Gilly Uppal is a Founder and Managing Director of Armira Capital. He and Kenyon Abel founded Armira Capital in 2015. Under this leadership, the firm has grown its offering across several asset classes for institutional and family office clients. Armira’s focus is to offer access to specialised investment, trading and financing strategies and build trust to manage bespoke transaction or portfolio structures.
Gilly also serves on the board of CedarKnight Investment Management, a boutique investment management firm he co-founded in 2012.
Before launching an independent financial services group, Gilly built his career in investment banking and asset management with institutions leading in the field of structured finance and investments. He served as Executive Director of BNPP Fortis in the Global Structured Finance team leading high-value asset-backed transactions for bank clients.
Gilly is a CTA professional member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation following his graduate career with KPMG in London and New York, concentrating on international tax and finance for financial services. He is an MSCI Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, a postgraduate in Business Finance and a Business & Finance Law graduate from Brunel University, London.