Group Board

Carla Stent – Marex – Group Board

Carla Stent

Chair of the Group Board

Carla Stent was appointed Non-Executive Chair of the Marex Board in January 2019, having previously been a Non-Executive Board Member since 2014. Carla has extensive executive and non-executive international experience across financial services, principally banking and private equity, as well as retail and travel.

Carla is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has a Masters in Advanced Accounting, Taxation, Business Administration and Auditing from the University of South Africa, Cape Town.

Group Board

Lord Stanley Fink

Lord Stanley Fink is a well-known financial services professional, with a long and diverse track record in the industry. He holds a degree in Law from Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge and is a Chartered Accountant. He has worked at Mars and Citibank NA before joining Man Group plc in 1987, stepping down as Deputy Chairman of the Group in 2008 after a career spanning 21 years including as Group CEO. He was formerly the Chairman of ISAM Europe LLP and Zenith Hygiene Group plc and is now currently Chairman for Bud Financial Limited and a non-executive director of Marex and British Pearl.

Lord Fink is a committed philanthropist, whose focus is health, education and the environment. His roles include being a Trustee of ARK (Absolute Return for Kids), a Trustee of the Mayor’s Fund for London and Co-Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies. He was Chairman of the highly successful campaign by the Evelina London Hospital’s Appeal to raise £10 million to assist in equipping the new hospital in 2005. He is also Chair Emeritus of the Board of Governors of Burlington Danes Academy, which he sponsored through ARK. Lord Fink was raised to the Peerage in 2011.

Jeremy Isaacs CBE

Jeremy Isaacs is a Founding Partner of JRJ Group, with four decades of financial services industry and investment experience. At JRJ Group, Jeremy is closely involved with the implementation and guidance of fund strategy, as well as the development and execution of portfolio company strategy. He is also central to the development and maintenance of JRJ Group’s extensive financial industry relationships with senior personnel across the institutional landscape, as well as with regulators and governments. Prior to establishing JRJ Group, in late 2008, Jeremy was the Chief Executive Officer of Lehman Brothers in Europe, Middle East, and Asia. Before joining Lehman Brothers, he led the European equity derivatives trading business of Goldman Sachs.

Jeremy serves as a non-executive director of Nomad Foods Limited and Go Acquisitions. He participates in numerous philanthropic activities, holding a range of positions, including Trustee of The J Isaacs Charitable Trust and Chair of Trustees for the Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice. He has previously served as non-executive director of Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust 2003-16; Member of British Olympic Advisory Board 2007-12, and member of the Bridges Development Fund Advisory Board 2008-18. Jeremy was appointed Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the 2015 Queen’s Birthday Honours for his services to the NHS. He is an Honorary Fellow of the London Business School and a Doctor of Philosophy, Honoris Causa, Haifa University, Israel.

Joe Cohen

Joseph Cohen is one of the three Founding Partners of Trilantic Europe. Prior to Trilantic Europe, Joe spent 20 years at Lehman Brothers, of which 13 years at Lehman Brothers Merchant Banking where he was the European Co-Head. He was also a member of the Lehman Brothers’ Investment Management Division’s European Operating Committee. Prior to that, he was a member of Lehman Brothers Corporate Finance team based in Paris, New York, and London. Joe is currently a director of Marex and YM&U. Joe holds a BSc in Economics from London School of Economics.

Daniel Hallgarten

Daniel Hallgarten is, among other roles, a partner of BXR Advisory Partners LLP, an adviser to the BXR Group. He has worked in predecessor firms to BXR Advisory Partners and also the UK arm of a predecessor of the BXR Group since 2005. Prior to this he was CFO of a software start-up following ten years as an investment banker first at S.G. Warburg in London and Madrid and, following two years at the European Investment Fund in Luxembourg, UBS Investment Bank in London. Mr Hallgarten is a Chartered Accountant (Arthur Andersen & Co., London) and received a degree in Chemistry from the University of Nottingham, from where he also holds an honorary doctorate in Law.

Roger Nagioff

Roger Nagioff is a founding partner of JRJ Group and has 35 years of operating and investing experience in the financial services and real estate industries. Prior to co-founding JRJ Group, he served in various senior executive positions within Lehman Brothers, holding leadership roles in a number of business lines in Europe and the United States.

Mr Nagioff was Global Head of Fixed Income at Lehman Brothers, succeeding to the role from his previous position as Chief Operating Officer for Europe, and before that, as Co-Head of Global Equities.

Mr Nagioff holds a BA in Law.

Henry Richards

Henry Richards is a Principal in the Investment Team at JRJ Group, where he is responsible for origination, evaluation and execution of private equity investments. Previously, Henry was an investment banker at JP Morgan in London in the Financial Institutions Group.

Henry is also a Director of Optimum SME Finance, an SME focussed lender.

Mr Richards holds a BA (Hons) in Classics from the University of Durham.

Diane Moore

Diane Moore was appointed as an Independent Non-Executive Director of the Marex Board and Chair of the Audit & Compliance Committee in February 2021. Diane has extensive regulatory and financial services experience, including previous executive roles at the Bank of England (1985 to 1997), Oesterreichische Nationalbank (1997 to 2001) and the Financial Services Authority (2001 to 2013).

Diane’s current non-executive appointments include Axis Bank UK Limited and Cantor Fitzgerald Ireland. Until April she was an INED on the main Board of Habib Bank Ltd in Pakistan and until May served as an independent Board member at Cantor Fitzgerald Europe. Prior to June 2019, Diane was Senior Independent Non-Executive Director of MUFG EMEA Securities plc, Non-Executive Chair of the Audit Committee at MUFG Bank (London branch), and Independent Chair of an FCA-authorised fintech start-up, SteadyPay Limited. She was previously a Board member and Trustee of The Mental Health Foundation and Lay Member of the Regulatory Risk Committee of the Solicitors Regulation Authority.

Diane has an MA Joint Honours in French and German from the University of St. Andrews, an MSc in Politics and Public Administration from the University of London, and an MBA (with distinction) from the Open University Business School (Vienna and London).

The Team

The Marex senior management team and the Board that oversees them is made up of individuals with incomparable experience in commodities and financial services.