Bruce is a chartered accountant with over 37 years financial services experience, previously a partner in PwC, latterly as Global leader of their Wealth Management practice and the key driver of their bi-annual Wealth Management Report. Bruce is now CEO of Weatherill Consulting providing advice on client centricity and wider strategic matters to wealth managers. He is the author of The Value of Trust: the quest by Wealth Managers for Trusted Advisor status and a number of other thought leadership reports. Bruce is chairman of ClearView Financial Media and a non-executive of a number of companies including Fidelity Holdings UK, The Wisdom Council, ComPeer and JDX Consulting.
Group Commercial Director
Philip has been working in the information sector for over 30 years. He has has a number of senior roles in sales and marketing and is a business development specialist. Naturally entrepreneurial, he has launched and co-launched several publishing business, including ClearView publishing, the publisher of WealthBriefing and the associated global titles and events. Most recently be has been involved in the launch and successful implementation of the ClearView International Awards programmes, which have seen year on year growth, and are now recognised as annual fixtures on the private banking calendar.
He is a keen early stage investor in technology and information businesses, and has an interest in the property market, having studied surveying as a postgraduate at Reading University.
Stephen Harris is chief executive of ClearView Financial Media, publisher of global wealth management news sites WealthBriefing, Family Wealth Report and WealthBriefingAsia; as well as compliance, tax and remuneration-centred Compliance Matters, Offshore Red and Executive Compensation Briefing respectively. He has 25 years’ financial publishing experience, 17 years of which have been running growth companies.
He has written extensively on global wealth management issues and leads ClearView’s global events team. As well as training as an accountant, Stephen has worked as a hedge fund manager and as a private banking headhunter.
Taking his wealth management knowledge from behind his publications, Stephen is often at the centre of a variety of thought-leadership events in the industry. He has spoken on a number of panels and webinars as an expert in the field, as well as commentating on television, and leading internal staff training programmes.
Not only has he chaired panels at numerous conferences organised by ClearView in the UK, US and Asia; Stephen has chaired filmed round-tables for firms, such as BNP Paribas and Appway.
Co-Founder - Head of Business Development APAC & MENA
Andrew Deane is co-founder of ClearView Financial Media, head of business development for ASIA and Middle East and WealthBriefingAsia publisher. Andrew has over 32 years experience in financial services with a focus on the wealth management sector since 1998. He previously worked in the City of London as a Stockbroker and has covered back, middle and front office.
Andrew has an entrepreneurial approach to business and has previously advised startup companies and pre-IPO businesses looking for capital raise. He has extensive contacts across Asia and Middle East both from within the wealth management sector but also through a network of HNWI’s and family offices.
Although based in the UK, Andrew travels regularly to Singapore, Hong Kong, UAE and Switzerland. Outside of ClearView Financial Media, Andrews passion is rugby which he still actively plays.
Paul has more than 20 years of experience delivering technology-differentiated solutions to private, public and international customers. Paul is responsible for the development and support of all internal systems at Clearview. Working with the development team. Paul ensures projects are delivered on-time and on-budget and deployed across all Clearview's global websites and operational teams. Paul is also responsible for the Clearview roadmap and works closely with customers and partners.
Prior to Clearview, Paul founded eMiddleare which was acquired by Oracle in 2003. At eMiddleware Paul led key strategic initiatives in big data, cloud technologies and next-generation infrastructure.
Paul holds a first class honours BEng degree from Kingston University.
Hugo is one of the founding directors of ClearView Financial Media and has over 14 years experience in publishing and marketing to the wealth management and private banking sectors.
Now serving as a non-executive director and advisor to ClearView, he is also a founder and COO of smartKYC, an AI powered due diligence screening tool used for anti money laundering purposes.
Tom Burroughes is group editor of ClearView Financial Media, publisher of WealthBriefing, WealthBriefingAsia and Family Wealth Report. Tom has worked at ClearView since 2008, reporting on news stories, interviewing industry leaders, writing features and comment pieces, and has spoken at conferences in London, Guernsey and Vienna, among other locations. He has discussed the industry’s issues on Reuters television and the BBC. Previously, Tom was wealth management editor of The Business, the weekly UK magazine run by the Telegraph Group, from 2007 to 2008. Before that, he was a correspondent in various roles at Reuters, the global newswire. Between 1994 and 2000, he was a reporter for Market News International, a New York-headquartered newswire.