Investment & Portfolio Consultants Limited ( IPC ) – Principals and Key Personnel


David F. Crystal – Co Founder & Managing Director

David  has been managing assets, trading, and sales for over 40 years. In 1995  he established Investment and Portfolio Consultants (IPC) as a multi-family office focusing on Fixed Income and Capital Markets. Over time the business vision has evolved to create the Gryphon Multi Asset platform.

Prior to IPC David held various positions for many large international Investment Banks in London and Toronto and worked in oil trading in China and Hong Kong. His private equity interests include the renewable energy sector, from building and financing some of the largest solar energy parks in Europe to investing in related tech companies, co work space, cooked food & delivery subscription business.


Zev Crystal – Co Founder

   

Zev has been managing assets and trading for over 40 years and recently moved to become resident in the Bahamas in 2017.

In 1995 he established Investment and Portfolio Consultants (IPC) as a multi-family office focusing on Fixed Income and Capital Markets. Over time the business vision has evolved to create the Gryphon Multi Asset platform.

Prior to IPC Zev held senior positions for many large international Investment Banks in London, New York and Toronto. 

His private equity interests include the renewable energy sector, from building and financing some of the largest solar energy parks in Europe to investing in related tech companies. Also, Zev has invested in a meal preparation & delivery subscription business.


Leonard A. Watson - Senior Portfolio Manager

   

Leonard has over 35 years of Trading and Investment experience and has worked for a number of International Banks in senior trading roles, making markets in Warrants, Convertibles and Equities.

For the last 25 years Len has worked for IPC as a Portfolio Manager, managing and trading diversified and tailored Global Fixed Income portfolios and strategies.

Len was nominated 4 years running (2018-2021) as the Most Astute Investor in Asia G3 Bonds by the Asset.com.

Len has developed a proprietary suite of software used to track, compare and analyse global bond markets.



Andre Lajeunesse

     

Andre LaJeunesse, CFA has been involved in the Financial Markets Industry for over 35 years, most recently as Managing Director and Head of Global Markets, Asia based in Hong Kong for a Canadian bank.

His experience spans all areas of Management, Trading, Sales, both in front office as well as CIO offices in a number of global Investment Banks.

Prior to Hong Kong he was responsible for the Product strategy and build for a large Dutch bank, focusing on Private Wealth managers and clients, based in Singapore.

He began his career in the Markets trading businesses in New York and Toronto.


Raffaello Nemni

   

Raffaello has 30 years experience in private banking as an advisor to UHNWIs and as senior executive. He started his career in a Family Office where he spent 10 years specialising in asset allocation, fixed income/currency trading and manager selection in alternative investments.

From 2001 until 2007 he was one of the founding members of the UK team at UBS Wealth Management focusing on servicing UHNW & Family Offices. From 2008 - 2014, he set up and ran globally the UK Resident Non-Domiciled business at Credit Suisse.

Since then, Raffaello held leadership roles at HSBC Group as a Managing Director in charge of UHNW, its largest business in the UK Private Banking division, and Deutsche Bank as MD - Head of UK Coverage team. Raffaello is a Chartered Fellow (FSCI) of CISI.