KEY PEOPLE

Demica has a hugely talented team of people working in all areas of the business. Below are the key first points of contact – we look forward to introducing you to the rest of the team as we start working together.

Matt Wreford
Chief Executive Officer
+44 (0) 20 7450 2566
Matt Wreford joined Demica in 2014. Previously he was CEO of the $1bn AUM financial services group, IPGL, and CEO of investment banking boutique, Exotix Partners. He is a qualified chartered accountant.

Languages: English
Specialisms: Supply Chain Finance, Trade Receivables Finance

Maurice Benisty
Chief Commercial Officer
+44 (0) 20 7450 2569
Maurice Benisty joined Demica in October 2017 from Wells Fargo where he was CEO, Commercial Distribution Finance, responsible for a $2.8bn receivables business with over 12,000 clients across EMEA and APAC. Prior to this, over a 12-year period, he held a number of senior positions within GE Capital including Chief Commercial Officer of GE Capital International. Prior to GE, Maurice worked as a senior investment banker at Lehman Brothers, Bankers Trust and Paribas.

Languages: English
Specialisms: Trade Receivables Finance, Distribution Finance, Leveraged Finance, Partnerships and Business Development, Corporate Advisory

Francois Terrade
Managing Director - Working Capital Solutions
+44 (0) 20 7450 2546
Francois Terrade joined Demica in November 2015. With more than 20 years of experience with Société Générale CIB and GE Capital in cross-border receivables financing, Francois helps corporates and private equity funds across Europe secure working capital solutions in France and in Europe by way of securitisation, factoring or asset-based financing in order to meet their strategic objectives.

Languages: English, French, German
Specialisms: Structuring, Factoring, Asset-Based Financing

Tim Davies
Managing Director - Demica Finance
+44 (0) 20 7450 2502
Tim Davies joined Demica in May 2015. Tim has over 20 years’ experience in capital markets securitisation and structured finance in the North American, European and emerging markets across multiple asset classes, products, private and public markets.

Languages: English
Specialisms: Trade Receivables Securitisation

Daniel Kustrin
Chief Technology Officer
+44 (0) 20 7450 2531
Daniel Kustrin joined Demica from Cardano Risk Management where he was Global Head of Technology responsible for development and infrastructure across locations in the UK and the Netherlands. He was previously Global Head of Quant, Derivatives and Risk Technology and before that spent nearly 10 years at Barclays Capital in a variety of technology roles.

Languages: English
Specialisms: Demica platform partnerships and development

Jen Collet
Chief Operating Officer
+44 (0) 20 7450 2536
Jen Collet joined Demica in February 2016. Jen has nearly 20 years of FinTech experience in the US and Europe. Immediately prior to joining Demica, she was Chief Operating Officer, Europe at OpenFin, and before that at ICAP Post Trade Risk and Information Services. She previously spent six years at ICELink in a variety of roles, culminating as Global Business Manager and North American Director.

Languages: English
Specialisms: Operations

Kishore Patel
Senior Technical Architect
+44 (0) 20 7450 2567
Kishore Patel joined Demica in 2001. An experienced system architect and application developer, Kishore is responsible for the design, development and maintenance of key components for the front-end of the platform.

Languages: English, Hindi
Specialisms: Demica platform development

Diego A. Palacios
Associate Director - Corporate Development
+44 (0) 20 7450 2521
Diego A. Palacios joined Demica in October 2016. Previously worked at ING Bank both in Amsterdam and London. Diego has over 6 years of investment banking experience in both Financial Institutions Advisory and Corporate Finance mainly focusing on Mergers & Acquisitions.

Languages: English, Spanish
Specialisms: Strategy, Partnerships, Syndications

Angel G. Blanco
Director - Working Capital Solutions
+34 91 123 28 88
Angel G. Blanco joined Demica in April 2016. Previously working at Banco Santander as Head of Receivables products, Angel has over 10 years’ experience in Corporate Banking performing different roles in Structured Trade Finance and Working Capital Solutions. He was globally responsible for origination, structuring and execution of transactions, helping corporates to optimise their working capital and meeting their strategic financing needs.

Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese
Specialisms: Receivables Financing, Working Capital solutions and Structured Trade & Commodity Finance

Mansour Davarian
Director - Working Capital Solutions
+44 (0) 20 7450 2505
Mansour Davarian joined Demica in May 2016 having previously worked at HSBC and Hitachi Capital. Mansour brings over 8 years of origination and structuring experience in credit, lending and structured finance, executing and managing transactions for global large corporates across a number of jurisdictions.

Languages: English
Specialisms: Trade Receivables Securitisation, Receivables Financing, Supply Chain Finance

Enrique Jimenez
Director Supply Chain Finance - Working Capital Solutions
+44 (0) 20 7450 2515
Enrique Jimenez joined Demica in June 2016. Previously working at Banco Santander as Head of Supply Chain Finance & Trade products in Continental Europe. Enrique has 18 years’ experience in Corporate banking with a mix of Equity Research and Working Capital Solutions roles. He covered the full spectrum from Product Specialist to Origination and hence managed the team who originated, structured, implemented and monitored operations.

Languages: English, Spanish
Specialisms: Supply Chain Finance, Working Capital Solutions, Factoring

Karel Krejci
Director - Working Capital Solutions
+44 (0) 20 7450 2547
Karel Krejci joined Demica in October 2015. Previously working at PrimeRevenue, Karel has more than five years experience in supply chain finance and the procure-to-pay application software space, representing tech start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.

Languages: English, Czech, French, German
Specialisms: Supply Chain Finance

Giovanni Lazzeri
Director - Working Capital Solutions
+44 (0) 20 7450 2551
Giovanni Lazzeri joined Demica in February 2016. With more than 20 years of investment banking experience at Société Générale, ABN AMRO and Mediobanca, Giovanni was responsible for origination, structuring and execution of domestic and Pan-European structured finance transactions for corporates, financial institutions and public sector entities. He is a qualified chartered accountant and legal auditor in Italy.

Languages: English, Italian
Specialisms: Trade Receivables Securitisation, Asset-Based Financing, Tax and illiquid assets monetisation, Factoring