The Team

With over 100 years of relevant experience to draw upon, the Alvarium Capital Partners team is ideally placed to meet the needs of ambitious business leaders, helping navigate their journeys in the capital markets.

Andrew Buchanan

Non Executive Chairman

Andrew Buchanan has managed investment portfolios since 1973, when he graduated from St. Andrew’s University with a degree in Economics and Moral Philosophy.

He gained an MBA from London Business School in 1980. After Mercury Asset Management and Hoare Govett, in 1993, he joined Rutherford Asset Management, where he established Beacon Investment Trust in 1994, the first fund to specialise in investment in the Alternative Investment Market (AIM).

He has managed portfolios investing in AIM companies continuously since then, establishing three Venture Capital Trusts at Close Brothers, which purchased Rutherford and from where he moved to Octopus Investments Limited in 2008.

Alex Davies

Partner

Alex has twenty years experience in the UK Small and Midcap equity markets, having started as a technology analyst at Teather & Greenwood. He has been instrumental in raising over £7bn for AIM listed companies over the past six years. Prior to co-founding Alvarium Capital Partners, he was a Director at Zeus Capital for the past six years. Alex is a graduate of King’s College, London.

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Alex Davies

Partner

Alex has twenty years experience in the UK Small and Midcap equity markets, having started as a technology analyst at Teather & Greenwood. He has been instrumental in raising over £7bn for AIM listed companies over the past six years. Prior to co-founding Alvarium Capital Partners, he was a Director at Zeus Capital for the past six years. Alex is a graduate of King’s College, London.

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Hugh Kingsmill Moore

Partner

Hugh has been a salesman and corporate broker in the UK Small and Midcap equity market for 21 years.

In that time he has been both a specialist (healthcare, technology and renewables) and a generalist, and has worked in big bank environments such as ING Barings and RBC, and co-founded the market leading specialist broker, Code Securities, which was very successfully sold to Nomura to become Nomura Code, where he was also head of sales.

The common thread throughout his career has been leading capital raising projects for young ambitious companies, often in esoteric sub sectors of the market. He joins Alvarium Capital Partners from Zeus Capital, where he was a director in corporate broking. Hugh is a Biological Sciences graduate from Durham University.

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Gareth Jones CA

Partner

Gareth has been active across various disciplines in the UK Small and Midcap equity market for last 10 years. He began his career qualifying as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young prior to moving into the City with Cenkos Securities in 2008.

Starting out as a generalist analyst and then salesman, Gareth was part of the team that raised over £1 billion of capital for companies on AIM. In 2012, he joined TLA Worldwide plc, a New York based sports agency, as CFO overseeing its debt restructuring, two acquisitions and a secondary fundraise.

On return to the UK in 2014, Gareth specialised within real estate overseeing the finance function for a newly established private equity fund. Prior to Alvarium Capital Partners he was Finance Director of Civitas Housing Advisors, fund manager to Civitas Social Housing plc. Gareth is a Chartered Accountant and an Economics and Management graduate from Cardiff University.

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Gareth Jones CA

Partner

Gareth has been active across various disciplines in the UK Small and Midcap equity market for last 10 years. He began his career qualifying as a chartered accountant with Ernst & Young prior to moving into the City with Cenkos Securities in 2008.

Starting out as a generalist analyst and then salesman, Gareth was part of the team that raised over £1 billion of capital for companies on AIM. In 2012, he joined TLA Worldwide plc, a New York based sports agency, as CFO overseeing its debt restructuring, two acquisitions and a secondary fundraise.

On return to the UK in 2014, Gareth specialised within real estate overseeing the finance function for a newly established private equity fund. Prior to Alvarium Capital Partners he was Finance Director of Civitas Housing Advisors, fund manager to Civitas Social Housing plc. Gareth is a Chartered Accountant and an Economics and Management graduate from Cardiff University.

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Lee Simpson

Partner

Lee recently joined Alvarium Capital Partners as analyst covering Technology and related sectors. Lee has almost 20 years of experience in equity research as a Technology analyst with several years of experience with corporate broking clients both across Europe and in the US.

Prior to joining Alvarium Capital Partners, he was a Managing Director in the Research team at Stifel and before that with Jefferies, where in both occasions he covered pan-European and US Tech Hardware firms and consistently achieved top rankings (Top5 EU into USA both 2011, 2012 (ii); Lee was #1 with ‘Extel’ (ii) and #3 in European Tech last year (Reuters). Previously, he was a partner at Arete Research LLP, a pre-eminent tech-focused independent research boutique. Prior to that, Lee was a member of the top-rated Telecoms research team with Goldman Sachs in London.

He began his career at Deutsche Telekom and also worked as a Telecoms consultant at Price Waterhouse Coopers. Lee has a degree in Mathematics from Edinburgh University, a Master’s in Operational Research from Strathclyde University and a Master’s in Finance from London Business School.