Managing Director

Swen Lorenz has held managerial and directorship positions of a large number of companies, including Burnbrae Media, Charles Darwin Foundation, Rogue Bunny Rogue, Dixcart Bay Hotel and Speymill Marcau.


Head of Research

Manos Halicioglu has extensive experience in research at leading financial institutions, including the European Central Bank. He is regularly quoted by the financial press, including Bloomberg, CityAM, Master Investor Magazine and Portfolio Institutional. Manos is a graduate of Imperial College and has passed both levels I and II of the CFA qualification.


Jim Mellon holds directorships in a number of publicly quoted companies, many of which are in the financial services sector. He is a life tenant of the trust which owns Burnbrae Group Limited which, in turn, indirectly holds 100% of GECR.

Finance Manager

Nigel Caine is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Certified Accountants and a Member of both the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators. Nigel began his career in audit and transaction services with KPMG and Deloitte, and was the Chief Financial Officer for Speymill Deutsche Immobilien Company Plc.

Non-Executive Director

Denham Eke has held directorships of a large number of companies, principally involved in the finance, mining, property and leisure sectors, including Webis plc, Manx Financial Group plc, Speymill plc; Emerging Metals plc, Copper Development Corporation and Burnbrae Group.