Matt joined Demica as CEO in November 2014 and has led the expansion of the firm from 12 to 180 peop
Matt joined Demica as CEO in November 2014 and has led the expansion of the firm from 12 to 180 people. Prior joining Demica, Matt was the Group CEO of IPGL, the private holding company of Michael Spencer, founder & CEO of ICAP Plc as well as CEO of Exotix Partners LLP, the investment banking boutique specialising in illiquid bonds and loans, equities, and structured finance. He has served as a non-executive director of numerous other fintech and financial services companies including City Index, Origin Asset Management, and Ri3K.
Maurice joined Demica in October 2017 from Wells Fargo where he was CEO, Commercial Distribution Finance, responsible for a $3.0bn of receivables assets and over 400 people. Maurice joined Wells from GE Capital where he held a number of senior positions including Chief Commercial Officer of GE Capital International. Prior to GE, Maurice worked as a senior investment banker at Lehman Brothers, Bankers Trust and Paribas.
Kishore Patel joined Demica in 2001. An experienced system architect and application developer, Kishore is responsible for the design, development, security and maintenance of all components of the platform.
Diego A. Palacios joined Demica in 2016. He has held a number of roles within Demica, including Director in Corporate Development as well as Head of Business Development. Prior to joining Demica, he worked at ING Bank within their investment banking franchise as a member of the Financial Institutions Advisory and Corporate Finance teams.
Andrew joined Demica in September 2018 from Lloyds Banking Group where he was a member of the Strategic Leadership Group and Managing Director leading businesses across Financial Institutions, Capital Markets and Financial Markets for eight years. Prior to Lloyds, Andrew held senior roles at a number of banking and investing firms including Morgan Stanley and AIG. He is a qualified chartered accountant.
Francois Terrade joined Demica in November 2015. With more than 20 years of experience with Société Générale CIB and GE Capital in cross-border receivables financing, Francois helps corporates and private equity funds across Europe secure working capital solutions in France and in Europe by way of securitisation, factoring or asset-based financing in order to meet their strategic objectives.
Dipali Sahni joined Demica in July 2017. She is a dual-qualified structured finance lawyer with over 15 years’ post-qualification experience both in London and New York. Previously, Dipali was General Counsel and CCO at a buy-side firm, worked in-house on Morgan Stanley’s securitised products desk and trained and qualified at the law firm Sidley Austin.
Martine Skinner joined Demica in December 2016. She is a senior Human Resources consultant with over 15 years’ experience managing HR teams in financially regulated companies including City Index.
Adam joined Demica in March 2020. Before joining Demica, Adam had experience within multiple banks in sales and sales management roles, with a focus on fixed income and has included roles at S.G. Warburg, UBS, Goldman Sachs , Barclays and Lloyds. He was a Managing Director at the last four institutions and at Lloyds had overall responsibility for the institutional sales force in Financial Markets across money markets, repo, foreign exchange, interest rates and credit products.
Mansour Davarian joined Demica in May 2016 having previously worked at HSBC and Hitachi Capital. Mansour brings over 10 years of origination and structuring experience in credit, lending and structured finance, executing and managing transactions for global large corporates across a number of jurisdictions.
Avarina Miller re-joined Demica in October 2017 from PrimeRevenue. Avarina brings more than twenty years of experience in working capital solutions and banking services having previously worked for J. P. Morgan and Bankers Trust.
Angel G. Blanco joined Demica in April 2016. He previously worked at Banco Santander as Head of Receivables Products, Angel has over 10 years’ experience in Corporate Banking performing different roles in Structured Trade Finance and Working Capital Solutions. He was globally responsible for origination, structuring and execution of transactions, helping corporates to optimise their working capital and meeting their strategic financing needs.
Andrew Holmes joined Demica from Barclays, where he led the Trade and Working Capital team in the Americas. He was with Barclays for nine years, with most of that time spent in the Trade Finance business.
Peter Bousquet joined Demica in March 2018 having worked at J.P. Morgan, Lloyds Bank and GE Capital. Peter has 10+ years of experience in originating and executing structured finance transactions and developing partnerships with corporate and financial clients.
Johannes Wehrmann joined Demica in July 2018 having previously worked at GE Capital and Targo Commercial Finance. Johannes brings over a decade of origination experience in structured finance transactions across Germany and Western Europe. He was Head of Structured Finance at GE Capital Germany and responsible for sponsor coverage and international factoring efforts.
Niklas joined Demica in January 2019 with the main responsibility for originating transactions in the Nordic region working closely with Demica’s product and technology experts. He brings 25 years of international business experience much of which is in financial services with Merrill Lynch, Citigroup and Allianz. Niklas has also been an independent consultant developing business opportunities both with small, medium-sized and large enterprises in Europe as well as in North America.
Enrique Jimenez joined Demica in June 2016. He previously worked at Banco Santander as Head of Supply Chain Finance & Trade products in Continental Europe. Enrique has 20 years’ experience in corporate banking with a mix of Equity Research and Working Capital Solutions roles. He covered the full spectrum from Product Specialist to Origination and hence managed the team who originated, structured, implemented and monitored operations.
Freddie joined Demica in 2016 from funds network Calastone, where he was previously Operations Director. With 9 years of experience in customer service and technology operations, Freddie is responsible for delivering global support to Demica's clients and ensuring the availability and resilience of Demica's platform.
Didier has a strong experience in Technology with career expanding over 18 years, working as lead developer and solutions architect, for leading financial institutions like BlackRock, Prudential, Hedge Funds, as well as leading the Technology team in one the largest public transportation systems in Latin America, designing and implementing complex Front Office platforms and payment systems.
Azar joined Demica in March 2019, specialising in digital transformation, leading, managing and developing highly skilled DevOps & SRE teams. A highly motivated, accomplished, results and data-driven technical leader, experienced in building and running customer-focused teams with a DevOps culture, mentality, and ways of working.