James Lewis, Founder and Managing Partner of Shard Capital Partners. Group AUM exceeds USD 1 billion. Prior to getting involved in Asset Management he expanded a small Dutch brokerage from a handful of staff in Amsterdam to a diversified brokerage company with over 150 personnel spread across 9 countries, transacting deals from High Grade to High Yield Fixed Income and Loans; Structured products through to exchanged traded equities. With steady organic growth over the last 5 years Shard has several teams of high quality executives executing the Fixed Income, Stockbroking and Direct Lending strategies, combined with a strong focus on the client driven business.
Chief Executive Officer
Toby has held the role of Chief Executive Officer since 2016, having joined Shard Capital as Chief Financial Officer in 2013. Prior to this, Toby was Director, Head of CASS Operations Regulatory Control at Barclays Capital. Previously he was the Chief Operating Officer of Evolution Securities, a regulated financial services company (part of the Evolution Group plc) where he spent nearly eight years, initially as Financial Controller. He has also worked at Schroders and qualified as an auditor from KPMG in 2001. Toby is a member of the Great Britain Rifle Team, most recently successful in their third consecutive defence of the Palma World Championships held in Camp Perry, USA in 2015.
Chief Financial Officer
Lorna is a Chartered Accountant with nearly 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry. She previously held directorship positions at several companies including UK Finance Director at Jump Trading and Finance Director at Deutsche Bank. She started her career in audit, working for Deloitte and then Ernst & Young, before joining ICAP Plc, where she spent 14 years and held a number of senior positions spanning both Finance and Risk. Lorna is also currently a Board Director for an Academy secondary school.