Advisory Board

Who We Are

Dean Bradshaw

CEO

Dean started his corporate career in investment banking at Barclays Capital in London. He worked directly under the Fixed Income Director in the Marketing and Investor relations department, where his duties were to help private and institutional investors make informed decisions on whether to invest in the bank's structured products.
 
Dean has been involved in Startups in Recruitment and Marketing, turning the former from a distressed company into a seven-figure business within three years using his marketing, and acquisition knowledge.
 
After a management buyout, he worked with a Global Private Equity firm in the mid-market division creating greater value for stakeholders using the “buy-and-build” consolidation of companies between $10M-$75M EBITDA.
 
In 2022, Dean set up Millicent Investors to help those owners wanting an exit but who are falling short of the interest in Private Equity.

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Jerremy Newsome

Chairman

 Jerremy is a philanthropist at heart — Today, he helps people achieve financial freedom by creating revenue streams via the stock market. His Real Life Trading brand has now expanded to Australia and the United Kingdom. Jerremy founded the RL Foundation whose mission is to enrich the lives of those who are enriching others
 
In addition to running multiple businesses, Jerremy is actively involved in the G-Force Mastermind Group which has a division that helps start-ups in developing nations and provides rescue & aftercare for sex trafficking survivors.
 
His podcast ‘Broke to Woke’ ranks among the top podcasts globally. He is an Amazon Best-Selling Author and one of the most highly sought-after public speakers that focus on transforming minds and enriching lives as it relates to all things money, finance, and liquid assets.
 
In 2022, Jerremy was been recognized by Forbes Magazine as one of the most astute SME entrepreneurs resulting in an invitation to join the Forbes Business Council.

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Adam Aziz

CFO

Adam is the CFO at Ascott Blake charted accountants, he co-founded the business and brings with him a wealth of experience in the sector. Having qualified in Top 10 Audit firm, Adam moved into the outsourcing sector as an FD of a global outsourcing firm.
He then, having worked with many recruitment clients, moved into the recruitment sector as FD for nGAGE recruitment group (formerly Human Capital Investment Group) which was part of the Hamilton Bradshaw Private Equity house.
 
Adam has a wealth of financial experience having sat on the board of multiple companies and led the acquisition and sale of many businesses across various sectors.
 
He initially trained and qualified with a major accountancy firm in London and started his commercial career heading up the finance function at TMF Group who are global outsourcers.
Adam is fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

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Honglu Fan

CTO

Honglu is an academic researcher who is also deeply involved in software development. He has successfully led several projects, tackling a wide range of technical problems from cutting-edge domains to SME businesses.

Honglu has deep experience with customers, teams, management, and vendors to guide the development of performance-driven technology solutions to meet business, security, financial, competitive, and 
customer demands. 

He has proven track record in developing and executing technolgy automation strategies, 
 
He has expertise in delivering complex, mission-critical applications; machine-learning and object-oriented technologies; and rapid development of enterprise-wide, cost-effective/cost-saving technology platforms and infrastructure ecosystems. 

Extensive knowledge of financial services, trading systems & blockchain/cryptocurrency industries.

 

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