We are a small collaborative team, working like partners, each equally responsible to each other. We really like this, as our diverse strengths result in a singular focus on delivering results for each other and the people we work with.

Barry Rees

Barry Rees

Managing Director

Barry has overall responsibility for Celvam’s strategy and global interests. He has held both advisory and operational roles in private equity and real estate space with extensive experience in performance improvement and business turnaround.

Barry started his career as an aerospace engineer before qualifying as a Chartered Accountant. He is an FCA member of Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.

Fraaz Ahmed

Fraaz Ahmed

Director

Fraaz is focused on early stage investments.

Fraaz has set up businesses from concept to launch and operations and teams in Europe, Middle-east and the Far-east. Fraaz’s board experience includes regulated financial services companies.

James Jones

James Jones

Head of Finance

James serves as Celvam’s Head of Finance with overall responsibility for accounting and tax. His responsibilities include performance evaluation and forecasting.

He has 10+ years of experience in financial performance reporting and business turnaround. James is a Chartered Accountant and has board experience in UK and internationally. He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales.

Elizabeth Chapman

Elizabeth Chapman

Executive Assistant

Elizabeth provides a concierge service for Celvam principals and their families.

In addition, she assists the team with project management, research, and is responsible for the day-to- day operations of the office. Prior to joining Celvam, Elizabeth has been a PA to a HNW entrepreneur and has a background in luxury hospitality.

Sath Sabendran

Sath Sabendran

Head of Real Estate

Sath has overall responsibility for Celvam’s global real estate portfolio.

He has over 15 years of experience in real estate fund management working across UK, European and Asian markets. His career expands from global institutions to real estate boutiques and has been involved in over £5bn worth of transactions. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Management Accounts.