Management Team Profiles

Matthew Dabbs

Executive Director / CEO / Financial Advisor Representative

After 10 years of working both in the UK as an independent financial advisor, and in south east Asia giving offshore financial advice, Matthew set-up the fund and portfolio management company AAM with Andrew McKay in 2003.

As executive director and chief representative Matthew has extensive knowledge of not only financial planning but also of marketing and distribution. Matthew is fully UK FPC qualified as well as being fully qualified and licensed by the Monetary Authority of Singapore. Matthew also sits on the AAM Advisory Investment Committee.

Nick Anderson FPC ACIBS

Executive Director / Financial Advisor  Representative

Nick’s career in Financial Services spans over 20 years commencing in 1988 with The Royal Bank of Scotland based in Edinburgh, UK. Subsequently, he graduated from a three-year course to become an Associate of The Chartered Institute of Bankers as well as becoming a qualified Independent Financial Adviser holding the full UK Financial Planning Certificate. In 2000 he relocated to Asia and subsequently obtained the requisite certification to practice as a licensed financial adviser representative in Singapore.

In 2005, as one of the two main partners, Nick set up the Robinson Road Branch of PIAS. The branch specialises in advising the expatriate community in Singapore and by 2008, the branch had doubled in size with the team of advisers coming from 4 different continents. Nick has built up a large client base within the local and expatriate community and has made South East Asia his long-term home.

Nick resides in Singapore with his wife Lynne and their three children and is an active player of golf, tennis and still manages to compete for his local soccer team after 7 years active service.  Nick also sits on the AAM Advisory Investment Committee.

Lee Sanders FPC ACIBS

Executive Director / Financial Advisor  Representative

Lee’s career in financial services spans over 20 years. He started in the UK with Abbey National Plc as an Independent Financial Adviser and was one of the top advisers in the company within 2 years. He holds the UK CII Financial Planning Certificate and is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Bankers.

In 1998, Lee’s role took him to Asia, where he later settled in Singapore, attaining the necessary professional qualifications. He was General Manager of Affinity Financial Consulting where he grew the company’s client and adviser base by 5 times.

Lee moved to AAM in 2009 to join forces with one of his former UK colleagues and AAM’s current CEO. The idea was to build a client and adviser focused business and the rest is history as AAM have gone from strength to strength.

Outside of work, Lee plays an active part in a number of sports including touch rugby. He has played for the Singapore National Touch Rugby team in tournaments around the world including the World Cup in South Africa, Edinburgh and Australia.

Kelso Beggs FPC ACIBS

Executive Director

Kelso is in his 20th year in the industry, and has spent the last 10 years in Singapore. He joined AAM at the start of 2013 and has been focused on growing and developing the advisory team. He managed another FA firm in Singapore for 6 years prior to joining AAM.

Hailing from the Isle of Man, Kelso previously worked with Zurich International Life and Barclays. Having previously attained the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) status, he also holds Singapore and UK qualifications.

Kelso resides in Singapore with his wife, Keriann, and is an avid footballer and golfer. Kelso keenly follows developments within the industry in Singapore and further afield and has contributed to various industry panels.