Meet the team

senior partners

James Lewis

Managing Partner

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.

Toby Raincock

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.

Lorna Summerfield

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.

Andrew Stylianou

General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer and Company Secretary

Andrew joined Shard Capital in 2018, with a career spanning nearly 20 years in the financial industry. Most recently, he was at Saxo Capital Markets as Head of Legal and Compliance and Company Secretary. Prior to this, he was Legal Director at Alpari UK and held management positions at both Macquarie Bank and Brewin Dolphin.

Patrick Dean

Chief Operating Officer

Paddy is a founding partner and Chief Operating Officer of Shard Capital. He has particular responsibilities to the Power Options business. Prior to joining Shard Capital he spent 20 years broking in the IDB market on IRO’s and Equity Derivatives in the UK and Europe with EXCO and Tradition. In 2005 he established and managed Tradition’s Single Stock and Index Options operations in Hong Kong for pan-asian coverage. Paddy also served as an Infantry Officer in the British Army for 5 years.

James Yates

Chief Risk Officer

Jimmy is a Financial Services Professional with 21 years’ experience. He has extensive knowledge of the market covering all major asset classes (Equities, Forex, Indices, Commodities and Treasuries, working in multiple regulatory jurisdictions including London, Germany, France, Australia and Singapore. He has been involved with multiple regulatory change programs including MiFID, MiFID 2, MAR, Best Execution and Product Intervention. Jimmy is a Risk Champion and advocate for strong risk management. He is also a Member of the Institute of Operational Risk.