ACF Team

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Christopher Nicholson - Managing DirectorManaging Director

Christopher Nicholson

Christopher is a financial analyst, entrepreneur, professionally qualified equestrian and amateur eventer. Amongst others he trained as a financial analyst at Global US based fund manager Legg Mason Investors and has been head of Technology and Media Equity Research at Bryan Garnier, a pan-European investment bank and brokerage. He founded ORACA Independent Equity Research a ground breaking highly independent thinking large-cap secondary comm business and ACF Equity Research, a very high quality independent issuer-pays small and mid-cap research business. He opened his first corporate finance business (Destrier Partners) and is approaching the launch of his first non-financial services business. He believes he is only able to do these things because of the quality of the team he works with at ACF. For 11 years he broadcasted and wrote regularly in the leading pan-European and international media including Bloomberg Television, BBC Radio 4, the Financial Times. He studied Biochemistry at Kings followed by Economics at LSE and can conduct business in English and French, speaks German and has basic knowledge of Spanish and Italian. For further information please contact cnicholson@acfequityresearch.com Managing Director (Head of Research) +44 79 77 07 32 91

Amalia Barnoschi - Operations Officer Operations Officer

Amalia Barnoschi

Joining ACF at its founding Amalia started in financial services in 2007 on the sell-side with ORACA, a large-cap independent equity research business that changed the industry. Before financial services Amalia was a highly successful and rapidly promoted young manager in manufacturing. She has worked closely at board level for over 14 years with SMEs and is currently ACF’s Operations Officer. Amalia is at the heart of driving profitability and developing processes to allow our portfolio of businesses to grow. Amalia is fully bilingual English and Romanian and reads Italian. She is working towards her accountancy ACCA qualification with AAT and has a passion for photography, taking her first formal course in May 2018.

Nicole Forewell - Equity Sales Equity Sales

Nicole Forewell

Nicole joined ACF early summer 2017 as an Equity Sales person from Millennium Capital Partners LLP where she worked for three years on Corporate Access reporting to a Portfolio Manager who ran one of the largest global Industrials books in Europe. She spent two years selling in the family Jewellery business prior to this after spending five years in sales and operations at Barclays Capital. She has her CFA Institute IMC and a BSc in Management from Royal Holloway, University of London. Nicole is a professional equestrian and is working towards her coaching qualifications in her own time and runs and cycles. She is a keen and regular volunteer in her community. Nicole speaks English and conversational Mandarin and has some basic Cantonese and French.

Adrian Chiappe - Editor Editor

Adrian Chiappe

Adrian has over 20 years investment research writing, editing and supervisory analysis experience for leading investment banks including Barclays Capital, UBS, BNP Paribas, Jefferies, S&P, Danske Bank, ABN Amro, Lombard Odier and Bear Stearns. He has a deep understanding of his subject. Adrian has executed editing and supervisory analysis for investment banks, brokerages and fund managers. He has up-to-date knowledge of the operational and regulatory framework for international institutional equities markets. Adrian is a materials scientist and has languages.

    Anda Maria Onu - Team PATeam PA

    Anda Maria Onu

    Anda has worked as a PA since 2015 and has strong analytical, organisational and planning skills. Anda is used to liaising with senior people and understands the needs of small and medium sized companies, she has also worked with start-ups and scale-ups. Anda graduated in life sciences in Ecology and Environmental Protection in Romania in 2007 and worked in a laboratory carrying out chemical analysis of industrial waste-water. She is passionate about the environment and works as a volunteer for the Sussex Wildlife Trust doing conservation work at the Old Lodge nature reserve and about which she writes an occasional blog. She is a school governor and has been a juror at the Royal Court of Justice and when not doing her part for society, she enjoys dance, horses, swimming, opera and theatre.

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