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Mr. Martin Ayres, has several years of experience, from 1989-1997, as a trader in currencies, futures and options and in brokerage operations and back office management with Citibank, Sydney, Australia,;Bulent Altikaya Trading, Chicago,U.S.A.; Stafford Trading, Chicago,and The Arbitrage Group., Chicago. Mr. Ayres trades for his own account and that of Accredited' and institutional investors by special assignment.

Mr. Ayres Experience and Qualifications:

Mr. Martin Ayres, has several years of experience, from 1989-1997 as a trader in currencies, futures and options and in brokerage operations and back office management with Citibank, Sydney, Australia; Bulent Altikaya Trading, Chicago, U.S.A.; Stafford Trading, Chicago,and The Arbitrage Group., Chicago. Mr. Ayres trades for his own account and that of Accredited' and institutional investors by special assignment.


Mr. Ayres is skilled in Lotus 1-2-3, Reuters, Instinet, Microhedge and Bloomburg computer systems and is accustomed to working in a fast paced environment under pressure. His self confidence is tempered by maturity. He is a very motivated team player with excellent communication skills. My Ayres attended the University of South Wales where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Russian History.


For the convenience of clients, arrangements can be made for consultations with Mr. Ayres in Amsterdam, The Netherlands; Sydney, Australia; Seattle, Washington; or Moscow, Russia.


We invite proposals from accredited' individual private investors and Institutional investors in Russia for capital management services. Mr Ayres may be considered for technology-transfer to, and training of, Russian Banks and Pension Funds and for temporary assignment and transfer to our clients to assist them with their money management strategies.

All matters are treated in strictist confidence. Communications my be conducted by encryption and a public key will be made available upon request to potential clients.


Mr. Ayres can be contacted at 1 425 821-0833 or mobile phone 1 425-330-2334 for address coordinates contact by e-mail

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Senior Sales and Marketing Executive with a track record of starting up, turning around and running investment and portfolio management programs. Particular expertise in defined contributions, defined benefits, foundations, endowments and not-for-profit.

∙ MetLife ∙ Citibank Global Asset Management ∙ Friends Ivory & Sime ______________________________________________________________________________

Friends Ivory & Sime, Inc., New York, NY 1995-1998 Vice President and Director of Marketing and Sales

Spearheaded creation of the firm's socially responsible investment management niche market for this US-based subsidiary of Friends Provident, our UK parent.

Developed and implemented all aspects of new business strategy including marketing and business plan: directed all marketing and collateral materials, public relations and advertising campaigns to support the product which was successfully launched in May 1997. Played integral role designing various aspects of the investment process. Conducted search and selected research firm that provides socially responsible screening for separately managed portfolios. Formed an advisory committee to oversee adherence to ethical criteria. Secured $25 million seed capital from Friends Provident, the UK parent to launch ethical portfolio. New business strategy includes targeting foundations, endowments, charities, religious organizations and public market, including high-net-worth individuals.

Citibank Global Asset Management, New York, NY 1993-1995 Consultant, Marketing Division

Analyzed competitive information prior to launching new products. Repositioned existing global and domestic fixed-income, domestic equity and emerging markets products for institutional clients and prospects. Created brochures and presentation materials.

United Jersey Bank, Hackensack, NJ 1991-1993 Vice President, Investment Management Division/New Business Development

Originated new business by penetrating state's midsize institutional and high-net-worth markets. Sold separately managed fixed-income, equity and balanced portfolios, trust and custody services and mutual funds. Developed sales plan to penetrate this market and created institutional marketing materials.

Metropolitan Life Insurance Company, NY 1972-1991 Director of Pension Marketing (1980-1991)

Sold and serviced investment management products to 40 Fortune 1000 corporate clients with total asset base of $4.4 billion and average annual new business of $150 million. Sold fixed-income funds, including GIC and actively managed bond portfolios. Also sold equity and commingled real estate funds. Managed five account executives responsible for 200 corporate clients in New York- New Jersey territory. Developed new business and maintained ongoing relationships with existing client base.

Top business producer for four years: Identified corporate prospects ($50 million-plus in plan assets), matched their needs and potential to generate new business opportunities in a variety of products.

Generated and retained 36 clients with a total asset base of $4.4 billion which resulted in the highest revenues in Pension Corporate Accounts.

Active member of Pension Asset allocation Subcommittee overseeing over $400 million in plan assets. Recommended changes in asset allocation and implemented strategies that resulted in changes in product and subsequent increase in business.

Initiated and led asset allocation task force to improve company's defined contribution sales. Trained account executives in the use of marketing tools, prepared informational materials and organized presentations to increase business.

Pension Consultant (1978-1980)

Managed seven consultants in New York territory. Responsible for Fortune 1000 and middle-market clients. Ensured ERISA regulatory compliance. Established and maintained strong client relationships.

Actuarial Consultant (1972-1978)

Managed 12 assistants. Responsible for actuarial valuation reports and estimates.

A.S. Hansen, Inc., New York, NY 1970-1972

Actuarial Associate

Education BS Mathematics, City College of New York, NY 1970

Professional Designations

NASD Registered Representative; member of American Academy of Actuaries, American Society of Pension Actuaries, New York Society of Security Analysts, Enrolled Actuary, Social Venture Network and frequent speaker at the Wealth Management for Women conferences and foundations and endowment conferences.


Fluent Russian and Polish, conversational German


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