Senior Management

Mike Clark

(Partner)

Mike Clark

Mike is an experienced international banker and investment professional who holds an honours degree in Banking and Finance, an ACIB professional qualification and an MBA in Finance from City University Business School in London.  

He has held a range of senior executive positions in high quality international banks in London, including HSBC, Saudi International Bank, Yamaichi Bank, Arab Bank and most recently, as CEO of QIB UK from 2007 to 2013.   Mike is currently engaged in a range of business advisory, real estate, business mediation and corporate finance activities in London, and he continues to develop his long track record of building businesses and successful major investments and acquisitions.

Ash Shah

(Partner)

Ash Shah

Ash qualified as a chartered accountant in 1992 (ACA) and is now a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants (FCA) in England and Wales, from where he operates.

He joined the corporate and international tax division of Coopers & Lybrand (now Price Waterhouse Coopers – PwC), in 1990.  He went on to join Sir Richard Branson’s Virgin Group in 1998, where he has been their Tax Director since 2005, advising on all corporate tax and international tax issues including Initial Public Offerings (IPOs), mergers and acquisitions, group re-structuring, controlled foreign corporations (CFC) and transfer pricing. Ash has also helped the Virgin Group to develop its tax strategy and risk management approach and has assisted in the resolution of UK and international tax disputes as well as managing global compliance. 

Ash provides ongoing strategic advice to Berkeley Assets and is a capital investor within the company.

Omar Jackson

(Partner)

Omar Jackson

Omar is a Partner at Berkeley Assets and Director of Cryptech, a Berkeley Assets owned Blockchain technology business. Omar oversees all opportunities to maximize the potential of their diversified portfolio on behalf of investors and institutions.

He has set up and run numerous successful businesses in the UK and the Middle East, sourcing investment for start-ups and acting on behalf of a portfolio of clients. He is responsible for leading a transformational change within the organisation towards a goal of making private equity more accessible and transparent. He uses his in-depth knowledge of the industry to recognise trends and spikes in demand to identify opportunities in the market.

Sohale Rahman

(Partner)

Sohale Rahman

Sohale has a degree in Business Economics and spent much of his career working with private clients as a business consultant, gaining vast experience in contract negotiation, asset management, dispute resolution, investment, financing, feasibility studies and real estate development. 

Sohale’s clients include high-net-worth individuals from East Africa, USA and the Middle East. He previously managed a UK PLC real estate fund and various private client funds, dealing with all aspects of management, acquisition, disposal and investment strategy. He has experience in the serviced apartment & hotel sector, dealing with specific projects in London and Spain. 

Sohale also manages real estate development projects in the UK and abroad, involving the design, construction and financial feasibility of residential new builds and conversions. Sohale is integral in sourcing, developing and managing Berkeley’s real estate portfolio in the UK and is also an investor in the business. He has specialist knowledge of the real estate sector.