Asif is a seasoned technology professional having over 28 years of experience at top tier investment banks.
Asif has had numerous leadership roles at Goldman Sachs including being part of the executive management team that set up Goldman Sachs India. He left Goldman Sachs as head of Equities Technology for EMEA and moved to become CIO and board member at CMC Markets post an investment made by Goldman in the CFD provider. Asif then moved to JP Morgan where he initially joined as Global Head of Flow Sales and Trading Technology, responsible for the transformation of the business from various legacy and outdated platforms to a scalable, low latency automated platform. He was then asked to be CIO for the Global Wealth Management Business, once again transforming the business platform from outdated legacy technology to modern, scalable, cloud-based technologies.
Erlend is a seasoned venture capital investor with a background from co-founding two venture capital funds, long-standing M&A experience, a management consulting career in Kearney, an MBA from London Business School and the founding of a successful tech startup at age 17. He is passionate about what he does, a trust-builder with creative flair and intellectual capacity.
Prior to co-founding Confidus Investment Partners and Confidus Venture Capital, Erlend was a Partner at Incepto, a boutique M&A advisory, and has experience from more than 20 M&A deals as owner, buyer and advisor including multiple-border deals, exits with mainly publicly listed and Private Equity counterparts.
Roland is an entrepreneur and expert in financial control and risk management. He has hands-on experience in finance, portfolio management, and general management.
His responsibilities have included internal and external accounting, reporting to the board of directors and the supervisory authorities, human resource administration, procurements, internal pricing, capital allocation, risk control, and investor relations.
He has also acted as a trusted advisor in structuring debt portfolios, setting up financial policies, and setting up derivative strategies for clients such banks, pension funds, asset management companies, insurance companies, and treasury departments of major corporations.
In his last role, Roland was the Managing Director and Chairman in TradeChannel AB, an IT-company delivering Regtech software to the financial industry.