Our People

James Turk - Founder and Board Director

James has over 40 years’ experience in international banking, finance and investments. He began his career at The Chase Manhattan Bank where he worked on assignments in Thailand, the Phiippines and Hong Kong.

In 1983, he was appointed as manager of the Commodity Department of the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority. After leaving that post in 1987, he went on to hold various advisory roles in money management.

In 2001 he co-founded GoldMoney and remains a director of the group. James makes regular conference appearances around the world, provides commentary for numerous publications and newswires as well as producing articles for his website and GoldMoney.

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Geoff Turk - Founder, Board Director and Chief Executive Officer

Geoff has worked with his father for nearly 20 years, but learned the principles of sound money and free markets at an early age. Founding GoldMoney together, they combine their expertise and passion for wealth preservation into a successful business platform to make precious metal ownership secure and affordable.

Geoff has extensive experience in the operational, IT and e-commerce aspects of precious metal ownership and provides strategic leadership and direction to the group.

Geoff has managed the business from its conception to the innovative and credible status GoldMoney enjoys today, as a pioneer in e-commerce, enabling customers to share in the view that gold is money.

Geoff Turk CEO GoldMoney

Other Directors

PATRICK DELAFIELD (Chairman) - COLIN BIRD - HECTOR FLEMING - WES McCAIN - MAHENDRA NAIK - JIM SMITH

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Christina Irgel

Director

Christina is also GoldMoney’s General Counsel and heads up the group's legal department. She is responsible for supporting the group's legal structure and advising on its legal risk strategy. She is also the principal coordinator for the group's global external counsel panel.

Christina is a dually qualified solicitor (England & Wales and Germany) and has extensive experience in banking, finance and corporate law. Her previous international exposure allows her to work cross-jurisdictionally. Prior to joining GoldMoney in 2012, Christina worked for some of the prominent names in global investment banking in both Europe and Asia.

Christina Irgel GoldMoney

Natasha Le Dain-Cyples

Director

Natasha is also GoldMoney's Head of Human Resources and joined GoldMoney with 20 years of management experience with the latter part working within a strictly HR and employment law focused environment. She has a strong understanding of the needs of a business from a strategic people management and organisational perspective.

Natasha holds an LL.B and an Associate CIPD and has vast experience of advising businesses on employment related matters, including performance management, employee relations and day-to-day HR issues. Natasha's role is to support and develop the human capital of the group.

Natasha Le Dain Cyples GoldMoney

Peter Wright

Director

Peter is also GoldMoney and the group's Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Since joining GoldMoney in 2006, he has significantly contributed to GoldMoney's growth and success. Peter is a certified accountant (FCCA) and gained extensive experience as an auditor and financial controller in the UK. Moving to Jersey, he expanded his skills working for the Guiton Group and then Mourant (Private Wealth).

As CFO, Peter is responsible for the group’s economic strategy, capital structure and budget; whilst his directorial focus is on delivering strategic solutions to GoldMoney's core business.

Peter Wright GoldMoney
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Management Team

  • Christina Irgel GoldMoney
  • Natasha Le Dain Cyples GoldMoney
  • Peter Wright GoldMoney

Team Heads

Roland Khounlivong GoldMoneyRoland Khounlivong - Head of Dealing and Settlements

Roland has specialised in the Asset Management industry and has a Master of Advanced Studies in Finance and Economics.

Prior to joining GoldMoney, Roland spent over 10 years as a Fixed Income Portfolio Manager dealing with US Treasuries and Euro-Aggregate bonds.

Roland joined GoldMoney in 2010 as the Head of Dealing ensuring to all our customers an excellent service and efficient access to precious metals market trading.


Johnny O'Sullivan GoldMoneyJohnny O'Sullivan - Head of Projects

Johnny has 18 years of technology, project and programme management experience working in both London and the offshore finance industry for international blue chip organisations and professional services firms.

Johnny qualified in BSc Business Information Technology and was one of the first Microsoft employees to gain Microsoft Certified Professional certification in the UK. Johnny has worked with Deutsche Bank International and Royal Bank of Canada International Wealth Management in analyst and senior project manager roles before joining GoldMoney in 2011.

Johnny works with the Management Team to develop and implement the GoldMoney technology strategy to support the business leading position as a provider of precious metals to private individuals and blue chip wealth management providers.

Alasdair Macleod GoldMoneyAlasdair Macleod - Head of Research

Alasdair first became a stockbroker in 1970 and a Member of the London Stock Exchange in 1974. His experience encompasses equity and bond markets, fund management, corporate finance and investment strategy.

After 27 years in the City he moved to Guernsey, where he advised a variety of offshore institutions as a consultant, becoming an executive director for an offshore bank in Guernsey and Jersey.