Our people
meet the team

When clients do need support, our highly skilled team is on hand to share their extensive industry knowledge and experience.

Our team members have an average of 20 years experience each, in Financial Services.  We differentiate ourselves through our knowledge, experience and friendly approach.

Hardeep Tamana
Managing Director

Hardeep holds a PhD in geochemistry from Manchester University. Hardeep has over twenty years of financial markets experience from banking and stockbroking and served as CEO at a UK stockbroking firm for 8 years. In addition, he has developed a number of next-generation tools for financial services, including share screening software. Hardeep speaks 4 languages and brings impressive leadership, technical and markets expertise to Avenir Registrars.

Stuart Turner
Director

With over three decades of financial markets experience, in recent years Stuart has turned his attention to the development and implementation of effective solutions to legacy problems in capital markets. From modernising the New Zealand stock exchange’s trading, clearing and settlement infrastructure, to improving affordable exchange infrastructure in emerging markets, Stuart has a genuinely world-class understanding of how exchanges work – and the importance of accurate registry solutions.

 

Hugh Simpson
Chairman

Hugh has more than 20 years experience modernising securities market infrastructure around the world. He is now using this experience to help develop the concept of a modern registry business. After starting his career at the Bank of England, he spent over a decade at CREST, where he was a member of the team that designed and developed the UK’s electronic securities settlement system. He was appointed CEO in 2002. For the past 10 years he has been a consultant on capital market modernisation in a range of countries in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. He is an Independent Non-Executive Director of CME Clearing Europe.