The Stakeholderz team

“Our reputation will be based on the scale and rate of exits we can achieve with ventures that have sourced their capital through Stakeholderz.”  Dermot Hill

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Alan Matthews
Financial services professional, and chartered accountant, with 20 years of experience in investment banking focused on growth companies. He has 5 years of experience in Private Equity and 7 years as a founder director and CFO of Anthesis Group (sustainability consultants/activators). He is a partner at Ciesco (corporate finance/ M&A advisors), a position held for the past three years.

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Salvatore D’Urso
Finance Director and Business partner, helping SMEs to drive business growth. He has over 15 years of experience as a Chartered accountant in Senior finance roles in PLCs (GSK, Spin Master, Hasbro, Teleflex Medical, Lukoil, Xerox/IBM) and is a certified Oxford Fintech. He has led an investment fundraise on Seedrs (metaverse) and launched the UK operation of a PE-backed start-up in medical aesthetics achieving £600k revenue in Y1.

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Robert Timms
Co-founded translate plus, a world-leading provider of language services and technology which was acquired by Publicis Groupe. He is an angel investor, a Prince’s Trust mentor and on the board and investment committee of Oxfam’s Enterprise Development Programme.


Dermot Hill
Client Partner
Strong track record in making senior, board level appointments that create significant commercial impact and drive shareholder value. His background includes extensive experience in launching, building and transitioning entrepreneurial organisations, and this has given Dermot a rare depth of insight into the unique challenges faced by high growth businesses.

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Renita Eremita
Marketing Manager
Has experience in several sectors, including the pharmaceutical industry. Renita is responsible for marketing, social media communications, newsletter production for ventures and to our investors.

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Malcolm Elliot
Malcolm is an expert in growing and scaling businesses through improving sales and marketing effectiveness, developing high performing teams, managing uncertainty and solving complex business issues.  With over 20 years of sales, marketing, transformation and general management experience, Malcolm now enjoys working with Small and Medium Businesses (SMB) and helping them solve their business growth and change management problems.

Zael Prestel
Zael is a freelance procurement consultant with an impeccable track record of success in delivering comprehensive advice and guidance across a variety of high-value and complex global engagements. Zael is passionate about deploying technology solutions to enhance business processes, reduce costs, and drive revenue growth. With his continuous improvement mindset, he continually tracks and monitors the operational performance to identify opportunities for improvement, expansion and development.