bank of Singapore, EFG Bank AG, UBS AG, Kotak Mahindra UK Ltd and Bloomberg L.P.. Having begun professionally in Tokyo, Japan and subsequently working across South East Asia, Japan, Europe, and the Middle East, he is truly a global financial ambassador.
Executive Director/Portfolio Manager
Hamza Ayub is a Portfolio Manager and has over 16 years of experience across fundamental equities, multi-asset advisory and fund management. Prior to joining Farro, he was partner at a boutique equity hedge fund where he covered global macro and stock picking. Prior to that, he was an investment specialist at Bank of Singapore and Credit Suisse with focus on equities and fixed income. Hamza started his career as research analyst and is a CFA Charter holder and MBA from Kellogg School of Management.
Executive Director/Portfolio Manager
Sarada Yechuri is an investment specialist and banker with around 20 years of work experience. She has assisted ultra-high net worth families in managing diverse investments mandates across multiple asset classes. She has worked at Bank of Singapore, Barclays Wealth, ICICI Bank and J&J over the past two decades. She is a CFA charter holder and a graduate of the prestigious Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad.
Senior Advisor - Banking & Corporate Finance
Vincent Valladares is a Senior Advisor at Farro Capital. He will be strengthening the firms corporate and investment banking expertise by assisting with coverage and execution support for banking, treasury, risk management and corporate finance requirements. He has more than 25 years of financial services experience across commercial and private banking. Prior to joining Farro, he was an executive director at the Bank of Singapore.
Director - Business Strategy
Desi Setiawan has more than 15 years of experience in the area of Wealth Management and client servicing. She has been associated with Citibank, Bank Safra Sarasin, BNP Paribas, Courts & Co and UBP Singapore. Prior to joining Farro Capital she was a Team Lead at Bank of Singapore.
Director - Compliance
Zakiah Sulaiman is a Director, Compliance at Farro Capital. With more than 20 years of experience in the financial industry, she has had the opportunity to work in various roles i.e. relationship management, client servicing, business management, business controls, and performing post-trade investment suitability surveillance. Prior to joining Farro Capital, she was a Director of Business Monitoring with UBP and Associate Director of Business Management with Bank of Singapore.
Director - Client Relations
Ivy Chen is a Director of Client Relations at Farro Capital. She is a seasoned management consultant and a front office associate within private banking sector. She carries rich experiences working with industry leaders and successful entrepreneurs globally, solving business problems and satisfying clients’ wealth management needs. She recently graduated with an MBA degree with distinction from Imperial College London. During MBA, she has achieved multiple prizes from entrepreneurship and innovation competitions. Prior to Farro, she has worked at EY in both New York and Singapore offices, as well as at Bank of Singapore.
COO - Office
Judy Lim has over 12 years of experience as an Executive Assistant in Private Banking with strong knowledge in the use of information technology and company in-house application software. She enables the company to advance its initiatives and goals through filtering and attending to the day-to-day functions so that executives can focus on the high-level leadership and strategy functions. She previously worked at Bank of Singapore, Barclays Wealth, UBS AG and Julius Baer.
Somansh Shahani is an Analyst at Farro Capital. Previously, he worked at Accenture within their Strategy & Consulting arm for Capital Markets. Somansh has experience in Project Management, Business Analysis, and Business Development for Banks, Private Banks, Sovereign Wealth Fund’s, Telcom, Oil & Gas Companies, and Government Institutions.