Board

Simon Fine

Simon Fine

CEO

Simon Fine joined Shore Capital in 2002 as CEO of Shore Capital Markets, responsible for all aspects of trading and brokerage as well as the integration of related corporate broking activities. He is the former Managing Director and Co-Head of Pan European Equity Cash Trading at Lehman Brothers. Prior to that, 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 the UK and German equities.

Xavier Rolet KBE

Xavier Rolet KBE

Non-Executive Chairman

Xavier R. Rolet KBE is an experienced CEO, co-founder and entrepreneur. Named as one of the 100 Best CEOs in the World in the 2017 Harvard Business Review, Xavier has a demonstrated history of successful turnarounds in the global financial services industry. In his decade at the helm of the London Stock Exchange, the LSE’s market valuation rose from £800m to more than £14bn, transforming it into one of the world’s largest exchanges by market capitalisation.

Xavier is Non-executive Chairman of Phosagro PJSC, a member of the Board of Directors of the Saudi Stock Exchange Tadawul as an appointee of the Public Investment Fund and an Expert Advisor to the Shanghai Institute of Finance for the Real Economy.

Mark Brown

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 and Global Head of Research for both ABN AMRO and HSBC. He was also Chief Executive of ABN’s UK equities business, following which Mark led the successful turnaround of Arbuthnot Securities followed by Collins Stewart Hawkpoint and Stockdale Securities.

Dru Danford

Dru Danford

Dru joined Shore Capital in 2004 and was appointed Head of Corporate Broking & Advisory in 2010.

 

Dru moved to London after qualifying as a Chartered Accountant (South Africa) in 1998 and spent two further years with Ernst & Young working within in the Investment Management Group. In 1999 Dru moved into investment banking at Old Mutual Securities and has since specialised in advising small and mid-cap companies in a wide range of sectors in relation to IPOs, fundraisings, takeovers, acquisitions, disposals and restructurings.

 

Dr Clive Black

Dr Clive Black

Clive has a Ph.D from The Queen’s University of Belfast (QUB), where he is now Chairman of the Industry Advisory Board to Professor Chris Elliott’s world renowned Institute for Global Food Security. He entered the banking world in 1995 following roles as Head of Food Policy at the National Farmers' Union and strategic planning at Northern Foods plc, joining Shore Capital in 2003 as Head of Research.

 

Clive is one of the UK’s leading consumer analysts, reflected in many consecutive high rankings in asset manager surveys such as Extel and Reuters. Clive was ranked no.3 for the whole stock market in 2013, and the Starmine survey ranked him no.1 stock picker in 2015. In 2014 he was named the City AM analyst of the year.  He also advised the UK Food Standards Agency from 2011-2013 and is a non-executive director of social charity The Community Shop.

 

Malachy McEntyre

Malachy McEntyre

Malachy joined Shore Capital in 2004 and has been central to Shore Capital’s successful fundraising activities. Prior to Shore Capital, he was a fund manager at Tilney Investment Management in Liverpool and Goodbody’s in Dublin, providing considerable buy-side insight into the equity sales role. Malachy became Head of Sales in 2010 and has subsequently been appointed as Head of Corporate Broking in 2018.


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