Top Influencers: 6 UK Founding partner & CEO’s To Follow in 2022

3 years ago

Founding Partner & CEO play a crucial role in any startup. It takes an extraordinary person to fulfil the Founding Partner & CEO role. We have selected these Founding Partner & CEO’s for this list as they are inspiring for a variety of reasons – whether that’s pushing boundaries, creating groundbreaking products, or doing their bit to save the world.

Our analysts did their best to select be best, and most innovative Founding Partner & CEO’s. The list is in no particular order!

Ali Ojjeh

Founding Partner & CEO @ The Capital Partnership

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Ali brings an in-depth understanding of the financial markets with specific expertise in the energy and technology sectors. He is the chair of the firm’s executive and investment committees. Prior to co-founding TCP in 1998, Ali worked in various departments at Goldman Sachs & Co. in New York, including Equity Research, Equity Trading, Equity Proprietary Trading and Principal Investments. In 1996, he relocated to Morgan Stanley in London where he managed client portfolios at Morgan Stanley Asset Management. Ali holds a B.Sc. in Financial Economics from Carnegie-Mellon University and an MBA from Stanford Business School. He received the “Best article of the year” award from the Wharton Journal in 1988. Learn more about Ali Ojjeh on Crunchbase…

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Benjamin Habbel

Founding Partner & CEO @ Limestone Capital AG

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Benjamin is the Founding Partner & CEO of Limestone Capital AG. Prior to starting Limestone, Benjamin was a Founding CEO of Voyat, the leading direct booking platform for hospitality. He oversaw the growth of Voyat from inception, institutional venture rounds, international expansion to acquisition by Intent Media in 2016. He also serves on the executive committee of Mövenpick Hotels as an external advisor. Prior, Benjamin served as the Chief of Staff to Marissa Mayer at Google Inc. He holds a bachelor degree from Copenhagen Business School and attended the post graduate executive academy at the Wharton School of Business. Learn more about Benjamin Habbel on Crunchbase…

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Jonathan Maxwell

Founding Partner & CEO @ Sustainable Development Capital

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Jonathan Maxwell is CEO and Founding Partner of SDCL. He is a specialist in sustainable infrastructure investment. Prior to establishing SDCL, he was at HSBC Infrastructure and managed the first London Stock Exchange listed infrastructure fund IPO in 2006. Jonathan has over 20 years’ experience in international financial markets, involving investment in infrastructure, real estate, private equity and listed securities. Jonathan established SDCL’s institutional investment business, which has created and manages a series of innovative government backed clean energy investment funds and companies in the UK & Ireland, North America and Asia. SDCL has attracted a broad base of institutional investors and has a strong investment track record. Jonathan graduated from Oxford University with a degree in Modern History. Learn more about Jonathan Maxwell on Crunchbase…

Sustainable Development Capital (SDCL) is specialist investment banking and asset management firm. Read more aboutSustainable Development Capital on Crunchbase…

Adrian Pearmund

Founding Partner & CEO @ Cablato

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Adrian has been working in programmatic marketing since 2010. Founded Intelligent Futures independent trading desk in 2013 and subsequently Cablato in 2015. Strong media and business background (LBi, KPMG, WPP) proven success at building innovative businesses. Learn more about Adrian Pearmund on Crunchbase…

Cablato develops and deploys broadcast quality video personalisation technology for OTT & addressable TV industries. Read more aboutCablato on Crunchbase…

Will Handley

Founding Partner & CEO @ HomeRenter

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Our CEO Will has over twenty years experience in advertising and marketing roles across service and content businesses. He’s been a private landlord since 2008. Learn more about Will Handley on Crunchbase…

HomeRenter is a marketplace for private rentals, connecting tenants and private landlords. Read more aboutHomeRenter on Crunchbase…

Antony Mayfield

Founding partner & CEO @ Brilliant Noise

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Brilliant Noise is a digital strategy and innovation agency. Read more aboutBrilliant Noise on Crunchbase…

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