Our Board

Paul Gazzard - Non-Executive Chairman

Paul started working in the City of London in the early 1990s, initially in private banking asset management then with Panmure Gordon Asset Management for 8 years until August 2002. Over the next decade, he was involved with a number of AIM-listed companies, operating at the senior Executive level within each. Paul’s primary focus since 2012 has been founding and operating private companies in the Financial Services and Technology sectors. He has also been a non-Executive Director of Amur Minerals since 2016 and a non-Executive Director of Dukemount Capital since 2017.

Zak Mir - Chief Executive Officer

Zak’s career started in the City of London in the 1990s as a derivatives broker and markets strategist for the likes of Sucden and Union Cal, later part of Man Group. From the 2000s he entered financial journalism writing for Yahoo! Finance, The Investors Chronicle, Shares Magazine and Spectator Money. Zak is a well-known technical analyst and stock market commentator in the UK. He has published several books on his specialism, including a former number 1 on the Amazon UK Investing Bestsellers list. Zak has also amassed a Twitter following of over 20,000 people, who come to Zak for interviews and analysis of small cap companies.

Tim Daniel - Executive Director

Tim began his career at KPMG in Australia where he qualified as a Chartered Accountant. Upon moving to the UK in 2006, Tim worked as an Investment Analyst at a boutique hedge fund, ILEX Asset Management, focusing on European high-yield credit markets and later also receiving his CFA designation. From 2010, he gained almost 5 years of public company experience as the Chief Financial Officer of AIM-listed Equatorial Palm Oil Plc. More recently, he has worked as a FinTech Consultant with a focus on alternative lending platforms. He has been invited to speak on the UK’s R&D Tax Credit lending industry on several occasions, highlighting his credentials in this field.