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William Russell

Innovate Finance

London, UK

Advisory Council Member

Innovate Finance

William Russell
Biography
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. He is a Director of Knightsbridge Schools International which has a global presence, with schools in Colombia, Panama, Turkey and Montenegro. He 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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18 Oct 2017
Thousands to grace Gahanga Cricket Stadium inauguration

Preparations are in high gear for the official launch of the state-of –the-art Gahanga Cricket Stadium on October 28. It will be a day for the sports fraternity and Rwanda in general to  celebrate a milestone in the country’s cricketing history...invited guests include...William Russell the sheriff of the City of London, among others.

16 Mar 2017
E Financial News
HRH The Duke of York to join Lord Mayor’s Big Curry Lunch

The tenth annual Lord Mayor’s Big Curry Lunch is to take place on Thursday 6th April 2017 and will feature HRH The Duke of York as its Guest of Honour. The Lunch, in aid of ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, has raised more £1.5 million since its launch in 2007 and attracts some of the leading figures in Government and the City. The 2017 Lunch is hosted for the first time by the Rt Hon The Lord Mayor, Alderman Dr Andrew Parmley, who will be accompanied by Alderman and Sheriff Peter Estlin and Alderman and Sheriff William Russell.

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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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Other Business Interests

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Morden College
Trustee
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.
Chairman
Sep 2014 - Present
London, UK
An investment manager focused on preserving capital whilst seeking to deliver consistent returns irrespective of market conditions.
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William Russell’s Education

General Arts
1984 - 1987
1978 - 1983