Management Team

Dominic Samuelson
Dominic Samuelson
CEO
Campden Wealth
Dominic Samuelson
CEO
Campden Wealth

Dominic joined Campden in 2007 and became CEO in 2013. Responsible for strategic development and operational management of all membership, events, publishing, research and online activities. During his tenure he has been responsible for launching the research business in 2008, establishing US and Asian operating businesses in 2007 and 2012, overseeing the acquisition of the Institute of Private Investors in 2011 and the development of Campden’s private meetings and awards series globally for ultra-affluent business-owning families and family offices. Previously Dominic was Director, Corporate Development at The Wall Street Journal Europe and Founder and Managing Director, Dow Jones Conferences for Dow Jones & Co. He has also served as Communications & Events Director at Business Seminars International and a Conference manager at Euromoney Conferences.

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Kevin Grant
Kevin Grant
Executive Director
Campden Wealth
Kevin Grant
Executive Director
Campden Wealth

Kevin joined Campden in 1996 as the sales director for the healthcare business and was instrumental in building that organisation and launching the conference division and a number of associated titles.  Kevin became sales director for the combined wealth and health business in 1998 and joined the board in 2000.   In 2006 Kevin was part of the management team that lead a private equity backed buyout of Campden Media.  Post buyout Kevin then concentrated solely on the Campden Wealth business and is now responsible for global sales for both Campden and the Institute of Private Investors.  Kevin has an in depth understanding of the global private wealth market and as associate director of Campden acts as an ambassador for the company globally.

Brien Biondi
Brien Biondi
President
Campden Wealth North America and IPI
Brien Biondi
President
Campden Wealth North America and IPI

Brien comes to Campden/IPI after a successful career of leading numerous high-profile membership organizations for the past 25 years. Biondi has served as executive director of the Chief Executives Organization (CEO) and as chief executive officer of the Entrepreneurs’ Organizations (EO). He began his career with KPMG.  Biondi is also an active member of the Young Presidents’ Organization (YPO).

Henry Samuelson
Henry Samuelson
Director of Membership & Education
Campden Wealth
Henry Samuelson
Director of Membership & Education
Campden Wealth

Henry Samuelson joined Campden Wealth as Director of Membership & Education in July 2013. He is responsible for growing the international Membership and developing new Private Wealth Management programs with leading universities around the world.

Before joining the family business, Henry spent the last 15 years within the luxury goods market, managing B2B & B2C teams and maintaining client relationships. For the last three years he was CEO, Noble Macmillan and previous to that Director of Corporate Accounts at Smythson of Bond Street for seven years where he serviced the Royal Family as a key client. He started his career at Aquascutum.

Peter Newton
Peter Newton
Events Director
Campden Wealth
Peter Newton
Events Director
Campden Wealth
Nicholas Moody
Nicholas Moody
Editor
Campden Wealth
Nicholas Moody
Editor
Campden Wealth

Nicholas Moody joined Campden Wealth in September 2013 as editor of its print publications, and is responsible for editing the quarterly publications – CampdenFBCampdenFO and the FSC Report – overseeing the daily website platform and helming their award events. He is focused on extending Campden Wealth as the global authority on multi-generational family businesses and family offices. A native New Zealander, Nicholas is extending Campden's international focus, leveraging his extensive contacts both in EMEA, the Americas and Asia Pacific.  Before joining Campden, he spent three and half years as editor of Private Banker International, a leading UK-based B2B title focussed on the global wealth management industry. He previously worked as a financial journalist for VRL Financial News and as a news journalist in New Zealand with Fairfax Media and Herald on Sunday.

Dr. Rebecca Gooch
Dr. Rebecca Gooch
Director of Research
Campden Wealth
Dr. Rebecca Gooch
Director of Research
Campden Wealth

Dr. Rebecca Gooch is the Director of Research at Campden Wealth, overseeing a range of global research projects The Research Division undertakes a range of research projects right across the globe, including the well-respected Global Family Office Report.

American born, Dr. Gooch moved to England from California in the early 2000s. Coming from a family business and real estate investment background, she has 15 years experience in research, analysis, investment and media production. The recipient of past research awards, she has a PhD in Regulation and Compliance from the London School of Economics, an MSc from Oxford University and a BA from UC Berkeley, California. Her research has been profiled in major news outlets such as the BBC, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times and The Guardian.

Nick Hayward
Nick Hayward
Regional Director, Asia Pacific
Campden Wealth
Nick Hayward
Regional Director, Asia Pacific
Campden Wealth

Nick Hayward has most recently been appointed the Regional Director for Campden Wealth in Asia Pacific since 1st September 2015. Prior to this Nick had founded his own company – Black Gate Intelligence and held an advisory role to his previous employer Euromoney Institutional Investor Plc.

Whilst working for Euromoney between 2004 and 2013 Nick was responsible for several businesses and was appointed MD for Asia Pacific and Japan and relocated to HK in 2008. After his arrival in HK Nick built new businesses for Euromoney in Asia, successfully led the team into China and maintained his additional responsibilities for Euromoney’s global FX business which Nick had taken global from London.

Before Euromoney Nick worked for the Institute International Research (IIR) in London where he headed the sales for several business divisions including UK & European financial markets, tax and accountancy. Nick sat on the UK executive committee and was frequently asked to train his European colleagues in the ‘dark arts’ of selling to financial institutions. Nick holds an MA from Edinburgh University, is married to a Danish national and has two daughters.