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

Dermot Hill
Chief Executive
Dermot has a 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.

Megan Snijman
Venture Relations Manager
Megan has an innate ability to understand marketing and brands, she was won Marketer of the Year and various Global Best Practice Awards at companies such as GlaxoSmithKline and Unilever. She has turned around a brand in decline to a double digit net sales growth within one year. Megan’s role at Stakeholderz enables her to work with founders and investors to refine messaging, raise funds and make a big impact.

Helen Terry
Events Manager
Helen is an events specialist with 20 years experience in a variety of industries including professional services (PwC, London Stock Exchange and Bircham Dyson Bell), and the not for profit sector. Helen’s role at Stakeholderz includes managing our online and offline events programme, marketing, and brand management.

Tara Morris
Investor Relations Manager
Tara is an experienced marketing professional with broad marketing and communications experience across banking and professional services industries (SG Hambros, The Boston Consulting Group and Eversheds). Tara is Investor Relations Manager at Stakeholderz responsible for growing the Investor Register and building engagement through a series of marketing communications initiatives.

Luke Minshal
Head of Leadership & Talent
Luke specialises in enabling executive leadership performance to successfully drive shareholder value maximizing internal and where necessary, external talent, often with an international remit.  His focus is always to align solutions directly with client strategic goals, strategy and culture. Luke draws on 20 years’ experience of developing leadership with some of the top global brands as well as with equity backed tech start-up businesses often where new rules are being invented.

Mark Plant
Special Projects
Mark’s role involves the management of special projects and he is an advisor to the Board of Stakeholderz. He is a specialist in driving growth particularly in turnarounds situations; and projects have included a number of US backed operations in the UK including Intralinks, Wrightline and Microsoft.

Founder Investors

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.