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The Management

Helen Thomas, CEO

Helen has twenty years of experience in banking, fund management and politics. She was an adviser to George Osborne, the former Chancellor of the Exchequer, during 2008 and helped Matthew Hancock MP write his book on the financial crisis, Masters of Nothing. She is a board member of CFA UK, a Freeman of the City of London, and she has a degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Christ Church, Oxford University. Full profile on LinkedIn here.

Richard Brownlees, COO

Richard has over thirty years of experience in banking and fund management. He ran Institutional FX Sales at BNP Paribas, and has previously worked at Citi, Merrill Lynch, and JPIM. He has a BSc (Hons) Mgmt from the Queen’s University Belfast. He is a proud Orangeman and Apprentice Boy and a qualified rugby coach. Full profile on LinkedIn here

We have several analysts who specialise in different subjects, from US Politics to Brussels to Credit. They are chosen for their diverse opinions but share our vision of providing unbiased, concise, practical and intelligent analysis.

Advisory Board

Lord Wood of Anfield

Nicola Horlick

Sir Paul Tucker

Operational Board

Campbell Clarke

Paresh Patel

Quentin Smith