Directors

Howard Shore

Howard Shore

Executive Chairman

Howard Shore is executive chairman of Shore Capital Group, which he founded in 1985. Shore Capital has grown to become one of London's leading independent investment groups specializing in principal finance, equity capital markets and alternative asset management. He relinquished operational responsibilities as chief executive in 2017 to focus on developing new relationships and investment opportunities for the group.

In 2006, he founded Puma Brandenburg Holdings, a diversified investment company that holds interests in a spread of assets including commercial and residential real estate, with a current focus on Germany. Shore Capital provides asset management services to the company.

In 2015, Howard also established Brandenburg Realty Limited with institutional investors, his own family office, US-based family offices and Shore Capital to invest in German real estate.

Howard graduated from the University of Cambridge with an M.A. in economics. 

Simon Fine

Simon Fine

Co-Chief Executive Officer

Simon Fine joined Shore Capital in 2002 as CEO of Shore Capital Markets, responsible for all aspects of trading and brokerage as well as the integration of related corporate broking activities. He is the former Managing Director and Co-Head of Pan European Equity Cash Trading at Lehman Brothers. Prior to that, Simon spent the previous 14 years at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, latterly as Head of Pan European Equity Cash Trading – developing its UK operations into one of the leading players in the UK and German equities.

Simon became Co-CEO of the Shore Capital Group in 2017.

David Kaye

David Kaye

Co- Chief Executive Officer

David Kaye graduated from Oxford University with a degree in law and was called to the Bar in 2000. David practised as a barrister at a leading London set of chambers for five years, specialising in advising on a range of complex commercial legal issues with a particular focus on financial investments and real estate. He joined Shore Capital in January 2006 and having been Commercial Director and General Counsel for the Group, he became CEO of the asset management division in 2012. David became Co-CEO of the Shore Capital Group in 2017.

Lynn Bruce

Lynn Bruce

Director

Lynn Bruce, is a Chartered Accountant (Scotland) having trained at KPMG. She was the CFO of an international wealth management group, Stenham Limited, for 11 years where she was also a member of both their Risk and Audit Committees. Prior to that she was the CFO for The Leasing Corporation plc and Financial Controller at AT&T Capital Europe.

James Rosenwald III

James Rosenwald III

Director

James Rosenwald, is a co-founder and the managing partner of Dalton Investments, LLC, an asset management company. He has more than twenty years experience of investing in the Pacific Rim. He formerly co-managed Rosenwald, Roditi & Company Ltd. which he founded in 1992 with Nicholas Roditi. James advised a number of Soros Group funds between 1992 and 1998. He commenced his investment career with the Grace Family of the United States at their securities firm Sterling Grace & Co. He is a CFA charter holder and a director of numerous investment funds. He is also a member of the Los Angeles Society of Financial Analysts and the CFA Institute. In addition to securities investments, James has invested in real estate since 1997. He co-founded Beach Front Properties in California in February 1997, Grand River Properties in Shanghai in June 2003 and Dalton REIT 1 GmbH & Co. KG, which in 2005 acquired three investment properties in Berlin. James holds an MBA from New York University and a BA degree from Vassar College. He is a member of the Audit Committee and is Chairman of the Remuneration Committee.

Dr Zvi Marom

Dr Zvi Marom

Director

Dr Marom is founder and CEO of BATM Advanced Communications Limited. He is recognised as one of Israel's most brilliant technologists. A former first lieutenant in the Israeli Navy, he graduated first (with excellence) in electronics from the Naval Academy and first (with excellence) from the Advanced Naval Command Course. He has a post-graduate degree in medicine from the Sackler School of Medicine, Israel and an MSc in industrial electronics. Dr Marom is on the boards of several national and international academic committees for computing and communications. He has close links with the Israeli Chief Scientist's Office and with Governmental bodies funding research for Israeli high tech companies. He is a member of the Audit Committee and the Remuneration Committee.

Key Management

Michael van Messel

Michael van Messel

ACA, FCA, Finance and Tax

After a degree in Physics at Imperial College, London, he joined Hacker Young and qualified as a Chartered Accountant. He then worked as a specialist in their tax department and subsequently for Coopers & Lybrand within its financial services group. He joined Shore Capital in 1993 as Group Financial Controller and became Operations Director in 2000. He is the head of the Group's finance team and is also responsible for all operations at Shore Capital Group.


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