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Ruppert International, Inc.
Roy Salame
J.P. Morgan Private Bank

William Russell

Innovate Finance

London, UK

Advisory Council Member

Innovate Finance

William Russell


William Russell worked in the city for 19 years, leaving Merrill Lynch as a Managing Director in 2006. In the same year he co-founded Knightsbridge School, a 4-13 prep school in London with 400 pupils. William is a Director of Knightsbridge Schools International which has a global presence, with schools in Colombia, Panama, Turkey and Montenegro.

William is a Director of Red Savannah, Congham Hall and Chairman of CDAM, an asset management firm. He is also an Advisory Council Member for Innovate Finance, a new FinTech trade body for technological innovators working to support financial services.

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UK FinTech Body Launches FinTech For Schools Initiative

Innovate Finance, the independent industry body for UK FinTech, today launches its FinTech for Schools Initiative...Featured speakers at the school event include City of London Corporation’s Alderman William Russell...

Dukes Education acquires Minerva Education

Dukes have launched a new Education Advisory Board (EAB). A true representation of the great and the good in education today...William Russell, Deputy Chair and Trustee of the incredible Place2Be initiative which supports mental health in schools. The EAB will provide thought-leadership, guide innovation, and promote best practice.

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William Russell’s Background

Advisory Council Member
Apr 2015 - Present
London, UK
Innovate Finance is an independent membership association that represents the UK's global FinTech community. Founded in 2014, Innovate Finance is a not-for-profit aiming to accelerate the country's leading position in the global financial services sector by directly supporting the next era of technology-led financial services innovators, whether a young startup or an established industry player.
Senior Advisor
Jan 2015 - Present
London, UK
Leading Independent Capital Markets Advisory Firm whose sole focus is on the success of their corporate and financial sponsor clients.
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Education Advisory Board Member
Sep 2018 - Present
London, UK
Dukes Education supports the development of academic excellence & prepares students for university. The EAB promotes best practice and provide thought-leadership & guide innovation.
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Morden College
Mar 2015 - Present
Blackheath, UK
An independent Charity based in Blackheath, London, governed by a Board of Trustees. Their purpose is to help older people by offering either a home where they can live independently, a home with some domestic support, or 24/7 residential care with nursing in their Care Home. They also grant limited direct financial support to non residents.
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William Russell’s Education

General Arts
1984 - 1987
1978 - 1983