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 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.