The Directors are responsible for the overall management and control of the Company. They are a team of highly experienced people that have many years’ experience in the financial sector and have worked together for many years.
Juan Romero – Chief Executive Officer
Juan previously was an engineer with a well-known car manufacturer. He spent many years in the technical and training departments where he was advising and supporting the dealer network. Juan then moved into Marketing where he was instrumental in appraising, developing and marketing products, services and programmes. After a very successful period, Juan decided to move away from the car industry seeking to broaden his knowledge and experience in a new sector. Juan has now been working the financial sector for over 10 years, initially involved with property and investment sales and then creating and organising networking events for Wealth managers and IFAs along with product providers. Juan has also worked with several companies in producing marketing materials and websites to promote their products and services. Juan currently works with a consultancy firm that offers a range of services for wealth managers and IFAs. Juan was a Director of a Technology company that created white label websites for an FX provider aimed at the financial sector, this was a very challenging role and required extreme patience and determination due to a new financial landscape following RDR changes.
Andrew Smith – Sales Director
Andrew has worked in the financial services industry for over 15 years. Focused in the private equity and pension arenas, he has been involved in a wide range of investment structures and pension arrangements and raised finance for commodity based ventures such as loan notes, managed FX accounts and specialist tax structures in film, music, technology and sport. Having worked with some of the UK's largest Banks, Financial Institutions and Wealth Management practices, Andrew has delivered bespoke investment solutions and distribution strategies to professional intermediaries (IFAs, Accountants and Solicitors) on behalf of product providers including start-up companies and discretionary fund managers. Recently, Andrew has structured and secured the financing for a number of Media and IT businesses in preparation for their anticipated Initial Public Offerings and continues to develop strong relationships with professional intermediaries within the UK and in global territories.
Darby Angel – Advisor
Darby was previously the Chairman of the AngelWorld Entertainment group of companies, a group of company’s that raised a film finance fund and sourced, qualified and recommended independent feature films for financing film debt. Previous to this, he spent nearly twenty years in the IT industry in senior executive and sales management roles. During this time, he worked on assignments for large multi-national IT companies such as Oracle, Dell Computer Corporation and Computer Associates.