Ex - investment banking professional with experience in fundraising, derivatives marketing, structuring, origination, project finance and deal execution. Demonstrable record of developing and establishing relationships and on boarding new clients. Self-motivated, perceptive with strong analytical skills and able to bring ideas from conception to completion. Good at communicating with people of all levels and able to put people at ease.
Founder of online food delivery service
Consultant to an early stage commodities hedge fund run by two talented fund managers I had known for over six years from investment banking. My role was to initiate and identify sales and marketing channels and opportunities. Time was spent proactively identifying and targeting potential investors whilst maintaining existing relationships. Client types included institutions, corporates, fund of funds, HNWI’s, family offices and wealth managers. Involved with all marketing materials, web e-communications, press releases and articles.
Assisted with marketing model within new business initiative. Environmental Markets revenues grew from USD 4 million in 2007 to USD 48 million in 2009. Introduced bank to origination opportunities and new clients through own contacts and lead generation. Identified and cultivated strategic relationships with key European institutional and corporate clients to create new business opportunities, driving sales and distribution. Negotiated and closed international transactions including in India and China, on all levels including board members.
Created and established a new desk and business initiative with one other colleague. We successfully sought and expanded the our client base, managed relationships and succeeded as the Number 1 market leader for volumes in exchange traded market contracts.