With 130 years of cumulative experience in the financial markets at prime institutions and a unique experience of China, the Middle East, Europe and America, Mechelany Advisors’ team combines a wealth of experience at the service of our clients.
Founder and CEO of the company, Jacques Mechelany has over 36 years of investment management and business development experience in banking and finance in Europe, the USA, and Asia.
He held numerous senior executive and board positions, running banks, investment management companies and hedge funds for prime financial groups around the world including Bank of China, Union Bancaire Privée, Julius Baer and Kleinwort Benson.
Our partner in charge of development, Rabih Mahfouz has 21 years of experience in Private Banking and Financial Advisory services in Switzerland and the UAE, with prime institutions such as Merril Lynch, Citigroup, Lloyds Bank, Union Bancaire Privée, Mirabaud, and Vontobel.
Throughout his career, Rabih has advised institutions, family offices, High Net Worth Individuals, and prominent families from the GCC and the Levant through discretionary managed portfolios or in an advisory capacity.
Rabih graduated from the University of Geneva, Switzerland with an M.Sc. in Business Administration.
An experienced banker turned tech executive with over 25 years of serving markets such as South Asia and the Middle Eastern region, Saliya is a seasoned C suite professional. During his career span of more than two decades, he gained hands-on experience in market strategy, marketing strategy and product strategy in the financial sector and payment industry.
Based in Colombo, Saliya develops the South Asian markets for Mechelany Advisors while bringing his wide ranging technical expertise to the company.
He is an Alumni of Harvard Kennedy School, John F. Kennedy School of Government in public leadership. Saliya has post-graduate qualifications from Marketing and business administration from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK and University of Wales, UK.
Philippe has two decades of experience in finance as economist, journalist, investment banker and deal structurer.
His macro-economic expertise and forensic analysis training brings tremendous value to Mechelany Advisors.
He graduated from HEC Paris and University Saint Joseph of Beirut and is a frequent contributor to newspapers and financial publications.
Christian has 34 years of experience in the financial market at prestigious firms such as Prudential Securities, Julius Bar, Republic National Bank of New York and ING.
A specialist of US equities, he has developed a tremendous knowledge of market psychology and technical analysis over three decades of daily involvement in the financial markets.
Christian graduated of the prestigious Institut d’Etude Politiques of Paris and the New York Institute of Finance.