Peter Moon - Non-Executive Chairman
Peter has been involved in the institutional investment business for many years. In 2009 he retired from the Universities' Superannuation Scheme Limited where he was Chief Investment Officer running a fund of some £27.5 billion. The previous institutions where he was worked include British Airways Pensions, National Provident and Slater Walker Investment Management. Peter has also acted as adviser to a number of Councils including Lincolnshire and Middlesbrough. He has served as Chairman of the NAPF Stock Exchange Sub-Committee and as a member of the NAPF Investment Committee.
Jonathan Keeling - Executive Deputy Chairman
Jonathan is one of the founders of Arden. A graduate in economics, he joined Albert E Sharp as an equity salesman in 1985, was made a director in 1989 and Head of Small Cap Sales in the early 1990s. Jonathan left Albert E Sharp in 2001 and then briefly worked for Harris Allday and Old Mutual Securities before joining the team to form Arden.
James Reed-Daunter - Chief Executive Officer
James is a Business Economics and Accountancy graduate of Southampton University. He joined Albert E Sharp in 1992 in their private clients unit working on their unit trust and fund management desk. In 1995 he moved to become an equity sales director selling small-mid cap stocks to UK investing institutions. James is a founding partner of Arden, joining in November 2002 as Head of Equity Sales.
Steve Wassell - Chief Operating Officer
Having established and developed his own business in the outdoor leisure sector over a fifteen year period, prior to it being acquired by Tandem Group plc in 2000, Steve subsequently held a number of senior operational roles in companies within a diverse range of sectors, including Automotive, Leisure and Social Care - both in private and publicly quoted companies. Steve joined Arden Partners as Operations Director in January 2009.
Mark Ansell - Non-Executive Director
Mark is a Chartered Accountant and has significant experience as a business consultant and director involved in strategic and corporate finance advice and in management and leadership roles. Mark has previously held senior roles in many organisations including being the Deputy Chief Executive and Finance Director of Aston Villa plc, Interim Chief Executive of Marketing Birmingham and as a Senior Partner and Partner in charge of Corporate Finance of Deloitte in Birmingham and the Midlands.