Taka leads the commercial function at Alterest. Responsible for new client acquisitions and management, he brings extensive client coverage and market experience from previous roles at Fitch Ratings, Dealogic and Bloomberg. He holds a degree in economics from the University of West England. Outside of the office, Taka is a keen sportsman playing cricket, basketball and American football.
Chris is a tech entrepreneur and security expert having been the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) at Ipreo and Debtdomain where he onboarded 100s of banks. He is the information security officer at Alterest and deals with aspects of data security and compliance for the company. Chris’s work-ethic is relentless and is a die-hard F1 fan.
Malavika leads customer success and is the first point of contact for many of our enterprise clients. Prior to Alterest, she was a senior consultant at Ernst & Young, New York. She holds a masters degree in Information Management from Syracuse University. In her spare time you will find her trying to Shazam sound track from a Netflix series or a coffee shop.
Priscilla leads all people and human resources efforts at Alterest. She brings over 15 years of experience recruiting, retaining and building high performance teams. She likes exploring new places, photography, writing and poetry. If you are here looking to join our team, she’s the one to get in touch with!
Niels was previously the co-founder and Managing Director at Spotcap NL & UK, and Head of Investor Development at MarketFinance, holding leading roles at ING and ABN AMRO in the past. He advises on investor product wishes and European Alternative Finance markets.
Russell is an experienced entrepreneur in the fintech and lending ecosystem in the UK. Currently serving as CEO of a real-estate fintech company, Vesta Property, he advises on go-to-market, operational and people topics.
Pedro is the Chairman and CEO of Banco BNI Europa, an innovative challenger bank based in Lisbon. He has led the funding of a multitude of fintech platforms across UK, Europe and US. A thought leader in the space, he advises on debt capital markets and the trajectory of banking and lending innovation.
Christian headed the European arm of Guggenhiem Partners as its Managing Director and was the CEO of Lazard Capital Markets prior to that.
Gael is the founder of 2b Capital, a London-based family office he set up after 25 years in markets at JP Morgan and Credit Suisse. He ran Credit Suisse’s Global Securities business through the crisis, and later the investment bank globally. He served as its CEO of European operations and was also the member of the Group Executive Board.
We're a global team with hubs in London and Bangalore. Our team is diverse. Our culture is that of transparency, agile execution and continuous improvement. Together with this, we foster an environment that is collaborative and inclusive.
We're looking for enthusiastic people who can build or sell technology (or do both!) We have open roles in engineering and sales. Come join us.