Team

Daniel Tain, CEO
Daniel together with his European partners has developed a diverse, innovative business that is operational throughout the Middle East, Africa and Asia. He has two decades of commercial experience as an entrepreneurial business leader.
Daniel manages our partnerships with family offices/family conglomerates across the Group, affording him a unique and highly influential network of business and political leaders. His main focus is on the infrastructure, energy, oil and gas and real estate sectors within the Group. He specialises in operating in complex environments.
Daniel is a qualified lawyer and a former Partner at one of the UK’s leading law firms where he specialised in the infrastructure and power markets (including project financing of over 10,000mws of power plants internationally).
James Pendley
James is a skilled entrepreneur and holds the position as Vice President Middle East and Africa.
In the last 15 years James has built and sold three global businesses with an EV totalling some USD275m. James has also held positions at the Bar of England & Wales, specialising in company and commercial litigation, and in investment banking (M&A) at KPMG working on a range of acquisitions, disposals, financings, privatisations and restructurings all over the world. He holds an MA (Law), BSc (Finance), The Degree of the Bar of England & Wales and the Securities Institute Diploma. Sector experience includes ICT, Financial Services, Power, O&G, Security, Hotels and Property.