John J. Sicilian, J.D., Chairman and Chief Investment Officer

With more than thirty years of legal and investment experience in large, complex transactions, John has provided leadership and expertise on investments in the travel, transportation, restaurant, entertainment and telecommunications sectors. He has served on boards of directors for numerous travel and transportation related companies, both public and private, including Pan American World Airways, ARINC, AgentWare, OneTravel, Jetstream Aviation Management and Eastern Airlines.

Prior to co-founding BKAM, John served as Chief Investment Officer of Juridica Asset Management. Before joining Juridica, he co-founded 1848 Capital Partners, a private equity firm. Previously he served from 1995 to 2002 as Chairman and President of reorganized Eastern Airlines and as Executive Vice President and General Counsel for the company from 1990 to 1994.

Patricia White.

Patricia is Managing Director of Legis Fund Services Limited and has over 25 years of experience in the offshore finance industry.

Qualifying in 1988 as a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, her career in the industry began in Guernsey with accounting giant KPMG. She was subsequently appointed as Assistant Director of Finance with Leopold Joseph before entering the funds industry as a Mutual Funds Account Manager with CIBC, Cayman Islands. Patricia joined Legis from Anson Fund Managers Limited, where she held the position of managing director.

Patricia is qualified with a B.A. in Accounting (with commendation) and was recognized in 2013 as Edinburgh Napier University’s Alumnus of the Year. She is also a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment and a member of the Institute of Directors.

Andrew Elder.

Andrew is a Senior Fund Manager at Saffrey Champness Fund Services Limited, having previously been a director of a small third-party fund administration company in Guernsey.

Following completion of an honours degree in Maths with Economics and Management, Andrew started his career in Guernsey at Kleinwort Benson, where he gained extensive knowledge of fund, trust and company administration. Andrew’s roles at Kleinwort Benson included Senior Fund Accountant and Fund Administration team leader. Andrew is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.