Julian Pittam
Non-Executive Director
Michael Posner
NYU Stern School of Business

Dylan Pooley

Entrepreneur, Investor & Business Mentor

London, UK

Entrepreneur, Investor & Business Mentor

Dylan Pooley

Biography

Dylan Pooley is an innovative business consultant, coach, entrepreneur, investor and mentor for SMEs across a broad range of sectors in the UK and South Africa.

Through Inn8Innovation, he provides creative, structured finance solutions for small to medium sized enterprises. With a holistic approach, he is focused on business creation and driving personal growth results. Highly acclaimed for his provision of guidance and encouragement to enhance clarity, sharpen focus and propose a variety of strategies, Dylan succeeds in developing and building on his clients’ human vitality. He fosters individual creativity and instils a strong natural instinct, based on reason and reflex.

At Geddes Capital, Dylan is responsible for raising fast international capital to structure creative finance solutions for credible SMEs, from an extensive range of sectors throughout South Africa. He is also Founder of Geddes Capital Commodities, which is an independent commodity trade finance company which takes advantage of the ‘trade finance gap’, impacting SMEs suffering from global banking inefficiencies.

Dylan is an investor, director and sits on the Boards of numerous businesses. With over 25 years’ global experience in investment banking, he is able to offer his highly developed personal skills and knowledge to clients, to help facilitate corporate and personal development.

Previously, Dylan spent more than twenty years in Equity trading for ICBC, Citigroup, HSBC and Martin & Co. in Johannesburg and London.

Dylan Pooley’s Background

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Entrepreneur, Investor & Business Mentor
Cape Town, ZA
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Geddes Capital Commodities
Partner
Apr 2019 - Present
Cape Town, ZA
GCC is an independent commodity trade finance company which partners with producers & traders to optimize their workflow process in exporting to the rest of the world. GCC acts as both a funding partner & supply chain advisor to shorten delivery cycles, improve product quality, security & facilitate scalability of the client's supply chain.
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Other Business Interests

Investor & Board Member
Jan 2017 - Present
London, UK
A private network of seasoned investors and operators investing in partnership with outstanding entrepreneurs to build great companies.
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Akata Renewable Energy
Investor & Board Member
May 2016 - Present
London, UK
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