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About Us

MitonOptimal Asia Pte Limited is a part of the MitonOptimal group of companies.  Our Singapore office is focused on delivering Discretionary Fund Management (DFM), Private Client and Fund Management Services to our Asian client base.

Our Singapore Team

Patrick Pitcher

Patrick Pitcher

Chairman (Singapore)

Patrick was previously a Worldwide Board Director of Saatchi & Saatchi Advertising and CEO Asia Pacific. He worked at Saatchi for 21 years, from 1983 – 2004. After leaving Saatchi, Patrick joined J Walter Thompson from 2004 – 2007 as CEO Asia Pacific South. He also served as a director of the Singapore Tourism Board from 2007-2011.

Patrick shunned retirement, opting instead to utilize his business acumen and passion for communications in assisting MitonOptimal to expand its services and products across Asia and the Middle East.

Patrick is also involved in pioneering solutions in digital, social media & mobile. He has invested in and is Chairman of CSB Engage, a leading edge customer engagement company. Patrick is also a director of one of the Sentosa Development Board Companies in Singapore. Patrick is also on the Advisory Board of Tranic Franchising who have been awarded the licence rights to MasterChef Brand Retail operations and Pop-Up restaurants in Asia.

His interests include golf, tennis, walking, watching sport, dining and travel, he is an avid photographer & wildlife lover and makes regular visits to wildlife parks.  Patrick has been married for over 40 years with three married children and five beautiful grandchildren.

Eric Mellor

Eric Mellor

Managing Director & Head of Portfolio Management (Singapore)

Eric began his career in financial services 16 years ago following ten years of service in the British Royal Navy and has worked in several different functions in insurance, banking and asset management.  His international career has included positions in the UK, Jersey, Hong Kong and Singapore, where he has now lived for ten years. Eric first moved to Asia as an investment manager with HSBC International and later worked for HSBC Global Asset Management before joining a local Singapore brokerage as their Head of Investment.

Eric holds a First Class Degree in Financial Services as well as numerous relevant industry qualification in Jersey, the UK, Hong Kong and Singapore.

In his spare time, Eric enjoys a diverse range of activities including travelling – the more adventurous, the better. He is a qualified PADI Dive Master, a passionate skier, an enthusiastic photographer, an excellent chef, and a very reluctant and mediocre distance runner.

Gabrielle Salihin

Gabrielle Salihin

Head of Client Services

Originally from the UK, Gabrielle arrived in Singapore in July 2008. She has spent the last ten years working in the financial services industry where she most recently headed the Operations team for a wealth management company. During this time, she has developed her skills in client services, process implementation and investment administration. She joined MitonOptimal in March 2018 as Head of Client Services.

Outside of the office she enjoys spending time with her husband and two children as well as being a lover of good food and wine!

Phil Penrose

Phil Penrose (based in IoM)

Director & UK-Far East Sales

With over 20 years of industry experience, Phil is responsible for the distribution of the MitonOptimal Model Portfolio Service as well as the Coram multi-asset funds.

Phil has an Honours degree in Financial Services from the University of the West of England and holds the full Financial Planning Certificate from the UK’s Chartered Insurance Institute. Prior to joining MitonOptimal, Phil held senior roles with both Zurich and Swiss Life, assisting with the launch and distribution of various products including the 7IM Model Portfolio Service and Sterling Trust range.

Jasmine Lee

Jasmine Lee

Executive Assistant

Jasmine has worked with MitonOptimal since the incorporation of the Singapore business in 2011. Jasmine has over 30 years of secretarial and administrative experience and holds an Executive Secretary and Administrator Diploma. She manages the Singapore office’s day-to-day functions, including accounts, HR, corporate and other administrative matters. Away from work Jasmine enjoys spending family time with her husband, three sons, daughter and dog.


MitonOptimal Asia PTE Ltd
105 Cecil Street
#07-01 (Suite 21) The Octagon
Singapore, 069534


t: +65 6222 0489
f: +65 6222 1489

Regulatory Information

MitonOptimal Asia Pte Limited is registered in Singapore (Registration No. 201120369C), holds a Capital Markets Licence and is regulated in Singapore by the Monetary Authority of Singapore.