Organisation Structure

Brian Kinane
CEO

• Successful 8-year track record, as international partner, at YA Global, a US-based alternative investment fund
• Funded over 60 listed & private companies
• Full life-cycle of sector-agnostic venture, mezzanine and senior investments across multiple stock exchanges & legal jurisdictions
• 15 years entrepreneurial, corporate & operational experience across technology industry at global telecom companies (Ericsson Group & Telenor Group)
• Founding shareholder and board director of Feedhenry, a software company acquired by Redhat Inc for Eur 63M cash in 2014
• MBAs (Distinction) from London & Columbia Business Schools, BA (Hon) Mod Computer Science (Trinity College Dublin)

Graham Stirling
CFO

• 25+ years experience as a financial professional in corporate finance, audit, and investment management; includes 10+ years experience with 2 leading single family offices
• Sourcing, managing & monitoring portfolios of co-investments & Venture Capital (board memberships of investee companies)
• Acquired strategic & financial expertise at 2 Big 4 accounting firms in Corporate Finance, Due Diligence & Audit
• Benefits from a plethora of international work experience that spans the UK, Poland, Spain & Gibraltar
• Operational experience in insurance sector, Private Equity, and industrial companies
• UK qualified Chartered accountant (ICAS), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), MBA (Finance); fluent in Spanish

James Lewis
Non-Executive Director

• Founder & managing partner of Shard Capital Partners and owner of Rubrics Asset Management with Group AUM of in excess USD1.2b
• Previously expanded a boutique Dutch brokerage firm from a handful of staff in Amsterdam to a diversified brokerage company with over 150 personnel spread across 9 countries
• Transacted deals covering a wide range of financial instruments including high grade/ high yield fixed income & loans, structured products & exchanged traded equities
• Grew Shard AM over the last 5 years into an operation of several high quality executive teams in areas of fixed income, stockbroking & direct lending strategies

Vikrant Bhargava
Non-Executive Director

• Co-founder of PartyGaming Plc, where as marketing director he spearheaded the company’s growth from a start-up in 2000 to largest tech IPO on London Stock Exchange in 2005, valuing the business at over USD8b
• Managing partner & founder of Veddis Ventures and anchor / founding investor of AltaVista Capital
• Active investor & co-founder of a number of start-ups in technology, medical products, real estate, & beauty
• Active philanthropist principally in the fields of education & livelihoods improvement. Founding board member of FIRST Global (inspires school children to learn robotics); founder trustee of LetzDream Foundation (helps people improve livelihoods in India)
• B. Tech from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, MBA from Indian Institute of Management Calcutta

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