A chartered accountant who trained and qualified at Deloitte Haskins & Sells where he managed a group of 40 staff and led audit, corporate finance and consulting assignments primarily in the financial services sector. He also trained staff in management skills, was an active recruiter, as well as developing a reputation for colourful shirts and ties.

Charles worked on the initial business plans for 7IM and was one of the original ‘seven’. As well as leading the finance, compliance, legal, investment risk and HR teams, he also plays a leading role in corporate structure and outsourcing projects. Those who work with him realise that some accountants do have a sense of humour!