Mark Brider has accumulated over 30 years of International Banking experience, working in the UK, British Channel Islands, Singapore and Hong Kong for major global banks. His most recent roles in Asia, saw Mark head up a lending business for RBS International, which specialised in providing loans to International clients, buying UK (mainly Prime Central London) property. He later moved to join Coutts Asia, where as Market Head (Executive Vice President) for Singapore and Malaysia, he was responsible for a large team of Private Bankers covering both markets. Throughout his career, Mark has specialised in lending, and has accumulated significant experience structuring loans to wealthy clients across a range of assets in the offshore markets he has worked in. He also has corporate and commercial lending experience, adding yet another dimension to his consultancy. Mark has a BSc (Hons) in Financial Services from UMIST and is also professionally qualified as an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (ACIB).
Sally Brider has also enjoyed a long career in Banking, working in the UK, British Channel Islands and Singapore over a 27 year period. Her passion has always been the development of people and a career highlight was her role as Head of Training and Development for the offshore arm of a major global banking group where her team was responsible for the design, delivery and implementation of the training required to support one of the largest banking system migrations ever undertaken. She then also joined Coutts Asia, as a consultant (Vice President) in their Private Bank in Singapore, leading a number of key projects and initiatives for the bank. Her exceptional organisation skills, client focus and her perfectionist nature, make her an essential element of this husband and wife team. Sally is professionally qualified as an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD).