Senior Advisors


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, and 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.


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 studied 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


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, and wealth management.

Patrick Field

SENIOR Advisor

Patrick has over 30 years experience in the International Executive Search business and has been involved in the building, sale and disposal of several recruitment businesses, more latterly the Hanover Search Group, which he started in 1995 and sold in 2014.

His area of expertise is in the Global Family Office, MFO, UHNW and Wealth Management sectors acting in both a recruitment and advisory capacity.

Senior Management

Jon Shaw


A proprietary bond trader at Barclays Capital before the crisis on the Illiquid Credit desk focused on hard to value debt securities. Set up 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.

Michael Kaladeen

Michael Kaladeen

Managing Director

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

He started his career at PriceWaterhouseCoopers 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.

Mark Herbert


Mark enjoyed a 20 years career at the Jardine Matheson group with a track record in senior leadership roles for international retail and engineering businesses. For three years Mark was CEO of Dairy Farm International’s Singaporean and Cambodian food retail business, spent eight years as CEO and CFO of the Jardine Motors Group in the UK and prior to that held senior financial positions in Jardine’s heavy equipment & coal mining, construction and aviation businesses in Greater China and SE Asia.
Mark started the first 9 years of his career in corporate recovery and business turnaround for PriceWaterhouse, London and Coopers & Lybrand, Auckland.
He studied Accounting at Auckland Technical University.

Simon Yun-Farmbrough


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 studied Mathematics at Cambridge and Economics as a Kennedy Scholar at Harvard.

Siobahn Rigby-Hall


Siobhan was most recently based in New York as a Director of Business Operations at Stifel, which acquired Moreland, a US M&A firm, where she was Chief Operating Officer.

Prior to banking Siobhan was CFO and Financial Controller in a number of UK companies. 

Siobhan is a qualified accountant and has a degree from Exeter University in Chemistry.

Jason Gardiner

John Tomlinson


John worked at the UK’s financial regulator, the Financial Services Agency (FSA) where he supervised banks and mortgage lenders. More recently he has been compliance officer for various payments platforms keeping a sharp focus on KYC and AML issues.

He studied Humanities at the University of Essex and subsequently a second bachelor’s degree at the University of Buckingham.