The Board

Xavier R. Rolet KBE

Non-Executive Chairman

Xavier joined Shore Capital Markets as Chairman in 2020. During his decade as CEO of the London Stock Exchange from 2009 to 2018, Mr Rolet transformed it into one of the world’s largest exchanges by market capitalisation, increasing its valuation from £800m to more than £14bn. Prior to joining the London Stock Exchange, Xavier held various senior positions in the financial services industry, including co-head of Global Equity & Derivatives Trading at Lehman Brothers and Global Head of Risk and Trading at Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein.

Simon Fine

Chief Executive Officer

Simon joined as Chief Executive Officer of Shore Capital Markets in 2002 and became co-CEO of Shore Capital Group Limited in April 2017. He is the former Managing Director and Co-Head of Pan European Equity Cash Trading at Lehman Brothers. Prior to joining Lehman Brothers, Simon spent the previous 14 years at Dresdner Kleinwort Benson, latterly as Head of Pan European Equity Cash Trading – developing its UK operations into one of the leading players in UK and German equities.

Mark Brown

Vice Chairman

Mark joined Shore Capital following the acquisition of Stockdale Securities where he was Executive Chairman. He was previously Chief Executive of Collins Stewart Hawkpoint and brings a wealth of experience in both small and large financial services businesses. Mark comes from a research background having been a top rated market strategist.

Dr Clive Black

Vice Chairman, Head of Consumer Research

Clive joined Shore Capital in 2003. After a Ph.D at Queen’s University of Belfast he was Head of Food Policy at the NFU, a strategic planner for Lord Haskins at Northern Foods plc before joining Charterhouse Tilney where he was a No.1 rated consumer analyst, becoming Head of Pan-European retail research at ING. He has been highly ranked in Thomson Extel surveys for many years.

Malachy McEntyre

Head of Corporate Broking

Malachy joined Shore Capital in 2004 on the equity sales desk having previously worked on the buy & sell side with Tilney Asset Management and Goodbody Stockbrokers. He led Shore Capital’s equity capital markets sales team from 2010 and in 2018 was appointed Head of Corporate Broking.

Senior Advisers

Andrew Higginson

Senior Adviser

Andrew Higginson has been a Senior Adviser to Shore Capital since March 2016. He is an experienced and distinguished executive, having operated at a senior level in numerous successful British businesses. He latterly spent 15 years on the board of Tesco plc. He was previously the Chair of Poundland Group plc and N Brown Group plc, Senior Independent Director of Sky plc and a Non-Executive Director of the Rugby Football Union. Amongst his current roles, he serves as Chair of Wm Morrison Supermarkets plc and is Senior Independent Director at Flutter Entertainment plc.