Halwyn was initially founded in the UAE in 2017 where it was regulated by the Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority as a Promoter firm. The subsequent UK based company, Halwyn Capital Ltd, then launched in Edinburgh in 2018 and went on to receive its direct authorisation from the Financial Conduct Authority in 2019.
The two founders of Halwyn Capital are Philip and Lisa Rose who are both experienced investment individuals with many years of international experience in financial services. Read on to find out some more about who we are and what we have achieved so far.
Co-Founder & Director
Philip started his investment career in 1999 and qualified initially as a UK equity fund manager at SWIP. In addition to company research he was responsible for several institutional pension fund mandates, as well as two ESG funds. This was followed by a move into multi asset funds at SWIP, before moving to Dubai in 2009 to join Emirates NBD Asset Management and continue managing multi asset fund-of-funds. This role also included product development work and was followed by a spell in international wholesale distribution on behalf of several large asset management firms . Halwyn was setup initially in 2017 in the UAE where it became authorised by the Securities and Commodities Authority as a financial Promoter firm. Subsequently, in 2018, the current UK company was incorporated and went on to become successfully authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in 2019.
In addition to his ASIP fund management qualification, Philip is a Level 7 Chartered Fellow of the CISI and Chartered Wealth Manager, a Pension Transfer Specialist, Cert CII and also holds the CFA UK Certificate in ESG Investing.
He is also an independent director of two Luxembourg SICAVs.
Lisa started her investment career at SWIP in Edinburgh in 2002, working initially with the Quantitative Risk Team, where she became a Senior Portfolio Risk Analyst. This provided experience of in depth analysis of investment portfolios and working with the various investment teams at SWIP, to identify and assess the key investment risks within their portfolios. Lisa was the General Manager of Halwyn when it first setup in Dubai and was a Registered Person with the Emirates Securities and Commodities Authority based on her experience and CISI qualifications before joining the UK company, initially with SMF3 Executive Director responsibilities with the Financial Conduct Authority. Currently, Lisa continues to support the company in a non executive, advisory capacity only.
Lisa holds a Masters in Business and Economics from Heriot Watt University, has passed the Investment Management Certificate, is an Associate Member of the CISI and is also Cert CII (MP) qualified.
It is always important to know who you are dealing with. For those we haven't met before you can check key details about us and the company through the links below.
Halwyn Capital Ltd is based in Edinburgh and through the FCA Register you can carry out an individual NAME SEARCH on either of us and this will not only show our current status, but also our regulatory history as well. You can also check the company details either through a company NAME SEARCH or using the Firm Reference Number of 816564.
CISI MEMBER DIRECTORY
We are both members of the CISI and can be found through their online member directory.
CFA INSTITUTE MEMBER DIRECTORY
Philip is a member of the CFA Institute and is listed in their online member directory. He holds the ASIP designation and also has the CFA UK Certificate in ESG Investing.
CII MEMBER DIRECTORY
We are both members of the CII and are also Cert CII (MP) qualified.