XCDM Limited is the parent company registered in the UK. It owns or will own companies that are registered and have operating offices in the UK, Spain, Mauritius and Nevis.
At the core of our company's vision lies the aspiration to emerge as a world-renowned leader in revolutionising the nickel-based product landscape, while fostering a vibrant community that drives positive transformation in the commodities sector. Through the united efforts of our exceptional team, visionary industry leaders, and dedicated community, we have set our sights on turning this vision into a tangible reality within a five-year timeframe. By investing in our journey, you become part of a remarkable opportunity to witness the realisation of ground-breaking achievements and impactful change on a global scale.
Meet our exceptional team - experienced, skilled, strategic, innovative, and technically excellent. With a stellar track record, brilliant managerial prowess, and strong industry connections, we're proven professionals. But we don't stop there - we also bring a touch of fun to our work. Together, we form a powerhouse ready to deliver unparalleled results.
Ronnie has over 50 years experience in the United Kingdom and European commercial property markets and has carried out developments in most countries in Western Europe. From 1973 to 1992, Ronnie was Chief Executive of Waterglade International Holdings PLC, which obtained a full listing in 1987.
Following his retirement from the Board of Waterglade in 1992 Ronnie founded Capital & Overseas Holdings as his private property vehicle. Since 1984 he has been Chairman of Interproperty Systems Limited, the developers of Prodev Development Appraisal software.
Ronnie has recently launched Asset Time Invest an Investment and Development Management company.
Regine Labrosse holds a pivotal role as a shareholder and the esteemed Managing Director of XCDM, where she serves as the driving force behind operational excellence. With an extensive background in Branding, Licensing, Patenting, Partnership, and Innovation management, Regine brings unparalleled industry expertise to the table.
Her illustrious career spans over three decades, during which she held senior management positions with renowned entities such as Disney, Global Brand Group headquartered in NYC and CAA. Notably, Regine has collaborated with global powerhouses like Mercedes Benz, Jeep, Netflix, Michelin, Coca Cola, Sony, and Paramount Pictures, further augmenting her wealth of knowledge and valuable connections.
Regine's profound understanding of brand extension strategies throughout Europe positions her as a true visionary in the field. As a proven entrepreneur and accomplished managing director, she excels in devising comprehensive strategies and adeptly implementing them to achieve organizational goals.
With Regine Labrosse spearheading XCDM's leadership team, the company benefits from her exceptional management acumen, strategic acuity, and a profound understanding of the intricacies involved in building successful enterprises.
Chief Executive Officer
Safi Qurashi, the Founder and CEO, is the visionary behind the company. With over 27 years of entrepreneurial expertise, Safi is the driving force, bringing creativity and business acumen to the table.
His corporate background in sales, marketing, and advertising, coupled with notable achievements such as launching one of the UK's first internet cafes, a thriving property company in Dubai, and a prominent armoured vehicle manufacturing venture in the UAE, solidify his reputation as an accomplished leader. Safi's strategic guidance propels the organization towards growth and innovation. Dr. Chaudhri's exceptional ability to engage in effective communication worldwide expedites the team's efforts, reducing both time and costs involved in accomplishing tasks.
Chief Operating Officer
An accomplished professional with a distinguished career spanning over two decades as an investor, entrepreneur, and former senior partner at Ernest and Young, holds the positions of director, shareholder, and Operational Head.
With a profound comprehension of optimal company development and structuring, Ola is driven by a strong commitment to promoting good governance, tax efficiencies, regulatory frameworks, and structured operational procedures. Charged with the responsibility of ensuring the Lab’s development and operations align with its mission and objectives, Ola’s passion and expertise are instrumental in achieving organizational excellence.
Chief Technical Officer
Sheeraz Usman, a director, shareholder, and Chief Technical Officer (CTO), boasts an impressive track record of over 25 years in leadership, technical management, and project delivery. With an unwavering commitment to excellence, Sheeraz has consistently assembled high-calibre delivery teams, adhering to the most rigorous standards.
Having navigated successful careers within the finance, sports, and Web3 sectors, working with renowned organizations such as HSBC, Sports.com, and IBM, Sheeraz has earned the distinction of a proven technology officer. Currently, Sheeraz has already assembled a talented team of 30 tech professionals for XCDM, with plans to reach a total headcount of 90 by the end of July 2023. This remarkable progress empowers XCDM to launch its technical capabilities nine months ahead of schedule, while achieving a cost reduction of 50% compared to the initial estimates.
Chief Strategy Officer and Treasurer
Elliott Bachmann, a director of XCDM, is a distinguished professional renowned for his exceptional operational and financial management acumen. With a career spanning over two decades, Elliott has amassed extensive expertise in diverse areas including Fixed Income, Risk Management, Fintech, and Compliance.
His wealth of knowledge and experience empowers the company to not only embrace emerging technologies but also ensure their seamless integration within a secure operational framework that adheres to the most stringent standards. Elliott’s strategic guidance and meticulous attention to detail enable XCDM to navigate the evolving landscape of technological advancements while maintaining the utmost commitment to security and operational excellence.
Chief Development Officer
Dr. Kemal Chaudhri, a seasoned professional with more than four decades of distinguished proficiency in the medical and biotechnology sectors, serves as a director and shareholder.
His extensive wealth of knowledge and expertise encompasses educational and research development frameworks, as well as establishing global connections with institutional investors, high net worth individuals, and family offices.
Dr. Chaudhri's exceptional ability to engage in effective communication worldwide expedites the team's efforts, reducing both time and costs involved in accomplishing tasks.
Chief Investment Advisor
Steven Morales is an accomplished Chief Investment Advisor at XCDM, renowned for his expertise in financial engineering and investment. With a 25-year career at prestigious firms like Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley, he excels in institutional asset management, quantitative research, sales, trading, arbitrage, and investment banking.
Steven's experience spans sectors including Banking, Hedge Funds, Venture Capital, and Digital Assets. Equipped with a strong educational background, he holds a B.A. in Economics from U.C. Berkeley and an M.B.A. from INSEAD. As a co-founder of Evelixia Private Office, specializing in Metaverse-related investments, he remains at the forefront of the industry.
Steven is also a guest lecturer at ETH Zurich, a venture capital panel judge, and the forthcoming author of "The Metaverse Unveiled," a comprehensive book exploring virtual worlds and the integration of artificial intelligence.
In addition to the operational and management team XCDM is also creating a unique leadership team connected to the company allowing collaboration and advisory communication at all times. XCDM has identified and talked to a number of advisors who bring unique expertise within very specific areas. The following is a list of areas.