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Leadership team

Simon Glass, Qodeo

Simon Glass


Simon has worked in venture capital for Amadeus Capital Partners, advisory at EY, in academia and banking. Simon holds BA, MA and MBA degrees from Cambridge University and trained in corporate finance at London Business School. Simon founded qodeo to save transaction costs and time in his work as a venture capitalist and entrepreneur. Simon leads the team and strategy.

Ian Sloan, Qodeo

Ian Sloan


Ian oversees a global team of engineers, testers, data staff and graphic designers to create qodeo’s unique data platform and tools. Ian brings over 20 years experience in the IT industry, having built a successful business in Australia and having worked with Scottish Enterprise in the UK. Ian is an investor in Qodeo.

Paul Wright

Non-executive director & Qodeo Investor

Paul has deep financial services and alternative experience, having been Deputy CEO of Coutts Bank, Finance Director at hedge fund Man Investments, and CFO Asia-Pacific of Standard Chartered in Singapore. Paul trained in accountancy at KPMG, and guided financial planning business Towry through private equity backed transactions. Paul has an MA (Hons) in Engineering from Cambridge University. Paul’s role with Qodeo focuses on funding, strategy and governance.

Tim Gough

Non-executive director & Qodeo Investor

Tim is a renowned architect, with significant experience leading businesses, negotiating complex contracts, and managing large programmes of work. At Board level for Qodeo, Tim provides robust governance and direction.

In addition to his role as managing director of Austin Winkley & Associates, where he has been providing innovative architectural services to clients across the UK since 1987, Tim has held a number of non-executive roles, including Vice President of the Royal Institute of British Architects, Executive Board Member of the Construction Industry Council (CIC), and Chair of Chartered College of CIC.

Joe Nash

Non-executive director & Qodeo Investor

An Australian, but long time Singapore based, Joe is an entrepreneur and manager with over 25 years’ experience in building Fintech software and solutions businesses across Asia Pacific, Europe, Canada and Latin America. Joe was co-founder of Capital Market Solutions and has held senior management positions in financial technology including; President, Head of Mergers and Acquisitions, MD Asia, MD Europe and MD Australasia. Joe helps Qodeo with strategy, implementation and Asia-Pac expertise.

Andrew Tischer

Non-Executive Director & Qodeo Investor

Andrew is a former hedge fund manager and partner in a private equity property company with over 20 years of experience in the US and Japan. With extensive financial services and private equity experience, including Prudential and Citigroup, Andrew brings a perspective from both the entrepreneur/capital raising side as well as the investor side He is now an angel investor and splits time between New York, Austin Texas and London.

Advisory panel & investors

Rod Jones
CEO and Founder of ASX100 education provider Navitas. EY Entrepreneur of the Year finalist

Martin Alciaturi
formerly M&A Partner EY and Director Director Macquarie Bank

Heather Zampatti
Stockbroker. Head of Australia Bell Potter Securities and on the Australian Takeovers Panel

Ian Cochrane
Formerly M&A Partner Clifford Chance and Chairman Little World Beverages (sold to Kirin)

Gordon Martin
Entrepreneur and former Chancellor Curtin University

Brett McKeon
Founder and former CEO of Australian Finance Group, leading home loans aggregator

Ian Green
Accountant, entrepreneur. Sold a major fuel retailing business

Sir Harvey McGrath
Formerly Chairman of Prudential and CEO & Chairman the Man Group

John Bond
Director Primewest

Joe Nash
Serial fintech entrepreneur and investor. Singapore based

Ross Robertson
CEO, the Perron Group

Giles Everist
Director of Austal Ships, former CFO of leading construction group and ex PWC

Andrew Teo
Director, BGC Construction & Non-exec Chairman Medusa Mining

Dennis Banks
Co-founder Asgard, pension and financial planning group

Christopher Clement-Davies
Investment Banker, Private Equity/M&A Lawyer. Formerly S G Warburg; Partner Fulbright & Jaworski

Mark Needham
Entrepreneur. Journalist The Times, The Telegraph, PC Pro Magazine

Edward Knapp
Managing Director, HSBC - COO and Global Head of Business Management in Technology, and FTSE 250 Board Member at F&C: formerly McKinsey

Jeremy Davies
Fmr CEO Tradestation Europe (acquired by Monex, Tokyo Stock Exchange listed); Director Panmure Gordon

Orna Shulman
GP in the largest Israeli venture capital firm, Our Crowd. Former Exec VP/COO of Intertech Corp and Dean’s Board of Advisors at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University

Anamaria Magri Pantea
Independent expert in various EU and governmental programs supporting innovation and entrepreneurship. Former staff of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, and Malta representative for the EU’s Competitiveness and Innovation Programme for SMEs.


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