Vanessa has over 10 years’ experience in multiple roles advising regulated financial institutions on matters relating to legal and compliance issues. Vanessa joined the VentureFounders team to be a part of bringing carefully curated deals to a wider audience and supporting the next-generation of British entrepreneurs. As General Counsel, Vanessa is responsible for running VentureFounders’ legal, compliance and governance matters, advising the VentureFounders board and managing the company’s relationship with regulators. Prior to joining VentureFounders, Vanessa worked at Canada Life, Dechert LLP and Clifford Chance LLP. Vanessa was included in The Lawyer magazine's “Hot 100” list for 2017.