Novia Monetary founder and platform entrepreneur Invoice Vasilieff has died out of the blue on the age of 68.
He died peacefully yesterday surrounded by his household.
Mr Vasilieff was an innovator and pioneer within the monetary companies sector whose influence and affect was widespread.
He was recognized for his work ethic which spanned many a long time throughout a number of industries.
He was based Novia Monetary in 2008 and have become chief govt earlier than stepping again in 2021. He was additionally chairman of Novia World and this yr he got here out of retirement to turn into chairman of the UK arm of Swedish wealth supervisor Söderberg & Companions.
A proud Scotsman, Mr Vasilieff was additionally a lifelong Bathtub Rugby supporter and raised a substantial amount of cash over time for the Bathtub Rugby Basis.
His influence and loss shall be deeply felt in many alternative spheres, his household mentioned in a press release. Whereas he was an business legend, his true ardour and drive was for his household whom he all the time put first.
He’s survived by his spouse, son and daughter.
Particulars of a memorial service will comply with in the end and shall be added right here.
• Editor’s Remark: The demise of Invoice Vasilieff will depart an immense loss, each together with his household and together with his colleagues at wealth adviser Soderberg & Companions. He was a platform pioneer over a number of a long time, recognizing earlier than many others the potential trajectory of platforms. One in all his nice achievements was to discovered platform Novia Monetary which he bought to non-public fairness a number of years again. Invoice may very well be charming and forthright in the identical sentence. A person of robust opinions who was all the time well mannered and reasoned. A real gentleman of the business. He was enthusiastic about enterprise and it was no shock he was lured out of retirement to assist main Swedish monetary adviser Söderberg & Companions construct a brand new empire within the UK. He beloved the lower and thrust of enterprise and constructing firm worth. Invoice was each revered and admired amongst his friends and his departure from this world on the comparatively younger age of 68 will depart many mourning the lack of a novel particular person who helped to speed up the expansion of the UK platform sector.