Helping you believe in building a better future.
Together, we’re using science to redefine the way people think, reshape retirement and investment outcomes, and unlocking real health and well-being.
We do this by balancing the needs of today and tomorrow. By understanding the data and applying it with a human touch. And by turning ideas into action to spark positive change.
For almost two decades, we’ve been providing trusted advice and solutions to build healthier, wealthier and wiser futures for our clients, colleagues and communities.
Welcome to a world where economics and empathy make a difference in people’s lives.
Welcome to better.
'Positive Change' for our clients and our profession.
Improving ourselves and the lives of others by gaining and sharing expertise.
Treating others as THEY would like to be treated (The Platinum Rule).
Seizing opportunities together to benefit our clients and each other.
Sam is a champion of Positive Change within the international financial services profession.
Responsible for leading AES, he believes education is the most powerful weapon with which to change the world. His favourite themes centre upon evidence-based investment, best practice and a passion to help people live meaningful lives, free from financial worry and complexity.
A graduate of King’s College, University of London, Sam served as a British Army Officer in the Household Cavalry Regiment. His military career covered selection for service with Airborne Forces, operational duty with the Coldstream Guards, and ceremonial duty as a Captain in Her Majesty the Queen’s Life Guard with the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment in London.
He is a member of The Chartered Institute of Insurance, the Personal Finance Society and The Skinners Livery Company.
Pippa Miller is responsible for ensuring we have the best people throughout the organisation and that they are trained well and are effective in helping benefit our clients.
After graduating from Kings College London, Pippa joined the media arm of WPP, the world’s largest global communications company.
Rising quickly to the level of Business Director she developed an interest in financial services whilst working with HSBC.
Outside work Pippa enjoys spending much of her time keeping fit by regular visits to the gym and playing netball.
John is a passionate proponent of positive change.
A former British Army Officer, John commissioned from the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst into The Household Cavalry Regiment (The Blues and Royals).
Outside his role at AES International John is Chairman of Newcastle University London, Chairman of St Dionis church Parsons Green, and Chairman of an ambitious building project for his charity in west London. He is also an active member of the Institute of Personnel and Development.
Director, Wealth Advice
Stuart has achieved the chartered financial planner designation from the Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) and Chartered Wealth Manager designation from the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investments (CISI). Stuart is also a fellow of the CISI and a qualified pension transfer specialist.
Prior to joining AES International in Dubai, Stuart worked in Scotland for a chartered accountancy, at an actuarial firm, and earlier still in the investment management division of a private bank.
Today Stuart supervises the delivery of lifestyle financial planning services and enjoys developing long-lasting relationships based around stewardship of family wealth. His specific expertise lies in three core areas: wealth enhancement; wealth protection; and wealth transfer.
He is listed on The Personal Finance Society website under Dubai, where you can review his qualifications;
Director, Health & Protection
Director of Health & Protection, Damien is passionate about positively changing everyone’s lives.
With an in-depth understanding of the global medical insurance landscape, and the complexities that many clients face, Damien aims to challenge the status quo by providing simple, quality and personalised solutions to all.
He believes everyone deserves to have access to the best medical options so we can all perform and be at our best every day. He aims to achieve this by providing education on the various policies and benefits available, as well as the importance of living a life of wellness.