GUIDING BUSINESSES THROUGH A FAST-CHANGING GLOBAL ECONOMY

The WGP Global team will work with you to become part of your business, providing objective counsel and the best advice to safeguard your interests and keep you one step ahead at all times.

David Orchard
David Orchard
Founder & General Counsel
A pioneer in the rainmaking space, David Orchard is the President and co-founder of WGP Global. He started out as an international commercial litigator and is widely known for his advice to corporate and private clients. David calls London home, but in today’s borderless society, he is passionate about positively serving clients worldwide. His global presence and wealth of experience across financing, IPR and regulatory matters, international regulation and fund structures ensure that he is able to consistently deliver results.

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Christopher Orchard
Christopher Orchard
CHIEF INNOVATION & MARKETING OFFICER

As WGP Global’s Chief Innovation and Marketing Officer and co-founder, Christopher has gained unparalleled experience in the corporate advisory space, establishing himself as an expert in evaluating investment needs and securing the capital to create, grow or restructure businesses. Known for financing and IPOs, alternative currencies, European and international market mechanisms, media production and distribution, Christopher is an early adopter of new tech and a self-confessed family man and geek.

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Jerry Everett
Jerry Everett
Executive Vice President EMEA

Jerry Everett has had an impressive career as an engineer, entrepreneur and executive in the ICT sector. He’s advised the Government of Malaysia on technology in healthcare, and is credited with building a profitable internet-enabled startup and an exploration and development company focused on innovating in the mobile & telecom market. The European VP of WGP Global, his focus is on market development in Europe, Middle East and Africa. Jerry lives in the Netherlands and enjoys cycling, reading and cooking.

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Frank Vuijsters
Frank Vuijsters
EVP BeNeLux

A pioneer, problem solver and results driven individual, Frank Vuijsters is the important part of WGP Global. He started out as an Econometrician at the Dept. Statistics & Econometrics and is widely known for his initiative, innovation and ability to solve often complex problems. Frank calls Schoonhoven in the Netherlands home, but in today’s borderless society, he is passionate about positively serving clients worldwide. His global presence and wealth of experience across strategic, financial and telecommunications ensure that he is able to consistently deliver results for clients. .

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Amelie Zhao
Amelie Zhao
Special Advisor – China

Amelie Zhao is a Senior Analyst with a focus on the Chinese and international markets. She has a number of years of experience in the profession, including a previous two-year stint at WGP Global, and has also taken charge of the EMBA admission program at Jiaotong University, as well as being emcee for various international companies and a spokesperson for the Qipao company through which she founded her own Qipao brand named 珍曦旗袍.

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James Mayall
James Mayall
Geo-Politics

Professor James Mayall leads WGP Global’s geo-political services division. He is Emeritus Professor of International Relations at the University of Cambridge. He began his career as a National Service Officer in West Africa before teaching International Relations at the London School of Economics and Political Science between 1966 and 1998. In 1997 he was appointed Professor of International Relations at the University of Cambridge, became a Director of the Centre of International Studies in January 1999 and was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2001. He has written extensively and has been published widely on a number of topics.

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Tony Jarmyn
Tony Jarmyn
Special Advisor-Capital Markets

With an extensive background in the financial markets, Tony Jarmyn is WGP Global’s Special Advisor – Capital Markets. An accomplished executive well-versed in assessing risk, developing solutions and implementing positive changes to achieve sustainability and growth in challenging market conditions, he is passionate about delivering exceptional levels of service, whilst maintaining productivity and building and strengthening business and customer relationships by driving profitability and consistently meeting their needs.

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Carmen van der Merwe
Carmen van der Merwe
Associate
Research and Investment Analyst, Carmen van der Merwe, looks after WGP Global’s financial modelling and fintech industry research. Prior to joining WGP, she worked, for two years, at a boutique economic consultancy firm. Carmen obtained her Master of Commerce in Economics from Stellenbosch University, and has a particular interest in Financial and Environmental Economics. Carmen is also well-versed in statistical analysis, reporting and coding in R, STATA and Eviews.

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Paula Arrus
Paula Arrus
Associate
Paula is a recent International Relations BA graduate from King’s College London. Prior to joining WGP, Paula worked at Peru’s first futures think tank for 1 year and interned as a Customer Success Analyst at a LatAm education start-up. She has a keen interest in ESG investing, improving the financial sector in developing countries and is passionate about football. Bilingual in English and Spanish.

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