BOARD OF DIRECTORS

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David LAWRENCE

Chief executive officer

David has over 30 years’ experience in financial services with Lloyds Banking Group latterly as Chief Operating Officer and Commercial Director for Lloyds Private Banking. David played a lead role in the establishment of Schroders Personal Wealth, becoming Chief Commercial Officer for Schroders business in March 2019. David joined Kingswood in December 2020.

David joined the board in April 2022.

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David Hudd

NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND Chairman

David is a non-executive director and chairs the Nomination & Remuneration Committee. He is a capital markets specialist who brings to the Board over 35 years' experience of structuring and advising on a wide range of financings. After working at a City law firm and spending over nine years in investment banking, David joined global law firm Hogan Lovells as its first dedicated capital markets partner in London in 1994. He currently serves as Deputy CEO of Hogan Lovells.

David joined the board in June 2018.

Gary Wilder

Gary Wilder

NON-Executive director

Gary is a Chartered Accountant and a graduate of the Cass Business School, University of London with over 30 years experience in pan European private equity and real estate particularly in the area of investment, capital raising, structuring, debt financing and asset management. He is the co-founder of Kingswood Property Finance Limited Partnership where he made a series of long-term strategic investments in financial services. . Gary has been named as one of the 2021 PAM 50 Most Influential. 

Gary joined the board in October 2017.

Jonathna Massing

Jonathan Massing

Non-Executive Deputy Chairman

Jonathan is Non-Executive Deputy Chairman and brings wide ranging experience to the Board, in particular in the area of corporate finance and acquisitions. He has a strong background in commercial and corporate finance advisory, buyouts, venture capital, shareholder dispute advisory, and private businesses valuation. 

Jonathan joined the board in October 2017.

Jonathan Freeman

Jonathan Freeman

Non-Executive Director

Jonathan is a Non-Executive Director and chairs the Risk & Compliance Committee and the Audit Committee and is also a member of the Nomination & Remuneration Committee. He is a seasoned corporate financier and company director with extensive experience of listed companies, financial services and FCA regulated entities. 

Jonathan joined the board in June 2018.

Lindsey McMurray

Lindsey McMurraY

Non-Executive Director

 Lindsey has been a private equity and credit investor for more than 26 years with a focus on the financial and business services sector. Lindsey co-founded Pollen Street Capital in 2005 and serves as Managing Partner. Lindsey is the Chairman of the Pollen Street’s private equity and credit investment committees. 

Lindsey joined the board in December 2019.

Howard Garland

Howard GarlanD

Non-Executive Director

Howard is a partner at Pollen Street Capital and a member of its private equity and credit investment committees. Howard re-joined Pollen Street in 2015 having been a Principal at RBS until 2012.

Howard joined the board in December 2019.