EXPERIENCE
MarketStack, Director (2010 to present)
Web Applications

MarketStack develops simple tools to help people focus on what they love. Initial product enables credit market professionals to focus only on personally bespoke content.


Statten Capital, Director (2005 to present)
Venture Capital

Manage investments in the media, education and quality of life sectors in the UK, Ireland, and the US.


Royal Bank of Scotland, Various Roles (2002 to 2009)
Credit

Roles included Head of European CDOs, Head of European leveraged loan syndicate, and credit sales. Managed teams focused on origination, execution, risk management, and sales.


Morgan Stanley, Associate (2000 to 2002)
Structured Credit

Executed in excess of $5bn of CDOs. Responsibilities included transaction management, legal documentation, modelling, and secondary trading.


Chase Manhattan Bank, Developer (Summer 1998)
Financial Software

Developed software to evaluate retail branch profitability, which improved sophistication and efficiency of retail analytics


Japonica Partners, Analyst (Summer 1997)
Private Equity

Analysed prospective acquisitions of public companies, with a strong focus on value creation through 'nuggets of value'


Euro Brokers, Operations Analyst (1996 to 1997)
Financial Software

Worked in operations handling over 500 daily debt trades, and built back office systems for Brady Bond Repo desk


EDUCATION
University of Surrey, MSc (2009 to 2010)
Engineering

Msc (Distinction), Electronic Engineering. Studies Communication Networks and Software pathway with dissertation: Mobile Phone Applications and the App Economy


Brown University, BA (1996 to 2000)
Economics

B.A. Economics, magna cum laude

Coursework in Computer Science and liberal arts


Oxford University, Pembroke College, (1998 to 1999)
Law

Student of Law with coursework in Tort, Contract, and EC Law


INTERESTS
Computer Programming, (1995 to present)

Experience with Java, PHP, SQL, XML / HTML, CSS, Javascript and VBA in Linux and Windows environments


Languages, (1992 to present)

Interest in French, German and Japanese


Martial Arts, (1986 to present)

Experience in Seido / Kyokushinkai Karate, Muay Thai, Shotokan and Iwama Ryu Aikido


Golf, (2000 to present)

Novice player


Cooking, (1992 to present)

Amateur chef