Managing Partner, London
Alexandra is the founder and Managing Partner of Accellency. She has over 20 years’ experience in financial positioning, fund raising and sales strategy across asset classes ranging from private equity, private debt and real estate to venture and growth capital, structured finance and hedge fund strategies.
She spent a decade at Goldman Sachs in solution sales and structuring covering institutional investors with a focus on strategic investments, regulatory capital and asset and liability management, ultimately as European head of Pension and Insurance Regulatory structuring for Credit and Equity.
Alexandra has a particular interest in technology and innovative companies and advises tech funds and portfolio companies from Series A to IPO.
Alexandra is a professor at HEC Paris and serves on the board of HEC Alumni. In 2020, she was named Franco-British Young Leaders.
Alexandra was born in Paris, France. She graduated from HEC Paris with a Masters in Finance. She now lives in London with her husband and daughters.
Managing Partner, Paris
Romain advises on capital market mandates with a focus on equity stories and investor relations for public listed companies, building on a unique experience of more than 20 years in investor relations, corporate finance and M&A in top tier listed corporate institutions in energy, consumer goods and food.
Romain was Investor Relations Director at Danone, the global food company, and at TotalEnergies, the global energy major, where he successfully marketed the acquisition of Maersk Oil, one of the largest operations of the firm over the last decade.
Prior to that, he held senior project and corporate finance roles successively in Asia, Africa, North America and Europe. Romain started his career as a financial analyst at Lazard Asset Management and PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Romain graduated from HEC Paris with a Masters in Finance and holds a Bachelor of Science in applied mathematics from Pierre & Marie Curie University in Paris. He is a CFA® charterholder.
Romain lives in Paris. He is passionate about climbing and mountaineering, spending most of his free time in the Alps with his wife and son.
Thomas has close to 20 years’ experience in capital markets and investment management. He held senior positions in London and Paris on both the sales side and buy side across global listed equities and private alternative investments, including Private Equity, Venture, Healthcare and Real Estate.
Before joining Accellency, Thomas was over a decade investment manager of a privately-owned multi-billion portfolio, composed of global listed equities and private alternative funds. Thomas was performing listed equity stock picking within an absolute return and fundamentally based portfolio. He was also instrumental in diversifying the alternative asset allocation, especially into non-listed funds, covering the whole spectrum from venture to pre-IPO, with a special focus on tech, healthcare and real–estate specialist funds. In that capacity, he reviewed over 200 investment strategies by GPs across Europe and the US.
Before this Thomas spent 10 years at UBS Investment Bank where he was a Director advising institutional investors and asset managers on listed equities and cross-asset investments to deliver yield enhancement, risk management and capital protection solutions.
Thomas was born in Marseille, France and graduated from Audencia Business School with a Masters in Finance. He lives in Paris with his wife and two daughters. He has been playing tennis for over 30 years and still plays competitively.
Partner, London – Head of Impact & Responsible Investments
Tamsin has over 15 years’ experience in the alternative investment management industry. She has worked with hedge funds, investment trusts and closed ended funds across long/short equity, private debt, private equity and impact investing asset classes. Tamsin advises on investor relations strategy and content and heads the Impact and Responsible Investments practice at Accellency. She is passionate about the key role that the financial sector can play in mobilising capital to tackle climate change and other global sustainability challenges.
Tamsin was responsible for strategic communications and IR for direct lending funds and a private equity portfolio at Pollen Street Capital. Prior to that, Tamsin spent a decade at Marshall Wace, a leading global hedge fund specialising in long/short equity. Whilst at Marshall Wace, Tamsin built out and led the investor relations and communications capabilities for an innovative global direct lending strategy that successfully raised £1bn of assets and traded as a FTSE 250 company.
Tamsin graduated with a bachelors in International Relations from the University of Sussex after having achieved the International Baccalaureate Diploma at the United World College of the Atlantic in South Wales.
Emily has over 10 years’ experience in finance and investor relations, with specific expertise in listed company investor relations within the real estate, leisure and retail sectors.
Before joining Accellency, Emily was Head of Investor Relations at NewRiver REIT, a listed Group which owned and managed a £1 billion portfolio of retail and leisure assets across the UK. During this time Emily marketed the Group’s class 1 disposal of their hospitality business and the subsequent relaunch of their strategy. Prior to this, Emily led Investor Relations at the FTSE 250 REIT, Workspace Group, which owns and operates a London office portfolio valued at over £2 billion. She has also worked within investor relations for TUI, one of the world’s leading tourism groups.
Emily previously worked in Regulatory reporting at Barclays, focusing on banking leverage, and qualified as an accountant within the Financial Services team in EY, London. Emily graduated from the London School of Economics with a degree in Economics (first-class) and holds a Certificate in Real Estate Investment and Finance from Henley Business School.
Vice President, London
Clemence is a Vice President at the Accellency London office and works on investor relations mandates for investment funds and corporates.
Clemence has 10 years’ experience within equity research as well as capital markets and fundraising advisory, building a solid expertise in equity stories and investor relations.
Prior to joining Accellency, Clemence spent most of her career in London at BNP Paribas Exane, the leading independent research house in Europe. During this time, she covered Media companies and her team repeatedly ranked #1 in Europe. After this, Clemence joined Inbound Capital where she oversaw the development of the fundraising part of the business and advised on listed companies investor relation strategy with a focus on equity stories.
Clemence graduated from the Paris Dauphine University. She holds a Masters degree in Finance and a BA in Mathematics. She also recently graduated from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust with a Level 2 Award in Wines.
Senior Consultant, London
Lina has 8 years’ experience in capital markets and equity research with a strong focus on technology and innovation. Lina advises on investor relations and equity story mandates across Europe bringing together a rare mix of expertise across institutional and hedge funds investors, IPOs and block trades, and digital and technology business models. Lina is also a certified business coach and trains management teams on specific delivery techniques for fundraising roadshows, sales and meetings and AGM.
Lina spent 6 years at Morgan Stanley’s Equity Division in London in a specialist sales role, after starting her career as an equity research analyst in the Technology and Internet teams, covering successful post-IPO names such as Ingenico, ASML, Rightmove, ASOS, Just Eat.
Lina is Moroccan-British and is fluent in English, Arabic and French. She has a working knowledge of Spanish and is currently learning Farsi.
She holds a Masters in Finance from EDHEC business School, France
Szabi has over 15 years’ experience in investment, advisory and corporate finance roles. He is also a certified executive coach, focusing in particular on leadership and communication. He coaches both individuals and teams to elevate their performance.
He has been a consultant on impact investing projects worldwide for 5 years. He was a senior investment officer at SunFunder (owned by the €27bn asset manager Mirova), an innovative financing house providing debt capital for enterprises addressing the climate emergency. Prior to that he was Head of Corporate Finance at Rensource, an award-winning decentralised energy infrastructure company in Nigeria, where he led efforts to successfully raise both Series A equity and debt financing.
Previously Szabi worked to launch a first-time impact investment fund with a focus on tech-enabled companies in Sub-Saharan Africa. He also worked in the LatAm investment team at Rioforte, a private equity investment company with €3bn AUM. He began his career at HSBC where he was an associate focused on debt capital transactions in emerging countries.
Szabi is British-Hungarian who lived and worked in 10 countries across 4 continents, learning to speak fluently in 4 languages. He holds an MBA from INSEAD and a BSc in Economics from Warwick University, UK.
Stanislas is an analyst in the London office and works on investor relations mandates for investment funds.
Prior to joining Accellency, Stanislas worked at Picardie Investissement, a French small cap buy-out fund.
Stanislas holds a Masters from ESCP Business School, Paris and BA in finance from EDHEC Business School. He also studied landscaping at ENSAP Lille.
For 3 years, he volunteered as fireman at one of Lille’s fire stations.
Nesrine is an analyst in the Paris office and works on investor relations mandates for investment funds and corporates.
With three years of experience as a Private Equity analyst in investment funds at Isatis Capital in France and at INMA Holding in Tunisia, Nesrine has developed a solid track record in investment, strategy and corporate finance. In particular, she boosted investor relationships for portfolio companies as she worked closely with their management teams.
On top of her professional pursuits, Nesrine enjoys volunteering and is actively involved in community service. As a dedicated member of the Rotary global network, she led a variety of international projects for 6 years, mainly in Lebanon where she was engaged in initiatives aimed at providing help and support for refugees.
Nesrine has a MSc in Finance degree from emlyon business school. She speaks English, French and Arabic.
Paul is an analyst in the Paris office and works on investor relations mandates for investment funds and corporates.
After graduating from Paris-Dauphine University, Paul worked at Deloitte and in the Groupe Industriel Marcel Dassault’s familiy office as a private equity and derivatives market analyst.
A keen footballer and runner, he has taken part in several marathons and trails.
Office Manager, London
Sarah is Accellency’s Office Manager and ensures that operations run smoothly both internally and for our clients.
She has 8 years’ experience in administrative and operational management. Prior to joining Accellency, Sarah worked in International payroll for an Accounting firm in London. Originally from New Zealand, she started her career as an office administrator for a law firm in Melbourne, Australia and has worked her way up to Office Manager within different sectors, gaining invaluable knowledge in administration, finance, facilities and office management.
Sarah holds a Bachelor of Arts degree majoring in English studies and Sociology.