Tim Cockroft - Founder, Equity Partner & Chief Executive Officer

Tim Cockroft

Founder, Equity Partner & Chief Executive Officer

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Tim Cockroft

Tim began his career in financial markets on the Stock Exchange floor in 1986. He was one of the founding members of Peel Hunt in 1989, and went on to become CEO in 2004. In 2006, he left Peel Hunt and created Singer Capital Markets which then merged with N+1 Brewin. Tim’s driving ambition is for N+1 Singer to be at the forefront of UK plc, providing equity for the growth of the small and mid-cap sector. Tim went to Wellington College and is married with three daughters. A sports enthusiast in general, he’s particularly keen on cricket, golf, cycling and especially rackets, and was Chairman of The Queen’s Club (2014-2018) and is currently Chairman of CPI Enterprises Inv Committe.

tim.cockroft@n1singer.com | 020 7496 3000

Steve Pearce - Equity Partner & Head of Investment Banking

Steve Pearce

Equity Partner & Head of Investment Banking

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Steve Pearce

Steve is responsible for the firm’s corporate advisory businesses which include Corporate Broking, ECM and M&A. He also has over 20 years’ of city experience as a corporate finance adviser to UK listed plc’s. He was previously at Liberum where he spent 12 years having been a founding member of its investment banking business in 2007.

Steve is a graduate of Durham University and a chartered accountant.

steve.pearce@n1singer.com | 020 7496 3052

Tom Salvesen - Head of Corporate Broking & ECM

Tom Salvesen

Head of Corporate Broking & ECM

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Tom Salvesen

Tom joined N+1 Singer in July 2018 and has over 10 years’ experience in the UK small and mid-cap equity market, firstly as a salesman and latterly as a corporate broker. As well as his advisory capabilities, Tom maintains strong relationships across multiple key institutions in London and throughout the UK. He has also helped structure and lead numerous secondary fundraisings and IPOs in a diverse range of sectors.

tom.salvesen@n1singer.com | 020 7496 3054 

Shaun Dobson - Equity Partner & Head of Corporate Finance

Shaun Dobson

Equity Partner & Head of Corporate Finance

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Shaun Dobson

Shaun has been in the City for over 25 years and has covered every aspect of Corporate Finance, from advising on large scale mergers to capital raising activities, and currently runs one of the largest corporate teams by clients in our industry. Shaun is married with three children and is an extremely competitive sportsman, especially at table tennis.

shaun.dobson@n1singer.com | 020 7496 3006 

Sarah-Rose Perry - Head of Compliance

Sarah-Rose Perry

Head of Compliance

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Sarah-Rose Perry

Having graduated with a 1st in Engineering from Cambridge, Sarah-Rose started her career as a Corporate Financer before moving into the area of Risk and Compliance. Sarah-Rose has held various roles at Deutsche Bank, Nomura, Westpac and most recently was the Chief Compliance Officer for CME Trade Repository. Sarah-Rose has been Head of Compliance at N+1 Singer since September 2019.

sarah-rose.perry@n1singer.com | 020 7496 3093

Julie Nguyen  -  Head of Human Resources

Julie Nguyen

Head of Human Resources

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Julie Nguyen

Julie joined N+1 Singer in March 2015, having previously held various roles in financial services, HR and fund administration in both the UK and Australia. Julie studied a Bachelor of Business (Financial Planning) at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia and holds a MBA from Heriot-Watt University and a CIPD qualification.

julie.nguyen@n1singer.com | 020 7496 3097

Alex Hardwicke - Head of Markets

Alex Hardwicke

Head of Markets

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Alex Hardwicke

Alex studied Psychology at Exeter University and began his 23 year City career at Albert E Sharp Securities. Prior to joining N+1 Singer in 2012, Alex was Head of Sales at Charles Stanley Securities and Altium Securities. He has been ranked as a top 3 small & mid cap salesman by Extel, and currently manages several of the largest UK clients. Alex went to Malvern College where his love of sports developed (hockey, cricket and golf). He is married with two boys and a spaniel.

alex.hardwicke@n1singer.com | 020 7496 3044

Alan Geeves - Equity Partner & Head of Investment Funds

Alan Geeves

Equity Partner & Head of Investment Funds

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Alan Geeves

Alan joined the Investment Funds team at N+1 Singer in April 2009 and has been an Investment Funds specialist for over 28 years. His early career was at Hambros Bank, BZW and Hoare Govett as a Salesman. He moved to Collins Stewart to head the Sales team in 1999 and worked there until mid 2005, when he left to co-found Fairfax, the investment bank, which he left in late 2008. Alan has helped raise over £2bn for new funds in the last 8 years.

alan.geeves@n1singer.com | 020 7496 3030

Richard Hickinbotham - Head of Research

Richard Hickinbotham

Head of Research

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Richard Hickinbotham

Richard is a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years’ experience in the City, and holds a BSc. in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College. Prior to joining N+1 Singer, Richard has held various senior broking roles, including: Global Head of Research and co-Head of UK Investment Banking at Investec; Head of pan-European Small and Midcap research at UBS and most recently Head of European Research at Cantor Fitzgerald Europe. During his career Richard has been top rated in SmallCap Electronics and Engineering and also has experience of working in the corporate world. Richard is passionate about skiing and can usually be found in St Anton as and when time permits. He is also a keen clay shooter.

richard.hickinbotham@n1singer.com | 020 7496 3070 

Megan Willson -  Investor Relations Manager

Megan Willson

Investor Relations Manager

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Megan Willson

Megan joined N+1 Singer in January 2019 with 8 years’ experience, having previously worked at Private Equity firm EQT. Megan works alongside Corporate Broking and Equity Sales assisting clients in the lead up to and during results roadshows. Megan works together with the team to ensure N+1 Singer continues to provide clients with an exceptional and prompt service, delivering investor feedback, share register analysis, market reports and board packs. She holds a BSc degree in Psychology.

megan.willson@n1singer.com | 020 7496 3034

Martin Campbell - Equity Partner & Head of Trade Execution

Martin Campbell

Equity Partner & Head of Trade Execution

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Martin Campbell

Martin studied at Durham University and started his career in 1997 at Henderson Crosthwaite and then Investec. He moved to Bridgewell & Teathers before joining N+1 Singer in 2009. Martin is Head of Trade Execution, covering every listed company in the £50-£250m market cap range. Martin enjoys playing five-a-side football, cycling and running the odd half marathon when his kids allow him the time.

martin.campbell@n1singer.com | 020 7496 3000 

Gareth Henderson - Head of Market Making

Gareth Henderson

Head of Market Making

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Gareth Henderson

Gareth started his market making career in 1998 at Winterflood Securities where he specialised in Aim and SmallCap companies. After 21 years he left Wins to join N+1 Singer as Head of Market Making. Gareth enjoys mountain biking and horse racing, recently retiring as an amateur jump jockey….much to the delight of his wife and three daughters. Gareth also enjoys running and completed the 2019 London marathon in a respectable 2 hours and 57 minutes.

gareth.henderson@n1singer.com | 020 7496 3018

Paul Cooper - Operations Director

Paul Cooper

Operations Director

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Paul Cooper

Paul joined R J Thompson in 1987 as a Trader, before moving to the London Stock Exchange in 1991, where he discovered his role in Operations. He remained there a year before moving on as Head of Middle Office for Teather & Greenwood, where he later progressed to Head of Trading Operations. Paul left in 2008 to join N+1 Singer, and has been our Head of Operations since.

paul.cooper@n1singer.com | 020 7496 3110 

James Wotherspoon - Finance Director

James Wotherspoon

Finance Director

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James Wotherspoon

james.wotherspoon@n1singer.com | 020 7496 3091

Spencer King - Chief Technology Officer

Spencer King

Chief Technology Officer

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Spencer King

Spencer studied Computing at Portsmouth University and began his career in 1997 at AllianceBernstein, where he enjoyed a wide range of technology and change management roles. Prior to joining N+1 in 2015, Spencer was Head of Information Technology covering the EMEA & APAC regions. Spencer is married with two children and enjoys all things tech.

spencer.king@n1singer.com | 020 7496 3101 

Joanna Osborne - Marketing Manager

Joanna Osborne

Marketing Manager

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Joanna Osborne

Joanna joined N+1 Singer in 2018, having previously delivered strategic marketing communications and events for companies including JP Morgan, O2 Telefonica and Greenall’s Gin. She holds a BA (Hons) degree in Business and Management, as well as holding a Diploma in Dramatic Arts.

joanna.osborne@n1singer.com | 020 7496 3124

Our board

Fred Vinton - Chairman

Fred Vinton

Chairman

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Fred Vinton

Fred graduated from Harvard University and started his career at JP Morgan in the US, South America and London where he became the Senior Vice President responsible for the banks’ business in the UK, Ireland and Scandinavia. Later on, he became Chief Operating Officer at Rothschild Group, Chief Executive of the Bemberg family group, Quilvest and Chairman of Electra Partners. Fred is Chairman of The American Museum in Britain and is the director at N+1 Dinamia, GP Investments and several quoted investment vehicles in Latin America and Europe.

Iñigo de Cáceres - Non-executive Director

Iñigo de Cáceres

Non-executive Director

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Iñigo de Cáceres

Iñigo de Cáceres has a degree in Business Administration from Bilbao’s Comercial de Deusto (Spain), with an Erasmus Programme from Université catholique de Louvain (Belgium), and a degree in Geography and History from Uned (Spain). Iñigo started his career at Arthur Andersen in the Strategy team of the Business Consulting division. Before joining the N+1 group, he worked at Diageo, in its Madrid office as their Decision Support Manager and member of the Southern Europe Strategy team. Iñigo is the Chief Operating Officer of the N+1 Group, a position he’s held since he joined the company in 2006.

Henry Chaplin - Equity Partner & Non-executive Director

Henry Chaplin

Equity Partner & Non-executive Director

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Henry Chaplin

Henry led and funded the buy-out of NCM Fund Services Limited from Noble Group in 2009 and is now its chairman. He joined Noble in 1990 and was one of a team of four that bought the bank from the Noble family in 2000. In 2003, he moved from corporate finance to grow the fund management business, building assets under management from £15m to over £230m. Previously Henry was an officer in the Royal Green Jackets for 5 years and then worked in management consultancy. Henry is on the board of a number of other entities including a £200m private equity fund of funds managed by EIF and N+1 Singer, (he was chairman of Singer Capital Markets before its merger with N+1 Brewin in 2012). In 2010, Henry founded RM Capital Markets Limited, a fixed income broking business, with its CEO. In the charitable sector, Henry is on the trustee board of Save the Rhino International and has completed two Himalayan expeditions with Walking With The Wounded.