Anderson aged 52 has over 25 years' experience in the banking and financial sector. He began his career in 1983 at White Weld Securities (part of the CSFB group) before joining Salomon Brothers International in London in 1986 and then Morgan Stanley International in 1989 where he was a principal in charge of convertible bond trading. He joined Peregrine Securities International (UK) Limited in 1993, relocating to Hong Kong in 1996 to run the equity trading businesses of Peregrine Investment Holdings Limited and becoming a director of the executive committee of the Peregrine group in 1997. In 1998 Mr Whamond joined the Regent Pacific Group, a Hong Kong listed international emerging markets investments group as head of corporate investments and relocated to the Isle of Man. He subsequently left that company in August 2000 to pursue his own interests.
Mr Whamond joined the Charlemagne Group in 2002 and was a director of AIM quoted Charlemagne Capital Limited until March 2009. He remains a non-executive director of Charlemagne Capital (IOM) Limited and is also a director of a number of listed and non-listed investment companies.