VAM Sales Team

Steve Reddaway
Business Development Director
Europe and Latin America
Steve has been working in the financial services industry for 25 years, the last 15 of which have been offshore. His offshore experience started at Royal Skandia covering Central and Eastern Europe. After seven years, he moved on to AIG and travelled to South America to open up their IFA links. Based in France, Steve covers Europe and Latin America for VAM.
E-mail: stephen.reddaway@vam-marketing.com

Mark Taylor
Business Development Director
Middle East
Mark has been in the offshore investment industry for over 20 years, which dates back to 1994 with Royal & Sun Alliance in the Isle of Man. He has been with the VAM group for over 15 years, covering various senior positions within the company, including Compliance Officer, Sales Support and Administration Manager. Mark started as Business Development Manager for VAM in 2007 and was initially responsible for intermediary relationships in the Isle of Man, Channel Islands and Ireland. Since 2011, Mark has been looking after both intermediary and institutional relationships in the Middle East.
E-mail: mark.taylor@vam-marketing.com

Jason Humphreys
Business Development Director
Asia
Jason has a career spanning 15 years in the offshore industry in Asia. Before joining VAM, he worked as an IFA in Malaysia for 10 years providing offshore wealth management solutions to clients across the Asian region. Prior to this, Jason spent a few years in Singapore, where his role was predominantly providing investment solutions to HNW clients, before finally moving back to Malaysia. Jason has developed an extensive knowledge of the IFA industry in the region and covers business development in Asia for VAM.
E-mail: jason.humphreys@vam-marketing.com

Thomas Papenfus
Business Development Director
Africa
Thomas has over 17 years’ business development experience with the last 10 being in senior management roles. Thomas’s network spans over 22 countries in which he has built solid business relationships. Before joining VAM, Thomas was the regional director of a large multinational offshore advisory firm for three years. He has first-hand experience in working on the continent and has a thorough knowledge of the wealth management sector in Africa.

E-mail: thomas.papenfus@vam-marketing.com

Lerong Kang
Business Development Director
Asia
Lerong has 17 years’ experience in the financial services industry, on both the asset management and distribution side, in the US, Hong Kong and Singapore. Before joining VAM, she worked at Investec Asset Management, where she was responsible for managing and driving the funds business in the adviser channel in Singapore and South East Asia including global/regional/local private banks, retail banks, joint ventures, insurance companies and IFAs. Prior to that, she has also held various senior positions at Citigroup, Standard Charted Bank and UBS in product, advisory and distribution functions.

Lerong holds an MBA from Cornell University in the US and is a CFA charter holder.

E-mail: lerong.kang@vam-marketing.com