Phoenix Equity Partners
Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, BA (Hons) in Business Studies and Computing from the Leicester Business School and an MBA from Manchester Business School. Rugby, Tennis & Golf enthusiast along with a love of Italy.
Nick joined Hg in 2019, following a five-year spell with Capita plc, where he held various senior finance roles initially in Group and then subsequently as an operational finance director. Prior to that, Nick spent twelve years at Deloitte in their corporate audit practice. He holds a degree in Economics from the University of Warwick, and is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.
Launching Alpha’s institutional FX division with co-partner Sam Marsh, Ash joined Alpha after eight years of successfully growing an institutional foreign exchange division from the ground up, delivering 70% YoY growth over five years.
Ash is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment and has a degree in Business Studies & Economics from the University of Surrey.
Director of Cyber Security
Since joining S-RM in 2018, Lenoy has led both the company’s Physical Security Risk Analysis and Cyber Advisory practices. She has over 10 years’ experience spanning security risk consulting and investment management and has supported clients working through complex physical and cyber security challenges spanning the financial services, energy and FMCG industries, among others.
Before moving into the risk management industry, she was Regional Head of Research at a boutique wealth advisory firm with investment interests across Africa, Europe, and Asia. As part of the company’s global investment committee, she oversaw asset allocation across a range of alternative asset classes including hedge funds, private equity, and structured debt.
Lenoy is a CFA Charterholder and has an MA in International Relations from King’s College London.
Director of Fund Finance
Partner and European Chief Financial Officer
Previous to Ares he was Senior VP at Nielsen Holdings and had a variety of tax and finance leadership roles at GE Capital Corporation.
Mr. Early holds a B.S. Magna Cum Laude for Marquette University in Accounting.
Before joining Kennet, he was the Finance Director at Manzanita Capital and prior to that he worked at Rothschild Capital Management. He began his career at PwC where he gained experience in both Tax and Private Equity deal structuring.
Jonathan is a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds a BA in Business Management from Newcastle University.
Chief Financial Officer
Before joining Dawn, Raxita was a CFO of a Fintech group called TruFin plc. Raxita was instrumental in taking the group to IPO on AIM raising £70m of proceeds. Prior to TruFin, Raxita has held senior finance roles at Inflexion Private Equity and before that Oakley Capital Private Equity.
Raxita qualified as a chartered accountant with BDO and has a Civil Engineering degree from Cardiff University.
Chief Operating Officer
Managing Director, Sales: Europe & North America
Patrick is focused on growing new business revenues in all US and European locations. He is responsible for managing our direct business sales team with a focus on cross-selling initiatives for European and American clients. To this end, he partners with Sales and Relationship Management Teams, as well as Country Executives.
Patrick’s areas of experience and expertise include: private equity, real estate, private debt and infrastructure fund services and Institutional investors, as well as new business development and sales strategy.
He is a member of the UK private equity association, BVCA and the European private equity investment association, Invest Europe.
Prior to joining Alter Domus, Patrick spent six years at JPMorgan, where he was head of business development for JPMorgan’s European alternative investment fund services, and UK asset management services and pensions services sales. Prior to that he spent 18 years with financial technology providers, Misys and Temenos, creating new client relationships in new international locations. This included time living and working in France, Singapore, Sweden, Switzerland and the Middle East.
Patrick was educated in Cambridge, England. He speaks English, Swedish and French.
Director of Finance
Stable Asset Management
Chief Operating Officer
Prior to Seraphim Space, Sarah was a partner at Development Partners International for 14.5 years from its inception in 2007. She was responsible for administration of the firm and its funds, including legal, compliance, HR, IT, operations, facilities and ESG and also sat on the investment committee.
Sarah has experience as an active board director on private equity fund general partners and investment holding companies. She was previously a co-chair of the African Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (AVCA) Compliance & Best Practice Committee.
Before joining Development Partners International, Sarah was an Associate Director on the Technology Equity Research team at UBS in London, specialising in the telecommunications equipment sector and covering large-cap European companies, including Nokia, Ericsson and Alcatel-Lucent.
Sarah worked in various operations risk, accounting and financial systems analyst roles at UBS, Dresdner Kleinwort Benson and HSBC Investment Bank in the early stages of her career.
Sarah holds a BSc (Hons) in Economics and Accounting from the University of Bristol.
Legal Counsel (Director of Transactions)