The founder of TEMPLER & ASSOCIATES, Charles Philip Templer, has held senior positions of responsibility in some of the leading international banks in Europe and the United States including one of Switzerland’s oldest, largest and most prestigious private banks. During his 35 year banking career he established contacts with a wide variety of influential figures in the international commercial arena and in the world of investment. Over the years clients have included individuals, private companies, NGO’s as well as the Governments of several countries.
Between 1994-1996, on secondment from his position in the bank, Charles founded and ran the London based European headquarters for a Moscow pharmaceutical business. He raised funding for the acquisition of two major pharmaceutical factories which were among Russia’s first non oil and gas privatisations at that time. In conjunction with the Russian founders of the business he assisted them to develop the branding and forward planning for what became Russia’s leading quoted pharmacy chain branded 36.6.
In 2004 he was stationed in an Arabian Gulf country where he ran the private office of a senior member of the Royal Family of that country which he did for three years until 2007.
In addition to his banking career, Charles has held a number of Executive and Non Executive Board positions in a range of businesses in a variety of sectors including: Telecommunications, Security, Pharmaceutical manufacturing and distribution, Waste Management, Catering, Construction, Short code communications, Commodity trading and Academic training. He has also been a private investor in a number of these sectors and continues to be an active and selective investor in a diverse portfolio of private companies. He also mentors start ups and is available for non executive roles.
The philosophy of TEMPLER & ASSOCIATES is very much based on personal contact. Each project is handled individually with the utmost integrity, attention to detail, discretion and confidentiality.