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Contributors to AltFi


Ryan Weeks

Editor-in-chief AltFi ryan@altfi.com   Ryan is the Editor of AltFi News. He writes extensively about peer-to-peer lending, crowdfunding and online invoice finance. AltFi provides valuable ...

Daniel Lanyon

Daniel is the Editor of AltFi, focusing on coverage of professional investment in the Alternative Credit space. He was formerly a senior and award winning journalist at FE Trustnet covering the ...

Georgina McCreadie

Georgina is the Global News Writer for AltFi. She writes extensively about peer-to-peer lending, crowdfunding and online invoice finance. AltFi provides valuable coverage of the alternative finance space ...

Guglielmo de Stefano

Global Reporter/SME Reporter AltFi.com guglielmo@altfi.com Guglielmo is the Global/SME Reporter for AltFi News. He writes about crowdfunding, peer-to-peer lending and online invoice ...

Lisa Walls-Hester

Lisa started her early career as an auditor before moving into corporate finance. She spent many years abroad including a decade in the Middle East but has now returned to the U.K. and writes full-time ...

Sam Griffiths

Sam was one of the original founders of AltFi Data. He has more than 13 years experience in financial markets, working for a number of global investment banks. He is vastly experienced in the use and interpretation ...

David Tuckwell

David Tuckwell is the Australasia correspondent for AltFi. He has worked in the financial services industry in London, working mostly in the exchange traded funds space. He is currently undertaking a Ph.D. ...

Rupert Taylor

Rupert is well positioned to provide context for the peer to peer sector.  With over 13 years of investment banking experience, initially in institutional equities before moving into principal trading, ...

Henry Thomas

Henry is a Global news writer for AltFi. He covers peer-to-peer lending and equity crowdfunding, with a focus on the US, China and Oceania. Henry read economics at Durham University. Henry has always shown ...

David Stevenson

David Stevenson, Executive Director of AltFi, is a columnist for the Financial Times (the Adventurous Investor), Investment Week and Money Week. He’s an experienced media entrepreneur (he’s ...

Moriah Costa

Moriah Costa is a journalist specializing in fintech, finance and regulation. She previously worked at S&P Global as a banking reporter covering U.S. regulators, markets and issues impacting the sector ...

Sukhwinder Shoker

Sukhwinder joined AltFi Data in June 2013 and has since been involved with a number of research projects within the vibrant and innovative UK Alternative Finance Industry. AltFi Data aims to track changes ...

Mike Baliman

Mike is a highly experienced consultant who has held senior positions in the City. He also created and hosts the London Fintech Podcast where he has interviewed dozens of the leading players in the ...

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James Levy

Founder, Clearwater Private Investment and Senior Advisor for Business Development Synthesis Multi-Asset Architecture SICAV-SIF    James Levy is an international investment ...

Glenn Hodgeman

Glenn Hodgeman has been running Global Credit businesses for nearly 20 years across Australia and Asia. More recently with Westpac Banking Corporation as Global Head of Credit Trading. Previous to this ...

Aloysius Fekete

Head of Product AltFi Data Analytics aloysius@altfidata.com   Aloysius has over 20 years experience as an engineer and finance professional.  His career started on the west coast ...

Geoff Miller

Geoff Miller spent twenty years in the UK financial services industry, as an analyst and as a fund manager, focused within the Financials sector. As an analyst he led the number one-rated UK small and ...

Charles Tan

Charles Tan - Charles is co-founder of Global Alternatives, an independent owner and operator of cross-border marketplace platforms. He was latterly Director of Investment Companies Research at Cantor ...

Hendrik Brackmann

Credit Analytics Lead MarketInvoice   Based in Holborn, London, Hendrik is responsible for data-driven debt-decisions at MarketInvoice. He holds master degrees in mathematical finance from ...

Michael Baptista

Michael is a FinTech angel investor with a high profile in London.  Whilst the UK is a ‘home’ market, he has strong connections to Continental European and US FinTech.  He holds Board ...

Jay Tikam

Managing Director Vedanvi   Jay Tikam is the Managing Director of Vedanvi, a Risk and Regulatory Consultancy focusing exclusively on the alternative finance sector.  They have helped ...

Jordan Stodart

Jordan Stodart is the co-founder of Orca Money, the no.1 peer-to-peer lending comparison service in the UK. He is a FinTech enthusiast and wants to help the everyday investor make more money from their ...

Rhydian Lewis

It was at Lazard, one of the biggest names in finance, that Rhydian developed his keen understanding of banking. He saw an opportunity to narrow the gap between what lenders earn and borrowers pay, to ...

James Sherwin-Smith

James Sherwin-Smith is the CEO at Growth Street, an alternative finance platform that provides business overdrafts. Growth Street is focused on improving transparency in the SME finance industry, and is ...

Neil Edwards

Owner The Marketing Eye   Neil is the founder and managing director of The Marketing Eye, an inbound marketing and PR agency with a particular focus on financial services and technology.  ...

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Tim Nicolle

Tim is the founder and CEO of PrimaDollar, a cross-border trade and invoice finance business based in the UK. PrimaDollar has offices in Asia and works with importers and exporters around the world (www.primadollar.com). ...

Kevin Caley

Kevin Caley is one of the founders and Managing Director of ThinCats, the first peer to peer lending platform dedicated to making secured loans to small businesses, launched in 2010. Kevin has been managing ...

Markus Lampinen

Crowd Valley CEO, Markus Lampinen, is an internationally awarded digital finance entrepreneur. Active in pioneering new securities models worldwide, he has worked in digital finance since 2009. As CEO ...

Josh Matthews

Josh is a Managing Partner and co-founder of MASECO Private Wealth.  He began his financial career at Salomon Smith Barney in New York as a Financial Advisor and moved with them to London in 2001 ...

Jake Wombwell-Povey

As Managing Director and Cofounder of Goji, Jake is an avid change provocateur and focused on growing the company into a powerhouse of the marketplace lending sector globally.   Jake is responsible ...

Marcus Williamson

Marcus is a private investor in P2P/marketplace lending and runs a small private fund of alternative assets. ...

Niels Turfboer

Spotcap MD Niels Turfboer has almost 20 years of experience in European banking and business finance, holding senior posts in multiple banks. After time at ABN AMRO, ING, he joined MarketInvoice ...

James Codling

James is Co-Founder and Managing Director of online equity investment platform VentureFounders. James has significant private equity, investment banking and start-up experience from his previous roles, ...

Richard Wheat

Founder Director MRM   Richard Wheat is an entrepreneur and founder of MRM, an award-winning communications consultancy. He has spent the past few years working with a number of clients in ...

Luke Mellor

luke.mellor@creative-cap.com   Luke Mellor is the founding partner of Creative Capital Partners, an investment banking boutique firm founded in 1999 specialising in securitisation and structured ...

Jonathan McMillan

Jonathan McMillan is a pseudonym. Behind it stand two authors, both experienced in the world of economics and finance. One works in the investment banking division of a global bank. He is a financial expert ...

Dermot Crean

Dermot has over 30 years of experience in financial services and growth capital as an adviser, investor and business owner. Born and educated in Ireland where his father was a bank manager, he trained ...

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Kieren Parker

"Kieren is a partner in the Corporate team at Addisons lawyers, advising on M&A, capital raisings and commercial transactions, with a focus on early stage technology companies." ...

Matthew Parker

Matthew works for MitchelLake, Australia's leading Digital Recruitment business. He recently made the journey from the UK to Australia, where he works to drive MitchelLake’s already great work ...

Charles Owen

Charles is a corporate financier and venture capital advisory board member with over 14 years’ experience advising and investing in growth companies. Following an initial career founding and ...

Chris Hancock

CEO Crowd2fund   Chris founded Crowd2Fund in 2013 after identifying a need for a more modern financial services company to meet today's customer demands. Chris believes in harnessing ...

Oscar Jofre

Oscar is currently one of the top 10 global thought leaders in Equity Crowdfunding, and has published an eBook that has been downloaded in over 20 countries, and been distributed by partners worldwide.    Oscar ...

Chris Hancock

Pioneer of Crowd2Fund - a self funded project he founded in 2013. Chris believes in building a much fairer and robust global financial system for future generations. Before Crowd2Fund Chris worked on many ...

Malcolm Piper

Malcolm Piper is the Managing Director at Peer Funding Limited, the multi-asset class peer-to-peer business debt funding platform. He has a long background in ERP tech and more recently selective invoice ...

Toms Niparts

Toms is the Head of Operations at Viventor, a peer-to-peer platform non-bank lenders and investors all across Europe. Viventor offers secured investments with return up to 12%. The platform is ...

Richard Swart (PhD)

Dr Richard Swart is a globally recognized thought leader in Crowdfunding and Alternative Finance, and is a research scholar at the University of California, Berkeley.  He is frequent advisor to governments, ...

James Tuckett

Founder InvestUP   James Tuckett is a full-time crowdfunding evangelical and founded investUP in 2012. From an aerospace engineering and accountancy background, James has ...

Samantha Goins

Samantha is a Junior Research Analyst at Intelligent Partnership. Currently she is at Richmond, the American International University in London where she is finishing her finance degree. At Intelligent ...

Michael Jackson

Formerly COO of Skype, Michael Jackson is a General Partner at leading early stage Mangrove Capital Partners. Michael spends his time looking for investable projects and advising portfolio companies as ...

Barry Rogers

Founder ABL Advisory   Barry has 30 years “hands on” operational experience in every aspect of Supply Chain Finance (SCF) Factoring, Invoice Finance, Receivables Financing and ...

Yvan de Munck

Managing Director  iFinTech at R.W. Pressprich & Co.   Yvan De Munck is a Managing Director with R.W. Pressprich & Co., an institutional fixed-income broker/dealer and boutique ...

Ralph Hazell

Ralph is CEO of Microexchanges, and was previously a trader and market maker in the fixed income and commodity markets for over 10 years. In 2007 Ralph left the markets to pursue his interest in retail ...

Stuart Law

Stuart is the CEO and founder of the Assetz group of companies, incorporating one of the largest High Net Worth customer bases in the UK, approaching 100,000 investors. Stuart is a serial entrepreneur ...

Tim Simon

  CEO Madiston LendLoanInvest   Tim’s IT career started in 1968 when he joined IBM as a systems engineer.  After a stint as a partner’s assistant for a small stockbroker, ...

Gabriella Kindert

Gabriella Kindert (MA, MBA) is a senior banking and investment professional with over 20 years of international experience gained at leading financial institutions in banking, asset management, and private ...

Scott Tucker

Scott Tucker is founder and CEO of Sentient Technologies, a technology firm that publishes insight and analysis each week on the world of online finance, risk management and decisioning solutions. Tucker’s ...

Tony Duggan

CEO and co-founder, Crossflow Payments.    Tony was previously Supply Chain Development Director at Wickes, where he developed Europe's largest B2B platform. As Consulting Services ...

Nick Stainthorpe

Nick is a finance partner who focuses on derivatives, receivables finance, emerging markets and structured finance. He regularly advises on equity derivatives, margin loans, credit derivatives, interest ...

Daniel Tannenbaum

Daniel Tannenbaum is a London-based digital marketing consultant who has worked with a number of lenders in the guarantor, peer to peer and bridging finance sector. He is the founder of consultancy based ...

Boris Batine

Boris Batine is cofounder and CEO at ID Finance. He has 13 years of experience working in banking and finance, including positions at Deutsche Bank, Renaissance Capital and RBS within debt capital markets ...

Sean Van Gundy

Managing Director, Working Capital Advisory   Sean consults with corporates regarding optimization strategies to manage their working capital. His areas of focus include holistic accounts payable, ...

Eleanor Brown

Director of Business Change at Aelm Fascinated with the potential in data and technology from day one, Eleanor's first role after graduating with a Master's Degree in Information Science was ...

Max Chmyshuk

Max Chmyshuk, is a Founder and Managing Partner at the alternative business lender Fleximize. He previously worked within the banking industry focusing on helping companies of various sizes and industries ...

Dan Vetter

Dan Vetter is the Chief Operating Officer and Co-founder of Money360, Inc., a marketplace lending platform for commercial real estate loans. Mr. Vetter also serves as President of M360 Advisors, LLC, an ...

Guy Halford-Thompson

Guy is the Founder and CEO of BTL Group, the first public blockchain technology company (TSXV:BTL). He is also the co-founder of QuickBitcoin, a bitcoin trading company that introduced one of the first ...

Peter Behrens

Chief Commercial Officer RateSetter   Peter trained as a lawyer at Ashurst, before leaving to join RBS as a banker. Disillusioned with banking's failure to serve the British public, Peter ...

Graham Glass

Graham Glass has been employed as an asset manager for a period of 25 years. His focus from an early point in his career was fixed income investment and has managed multi-billion pound portfolios for General ...

John Goodall

John is CEO and co-founder of Landbay. Landbay launched in May 2014 and is the only peer-to-peer investment platform to focus solely on the UK residential mortgage market.   John has over 20 ...

Calvin Davies

Calvin Davies is Head of ABS and Covered Bonds at NN Investment Partners. ...

Andy Davis

Andy Davis is a UK-based writer on investment, finance and business. He was previously a journalist on the Financial Times, where he worked for 15 years and held a series of senior roles including editor ...

Damon Walford

Chief Development Officer, ThinCats ...

Konstantin Rabin

Konstantin has taken part in various projects in the European financial industry for the last 4 years. Currently Konstantin is heading marketing at Kontomatik - a European developer of bank API. In addition ...

James Hedges

James R. ("Jim") Hedges, IV was one of the early leaders in the hedge fund and alternative investments industry, and is the author of Hedges on Hedge Funds. He was the Founder, President, ...

Jamie Beare

Investment Director VentureFounders   Jamie believes that every investor should be able to access and invest in high-growth private companies. Having spent much of his career financing ...

Stuart Lucas

Stuart Lucas is the Co-CEO of Asset Match – the UK’s first online peer-to-peer share trading platform that enables the buying and selling of shares in small to mid-sized private companies. Stuart ...

Jerry Mulle

Director of Customer and Partner Relationships   Jerry has 25 years experience working in the financial services industry. He spent 12 years at NatWest/RBS where he took on senior product and ...

Ron Suber

As President of Prosper Marketplace, Ron is responsible for developing and executing the business development strategy to attract borrowers to the site, as well as ensure a balance between institutional ...

Jeff Lynn

Jeff co-founded Seedrs, The UK's No.1 equity crowdfunding platform, with Carlos Silva in 2009. He began his career as a corporate lawyer with Sullivan & Cromwell LLP in New York and London, and ...

Gary Chodes

Gary Chodes is a regular contributor to AltFi  with the launch of his new series exploring the full spectrum of the alternative credit world.  Gary Chodes currently serves as CEO of Signal Funding, ...

Chris Grundy

Chris is a peer-to-peer lending fan and Marketing Manager at Bitbond. He is proud to have previously contributed to Lend Academy, Peer Social Lending and P2P Lending Expert. All feedback is welcome, and ...

Joshua Anderson

Joshua Anderson is a managing director and portfolio manager in PIMCO's London office. He is one of the lead portfolio managers for PIMCO’s mortgage and real estate-related opportunistic strategies ...

Daniel Faloppa

Passionate about finance, technology and startups. My personal goal is to help companies make sense of their valuation. Understanding their value, companies can make better decisions and ultimately increase ...

Sam Plumptre

Chief Executive Officer CoInvestor   Sam is an ex fund manager and corporate financier with over ten years’ experience advising, investing in and starting growth companies.   In ...

Ronald Kleverlaan

Ronald Kleverlaan is one of the most experienced and well connected experts on crowdfunding and alternative finance in Europe. He is expert advisor on Alternative Finance for the European Commission, is ...

Ryan Belanger-Saleh

Ryan Belanger-Saleh is a co-founder of Dealtable.com, a secure, private placement deal management platform that makes it easier for issuers, investors, advisors and intermediaries to source, market, diligence ...

Oleg Seydak

As Founder and CEO of Blackmoon, Oleg is responsible for choosing strategic directions, managing operations, team building, and cooperation with key partners and investors. Before Blackmoon, Oleg was a ...

George Taylor

George James Taylor joined 4finance in 2014 as the Head of Development of the Group, and was appointed as Executive Vice President Strategy & Business Development of the Group in September 2016. His ...

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Andrew Lebus

Andrew is a Partner in Pantheon’s Asian and Secondaries investment teams. He is additionally responsible for co-ordinating the activities of Pantheon International PLC. Prior to joining Pantheon, ...

Adam French

Founder. Adam spent the last 8 years working in London in the financial services industry. As Executive Director of Commodities Trading at Goldman Sachs, he was responsible for the Commodities Structured ...

Steven Renwick

Steven started Satago after experiencing the problem of late-paying customers in his family business in the construction sector and deciding to build something to help tackle the problem.  Prior ...

Richard Fossett

Richard Fossett, co-founder and CEO of TradeRiver, set up the business in 2011 to fill a gap after the 2008 financial crisis. As banks became more cautious in their lending, Richard felt that perfectly ...

Philipp Pointner

Philipp serves as Jumio’s VP Product and facilitates Jumio’s product strategy. With his team of product managers and designers he turns visions into products. Prior to Jumio Philipp was responsible ...

Edward Truant

Edward is managing director of Balmoral Wood Litigaiton Finance, a Toronto based investment manager that designs, invests in and manages global alternative investment strategies.  ...

Damian Webb

Damian is a Restructuring Partner in RSM’s financial services team. He focuses on the FinTech sector and as a qualified Corporate Financier and Insolvency Practitioner Damian is able to provide a ...

Neil Slonim

Neil Slonim leverages 35 years experience on both sides of the banking fence to provide independent and practical specialist advice to SMEs reliant on banks for funding and other services. He is the founder ...

Steven Podnos

Steven Podnos is the principal of Wealth Care, LLC. After obtaining his MD from the University of Florida, Steven went on to complete a residency and fellowship in pulmonary medicine at the University ...

Nicolas Campiche

Nicolas Campiche joined Pictet Alternative Advisors in 2000 and was appointed Chief Executive Officer in 2003. He was recruited by Pictet & Cie as a portfolio manager in 1994 and went on to assume ...

Tobias Schreyer

Co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer, PPRO   Tobias Schreyer (born in 1974), BA in Business Administration, is the co-founder and Chief Commercial Officer of PPRO. As an undergraduate in ...

Richard Prime

Co-founder and co-CEO Sonovate   Richard has nearly two decades' experience working within the recruitment industry and in that time there isn't much he hasn't seen. Before setting ...

Andrew Whelan

Andrew Whelan is the CEO of GLI Finance, which is a UK listed (quoted on AIM) business that provides alternative finance to Small and Medium sized Enterprises. GLI has exposure to alternative finance platforms; ...

Christine Farnish

Chair of P2PFA - Christine Farnish CBE: Christine has worked at senior level in financial services since 1998 when she was appointed Consumer Director at the FSA. She joined the National Association of ...

Caroline Lister

Caroline Lister is the Marketing Director at VentureFounders, a UK based equity investment platform. She is a senior marketing executive with over 15 years of strategic marketing experience. She spent ...

Kevin Sandhu

  Chief Executive Officer  Grouplend   A former investment banker and private equity investor, Kevin left Wall Street to found Grouplend out of a deeply rooted belief that Canadians ...

Luke Lang

Co-Founder & Marketing Director Crowdcube   Luke Lang co-founded Crowdcube with Darren Westlake in February 2011. Crowdcube is the world’s leading investment crowdfunding website, ...

Anil Stocker

Co-Founder and CEO MarketInvoice   Anil Co-Founded MarketInvoice (www.marketinvoice.com) at the age of 26 having worked in private equity since graduating Cambridge University with a double ...

Claus Lehmann

  Claus Lehmann publishes P2P-Banking.com, an industry news site on p2p lending, and P2P-Kredite.com, the largest German language information resource on p2p lending frequented by German, Austrian ...

Perry Burns

Perry Burns is managing director of Working Capital Partners Ltd which specialises in selective invoice finance.  The Company was formed in  2010 and now finances more than £2m every month ...

Andrew Turnbull

  Andrew Turnbull is a Director and Co-Founder of Wellesley & Co. Wellesley & Co is a leading asset backed Peer-to-Peer lending platform. ...

Anil Kapoor

Director BDO   Anil is a Director in the financial services practice at BDO, possessing a strong blend of technical expertise and financial services industry knowledge. Anil focuses on the ...

Paul Jeffery

Paul Jeffery is a Hong Kong- based professional investor, in public and private markets, with a deep interest in financial innovation and transformative corporates. He is a 2013 Sloan Fellow of London ...

Michael Hartman

I have been involved in the credit environment for over 25+ years internationally (including 19 years in Australia) building teams and capability in credit risk, compliance, and work linked to regulatory ...

Andrew van der Lem

  Andrew van der Lem is Managing Director for Communications and Information in the British Business Bank, leading the work on the new referrals platforms project. Before joining the British Business ...

Christopher Shaw

Co-Founder Platform Black   CHRISTOPHER SHAW co-founded Platform Black in 2012, as a way for SMEs to access finance by selling their outstanding invoices online. Previously he had more than ...

Mark Harrison

Head of Technology FundingKnight   Mark is responsible for all aspects of FundingKnight's platform development. He oversees the responsive service we provide our customers and leads a ...

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Paul Hill

With more than 20 years’ experience of investment analysis, Paul is an authoritative voice on value investing, equity research and fund management. During this time, he has garnered  a strong ...

Nick Harding

  After spending eight years in the financial services industry and witnessing the frustrations experienced by many consumers, Nick founded Lending Works, providing consumers with a far more compelling ...

David Bradley-Ward

After a career as an Engineer in the Royal Air Force, David joined the financial services industry. Having formed and operated a highly successful European arm of a US commodities firm he sold that business ...

Nils Thygesen

  Nils Thygesen (CRO) is a banking educated HD(U) and CBA. He has been a Chief Investment Strategist in Finansbanken A/S and an Equity Analyst in Danske Bank. Nils Thygesen has been within credits ...

Jonathan May

Jonathan May is the Founder and CEO of hubbub. He has a passion for seeing young businesses and projects succeed. Jonathan is a multi-disciplinary entrepreneur, founder and mentor. After graduating from ...

Michael Bridgman

Head of Business Development Fleximize   Michael was Fleximize’s joint-first employee and is currently the head of business development at the company. Most recently, Michael completed ...

Nick Moules

Nick Moules is Marketing and Communications Manager at rebuildingsociety.com. Prior to working for rebuildingsociety.com in September 2012 when the platform launched, Nick worked as an in-house PR for ...

Christian Faes

Christian co-founded, and is currently managing partner of, Montello Capital Partners; and is a co-founder and director of LendInvest. Montello has a significant track record as a lender, and is one ...

Giles Andrews

I'm Giles. I was one of the founders of Zopa but would get into terrible trouble if I tried to suggest it was my idea – thanks Dave! I now run the place which basically involves finding ...

Ian Cruickshank

Having worked as an advertising expert with several of the big banks Ian was inspired by the purity of the P2P lending concept and how it strips out the cost and inefficiencies of traditional finance passing ...

Marc Glazer

President and CEO Boost Capital   In dual roles as President and Chief Executive Officer of Business Financial Services (U.S.) and Boost Capital (U.K.), Mr. Glazer ensures full alignment ...

Julian Wells

Julian Wells is Marketing Director at rebuildingsociety.com and also works with White Label Crowdfunding, rebuildingsociety’s sister company that provides software to new entrants to the crowdfunding ...

Andrew Jesse

  Vice President Basware UK   Andrew's career in procure to pay specialisation extends over 15 years.  He has worked with Basware Corporation for the past nine ...

John Stepek

  John Stepek is the editor of MoneyWeek and writes our daily investment email, Money Morning. John graduated from Strathclyde University in 1996, and went straight into a career writing about ...

Samir Desai

  CEO Funding Circle   Samir Desai co-founded Funding Circle in 2010, and as CEO he is responsible for driving the company strategy, overseeing the company’s finances and managing ...

Paul Mildenstein

CEO Liberis   Paul has a financial services and retail background that has included roles as Senior Vice President for Dollar Financial Corporation, European Chief Operating Officer of Claire’s ...

Conrad Ford

  Conrad Ford is founder of Funding Options, a one-stop-shop for alternative business finance, and of Check Business, a business credit ratings portal for small firms; Funding Options and Check ...

Alex Gowar

  Alex Gowar is the former Marketing Director of RateSetter and is currently authoring a book on Crowdfunding for the Financial Times.  He is the Founding Partner of HATCH, an advisory consultancy ...

Iain Niblock

Iain Niblock is the CEO and Co-founder of Orca Money, a comparison software service for Retail Investors and Financial Advisors. As an aggregation service, Orca Money and Iain have a unique perspective ...

Chris Maule

CEO and Co-Founder UK Bond Network   Prior to launching UK Bond Network, Chris ran the bond desk for Cornhill Capital, which he also personally set up. It was from within this role he saw ...

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Sergey Vasin

Sergey Vasin is Investment Director at Blackmoon FG, where he is responsible for on boarding new and cooperation with existing originators as well as development of investment products. Previously investment ...

Alex Littner

As Managing Director, Alex has overall responsibility for providing strategic direction and leading the development of Boost Capital.   Alex is a seasoned leader with more than 10 years of experience ...

Jamie Hartzell

Jamie is one of the UK’s leading social entrepreneurs. He is also an investor in a wide range of social businesses.   Jamie is chair of Ethex and chair of both the fairtrade company Divine ...

Will Martin

Will Martin is co-founder and director of Portfolio Ventures http://portfolio.ventures which raises investment for early stage companies through a network of investors. He has been ...

Oscar A Jofre Jr.

A Chilean-born entrepreneur and technology innovator, Oscar brings a background of 25 years in senior management, marketing, investor relations and sales and a proven pattern of results-focused leadership. ...

Ian Anderson

Ian Anderson is co-founder and COO of ArchOver. He has a successful track record in building and growing businesses, often in challenging environments, with ‘first to market’ products across ...

Martin Ijaha

Martin is the CEO and a founding partner of Neyber, a new fintech alternative lending platform. Neyber is a provider of financial employee benefits. It enables employees to reduce their borrowing costs ...

Phil Alcock

Phil Alcock is a co-founder of PBF, bringing over 15 years of experience in online sales and marketing through senior roles at high growth start-ups and international online media companies such as Yahoo! ...

Paul Crayston

Paul Crayston is a Fintech communications expert at Headland Consultancy. Paul previously ran communications for UK peer-to-peer lender MarketInvoice, and has advised brands as diverse as Paypal, Moneysupermarket, ...

John Mould

John has spent nearly 30 years in financial services. Prior to joining ESF Capital and ThinCats, he was chief operating and financial officer at Hermes Fund Managers and BT Pension Scheme Management, and ...

James Gbesan

James is Head of Investment at Managed Legal Solutions Limited (MLS) where he is responsible for the firm’s entire investment portfolio. Working directly with both those seeking funding and investors ...

Dean Kaplan

Dean Kaplan is President of The Kaplan Group, a commercial collection agency and consulting firm.  He has an MBA from the University of Chicago and a 30-year career as a CFO, consultant, ...

David von Dadelszen

David von Dadelszen is Director and Head of Operations at UK Bond Network. Prior to joining UK Bond Network, David ran operations for Cornhill Capital’s fund management business, where he was charged ...

Marsili Hale

Associate Director at LCN Legal   Marsili trained and qualified into the Finance Group at Shearman & Sterling LLP, where she worked for 8 years before joining LCN Legal. It is there that ...

David Pope

David Pope is European marketing director at Jumio. David has 20 years of experience in B2B technology marketing and for the last ten years has worked in the identity verification industry.   David ...

Dillen Iyavoo

Dillen Iyavoo is CEO of Funding Tree, which he co-founded in 2014. Before launching the crowdfunding and peer-to-peer lending platform, Dillen established a distinguished career in financial markets as ...

Renaud Laplanche

As Founder and CEO, Renaud is responsible for overseeing the overall strategic direction and operation of Lending Club, which he grew from a disruptive idea in 2006 to the world’s largest online ...

Madelyn Puente

Madelyn is Head of Investor Development at MarketInvoice, overseeing liquidity management and investor relations on the MarketInvoice platform. Prior to joining MarketInvoice, she worked in the London ...

Neha Manaktala

CEO and Co-founder DealIndex   Neha is an entrepreneur and finance professional with experience, in investment banking, private equity and start-ups. She has a unique combination of fundraising ...

Thomas Schneider

Chief Investment Officer Brickvest   Thomas is Co-founder, Chief Investment Officer & Director at Brickvest. He is responsible for developing strategic partnerships, deal underwriting, ...

Richard Bush

Richard Bush is CoFounder of CrowdLords, a Property Crowdfunding platform that makes property investment easier, safer and more accessible by facilitating direct investment in developments and buy-to-let ...

Martin Baker

Martin Baker is director of communications and content at Money&Co., and editorial director of Another Crowd.   He is a lawyer, and former newspaper columnist and editor, and still writes ...

Clare Flynn Levy

Clare Flynn Levy is founder and CEO of Essentia Analytics. It is at the nexus of behavioural finance and data science, providing professional investors with an enhanced understanding of where their skills ...

Dom Wolf

Dom Wolf is a full-time crowdfunding obsessive and co-founded investUP in 2013. From a brand marketing background, Dom is keen to simplify crowdfunding for the everyday investor. A keen believer that investing ...

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Godfrey Blight

Godfrey joined the Capita Mortgage Services in October 2013, and has almost 30 years’ experience in the mortgage industry. Godfrey joined Private Label Mortgage Services Ltd as Head of Sales at launch ...

Neil Williams

Neil Williams is group chief economist at Hermes Investment Management, based in London. ...

Geraint Chamberlain

Geraint Chamberlain is Principal Consultant, his role includes providing consultancy and analysis to clients across both Target’s software and servicing operations. With over 20 years’ experience ...

Richard Wheat

Founder Director MRM   Richard Wheat is an entrepreneur and founder of MRM, an award-winning communications consultancy. He has spent the past few years working with a number of clients in ...

Charles Tan

Charles is co-founder of startup Global Alternatives, an independent owner and operator of cross-border marketplace platforms. He was latterly Director of Investment Companies Research at Cantor Fitzgerald ...

Luke Davis

“Luke Davis is the Co-Founder of P2P lending platform Money&Co, CEO of private equity firm IW Capital, and Co-Founder of crowdfunding experts Crowdfinders.” ...

David Beacham

David is Head of Distribution at Goji. He is an experienced, passionate and commercial Business Development Leader with extensive knowledge and experience across the UK Intermediary and Wealth Management ...