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Our Team

Grant Rogan

Founder of the Blenheim Capital Group and CEO, Blenheim Capital Services Limited

He became heavily involved in countertrade and offset transactions in Switzerland, Korea, Spain, Turkey and Saudi Arabia in the late 1970s, which resulted in the establishment of his own advisory firm in the mid 1980s. Over the past 28 years he has further developed offset and financial investment opportunities for a host of multinational corporations and has advised several governments with a primary concentration in the Middle East and Far East.

Yann Ballet

Chief Financial Officer

Yann became CFO of Blenheim Capital Partners in May 2007, and is responsible for the financial structuring of all Blenheim projects. Previously he was Vice President, Corporate Finance of Airbus SAS and a board member of Airbus Financial Services (AFS), the financial subsidiary of Airbus. He has implemented around $10 billion of complex financial structures and developed a large network in the financing community across banks, governments, advisors, investment funds and leasing companies.

Paul J Divis

Chief Strategy Officer

Paul assumed the role of Chief Strategy Officer in January 2009. Previously he was President of the Blenheim US subsidiary having been part of the team that formed Blenheim. Prior to Blenheim he held positions in international business development for Lockheed Martin, energy management outsourcing for a large national electricity and gas company and financial sales for a major IT outsourcing firm. Paul graduated from West Point and received his Masters of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University. He served in the US Army as an air defence officer and helicopter pilot.

Tunde Fasoyiro

Chief Compliance Officer

Tunde has been responsible for overseeing Compliance at Blenheim Capital Services Limited since September 2010. He has worked in Compliance and risk management for over fourteen years, both in the commercial and regulatory sector. Previously he was Compliance and Money Laundering Reporting Officer at Merchant Securities Limited. He also spent time at the Financial Services Authority, as Senior Associate, with the responsibility for supervising asset managers, stockbrokers and financial advisers. Mr Fasoyiro is a Finance graduate of the University of Lagos and a Member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.

Sir Nigel Knowles


Sir Nigel was appointed Non-Executive Chairman of Blenheim Capital Services Limited in February 2010. He is joint CEO and Managing Partner of DLA Piper, the world’s largest international legal practice having been Managing Partner since 1996. In January 2005 Sir Nigel was instrumental in the largest ever transatlantic law merger when DLA integrated with US-based Piper Rudnick and Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich LLP. He was knighted in 2009 for services to the legal profession.

Major General (Ret) Morris Boyd

Senior Vice President

Morris is responsible for business development in the Middle East as well as Blenheim’s other target countries. Morris joined Blenheim from Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control where he served as Director of International Development responsible for planning, coordination and strategic development of military markets in the Middle East. He was responsible for several large sales in the Middle East and is highly respected by his customers. Morris is a retired US Army Major General with extensive leadership and command experience at all levels of the Army. Two of his last key assignments in the military were the Army Chief for Legislative Liaison for the US Congress and the Deputy Commanding General of III Armoured Corps and Fort Hood.

Antony Blackwell

Senior Vice President

Antony was part of the team that formed Blenheim. Based in Abu Dhabi, Antony is responsible for the UAE activities of Blenheim and is the Senior Vice President for the MENA region. In addition to the structuring and execution of offset projects his track record includes the derivation and execution of Eurostat compliant structures, military and civil aircraft financing, derivatives and project finance. Prior to working for Blenheim he worked in Barclays Capital’s Structured Trade and Export Finance team in London.

Steven Cahall

Vice President BCS LLC

Steven is a Vice President at Blenheim Capital Services LLC and assists in all aspects of business development, project development and project management. He brings significant analytical and international defence industry experience. He has previously held positions with Raytheon Company, including international business strategies and management of all Middle East offset obligations and worked as a management consultant to major defence industry primes. He is an expert on the intersection of government and business and holds bachelor and graduate degrees in political economy and international economics.

Barry McCloskey

Vice President and Controller

Barry became Vice President of Blenheim Capital Services in July 2007. He is responsible for the financial administration of all Blenheim companies while assisting with the financial structuring and modelling of all Blenheim projects. Previously he was a Corporate Finance Manager for Airbus Financial Services (AFS) in Dublin, Ireland. A qualified accountant, he has worked in the areas of manufacturing finance, corporate project management, treasury and latterly structured finance.


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