Nick Burnell

Nick Burnell

Financial services

Freddie de Lisle

Freddie de Lisle

Head of Financial services

Simon Poole

Simon Poole

Financial services

Paul Woodhouse

Paul Woodhouse

Financial services

Nick Burnell

Nick Burnell

Financial services

Nick holds an MA in law from Cambridge University. He co-founded BlueHaven Capital Partners in 2010 having been CEO of Knight Frank’s investment management business where he grew assets under management to over £1 billion. During this period he established one of the largest pan-European property companies listed in London, as well as managing a portfolio of private UK property accounts and being Head of Financial Services. He previously spent 14 years at Morgan Grenfell in London and New York. Nick specialises in capital raising for asset backed transactions in the real estate, renewables and financial services sectors and collaborates with Corbett Keeling in these areas.

Freddie de Lisle

Freddie de Lisle

Head of Financial services

Freddie graduated from Oxford University prior to becoming, in 1984, an executive search consultant specialising in insurance. He founded his own firm in 1989 and is now a director of Stanton Chase, where he leads the insurance and life and pensions recruitment practice. His clients include major insurance groups – both underwriting and broking. He has worked on assignments across Europe and the Americas and is Head of Corbett Keeling’s Financial services team.

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Simon Poole

Simon Poole

Financial services

Simon was Commercial Director at financial services group TSB and Head of Strategy at insurer ITT London & Edinburgh prior to becoming Head of Insurance at KPMG corporate finance. In 2002, he set up Membership Solutions to complement the corporate finance advice given to clients with sales/marketing opportunities. He is a member of Corbett Keeling’s Financial services team.

Paul Woodhouse

Paul Woodhouse

Financial services

Paul has worked in the insurance sector for his whole career, becoming in 1988 Managing Director of JH Minet Reinsurance Brokers, one of the leading reinsurance brokers in the world. Following Minet’s acquisition by Aon, he was Managing Director of retrocessional reinsurance at leading independent Lloyd’s broker Ballantyne McKean & Sullivan. Since then he has worked in executive search. Paul is part of Corbett Keeling’s Financial services team, focusing particularly on insurance sector transactions.