Team Advisors

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Roger Lidell

Senior Advisor

Roger was Group CEO of LCH.Clearnet, one of the world’s most important financial infrastructure companies providing clearing services the world’s largest stock exchanges and the OTC market. Prior to this he worked at Citibank and Goldman Sachs where he was Global Head of Operations based in New York.

Roger began his career in mining as manager of a UK coal mine in Kent during the 1980s. He has served on a number of financial infrastructure and mining boards including Euroclear.

Roger studied mine engineering at Nottingham University.
Specialisms: Capital markets infrastructure, mining

Sarah Wilson

Sarah Wilson

Senior Advisor

Sarah is CEO of Minerva Analytics Ltd., the UK’s first electronic proxy voting service founded in 1995. In addition to a full-service voting platform, Minerva’s services include objective data and research covering voting results, governance, remuneration and sustainability, customised voting policies as well as a number of proprietary ESG benchmarking solutions for up to 6,500 global companies.

Specialisms: proxy voting, corporate governance, ESG and sustainability data and analytics.

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Stuart Calnan

Senior Advisor

Stuart was European Head of ABS Trading and Sterling FRNs at Barclays Capital where he led the team trading residential and commercial ABS.

Stuart studies a Masters at the University of Nottingham and an undergraduate degree from Leeds University.

Specialisms: asset backed securities (ABS) and mortgage backed securities (MBS) structuring and valuation, and property.

Nawaz Iman

Nawaz Imam

Advisor

Nawaz is CEO of Issufy, an equity markets IPO platform, for investment banks and asset managers. Previously he worked at Citi where he held a variety of roles in equity sales, trading and strategy, including Head of Emerging Markets Equity Trading Strategy and also at JP Morgan Asset Management and Private Bank in Asia.
Nawaz has significant experience in corporate strategy, financing and investing.

Nawaz read Economics at the London School of Economics, and took an MBA from the University of Cambridge, Judge Business School. He is a CFA Charterholder.

Specialisms: equity capital markets, emerging markets fintech, wealth management

Team Management

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Jon Shaw

MANAGING PARTNER

A proprietary bond trader at Barclays Capital before the crisis on the Illiquid Credit desk focused on hard to value debt securities. Setup and built out the Swiss Franc credit trading desk in Zurich for Barclays during the crisis. An expert witness for high level court cases in New York and London for Magic Circle and Silver Circle law firms.

He built a financial data business, SGDA from 2012-2016 gaining support from over 30 investment banks. Founded Shawpoint in 2017 based on experiences from SGDA to help other businesses and entrepreneurs in 2017.

Read History at King’s College.

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Michael Kaladeen

Managing Director

Mike was at Morgan Stanley, London in the Financial Institutions Investment Banking team for nine years and latterly two years at leading financial institutions M&A specialist firm Fenchurch Advisory Partners.

He started his career at PriceWaterhouse Coopers in Banking and Capital Markets, where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant (FCA).

Throughout his career, he focused on FinTech and all of its subsectors. He has extensive experience in M&A, equity capital raises, IPOs, valuation and strategic reviews.
He studied Engineering at Oxford University.

Simon Yun-Farmbrough

Simon Yun-Farmbrough

VICE-CHAIRMAN

Simon co-founded Fenchurch Advisory Partners, the leading independent UK FIG investment bank.

Simon is now Executive Chairman of 360Globalnet and the former global Director of Strategy and Director of e-Business at Prudential Plc

Started his career at Boston Consulting Group where he was a partner in the Financial Services Practice

He sttudied Mathematics at Cambridge and Economics as a Kennedy Scholar at Harvard

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Rahul Kumar

Analyst

Rahul began his career in KPMG’s Transaction Services practice covering industrials, food and drink, energy, automotive, healthcare and the consumer and retail sectors, before transitioning to Corporate Finance with BDO.

Most recently he spent time executing M&A mandates on Media, Gaming and Data Information businesses with a boutique in London.

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Rutger Kraaijenhagen

DIRECTOR

Rutger has over 20 years of demonstrated global accomplishments in strategy, organizational redesign, financial modelling, portfolio & financial planning, data analysis, operational risk, reporting & control, and cost efficiency initiatives.

He has worked throughout his career in Financial Services (Credit Suisse), IT (DXC Technologies), and most recently in the Healthcare. He has worked in the Netherlands, UK, the US and Asia Pacific.

Jason Gardiner

Jason Gardiner

COMPLIANCE OFFICER

Jason has over 30 years’ experience in financial services. He spent several years as a conduct supervisor with IMRO/FSA (the FCA’s forerunner) and later headed up a supervision team for the regulator in Qatar.

His career has also included senior roles with well-known firms in the industry, including Head of Compliance at Schroders and at Royal London Asset Management.