Corporate Services Team

<strong>Mickey Arora</strong>
Mickey AroraChief Executive Officer
Formerly CEO of MMS Group Holdings. He led the buyout of MMS International from Standard & Poors and subsequent sale to Informa Plc. Prior he was the Director of Business & Marketing at Dow Jones and held senior positions at Bridge Information systems, Cognotec, Digital Equipment Company. Mickey graduated from Manchester University in Computer Science and holds an MBA in Corporate Finance & International Marketing.
<strong>Eduardo Martin</strong>
Eduardo MartinCorporate Finance Director
Eduardo, a real-estate financing specialist in performing loan and distressed debt, across all types of real estate asset classes such as residential, hospitality, office, logistics, etc…covering all European jurisdictions,

Formerly, director at PBB, Deloitte, Bank Popular. Eduardo holds an MBA at HEC Paris (France) and a B.S. in Business Administration and Law (Comillas) and is fluent in Spanish and English.

<strong>Marcus Chan FCCA</strong>
Marcus Chan FCCACorporate Controller
Marcus is an FCCA with over 15 years serving as Financial Controller across a range of sectors including; hospitality, events management, printing, retail, charities and real estate.

Specialising in delivering financial reporting, financial reporting processes, internal controls and treasury management; Marcus earned his MBA in Business Finance from University of Hull.

Before joining Fin-Ex, Marcus was the Financial Controller for Criterion Capital. He is fluent in Malay, Mandarin and English.

<strong>Tresa Stephens</strong>
Tresa StephensCorporate Finance Manager
Tresa is a part qualified accountant with many years of experience both in the commercial and charity sector. She was the Accountant for the prestigious London Library for twenty years and has also worked for a PR company, an Interior Design company, a major International steel import/export company and an Australian property development company based in London.

She is particularly skilled in supporting fast growing companies to keep their accounting systems aligned with their growth.

<strong>Richard J. Barton</strong>
Richard J. BartonChief Technology Officer
Richard graduated in Computer and Communications Engineering from Farleigh Dickinson University and Darden Business School, University of Virginia. Richard began at Commodity Quotations Inc as VP of Technology. At Standard & Poor’s he was CTO of Comstock. He became responsible for global strategic planning, s/w development, web services, operations of editorial and analytical platforms. Successfully delivering new common web hosting platform for all S&P web sites and a common content authoring platform for all equity, forex and fixed income services. Richard joined the MMS buyout team as CTO, where he led the global technology planning to create the MMS’s technology platform, infrastructure and new product development strategy.
<strong>Liga Liepina</strong>
Liga LiepinaHR Manager
Liga has an impressive background as hospitality General Manager and assistant HR Manager having grown with brands such as Gaucho Restaurant, Mari Vann, The Arts Club and most recently being part of The Ivy Collection Restaurants.

She has decided to pursue her career in HR, moving on from GM roles in fine restaurants and prestigious membership clubs but still has a passion for the hospitality industry. Liga brings the efficiency, friendliness and organisation that makes her an ideal member of the corporate services team.

Sales and Marketing Team

<strong>Anna Cariati</strong>
Anna CariatiHead of Marketing
Anna is a digital marketing consultant with over 10 years of experience in developing, executing, analysing and optimising insight-led digital marketing campaigns across multiple media channels (including email, social media, digital advertising, search) for global corporations. She also has experience in managing the delivery and rollout of fully optimised websites.

She delivers fully optimised, user-friendly websites and structure digital marketing campaigns designed to attract new customers, building a strong and credible online presence for businesses and their brands.

<strong>Min Mickevicius</strong>
Min MickeviciusSales and Revenue Manager
Min has over 20 years of experience in hospitality with an emphasis on sales, marketing and people management.

He is a Certified Revenue Manager included in UK Hospitality Guilds Hall of Fame.

Technology Team

<strong>Rafael Bustamante</strong>
Rafael BustamanteSoftware Development Manager
Rafael is a software engineer with over ten years experience as solutions architect, building top-edge web applications for some of London’s leading companies across several industries, including finance, insurance and legal.

During his career, Rafael has worked with many different programming languages, having a special focus in the latest Javascript frameworks and NoSQL data structures.

Rafael has experience and is comfortable leading a team of developers.

<strong>Sanjana Jain</strong>
Sanjana JainSoftware Developer UI
Sanjana has around 5 years of experience in Frontend web development. She loves building responsive websites from scratch with industry best practice. Being skilled with latest web stack, she takes care of website being robust, accessible, optimised, cross browser and device complaint and also makes sure the website loads faster.

<strong>Abul Alam</strong>
Abul AlamIT Manager
Abul is a multi-skilled hands-on IT manager with good all-round technical expertise. Having specialised in the creation and maintenance of IT systems and network infrastructure for businesses within the hospitality sector; he brings a wealth of experience to the role that will help the growth and expansion plans within the business. Abul has previously worked for companies such as The Athenaeum Hotel and Residences, and technology companies such as Kelway.

Acquisition Team

<strong>Chris Lenton</strong>
Chris LentonSenior Partner, Clyde & Co
Chris has extensive experience in real estate finance, leveraged/acquisition finance and insurance related finance, and has also acted on a number of project finance, debt restructuring, asset backed finance and general corporate lending transactions, including work on a number of high profile cross border transactions in Europe, the Middle East, the Far East and the USA. Prior to joining Clyde & Co Chris spent 12 years at Clifford Chance including spells in their Dubai, Singapore and Tokyo offices.
<strong>Dan Keys</strong>
Dan KeysProperty Lawyer, Clyde & Co
Daniel’s recent experience includes acting for funders in respect of loans to property developers with loan sizes of between £2 million – £35 million; acting for a number of private banks on loans secured over residential and commercial properties (where the borrowers are typically high-net-worth or ultra high-net-worth individuals with typical loan sizes of between £2 million and £40 million); and acting for developers in relation to the acquisition of property, and subsequent development and letting of that property as NHS Health Centres.
<strong>Sam Clarke</strong>
Sam ClarkeBanking Lawyer, Clyde & Co
Sam has significant experience of working on general corporate lending and structured finance transactions.

Prior to joining Clyde & Co, Sam worked for Allen & Overy in London and Beijing, Lawrence Graham in London and Norton Rose Australia in Sydney.

<strong>Richard Elks</strong>
Richard ElksHead of Corporate Transactions, Clyde & Co
Richard is a corporate specialist, who has extensive experience advising clients on M&A and investment transactions. Richard has acted for corporates, private equity and institutional investors and management teams across a range of sectors and deal types. He also advises on shareholder arrangements, joint ventures and corporate structuring, in addition to providing general corporate law advice.

Richard has a particular specialism in the real estate sector. He advises investors, developers and asset managers on all corporate structuring aspects of UK and international real estate investment projects.

Design Team

<strong>Debbie Hatchwell</strong>
Debbie HatchwellDesigner, Xanadu Interiors Ltd
or over 20 years, Debbie Hatchwell has been the driving force and inspiration for Xanadu Interiors, which was founded in 1984.
With a background in Fine Art and Art History, Debbie has a joy for texture, form and colour. Today she dedicates herself to providing truly timeless spaces that wed elegance with luxurious style.
She strives to create an individual look that perfectly reflects the personality of the property and the client.
<strong>Gurj Bahra</strong>
Gurj BahraPartner Architect, Alan Camp Architects
Gurj joined Alan Camp Architects in 2005. In addition to work for private developers and house builders, he has been responsible for delivering to completion over £120m of affordable housing for registered social landlords, including ASRA Housing Group, London and Quadrant Group, Hexagon Housing Association, Metropolitan Housing Trust and Gallions Housing Association.
<strong>Patrycja Miś</strong>
Patrycja MiśArchitect, Alan Camp Architects
Patrycja graduated from Poznan University of Technology (Poland) with Master’s Degree Diploma in Architecture and Urban Planning which include one semester of Erasmus exchange program at Universidade Católica Portuguesa (Viseu , Portugal).
After working in architecture and construction offices in Poland she decided to move to Portugal to get her experience in different architecture environments.
In 2016 she moved to London working for variety of projects including residential, hospitality, education, commercial and interior design
<strong>Mike Egan</strong>
Mike EganSenior Structural Engineer, Green Structural Engineering
Mike is a senior engineer with 12 years’ design experience of residential, commercial, industrial and education projects in both private and public sectors. He is heavily involved in projects from conception to completion as well as mentoring the younger engineers in their career progression.

Property Development Team

<strong>Bob Lall</strong>
Bob LallProperty Project Manager
Bob joined Fin-Ex in 2012, in the property development team specialising in Carpentry, joinery, and Home Automation. Bob was promoted to project manager in 2014. Bob’s team looks after the property renovation, maintenance, project planning, procurement, construction design, managing external contractors. Bob has created a team where nearly all the skills are in house. This leads to robust, high quality finishes, which are not found with external contractors! Prior to Fin-Ex Bob was Contract Supervisor for Theromo Felt, looking after the contract of all the internal walls at Heathrow Terminal 5. Bob Graduated in Construction Management in 2001, and has over 15 years of experience.
<strong>Glenn McNamara</strong>
Glenn McNamaraSteelworks Manager
<strong>Kristoff Kolowski</strong>
Kristoff KolowskiHead of Carpentry
<strong>Jan Bielik</strong>
Jan BielikGround Works Manager
<strong>Govind Patel</strong>
Govind PatelCommercial Heating Manager
<strong>Robert Wojtowicz</strong>
Robert WojtowiczHead of Decorating
<strong>Michael Szwajca</strong>
Michael SzwajcaMaintenance Manager
<strong>Andrew Deering</strong>
Andrew DeeringElectrical Engineer

Asset Management Team

<strong>Savio Colaco</strong>
Savio ColacoHouse Manager
Savio started his career in the 5 star hospitality sector in 2009. At a very young age, his passion and over 9 years’ customer service experience in the Middle East and London, made him move up the ranks within the Front Office Department.

Joining The Harrington Collection as a Front Office Manager in 2017, he continues to ensure that the highest service standards are delivered to guests. As House Manger, Savio now looks after all operational and short stay sales ensuring a smooth customer experience for all our guests.

<strong>Natalia Bernsteine</strong>
Natalia BernsteineDeputy House Manager
Over 10 years’ experience in Guest Relations and VIP Guest Relations in the 5 star hospitality sector, at The Hyatt Group and The Baglioni Hotel Group. Managing Teams to deliver highly personalized guest services, which exceed expectations. Participated in launching the VIP Guest Relations Department at The Baglioni Hotel London.
At The Harrington Natalia has created the Guest Relations department which ensures a high level of guest/tenant satisfaction throughout all the buildings.
<strong>Melinda Tiron</strong>
Melinda TironHousekeeping Manager
<strong>Annamalai Sritharan</strong>
Annamalai SritharanFinance Manager
Annamalai is an ACCA part qualified accountant with more than twenty years of experience in accounting and finance. He has worked for the multinational company D-Link (Europe) Ltd for sixteen years as Group Management Accountant and managed nine European operations.
Annamalai holds an honours degree in accounting and finance and is a fellow member of the institute of financial accountants. Furthermore, he is the founder and president of the charity “Think 2wice Association”.
<strong>Mohammed Chowdhury ACCA</strong>
Mohammed Chowdhury ACCAFinance Manager
Mohammed has amassed extensive financial skills and experience having worked with International Courier & Logistic and Technology industry.

Mohammed has years of experience and competency in the preparation of SME Final Accounts, VAT, Payroll & Corporation Tax. Has a global mindset and appreciation for diverse cultures and backgrounds.
Before joining he was the Finance Manager for Feral Interactive Limited.

Wellbeing Team

<strong>Joanna Blake</strong>
Joanna Blake
An experienced and passionate teacher, Joanna comes from a professional contemporary dance and education background and has taught, performed and directed in the UK, France and USA.

She has been an independent facilitator of the technique in London for nearly 20years, teaching 1-1 and small-group mat and apparatus classes in homes, studios and health and fitness venues. She brings a fusion of movement and mind-body techniques – Pilates, Dance, Feldenkrais, Body-Mind Centering and Barteneiff – working in both private and public sectors with adults and children.

<strong>Judit Kotai</strong>
Judit Kotai
Judit’s love of Pilates started many years ago when she recognised the benefits of the exercise systems in the changes she experienced in her own body and mind.

Soon after she completed a reformer and mat Pilates course with the Balanced Body University and has been teaching ever since. She has also undertaken a pre- and postnatal Pilates training, a skill we are very excited for Judit to be bringing to Prana Wellbeing.

Judit’s classes aim to create a joyful and relaxed experience, while giving clients the motivation to work hard and get the most out of the sessions.

<strong>Rita Arora</strong>
Rita Arora
Rita is a fully qualified pharmacist with an understanding of many disease states, allopathic medicine, complementary therapies and homeopathic medicines. Being a naturopathic nutritionist she appreciates how the diet influences mind, body, and spirit.

She enjoys working with clients to educate them about how nutrition and food influence their health and together we create a programme which is both realistic and achievable. This enables clients to take control and manage their own health in a way which is sustainable and natural. Rita uses the Functional Approach, ensuring an in depth assessment is made in order to understand bio chemical imbalances.

4CAST Management Team

<strong>Paul Blank</strong>
Paul BlankSales & Marketing Director
Paul leads Sales, Marketing and Product Management for Continuum Economics research products. He has extensive experience in Sales and Product Management, and all aspects of digital marketing within the financial markets and trading technology sectors. This is now the third time he has worked with Mickey Arora during his career, including the successful buyout and subsequent sale to Informa of research firm MMS from then owner S&P, which delivered the highest ever one year return for the funding VC.
<strong>Joseph Fabunmi</strong>
Joseph FabunmiCFO
CIMA qualified accountant with over 15 years’ experience of working in senior management positions for Fin-Tech and Financial Services for multi-national organisations, Joseph brings the system / process / due diligence/ corporate development / reporting skills needed to help the company expand rapidly. Joseph is in the process adapting processes to enable the company to grow and expand.
<strong>Mike Gallagher</strong>
Mike GallagherHead of Macro Economic Research
Head of Macro Economic Research and is based in our London office. He has extensive experience of providing independent markets and economics research in a global organisation. He was at IDEAglobal between 1989 and 2015 in various roles including Director of Research, Senior FX strategist, Senior Bond Strategist and Head of Economics and before that a UK economist and debt analyst at MMS.
<strong>Jeff Ng</strong>
Jeff NgHead of Asia Research
Jeff is Continuum Economics’ Chief Economist, Asia, and is the company’s lead macro and FX analyst for Asia, focusing on Japan and Greater China.

Previously, Jeff was Head Investment Office, Asia for Deutsche Bank Wealth Management, where he was responsible for Asian market investment views. Prior to that, he spent more than seven years with Standard Chartered Bank as an Asia and ASEAN Economist. Jeff graduated from the National University of Singapore with an Economics degree, and received a Masters’ in Management and Strategy from the London School of Economics.

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