About Us – Team
Joshua Rotbart (LLM, MBA)
Joshua was previously the general manager of Hong Kong based Malca-Amit Precious Metals (MAPM), the bullion procurement and bespoke services subsidiary of the logistics group, Malca-Amit Global.
Joshua’s origins can be traced back to the famous Goldberg merchant family, who resided in Poland for centuries. He was the first member of his family to be born in Israel.
Joshua studied law (LLB) and marketing (MBA) at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s special program for outstanding students and has since followed a career that has made good use of his studies.
In 2004, Joshua accepted his first expat position as vice president of marketing and operations for a US-based retail company. The company went on to become a success story and an industry leader in its segment on the west coast.
Joshua joined the Malca-Amit Group in 2010 and was appointed head of business development for the group’s flagship vault in the Singapore Freeport. In 2013, Joshua was asked to move to Malca-Amit Global’s head office in Hong Kong to set up and manage the new Malca-Amit Precious Metals venture.
Joshua is a world renowned expert in providing solutions for clients wishing to ship, store and purchase physical precious metals. He works closely with family offices, independent financial advisors and high net worth individuals to discreetly and sensitively provide tailored solutions for their needs.
Joshua has advised hundreds of clients on their physical precious metals portfolios and has procured and arranged for the transportation and storage of bullion worth over US$ 1 billion.
J. Rotbart & Co.’s aim is to streamline the handling of clients’ precious metals and offer the most efficient and secure service in the market.
Our experience, combined with our extensive network of experts, associates, suppliers and vendors, means we can offer you the best possible solution for the buying, storing and transportation of physical precious metals.
Jonathan Rotbart, Director (BA, MA, MBA)
Born in Israel, Jonathan completed degrees in Economics, Business Administration, International Accounting and Finance, from Bar-Ilan University of Ramat-Gan City in Israel.
Most recently Jonathan held the position of General Manager at Malca-Amit in the Far East. In this role he managed the operations, logistics, events and client relationships across all areas of the business.
Before this he was a Senior Analyst in valuations and business modelling team at Ernst & Young but he was always involved in a variety of entrepreneurial projects in both Israel and North America.
Jonathan is a born creative with a passion for making things happen. Through his experience in business analysis and development, he has gained a sound understanding of the complexities of the international financial world and has successful track record in crafting high-level strategies for global organisations.
He is also currently a Director of the Hong Kong based company WSFE limited; focusing on Business Development, Trade and Management in Asia-Pacific.
Tatiana Prokofeva (MA)
Born and raised in Moscow, Russia, Tatiana holds an MA (Honors) in Economics and a PA from Moscow Institute of Public Administration.
Tatiana worked with Joshua during his tenure with Malca-Amit Precious Metals, and later joined J. Rotbart & Co. to apply her expertise as a business operations manager.
With previous experience managing an international start-up project, building a strong brand identity, and developing long-term relationships with high net worth clients, Tatiana oversees smooth and professional operations of J. Rotbart & Co. and the team.