Board of Directors

Dominic White – Chairman

Dominic has been a member of the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts with more than 28 years of track record in the European investment sector. He has or has had numerous leading and board-level positions at international institutions including Security Capital European Reality, Henderson Global Investors and Cordea Savills LLP, and UK Plcs currently including Eight Capital Partners Plc, MaxRets Ventures Plc, Dispensa Plc and KCR REIT Plc, and previously Supply@Me Capital Plc, Limitless Earth plc and Energiser Investments plc. He has acquired and managed over €3.5 billion of assets in the UK and Europe across multiple sectors, in funds, joint ventures, corporates, and through numerous regulated structures such as KAG, SGR, SICAV, SIF, Trusts, and other financial services structures. Transaction experience includes IPOs, RTOs, distressed take-overs, and turnarounds.

Luciano Maranzana – Group CEO

Luciano has over 30 years of experience, primarily in real estate asset management where he has held several leading positions such as Managing Director, in Italy and Spain for UK property group, Hammerson plc, and as Fund Manager at Pirelli Real Estate Sgr. where he was responsible for a quoted real estate fund, launching, structuring and managing the property portfolio, investor relations, and liquidity investments/divestments. Luciano was a Managing Director of Valore Reale Sgr Spa, a closed-end real estate fund management company with 20 funds underwritten and fully invested with combined assets under management of more than €1.8 billion and Director of Negentropy Capital Partners Italia, a London-based alternative investment management and advisory company focused on opportunistic credit and real estate assets.

Martin Groak – Non Executive Director

Mr Groak has more than 30 years of international business experience and qualified as a chartered accountant (now retired) following a degree in economics at the University of London (UK). He is multi-lingual and has a strong background in finance and financial control, predominantly in oil exploration, renewable energy, logistics and physical trading. He has held numerous CFO positions and has been a director of 5 UK publicly listed companies, including a VCT. As a consultant and interim manager, he obtained diverse sectoral experience, including video games development, secure telephony, “lean” app development and managing the finances of the UK’s second-generation nuclear power station fleet. Mr Groak is currently a non-executive director of Tanfield Group plc, an AIM quoted investing company focussed on the engineering sector and an advisor to a “healthy ageing” project.

Gemma Godfrey – Independent Non Executive Director

Gemma, a former entrepreneur, has global board experience across financial services, technology, media, public policy, and sustainability. Her track record of investment management, strategic planning, customer insight, and innovation helps businesses build value and achieve their ambitious goals. She has served on the audit, risk, remuneration, and investment committees for publicly-listed corporations. The former FinTech Founder and CEO, whose business was acquired by a global insurance company, pioneered new services into the market. She went on to launch a retail investor business on behalf of News UK, advised the UK government, and is a business expert on ITV (having been a boardroom advisor on The US Apprentice). She ran investment strategy for Brooks Macdonald Plc, having been the Chair of the Investment Committee for Credo Capital. She started her career at Goldman Sachs and GAM, with a background in quantum physics.