Our Team

Dermot Campbell
Dermot Campbell
Chief Executive Officer

Dermot Campbell’s career as a wealth management professional has spanned 23 years across a range of disciplines, including management, private banking, financial planning, product specialisation and as an independent financial adviser. This range of experience and knowledge gained through high profile Directorships and management roles has seen Dermot’s reputation as an industry expert and thought-leader grow considerably over the years. Since 2012, Dermot has been Chief Executive of Kuber Ventures Ltd, developing the business from its initial launch to the successful EIS investment platform that it is today.

Andrew Kartashov
Andrew Kartashov
Chief Information Officer

Having worked in highly regarded IT companies in Moscow since the 1990s, Andrew brings a wealth of IT, web development, project management, digital marketing and financial consulting expertise to the Kuber team. As a sophisticated investor himself, Andrew’s all round perspective is instrumental in shaping and perfecting Kuber’s platform offering.

Simon Harvey
Marketing Director

Simon has over 20 years marketing experience within Financial Services having held senior marketing roles at Henderson Global Investors, London & Capital and Aviva Investors. Simon has built a career focused on delivering marketing initiatives closely aligned to business objectives, whist maintaining a keen customer focus.

Thomas Harper
Thomas Harper
Head of Operations

Thomas joined Kuber Ventures as Operations Manager in January 2016. Thomas has over 10 years’ experience in the Financial Services sector, primarily within the Alternative Investments arena, across Ingenious Investments, Future Capital Partners and Cocoon Wealth. Thomas’ roles have spanned both Capital Raising and Operational functions, and key responsibilities have included the raising and deploying of capital into EIS vehicles and the creation and management of cradle-to-grave processes for BPR-qualifying investments. Thomas has also developed extensive hands on project management experience through the development of IT data systems and associated software with First Data International.

Jenny Dalgarno
Sales Manager

Jenny Dalgarno brings over 15 years Financial Services experience largely in sales and including time at Aviva, Selestia, The Hartford, and Partnership. Jenny’s role as Sales Manager is key within the Kuber team and we look forward to her developing the Kuber Ventures sales strategy and associated plans further.

Sean Burrows
Sean Burrows
Business Development Manager

Sean Burrows has over 25 years’ experience in Financial Services across a range of roles including Independent Financial Advisor, Direct Sales, Compliance, Account Management at all levels, Sales Management and Technical Services. Over the last 10 years Sean has specialised in IHT and Trust and Tax planning running Winterthur Life’s Trust and Onshore Bond proposition and as Life Development Manager at AXA Wealth International.

James D’Mello
Business Development Manager

James has over 10 years’ experience within financial services from a range of sectors including Retail Banking, Pension Funds, Derivatives & Retirement Solutions. Over the last 7 years James has focused on the intermediary space looking after both Advisers & Financial Institutions across the UK working for companies such as Santander, MetLife & Retirement Advantage (MGM). James joins Kuber Ventures as a Business Development Manager looking after London & the South East, up through the east of England & Scotland.

Jon Lilley
Business Development Manager

With nearly 40 years experience in Financial Services including roles at Sun Allliance, Scottish Provident and Aegon, Jon brings a considerable level of sales experience to Kuber Ventures having distributed life & pensions investment funds. During Jon’s career he built a strong network of contacts within the Intermediary market place especially within Central London.

Dan Moss
Business Development Manager

Dan is now in his 24th year as a financial services professional having originally started out as both a tied adviser, then IFA both here in the UK and overseas. More recently Dan has built many relationships within the IFA community across the North West and North East UK as a business development manager for AXA, RL30 International, SANLAM and Intrinsic FS covering most financial planning areas both domestically and Internationally but with a natural preference towards tax efficient investing, IHT mitigation and helping IFA’s to plan ahead for their own exit strategy.

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Maggie Campbell
HR Manager

Managing people has been at the heart of Maggie’s career since it began in the hospitality industry, before starting a career in the NHS, which has included Nursing, Midwifery and Human Resources management across the Queen Charlottes and Hammersmith teaching hospitals. 22 years in the NHS have helped Maggie develop a knowledge and practical experience of HR management, service design and risk management all of which have been invaluable through the development of Kuber as a business and an employer.

Francesca Barberis
Francesca Barberis
Operations Executive

Francesca is a member of the Operations team, assisting Thomas Harper with the day-to-day running of the business. A graduate of Exeter University, Fran’s in-depth knowledge of Kuber’s processes is put to good use in the ongoing development of KuberView+.

Sam Bryan
Senior Developer

Sam first joined Kuber Ventures in 2015 and went on to become a full-time member of staff in 2017 after graduating from the University of Cambridge with a degree in Mathematics. Sam is part of the operations team; his role includes
the ongoing development of KuberView+ and its supporting infrastructure to ensure Kuber provides a robust and efficient service to the entire client base.

Ashley Smith
Business Development Associate

Ashley joined as a Business Development Associate with the key objective of providing the Business development Manager with the support required through account liaison and lead generation. Ashley is an ex professional rugby player who represented London Wasps and London Welsh, he now plays for Jamaica Rugby 7s.

Annabel Duthie
Client Services Associate

Annabel is a graduate from Newcastle University with a B.A in Modern Languages and Business Management. Having gained valuable client services experience in Paris for both Savills and Quintessentially Lifestyle Management, she ensures support, guidance and solutions are provided to clients in a timely and courteous manner. Annabel assists Francesca Barberis, facilitating the relationship between Fund Managers and Financial Advisers and simplifying the investment process.

Freddie Thomas
Client Services Associate

Freddie joined Kuber following the completion of his degree in History and Politics from the University of Exeter. Central to Freddie’s role in Client Services is the liaison between Fund Managers and Financial Advisers alike, providing a comprehensive level of communication that ensures an efficient and professional client service experience. Such an approach is fundamental to the Kuber client service proposition and an affirmation of Kuber’s core values.