GPM’s parent company (Nimoi Holdings Pte. Ltd.) is a family holding company whose roots go back to 1959 when its predecessor, Woodside Holdings, was established as family office in the Colony of Singapore by the Directors’ grandfather, Sir Ewen Fergusson.

GPM’s sister company, Woodside Holdings Investment Management Pte Ltd, is registered with the Monetary Authority of Singapore to operate as a Fund Management Company.
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Board of Directors
David Fergusson Portrait

David Fergusson


David is a Director of and principal shareholder in both Woodside Holdings Investment Management and Nimoi Holdings Pte. Ltd. Prior to his current activities, David started Citigroup Indonesia's institutional securities business and was a Director of PT Citigroup Securities Indonesia. David joined Citi from UBS where he was a senior pan-Asian equity salesperson. Prior to this, David was as an equity analyst with GK Goh Indonesia (1996-1999) before moving to CLSA in 1999 as Head of Telecoms Investment Banking (a team which he started).
David was born in Singapore and is married with two children.

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Nicolas Mathier

Chief Executive Officer

Nicolas has 12 years experience in the wealth management industry. Before establishing Global Precious Metals, he was Manager of Trading & Business Development at Swiss Precious Metals Pte. Ltd. in Singapore. Nicolas began his financial career as an Assistant Private Banker with Lombard Odier & Cie. in Geneva, Switzerland, after which he worked as a relationship manager and trader at Swiss Heritage Pte Ltd, a wealth management company based in Singapore. Nicolas holds a Swiss Degree in Financial and Business Banking from Geneva.
He is married with children, and has lived in Singapore for over 11 years.

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Max Fages


Max is a veteran of financial markets, with a focus on strategy and new products or services. Before joining Global Precious Metals, he was in the Director of Strategy, Asia for the Chicago Mercantile Exchange then started and exited two ventures in the quant trading space. Max holds a MsEng from ENSAM in France and a MBA from Insead in Singapore. He has lived in the city-state for a decade with his wife and son.

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Sok Aun Ooi

Business Manager

Sok Aun has over 5 years of experience in the wealth and asset management industry. Prior to joining GPM, he was a Corporate Accountant cum Fund Accountant in a Private Equity. Sok Aun is entrepreneurial and business-oriented; He is dedicated to building a stronger business presence for GPM in Asia and create values for the shareholders.

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Fazlyana Hazis

Sales & Operation Support Manager

Fazlyana has over 11 years of experience in client services within the wealth management industry. Before joining Global Precious Metals, she has gained valuable skills and knowledge in dealing with a wide scope of clients, bankers and asset managers alike, while working as a Corporate Secretarial Executive in Tao Trust Singapore and Alpadis (Singapore). With her lively nature and people-oriented personality, she is dedicated in building lasting and positive relationships.

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Elizabeth Yong

Client Services Associate

Elizabeth entered the wealth management industry in 2017 to pursue her passion. Driven by her take-charge attitude, she takes pride in providing the best solutions possible. As a Client Services associate, her ongoing goal is to create strategies for constant improvements so as to provide excellent service for our clients.

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Tim Bauer


Before joining GPM, Timothée BAUER was an Attorney of Law with the Geneva Bar Association for 10 years, as a partner in various law firms. Before that, Timothée BAUER taught law in Geneva during 4 years, and hold a Teaching Accreditation from the University of Geneva, as well as a Bachelor and Master of Laws from the same University. He also previously worked at Bank Credit Suisse and in various other financial and commercial institutions in Geneva. He is married and the father of 2 children.

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