A solid track record as Senior Executive in Capital Markets with major bulge bracket firms (Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse, State Street) with responsibility across research and sales for products spanning the whole spectrum from custody services to multi asset class trading. Global managerial experience in complex organisations and a track-record of working collaboratively to deliver results controlling teams in multiple locations. Extensive experience with global shareholders (having run the Investor Relations program of a global listed conglomerate) and client relationship (Head of Client Relationship at State Street). Deep knowledge of asset owners (pension funds and sovereign wealth funds) and asset managers. Member of corporate governance bodies when working in banking. Member of Fareshare Board of Trustees and Fellow of Lord Young Foundation for social enterprise and impact investing projects.
Francis has been advising business services firms about marketing strategy for nearly thirty years. Today - in addition to servicing on EthicalFin’s Advisory Board - he supports Onfido, a global online identity checking firm, Geomec, a Norwegian oil and gas tech technology firm, Marlowe plc, a technical services firm and Fusion a market research company. He also provides mentoring and training to tech start ups. Previously he was Group marketing director of a UK technology distributor, was a partner at a strategy consultancy working with firms like TSO, Marsh Mac, Ukash, Nucleus, Moneyguru and, earlier still, ran an advertising and PR business whose clients included RSA, SunAlliance, The St Paul, TD Waterhouse and HMRC. He lives in London with his wife and five daughters.
Reyad Fezzani, has 25 years of experience in energy and finance. He currently serves as Chairman and CEO of Regenerate Power, a developer, owner and operator of utility-scale renewable energy projects, and Managing Partner of Energy Finance Company a fund manager, and investor in distributed generation projects. Prior to co-founding Regenerate Power, Mr. Fezzani was CEO of BP Solar and Chairman of Tata-BP Solar. He previously served as President of BP’s Global Wind and Solar business.
Lorenzo has vast experience in asset management, investments and alternatives for almost 15 years by investing institutional client’s money in different asset classes including financial and non-financials. After having started his career in London with the Stock Exchange, he moved to Redi & Partners to take charge of the structured products and hedge funds business. Following a period of cooperation with US asset manager Weston Capital Management, he then co-founded and since 2002 has been running BGB Weston as a now independent, manager-owned asset manager in his capacity of CEO. Lorenzo has been focusing on the renewable energy, real estate and alternative investments businesses, providing professional and independent investment advisory to qualified investors across Europe.