Leadership

Talented individuals,

accounting specialists.

Flagship’s team of talented individuals instinctively operate as partners in your success. We merge the responsiveness of an in-house finance department with deep investment specialisation.

Our senior managers draw upon significant international experience across accounting advisory, investment management, regulated financial services and fintech to provide impactful financial and accounting services for a diverse range of alternative assets.

NICHOLAS COOPER | DIRECTOR

CORE TIME ZONE: CET

Nicholas specialises in digital asset finance, incorporating his deep knowledge of decentralised technologies, operations, accounting, taxation and economics into his financial leadership. Drawing upon his background in alternative investment audit functions and analysis, Nicholas has successfully guided large teams in Switzerland, the United States, Britain and the Cayman Islands. Nicholas speaks fluent English, intermediate Farsi, and basic German.

Key Previous Experience

  • DFINITY: Head of Finance
  • Crypto Finance AG: Deputy CFO/CRO
  • BNY Mellon: Finance Fund Analyst
  • KPMG: Audit Manager – Alternative investments

Credentials

  • Chartered Financial Analyst
  • Chartered Accountant (ACA)
  • Bachelor of Science (Hons) – Mathematics (The University of Manchester)

MARCUS ROWE | DIRECTOR

CORE TIME ZONE: EST

Marcus is a seasoned leader and innovator in the accounting and finance sector. His core practice incorporates solid experience with US GAAP and IFRS accounting standards, enhancing the delivery of fractional financial management, accounting and advisory services. Marcus specialises in developing and guiding effective teams, utilising collaborative and practical technologies to upgrade service deliverables.

Key Previous Experience

  • Catalyst Group: Founding Partner and Head of Accounting and Finance
  • KPMG – Senior Manager, Accounting Advisory Services

Credentials

  • Chartered Accountant (CAANZ)
  • Level 1 CFA
  • Bachelor of Business (Queensland University of Technology)

KIEL DONAHUE | DIRECTOR

CORE TIME ZONE: PDT

Kiel is a uniquely well-rounded and versatile accounting manager, merging a substantive background in audit, economics and accounting as a CPA, with hands-on leadership in the area of digital assets. In a previous position, Kiel grew and managed an international team responsible for the accounting and administration of ~$1 billion of digital assets. He has lived and worked in Hong Kong, Cayman, Canada, Taiwan and New Zealand and has a track record of delivering streamlined and knowledgeable accounting services to a wide range of international clients.

Key Previous Experience

  • Catalyst Group: Manager – Digital Fund Services
  • KPMG: Audit Manager

Credentials

  • Chartered Accountant (CPA Canada)
  • Post-baccalaureate UBC Sauder Diploma in Accounting Program (DAP) / Accounting (University of British Columbia)
  • Bachelor of Arts – Economics and Finance (University of Calgary)

PATRICK DUNTON | DIRECTOR

CORE TIME ZONE: PDT

Patrick is a uniquely well-rounded and versatile accounting manager, merging a substantive background in audit, economics and accounting as a CPA, with hands-on leadership in the area of digital assets. In a previous position, Kiel grew and managed an international team responsible for the accounting and administration of ~$1 billion of digital assets. He has lived and worked in Hong Kong, Cayman, Canada, Taiwan and New Zealand and has a track record of delivering streamlined and knowledgeable accounting services to a wide range of international clients.

Key Previous Experience

  • Catalyst Group: Manager – Digital Fund Services
  • KPMG: Audit Manager

Credentials

  • Chartered Accountant (CPA Canada)
  • Post-baccalaureate UBC Sauder Diploma in Accounting Program (DAP) / Accounting (University of British Columbia)
  • Bachelor of Arts – Economics and Finance (University of Calgary)

Flagship’s international management team retain strategic oversight and engagement in all our client matters. We ensure that our resources are always deployed effectively – so our clients get the right answers, first time.

Flagship are

solutions driven

Flagship’s international management team ensure that our resources are always deployed effectively – so our clients get the right answers, first time.