Board of Directors

Dominic White – Chairman

Dominic White is a Chartered Surveyor and a member of the Institute of Chartered Financial Analysts with more than 24 years’ experience in the investment sector, He has held a number of Board level investment positions at international institutions including Security Capital European Realty, Henderson Global Investors and Cordea Savills Investment Management. Dominic has acquired and managed more than £3bn of assets in the UK and Europe across multiple sectors, in funds, joint ventures, corporates and numerous regulated entities. He has operated in both public and private capital markets. Dominic has held Board executive and non-executive roles at several number of public companies, including Limitless Earth plc and Energiser Investments plc.

Luciano Maranzana – Group CEO

Mr Luciano Maranzana has been appointed to the board as a Non-executive Director. Mr Maranzana, has enjoyed a successful professional career spanning nearly 30 years, primarily in asset management. He was previously Managing Director, Italy and Spain for UK investment group Hammerson plc and Managing Director of Valore Reale Sgr Spa, a closed-end fund management company, where under his leadership, the company grew from 5 to over 30 employees with combined assets under management of more than €1.8 billion.

He joins ECP from Negentropy Capital Partners Italia, a London-based alternative investment management and advisory company.

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

Ms Godfrey is a Non-executive director and independent consultant, having founded two digital businesses. As a former founder and CEO of an FCA-regulated digital investing business that was acquired by a global insurer, she went on to launch a digital media service on behalf of News UK. Furthermore, she was a boardroom advisor on The (US) Apprentice. Prior to this, Ms Godfrey was head of investment strategy for Brooks Macdonald Group Plc.