Meet The BwB Team

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Angus Forbes

Chairman / Board

Angus worked in the City for 20 years, at James Capel, Smith New Court / Merrill Lynch and GLG Partnersrespectively. After leaving GLG he became the first Director of the Prince's Rainforest Project.

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William Watts

Managing Director

William had a long career in traditional money and bond markets in the UK, US and European Rabobank. He became Head of Solar Lending then took a placement in Rwanda for Rabo Development as a special advisor for Banque Populaire du Rwanda.

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Flona Melrose

Managing Director

Fiona spent over 20 years in equity research analysing financial services and heading up bank equity research teams. She then moved into strategic roles at banks and was head of strategy for UBS Investment Bank.

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Steven Bowen

Managing Director

Steven worked at Berenberg, setting up and running the sustainability team within the Investment Bank. Prior to this, he worked for 12 years in the investment industry, most recently as a fund manager.

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Jennifer Faust

Managing Director

Jennifer has nearly twenty years of institutional investment, development finance and international private equity experience. She is the Founder and Managing Partner of Faust Global Partners LLC ("FGP"), an international advisory firm.

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Harald Kinzler

Executive Director

Harald has gained considerable experience, in a variety of roles, during a 25 year career across three financial centres; London, New York and Frankfurt.

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Sonal Biyani

Executive Director

Sonal has over 12 years of experience in capital markets, fund raising (IPO, PE) and Mergers & Acquisitions in India. She has previously worked as an Investment Banker.

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Oliver Peck

Executive Director

Oliver has 15 years of experience across the sell side and most recently the buy side where he was Business Manager for Global Distribution at CQS (Credit Hedge Fund) in London.

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Emre Eren

Analyst

Emre previously worked with PwC in corporate finance department, Insurance broker at ESL insurance, Head of marketing at Smart Accident Claims, Sales role in Barcelona.

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Rupesh Madlani

CEO / Board

Rupesh spent a decade at Lehman Brothers and Barclays in equity research in sustainability and clean technology, ranking first in the Institutional Investor survey.

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Arindam Basu

Managing Director

Arindam is a seasoned financial analyst with over eight years of experience in Equity Research at Lehman Brothers and Barclays.

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Philip Mitchell

Managing Director

Philip is based in Stockholm and spent the past 5 years as a Global portfolio manager for the Swedish pension fund AP1.

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Johannes Haubrich

Managing Director

Johannes Haubrich is Head of Product Management for Fixed Income & Equity Solutions at Nordea Asset Management (NAM). He joined NAM in 2015 as a Senior Product Manager.

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Mark Buisseret

Managing Director

Mark's career in financial markets spans equities, derivatives and fixed income trading, capital markets and risk management. He worked at Goldman Sachs as a Managing Director and head of risk for the Equity Division, sitting on the Firmwide Risk Committee.

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Biraj Borkhataria

Executive Director

Biraj is Co-head European Energy Research at RBC Capital Markets. Biraj has spent a decade in equity research, the majority of which has been covering large integrated energy companies.

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Julien Roques

Executive Director

Julien worked at Santander as vice president in their investment banking division based in Paris.

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Jade Bouhmouch

Vice President

Jade helps set financial and business strategy at Google UK. He was previously a senior analyst at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in San Francisco.

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Ryan Stodart

Analyst

Ryan has previously worked as a Senior Researcher with a focus on innovative climate technology, business models and financial mechanisms.

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Chris Smith

Managing Director

Chris worked in the City of London for 15 years up to 2009 where his last role was Head of Sustainable Finance at Standard Chartered.

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Rufus Grantham

Managing Director

Rufus spent two decades working in investment research advising asset management clients on their investment strategies. He is a Managing Director and member of the executive team at BwB.

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Andrew Hughes

Managing Director

Andrew worked in the City of London as a sell side analyst for 35 years, covering the Retail sector. He was latterly a MD and team head at UBS, and formerly worked at Nomura and Hoare Govett.

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Natalia Cermeño

Managing Director

Natalia has over 20 years investment banking experience in Capital Markets. Most recently, she was a Managing Director heading the Rates Structuring team for NatWest Markets.

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Sarah Powell

Executive Director

Sarah is a finance industry supervisory analyst and editor, with an extensive knowledge of compliance in global equities research.

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Alexander Wiese

Executive Director

Alexander is based in Zurich and has close to 15 years of experience in sales and structuring of cross asset solutions for institutional clients based in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

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Jeremy Davies

Executive Director

Jeremy spent 16 years in the investment industry in both public and private markets, latterly running global special situations at multi-strategy hedge fund, CQS. Jeremy is a CFA Charterholder.

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Yang Zhou

Vice President

Yang has over 12 years of professional experience in various advisory and asset management roles, including private equity fund management, investment banking, financial advisory, business compliance, and legal service.

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Jordan Isvy

Analyst

Jordan has interned in Global Markets at BNP Paribas as well as in the Technology Department at Edelman PR. He holds a degree in Economics and Economic History from the University of Edinburgh.

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