Francis Menassa is the CEO and Founder of JAR Capital, an independent wealth and asset management firm based in St. James’s. Menassa has worked in the City for more than 20 years – beginning his career in private banking at Merrill Lynch in 1996, joined Credit Suisse in 2001, subsequently with his senior partner went independent and set up wealth management firm Plurimi Capital in 2008. Francis established JAR Capital in 2014. Francis actively supports a number of UK-based charities. Menassa has been a patron of DEBRA, which supports individuals and families affected by Epidermolysis Bullosa. In the last year, Francis has also sponsored a 4-man team who competed in a cross-Atlantic race to raise money for Over the Wall and the St. Luke’s Cancer Centre. A racing enthusiast, Menassa also sponsors the Lebanese F4 driver Rashed Ghanem.