Chris Fernyhough, Managing Director
Chris has almost 20 years’ experience managing multi-asset portfolios. Prior to becoming Managing
Director of FACET, Chris has worked at places such as WH Ireland, helping to establish their Bristol
office, and Newland Financial in the wealth management division. He holds a distinction in the
PCIAM exam and is a Chartered Wealth Manager as well as holding Chartered FCSI status with the
John Mitchell, Risk and Compliance Director
John has a career spanning over 40 years in both equities and bonds. He managed risk at Credit
Suisse before moving to Royal London where he implemented risk for their first geared fund. John
was also involved in the founding of Newland Financial where he was the compliance director.
Chris Evans, Non-Executive Director
Chris has worked within the Securities industry for over 25 years, primarily holding senior
management positions at large custodian banks such as Bank of New York Mellon, financial software
houses such as Misys and wealth management service providers such as Pershing Securities. Most
recently his industry, technology and marketing expertise has been utilised by a raft of wealth and
fund management firms on a business consultancy basis.
Jaya Nayyar, Company Secretary
Jaya has several years experience in the financial services sector and is skilled in business
development, managing accounts and maintaining cash flow. Jaya is also a director of FACET’s
parent company Brook Capital plc and recently won an award for Business Person of the
Year at the Nachural 2019 awards.