The Stakeholderz team

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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.


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.


Angela Uhlig
Senior Marketing Manager
A versatile and highly skilled Manager with over 20 years of International experience in multiple industries & organisations, with a key focus on marketing, customer service, business development, strategic partnership management and commercial negotiations. Angela is well versed in establishing sound relationships with key stakeholders and is particularly interested in sustainability, innovation and is a passionate advocate for eco-tourism from her upbringing in Australia. Angela joins the team at Stakeholderz to enhance and develop opportunities for Investors and the entrepreneurial community.


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.


Florence Seabright
Business Development Manager
Entrepreneurial Founder and Director of two small, profitable growth companies. One of these she founded while still at university and has subsequently sold. In these businesses her main focus was on leadership, business strategy and growth. At Stakeholderz, Florence is responsible for business development and investor relations.


Malavika Thota
Marketing Associate
Malavika, a master’s graduate with a distinction in Management. She brings over four years of international experience, in diverse roles across different industries. Malavika has contributed her expertise to the fields of education technology, focusing on business development, and later to fintech specialing in project coordination.


Giulia Marri
Business Analyst
Giulia has over 6 years of work experience in London, where she managed portfolios of hotel accommodations, advising on price and revenue management strategies to maximise the revenue of these businesses through the platforms she was representing. She is undertaking a 2-year MBA program at the IESE Business School, focusing on sustainability and entrepreneurship.