-Members Only- 

We would like to invite our members for a two part presentation by our member Re/think on How to Fund Your Start Up and SPVs (Special Purpose Vehicles) from the ADGM. We will also be serving a small breakfast and refreshments so please make sure to sign up as space is limited.

Presentation 1: How to fund your start-up (David Linklater)

Presentation 2: ADGM Special Purpose Vehicles (Andrew Mackenzie)


8:30-9:00am Registration and networking

9:00-10:00am presentation

Remaining time for Q+A

Location: SBC Office, Swiss Tower  202, Cluster Y, JLT,

How to get here: RTA parking is available in Cluster Y, alternatively you can walk from DAMAC metro station


Thank you to David and Andrew from our member Re/think for supporting us with their expertise.

David Linklater

Director of Accounting and CFO Services

A seasoned chartered accountant with over 20 years’ experience in managing private, public and PE/CV backed organisations. Valued for combining strategic planning with tactical delivery through change management, systems integration and performance measurement in a variety of industries including FMCG, Manufacturing, construction, e-commerce and hospitality.


Andrew Mackenzie

Director, Compliance Officer & Deputy MLRO

Over 17 years of regulatory experience.  Following university, Andrew relocated to the Isle of Man to work for a global bank before becoming a bank supervisor with the Isle of Man Financial Services Authority.  Andrew subsequently moved to a private and corporate client business providing legal, fiduciary, investment, funds and pension services.  More recently, Andrew has provided independent advisory services while establishing a boutique distillery on the Island before returning to the Regulator to assist with the integration of the two Isle of Man regulators into one regulatory body.