Chief Investment Officer
James founded one of the earliest strategic technology consultancies in 1994 and was Chief Executive Officer of icollector Plc, a leading provider of live auction trading platforms. He later negotiated its joint venture with eBay, which saw icollector become the exclusive partner worldwide for traditional auction houses. James is Chief Investment Officer of Marwyn Capital LLP and a Managing Partner of Marwyn Investment Management LLP. James was previously on the board of BCA Marketplace Plc, Breedon Aggregates Ltd and Chairman of Entertainment One Ltd.
Chief Financial Officer & Chief Operating Officer
Antoinette joined Marwyn in 2007 and leads the Finance, Markets and Regulation Team. She has extensive M&A and investment experience with a particular focus on transaction tax structuring and incentive planning.
Antoinette previously worked in the finance team at Arcadia Group and prior to that with Bourner Bullock Chartered Accountants. She is a Chartered Accountant, a Chartered Tax Advisor and holds a BA from University College London.
Tom joined Marwyn in 2010 from the Private Equity Transaction Services Group at Deloitte. He leads the investment team where he is involved in the origination and assessment of new investment opportunities, transaction execution, coordinating capital market and M&A processes and providing strategic corporate advice to portfolio company management teams. Tom is a qualified Chartered Accountant and graduated from Durham University with a BA (Hons) in Economics.
Director of Markets & Compliance
Louisa has extensive experience supporting company boards across all areas of corporate governance always delivering a balance of pragmatism and commerciality to their compliance requirements. Louisa has supported private, AIM and Fully listed businesses with their day to day finance and operational requirements and has worked on numerous U.K. and cross border M&A transactions. Louisa is a ICAEW qualified Chartered Accountant and ICSA qualified Chartered Secretary.
Director of Markets & Finance
Scott heads Marwyn’s funds team and is responsible for investor relations activities alongside co-ordinating and overseeing the activities of the funds’ service providers and leading the group finance functions. Scott is a CFA® charterholder and ICAS qualified Chartered Accountant, having previously worked in middle office roles at Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Barclays Capital.
David joined the investment team at Marwyn in 2021 from an investor role at BGF. David is responsible for evaluating and supporting the execution of M&A opportunities, portfolio company and market analysis, and working with management teams to deliver their growth plans. David is a qualified Chartered Accountant and graduated from the University of Glasgow with a BAcc in Accounting & Finance.
Bill joined the investment team at Marwyn in 2021 from the M&A group at Deloitte where he worked across a range of sectors. Bill is responsible for evaluating and supporting the execution of M&A opportunities, portfolio company and market analysis, and working with management teams to deliver their growth plans. Bill is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has an undergraduate degree from Loughborough University and a MSc in Financial Management from the University of Birmingham.
Chloe works as a lead on complex transactions for client management teams and with key advisers to prepare FPPP, risk registers and transitional arrangements as well as managing MAR compliance and market sounding processes. Chloe also provides advice on best practice corporate governance for clients. Chloe previously worked at Sanne Group and is a qualified accountant, an ICSA qualified Chartered Secretary and has a degree in Economics from Exeter University.
Tom joined the investment team at Marwyn in 2019 following a three-month internship. Tom works on the analysis and evaluation of investment opportunities and broader market research, supporting the execution of M&A and working with portfolio company management teams. Tom holds a Masters in Chemistry from the University of Warwick and is a CFA Level III candidate.
Alexander joined the investment team at Marwyn in 2021 following a five-month internship. Alexander works on the evaluation of investment opportunities, supporting the execution of M&A and assisting in portfolio company analysis and broader market research. Alexander holds an MBA from Cass Business School and has previous experience from roles in digital media and commercial development.
Oscar supports overseeing and managing the output and activities of the funds’ administrator, including weekly NAV calculations and statutory financial statements, and assists with portfolio company valuations. Oscar is also responsible for the end to end management accounting process for the group. Oscar is a qualified Chartered Accountant and previously worked at KPMG in both audit and deal advisory, leading the Private Equity and Venture Capital valuations team.