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

Ken Fry

Non-Executive Chairman

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.

Nick Kent

Vice-Chairman

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.

John Paton

Chief Financial Officer

John is the Global Chief Financial Officer and Company Secretary for Alpha and joined the company in February 2018.

John is a chartered accountant with 23 years of corporate finance, banking and audit experience. He joins from HSBC where he was a Director in the UK Mid-Market Advisory team, the Corporate Origination team and latterly, the UK Banking team. Over his 11 year tenure he advised on a variety of M&A transactions and led loan financings for UK corporates. Prior to this he spent more than five years at MacArthur & Co. focusing on capital raisings including AIM IPOs.

John started his career at KPMG, where he spent nearly seven years, working across financial services audit and risk management with exposure to financial reporting requirements, governance, risk & internal controls and systems’ implementation.

He is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, graduated LLB (Hons) from the University of Aberdeen and holds an Executive MBA from the University of Bristol & École Nationale des Ponts & Chaussées, France.