Our Team

A global team of experts

We are headquartered in the UK with global offices in Canada, China, Hong Kong, Singapore and the US to support the unique needs of our clients around the world.

Cult Wines Global Offices

Singapore office

Singapore

9 Battery Road
#09-01 MYP Centre
Singapore 049910

Telephone: +65 6909 8170

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We opened our Singapore office in 2018. With its famously forward-thinking industry and luxurious lifestyle, Singapore is the world’s fifth-largest financial hub in the world. The substantial increase in GDP has naturally led to significant demand for fine wine. Moreover, the fragmented neighbouring fine wine markets helped Singapore consolidate its position as a wine hub.

 

 

Key people

Regional Directors

Our directors leverage their extensive backgrounds in the wine and financial industries to lead key regions for the company.

 

Jonathan Stevenson

Jonathan Stevenson

Executive Vice President, North America

New York
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Joe Alim

Joe Alim

Director of Greater China

Hong Kong
About Joe
Carrie Tuck

Carrie Tuck

Chief Marketing Officer, Americas

Toronto
About Carrie
Atul Tiwari

Atul Tiwari

Chief Executive Officer, Americas

Toronto
About Atul
Xiaoyu Yang

Xiaoyu Yang

Director of Mainland China

Shanghai
About Xiaoyu
Daniel Ward

Daniel Ward

Head of UAE

Dubai
About Daniel
Marcus Allen

Marcus Allen

Director of EMEA

London
About Marcus

Product & Technology

The Product & Technology department is the data-driven heart of our company and the team behind our proprietary statistical models we rely on to build well performing portfolios.

 

Jody Richardson

Jody Richardson

Director of Digital Innovation

London
About Jody
Corey Parkinson

Corey Parkinson

Global Head of Product

London
About Corey
Dmitry Selemir

Dmitry Selemir

Head of Data Science

London
About Dmitry

Wine & Operations

Our business is founded on finding great wines and looking after them obsessively. Our Wine and Operations team combine flair and experience to deliver this year in year out.

 

Andrea Marino

Andrea Marino

Senior Fine Wine Buyer

London
About Andrea
Hermione Egerton Smith

Hermione Egerton-Smith

Senior Fine Wine Buyer

London
About Hermione
Tom Turner

Tom Turner

Trading & Operations Director

London
About Tom

Investment Management

With a great deal of financial experience and understanding of the global economy, our Investment Management team is responsible for ensuring we provide a significant level of investment expertise to clients across the globe.

 

Olivier Staub

Olivier Staub

Chief Investment Officer

London
About Olivier
Nicolas Monroy

Nicolas Monroy

Senior Portfolio Manager

Singapore
About Nicolas
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Yijun (Lena) Lu

Portfolio Manager

London
About Yijun

Senior Management & Advisors

Our senior management team and advisors are drawn from a diverse array of backgrounds, bringing strength and depth to the business. Their extensive knowledge of wine, finance, or business, guides Cult Wines’ strategy and approach.

 

Kaz Takabatake

Kaz Takabatake

Commercial Director, APAC

Singapore
About Kaz
Gemma Castle

Gemma Castle

Chief Financial Officer

London
About Gemma
Oakley Walters

Oakley Walters

Global Marketing Director

London
About Oakley
Aarash Ghatineh

Aarash Ghatineh

Chief Revenue Officer

London
About Aarash
Patrick Thornton Smith

Patrick Thornton-Smith

Customer Experience Officer

London
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Harry Wake

Harry Wake

Advisor

London
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Brad Goldberg

Brad Goldberg

Advisor

New York
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Olivier Staub

Olivier Staub

Chief Investment Officer

London
About Olivier

 

Founders

At the foundation of Cult Wines are Phil’s extensive financial and wine knowledge and Tom’s natural flair for the business. Cult Wines redefines fine wine investment – an asset rooted in tradition and passion meets modern investment standards built around transparency, fairness and simplicity.

Tom Gearing

Tom Gearing

Co-Founder & CEO

London
About Tom
Philip Gearing

Philip Gearing

Co-Founder & Chairman

London
About Philip

We enjoy and appreciate wine, and we know how to invest in it.

We’ve been doing it for more than a decade.

 

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