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Executive Board

Simon Osborne

Senior Vice President Operations / Head of Broadgate Initiatives

Executive Board | Simon Osborne
Executive Board | Simon Osborne

Simon has over 10 years retail banking experience and is a multi award winning Visa Qualified Fraud Analyst. He initiated and developed the UK’s first electronic fraud declaration and PARS (Proactive, Asset, Recovery, Strategy) which has helped UK banks save millions in fraud losses.

Simon graduated with a first class honors degree in Fraud and Criminal Justice from Visa Inc Business School and currently serves as Senior Vice President for the Broadgate Financial Group.

As Senior Vice President, his responsibility includes Due Diligence, Compliance and Operations.

John Mills

President & Chief Executive Officer

Executive Board | John Mills
Executive Board | John Mills

John graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Salford, UK, after which he served in Her Majesty’s Royal Air Force as a Pilot Officer, but due to a sports injury several years later had to resign his commission and then embark on his career in finance.

John has worked for approximately 28 years in the financial markets with various international financial institutions including Morgan Grenfell and Investco, specialising in mergers, acquisitions and venture capital.

In 2008 John moved permanently to Thailand where he founded Broadgate Financial. As President and CEO he is principally responsible for the strategic vision, direction and structured growth of the business. He is particularly active in developing co-operation opportunities between Thai financial institutions, international financial institutions, Thai and Cambodian Government Ministries, infrastructure, construction, property development and land acquisition projects.

Justin Malcolm

Advisor

Executive Board | Justin Malcolm
Executive Board | Justin Malcolm

A native of Australia now based in Bangkok, Thailand, Justin has accumulated a wealth of experience over his 18 year career with Starwood Hotels & Resorts in Asia Pacific, working for world class award winning hotels & resorts in Australia, Malaysia, Maldives and Thailand.

After the 2008 acquisition of an island in Maldives, Justin was appointed Resort Manager for Sheraton Maldives Full Moon Resort and Spa and was responsible for the complete conversion and renovation of Sheraton’s luxury resort.  In 2009 Starwood Hotels & Resorts awarded him Most Inspiring Leader in South Asia for his efforts in rebranding the island at the height of the global economic crisis.

Justin was then appointed as the General Manager at Le Meridien Chiang Rai Resort in October 2010.  In his capacity Justin also serves as Chairman of the Safety & Security Council for Starwood Hotels & Resorts in Thailand, Vietnam & Cambodia.  He is also the founding Chairman of the newly-established PATA Chiang Rai Chapter, where he worked with the government and private sector in Chiang Rai to promote the province as a destination, the true gateway to the Greater Mekong Sub-region, and a centre for arts and culture.  In March 2012 Justin was the recipient of the most prestigious honour for young tourism professionals in Asia Pacific - the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Face of the Future 2012 award.  In January 2013 Justin was appointed General Manager of Aloft Bangkok.

A community supporter, Justin was also an active volunteer member of the NSW State Emergency Service for 11 years where he coordinated a number of major emergencies as Emergency Operations Manager, and has been presented with numerous State awards for the preservation of life & property.

Justin serves as a Non Executive Director to the Broadgate Group.

 

Operating Board

Ted FitzPatrcik

General Manager Asia Internship Programme

Operating Board | Ted FitzPatrcik
Operating Board | Ted FitzPatrcik

Dr. Ted FitzPatrick started his academic career at Trinity College Dublin where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Pure and Applied Mathematics in 2007 and was awarded the Gold Medal(highest academic achievement award). He then continued his university education at Oxford University to get a Certificate in Education, allowing him to learn more about teaching mathematics.Putting his theoretical knowledge into practice he focused on teaching mathematics at Wilson’s Grammer School in London in the years of 2008 and 2009. After that, searching for another challenge Fitzpatrick decided to move to Thailand and teach mathematics at St. Andrews International School in Bangkok. While teaching in Thailand, Fitzpatrick chose to do a Ph.D in education at Assumption University which equipped him with further knowledge in communication and the science of education. Back in Europe and eager to learn about economics he enrolled in a master’s programme in economics at the University of Freiburg in Germany.

Khuram Gilani

Business Development Manager

Operating Board | Khuram Gilani
Operating Board | Khuram Gilani

Khuram Gilani serves Broadgate Financial as a Business Development Manager and is responsible for the attraction and development of new projects and businesses. Though born here in Thailand, which enabled him to acquire Thai citizenship, Khuram has been brought up in various countries such as Pakistan, Australia, Philippines, United Kingdom and Thailand.

Khuram has a fairly rich academic history with experience in multiple universities. He studied for a bachelor’s degree in Media Communication from the University of Western Sydney and holds a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from the Bangkok University. Furthermore, during his time in the UK, he graduated from Middlesex University with a MSc in Human Resource Management.

Prior to joining Broadgate Financial, Khuram worked for a multinational financial services provider in Australia.

Khuram also serves as a Development and Marketing Officer for the Cricket Association of Thailand and the running of his own company, Prosper Enterprises, active in the import & export of agricultural and auto parts.

Khuram possesses the unusual ability to speak in several (exotic) languages, such as Urdu, Hindi, Gujrati, Tagalog, Thai and of course English.

Paul Axford

Senior Vice President Business Development

Operating Board | Paul Axford
Operating Board | Paul Axford

Paul moved permanently to Thailand in 2002 after travelling in Asia during 2001. He had previously worked in the insurance sector in the UK acquiring over 10 years experience in underwriting risks, claims servicing and managing branch offices and sales teams.

Paul is a Director of The Broadgate Financial Group and holds the Award in Financial Planning Certificate issued by the Chartered Insurance Institute, UK.

Ken Jayaphorn

Vice President Business Development

Operating Board | Ken Jayaphorn
Operating Board | Ken Jayaphorn

Ken is a Thai-German national born and raised in Bangkok.  He graduated from Chulalongkorn University with a Bachelors degree in Economics.  Previously he worked for Bangkok Bank responsible for business planning.

Ken currently serves as the Vice President of Business Development for The Broadgate Financial Group.

William Botham

Managing Director

Operating Board | William Botham
Operating Board | William Botham

Will is a South African national. After distinguished military service in the South African Army he embarked on his financial career in 1991 with Legal & General in the UK.

 

In 1996 Will permanently moved offshore working in Financial Services with a number of Global Financial Institutions in America, Africa, Europe, the Middle East and Central Asia. He now permanently resides in SE Asia where he is married with one son.

 

Will holds the CII Award in Financial Planning, is an avid reader and has a passion for rugby and fishing.