Cormac Naughten

Head of MASECO Institutional



Cormac joined MASECO in 2011 and is Head of MASECO Institutional, our discretionary fund management arm, which partners with financial advisers, private banks and wealth managers to provide tax efficient and compliant solutions for their US clients. He derives great satisfaction from clients and their advisers receiving a fantastic level of service.

Prior to joining MASECO, Cormac was Head of Private Clients at currency manager The ECU Group plc and served on the board as a director following ECU’s MBO from ED&F Man. Over a ten year period he created and led a team that won over £1 billion in currency management mandates, leading to ECU being awarded 19th place in the 2007 Sunday Times Fast Track 100 awards, 40th in the 2009 Profit Track awards and inclusion in the prestigious Real Business LDC Hot 100 in 2008 and 2009.


Cormac loves living in North London with his wife and two sons and enjoys watching and playing sport and has a keen interest in the arts. Whether it is running, playing tennis, going to the gym or skiing he likes to keep active and is a season ticket holder at Chelsea. Cormac enjoys regular trips to the theatre and to art galleries and getting the chance to travel whenever he can although this has changed a little since the arrival of his five-year-old and two-year-old boys!


  • MA in Modern History from Jesus College, Oxford.
  • Previous posts: foreign exchange broker in London and Switzerland, ED&F Man and ECU Group – currency fund management.
  • SFA General Representative since 2001 (securities and futures and options). 
  • Level 6 Certificate in Private Client Investment Management and Advice (PCIAM) with merit.

Office address

Burleigh House
357 Strand
United Kingdom

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