David Tyerman - Chief Executive Officer
David is the Managing Director of Thesis and has been with the company since 1996. David has over 25 years investment experience and is responsible for delivering the Collective Investment Scheme service. David graduated from Cardiff University and City University Business School, and trained at Societe Generale Strauss Turnbull.
Sarah Noone - Client Service Director
Sarah has over 20 years' experience in Collective Investment Schemes and has held a variety of roles spanning operations, product and relationship management. Sarah has been with the company since 2009, qualified as an accountant in 1994 and is also a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment.
Stephen Mugford - Finance Director
Stephen is a qualified chartered accountant with over 20 years’ experience and is responsible both for the Group Finance function and for the control of client assets, where he fulfils the CF10a controlled function. Stephen graduated from Cambridge University in 1988 and then trained with Touche Ross, qualifying in 1991.
Nicola Palios - Non-Executive Chairman
Having joined the Mourant Group in 1988, Nicola became Mourant's youngest ever partner and went on to hold the position of Chief Executive from 2003 until the sale of the group companies in 2010. She now runs her own consultancy business offering a variety of services to the private equity industry, and holds a variety of Non-executive Directorships including the States of Jersey Development Company and Voxsmart Limited, a financial services compliance software business.
Vince Smith - Non-Executive Director
Vince has been an investor in small businesses for 25 years and has run J Leon’s private equity business since 1992. Investments have included a number of market leading businesses including Acis, Antenna Audio, Ted Baker, Carluccio’s restaurants and Zero C. He co-founded Iceni Capital in 2005, raising funds from several European family offices and US based endowment funds. He holds a business degree, qualified as a chartered accountant and worked at Price Waterhouse in business advisory and corporate finance.