We combine unparalleled sector knowledge with recognition and admiration for our clients, whether they be an organisation or individual.
We like to think that no two people at 23 Capital are the same. We are a diverse, international, multi-skilled team all united by a common ambition - to empower our stakeholders to achieve greatness through their assets.
Jason is Chief Executive Officer of 23. He leads the business, playing a fundamental role in structuring transactions and setting 23’s culture and values. Prior to founding 23 with Stephen, Jason previously worked within the structured credit team at Investec Bank for over 13 years, during which time he built and headed up the successful sports, media, entertainment offering at the bank. He has structured $1bn of transactions in this space.
Stephen leads 23’s global strategy and origination. Prior to founding 23, he worked with the Olympic Games, IMG and SFX, after which he went into private consultancy, culminating in his launch of 23 with Jason. Stephen has worked with many of the world's leading athletes, music artists, entertainers and brands, and advised on or structured more than 100 transactions across the sector before launching 23. Additionally, Stephen undertook a Masters in Sports Business and Management.
Andrew is a consultant to 23. Andrew’s previous experience includes working with the 2000 Sydney Olympics (SOCOG) as well as over 20 years of involvement in the sports, entertainment and media sectors.
Andy leads the overall risk function and internal operations of 23, chairing the credit committee as part of his role. Andy is a Fellow Chartered Accountant, with over 15 years of extensive international experience in a variety of risk management roles having previously worked at XL Catlin, as well as both KPMG and PwC.
Kim is accountable for financial reporting and financial analysis. Kim was previously an Audit Assistant Manager at KPMG.
Paul leads strategy at 23; defining the strategic roadmap alongside identifying growth opportunities and managing strategic partnerships. Paul has 13 years of experience, most recently at FinLeap and Mountain Fintech where he was a Venture Partner.
Barry is a consultant to 23. Barry has more than 30 years of experience, having been a Managing Director in the Fixed Income/Structured Product Divisions of both Merrill Lynch and UBS.
Nick leads and manages the Credit & Portfolio Team. Nick has 30 years international experience in the risk management industry, primarily with Aon Benfield as head of operations. He has been with 23 since its creation.
Margot is responsible for treasury and financial operations at 23. She previously worked in Fund Services at Intertrust Group.
Henk is a consultant to 23. Henk has over 25 years of experience, including 20 years as CFO of SC Heerenveen (Netherlands).
Matt leads the Legal & Business Affairs of 23. He monitors, manages and controls legal risk for 23 at both an operational and transactional level. Matt has an MBA and is a qualified lawyer in England who has experience at WPP and Disney and was formerly on the corporate finance team at Squire Patton Boggs.
Harriet is responsible for the risk management function within 23. She has six years’ experience broking for banks, corporates and traders. She is ACII qualified and started her career on the Aon graduate program. Prior to joining 23 she worked as a broker at Miller and was 23’s broker since their inception in 2014.
Ruairi is on the team which is responsible for managing the credit structuring and monitoring of 23’s client portfolio. A recent graduate of the University of St Andrews, Ruairi has previous credit experience working for 3i PLC and EQT Partners.
Jonny assists 23’s marketing and origination teams. He is a Sports Business graduate having previously worked at The Blackstone Group and Marble Bar Asset Management.
Julian is on the team which is responsible for managing the credit structuring and monitoring of 23’s portfolio of clients, predominantly in the football space. He has previous experience at an independent promoter of sports and entertainment events and has been at 23 since its creation.
Angus is on the team which is responsible for managing the credit structuring and monitoring of 23’s client portfolio. Angus previously worked at Evercore in the energy advisory team.
Andrés is a consultant to 23. Andrés has worked across corporate governance, M&A, and cross border transactions for companies like The Ritz-Carlton, Closa Investment Bankers and Sports Rights Group.
Alaister provides expertise in royalty valuation, industry analysis and business affairs for 23’s music clients. He is a former lawyer who holds a Masters in Music Business from NYU. Previously he has worked at Universal Music International, InGrooves and Captured Tracks.
Liam monitors, manages and controls legal risk for 23 at both an operational and transactional level. Liam is a qualified lawyer in England and New York who has experience with Google and Standard Chartered Bank and was formerly at Baker & Mackenzie.
Jonny is a consultant to 23. Jonny has 25 years working in the sports industry including 14 years as the Sports Marketing Director for Nike EMEA and Chief Executive Officer of Sports Rights Group.
Bianca is executive assistant to the executive team and is responsible for the general running of the office. Bianca previously worked at Bird and Bird, international law firm, where she was a personal assistant to the Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer.
Kate is responsible for the Human Resources function at 23. She has 15 years’ experience in the Financial Services Industry working for Société Générale Group and most recently Nomura International.
Tim leads the financial strategy and performance of 23. Tim is a Chartered Financial Analyst as well as a Chartered Management Accountant. Tim has over 10 years’ experience in the banking industry covering a number of managerial roles within Lloyds Bank Corporate Markets and Barclays Retail Strategy.
David is a consultant to 23. David has over 30 years of experience working as a Chartered Accountant, music business manager and industry and copyright expert.
Andy is on the team which is responsible for managing the credit structuring and monitoring of 23’s client portfolio. Andy was previously at Octopus Investments and spent 12 years at Royal Bank of Scotland.
Jeevan is responsible for the oversight and management of the origination team. Jeevan was previously at Rathbones Brothers where he led the discretionary fund management launch into the intermediary and private wealth markets.
Lori is a consultant to 23. Lori has over 30 years of experience in the risk management industry. Lori led Aon’s Risk Services Global Entertainment Practice.
Ard is on the team which is responsible for managing the credit structuring and monitoring of 23’s client portfolio. He spent 5 years at Deutsche Bank AG, predominantly in the Leveraged & Structure Finance team. He also worked in their Commodities and Project Finance teams.
Xavier is a consultant to 23. With an Intellectual Property lawyer & sports consultant background, Xavier has worked at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and legal offices in Barcelona.