Alpha People

Great people make us the business we are.

We have experts in every area of consulting for asset and wealth management. And we’re constantly keeping their skills at the very forefront of development in the industry.

Meet our Board

Tim Trotter


Tim Trotter is the Chairman of Alpha Financial Markets Consulting. He has over 30 years’ experience in financial and corporate public relations and investor relations. He is currently also Chairman of Glenfern, Nigel Wright and Seven Publishing. Prior to this, he was the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive of the Ludgate Group and in 1997 led its sale to Interpublic. He is a Senior Adviser to Evercore and is one of the co-founders of Citywire, the financial publishing company.

Nick Kent


Nick is the Vice Chairman of the Alpha Board of Directors. Previously Nick was a Senior Partner at Accenture where he ran the Asset Management practice.

Nick has over 25 years of experience consulting across all aspects of asset management business with particular emphasis around addressing complex operations and IT issues. Nick has also worked extensively internationally including the US, Switzerland and the Netherlands.

Euan Fraser

Euan Fraser

Chief Executive Officer

Euan is the Global Chief Executive Officer of Alpha and joined in October 2004. Before joining Alpha, Euan was a Director at Synagir management consultancy with responsibility for asset management. Euan has several years financial services experience with Merrill Lynch and KPMG. Euan is a Chartered Accountant and a graduate of Edinburgh University.

Maria Stricker

Chief Financial Officer

Maria is the Chief Financial Officer for Alpha and joined the company in April 2017.

Maria qualified as a chartered accountant at KPMG, where she worked across several departments including transaction services, strategy, business modelling and audit. She left KPMG to join Dell EMC to set up the European finance function of their EMEA converged infrastructure joint venture with Cisco and Intel. Known as VCE, it was the fastest company in history to $1bn revenues.

Maria has held senior roles with a broad range of companies at various stages of growth, and consequently has extensive experience across commercial finance, strategy, infrastructure, international tax and legal functions as well as leading finance departments.

Ken Fry

Non-Executive Director

Ken Fry joined the Alpha FMC Board as a Non-Executive Director after eight years as Global Chief Operating Officer at Aberdeen Asset Management.

Ken has over 27 years’ experience in financial services and has considerable experience of integrating acquisitions within the investment management sector. He has a strong technology and operations background and has undertaken a number of large transformational projects during his career. In addition, he has served on company and fund boards, and been a key player in strategic and executive decision making forums.