Sharon Daniels

Chief Executive Officer and Chairman

Sharon Daniels is a member of the shareholder group that founded Arria NLG. Sharon has over 25 years’ experience in strategic business development and has consulted to leading global technology and financial service companies. Sharon is also a founder of Diligent Corporation and served on the Diligent board through 2010, where she also held an executive position as Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to joining the Diligent, Sharon was a vice president at the US-based company PaperDirect, Inc. which subsequently sold to Deluxe Corporation.

Stuart T. Sugarman

Independent Director

Stuart Sugarman is the Chief Executive Officer of Attollo Capital LLC. Attollo Capital focuses on alternative investment products, structuring, management, marketing and distribution. Attollo has represented numerous large asset management and insurance firms to assist in the expansion of their businesses both inside and outside the United States. The firm focuses on advisory and execution in the energy, telecom, media and technology sectors.

Over his career, Mr. Sugarman has been responsible for and involved, amongst other achievements, the planning, creation, structure and marketing of, approximately forty open and closed end equity funds and approximately fifteen open and closed end fixed income funds, collectively raising over $8.0 billion. Mr. Sugarman pioneered the Latin American trading capabilities at Alliance Capital which has resulted in over $6.5 billion of trading activity and was involved in the largest private equity fund investing in retail store development in mainland China.

Mr. Sugarman serves on several charitable boards notably, as Executive Vice President of The Homeland Security Foundation and the Sloan Kettering Pediatric Leukemia Foundation.

Mr. Sugarman received his B.Sc. Degree with distinction at the University of Maryland School of Business in International Finance, Economics and Marketing.

Barbara Kendall

Non-Executive Director

Barbara Kendall is an five time Olympian and Triple Olympic medalist and, since 2005 she has been an active member of the International Olympic Committee and sits on various international sporting executive boards, commissions or working groups representing New Zealand, Oceania, Woman and Athletes and chairs Association of National Olympic Committees’ Athletes Commission. She co-created and manages the International Olympic Committee’s Athletes Career Program in Oceania. Barbara has currently been appointed the Chef De Mission for the New Zealand Youth Olympic Team heading to Buenos Aries 2018 and is a Vice President of the International Surfing Association since 2014.

Barbara has a degree in Social Services and a Graduate Diploma in Applied Management and consults with different corporate clients on team, culture, leadership and self intelligence. Barbara is a director of a Natural Skin Care Company in NZ which makes natural NZ made products.

Anthony Ferguson

Non-Executive Director

Anthony Ferguson is a CFA and Investment Advisor. Mr. Ferguson is Chairman of the Nobis Capital Growth Technology Fund Limited and is a director of The Ikonic Fund S.A.C. Both funds have invested in Arria. Mr. Ferguson is also a director of AF Holdings Limited, Colina Holdings Bahamas Limited, Colina General Insurance Agency Limited and The Nassau Guardian (1844) Limited.

The AF Holdings Limited group of companies include Colina holdings Bahamas Limited, Colina Financial Advisors Ltd, Colina General Insurance Agency Limited, CFAL Securities Limited and Ansbacher (Bahamas) Limited. Ansbacher is one of the oldest offshore bank and trust companies in The Bahamas and was previously owned by Barclays Bank. He was formerly a director of the National Insurance board.

Mr. Ferguson is a past president of the Bahamas Society of Financial Analysts and is currently a member of the Association for Investment Management & Research and the Chartered Market Technicians Association.

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