Fry Capital Partners is registered in England and Wales number 11809674.
Jonathan Fry has over 25 years of experience in wealth management. He founded Jonathan Fry & Co. in 1984 to specialise in providing advice to private individuals in the UK. The firm developed a range of innovative financial services for family offices and financial planning. In 2005 the firm became Jonathan Fry & Co Ltd, which expanded to become jonathanfry plc, incorporating new investment management and cash management solutions. The wide ranging experience Jonathan gained from understanding business and family dynamics led him to set up Fry Family Office in 2014, in order to create a specialist family office service for high net worth individuals and private clients with complex financial needs and arrangements. Jonathan holds a number of advanced financial planning, pensions, tax and investment management qualifications. He is authorised by the UK Financial Conduct Authority to hold a number of controlling functions in a financial services institution and has considerable experience both in advising private clients and international tax and financial services regulation. He is a Senior Visiting Fellow in the Faculty of Finance at the Cass Business School, and a regular speaker at a range of summits and conferences in the UK, Europe and Asia on wealth management, entrepreneurship and family office services.
Mark Beilby holds a BA Hons First Class in Modern History from Oriel College, Oxford, and was a tutor at both Balliol and Oriel Colleges. He was subsequently a TV writer and Executive Producer (White City Films, Video Arts). He began his financial career as a Corporate Finance analyst at Morgan Stanley, and worked for 24 years in TMT Corporate Finance and Investment Analysis. He was rated number 1 European TMT Analyst for 9 years by a combination of Extel, Institutional Investor magazine and Reuters surveys. After 6 years at SG Warburg and 8 years as a Managing Director at Deutsche Bank he joined JP Morgan as Managing Director for European Media in 2003. In 2008 he co-founded Lumi Technologies which is a market leader in the provision of consumer insight and engagement through the mobile device, deploying patented technology. He has been a visiting Lecturer in Finance at The Cass Business School in the City University of London and a business mentor for the UK NESTA, coaching growth companies in the media and technology space.
After 3 years as a software developer in Canada working on government and private sector contracts, Gavin moved to the UK to attend the London Film School. After graduating, he joined Oscar-winning UK producer Jeremy Thomas’s Film Trustees/ Glinwood Films group, moving in 1994 to sales agency Mayfair Entertainment. In 1996, Gavin co-founded media finance boutique Apollo Media, where he has been involved in the production / finance of film and television content with an aggregate value of over $400M, including The Zookeeper (with Sam Neill), Festival Express (with Janis Joplin, Grateful Dead, and The Band), and Abel Ferrara's Chelsea On The Rocks. In 2008, he co-founded Lumi Insight, a mobile tech company that has developed a patented state-of-the-art content management system enabling real-time interactivity on any mobile device. Lumi was awarded 5 innovation grants in 2010/ 2011 by the UK's Technology Strategy Board, and in 2014 was selected for the first wave of technology companies to the exclusive Future Fifty, the UK Government's fast-track programme to support high growth businesses. In 2013, Gavin launched the Ingenious Senior Film Fund, an LLP fund that finances films with budgets over $10M, which he co-manages. Investments include The Dressmaker (with Kate Winslet), Hunter's Prayer (with Sam Worthington), and The Secret Scripture (with Rooney Mara). Gavin holds a BA Hons from Trinity College at the University of Toronto, a Diploma from the London Film School, and a Post-Graduate Certificate from European Audio-Visual Entrepreneurs (EAVE), an EU Media Programme.
Christian has over 24 years’ experience in the fund management industry and has held senior positions including Head of International at Bear Stearns, CEO of Julius Baer’s UK asset management business, and senior appointments at Chase Asset Management and Lazard Asset Management. He is an active investor in the field of renewable energy and a Director of Hazel Renewable Energy VCT 2 plc a fund he helped establish in 2010. Until 2012 he was a Partner at Hazel Capital, a specialist cleantech investment manager who launched the Hazel Renewable Energy VCTs, which raised over £42 million to invest in the renewables sector. Christian is a graduate of the Royal Military Academy.
Edward began his career in business development at The Quintus Group, which created and implemented intellectual property rights for television content. He was responsible for setting up offices in Mumbai, Delhi and Kingston, Jamaica. His clients included JP Morgan, Microsoft, Bain & Company, Compaq, CNBC, Electrolux, Samsung, Sony Entertainment Television, ESPN Star and LG. In 2005 he became the Director of the Montenegro Property Fund, Ltd, a private company incorporated in Jersey and the Channel Islands that purchased over 40 apartments and houses. Edward also owns the Barningham Estate, a rural business encompassing 7000 acres of land, that includes agricultural holdings, holiday cottages, commercial property, sporting and forestry activity. Since 2011 Edward has been a co-Director of Pennine Biomass Ltd, which provides a total biomass solution including initial design concept, installation, fuel supply, ongoing maintenance and funding. The company has a proven track record to deliver a successful project, from rural property installations to large-scale district heating systems. Edward holds a BA Hons degree in Sociology from Newcastle University, and a graduate of Eton College.
Andy's background encompasses 3 years in underwriting at Royal Insurance, and 15 years in the packaging industry, where he became the Sales Director for the main supplier of own brand tapes into the UK retail sector. Andy was responsible for accounts such as Coca-Cola, Trebor Bassett, BASF, Hovis, Dow Chemical, Nestle, restructuring and managing the UK operations of a Dutch multi-national company, and increasing turnover by 112% over a four year period, and tripled the turnover of a UK SME over a six year period and took on responsibility for European product management for one of the parent company’s products. Since 2011 he has been the co-Director of Pennine Biomass Ltd & Pennine Enterprises Ltd where he is responsible for driving business growth forward and ensuring the company capitalises on Government renewable energy policies and initiatives. Pennine Biomass are leaders in the installation of biomass district heating systems, wood chip fuel and heat supply, forestry operations and funded ESCo models in the North of England. He holds a BA(Hons) Banking, Insurance & Finance from Bangor University.
Michael's background includes management and innovation consulting; leading the content team for the Idea Factory Europe; business and tech reporting for South Africa's first web newspaper, the Daily Mail & Guardian; running settlement operations for Standish, Ayer & Wood, a Boston investment management firm; and work in the politics of financial institutions in Africa in the Political Science Department at Berkeley. Mike also worked in intellectual property commercialisation in UK higher education, serving as Director of Business Development at Goldsmiths, University of London. Aside from developing the University of London's Centre for Creative Collaboration in King's Cross, he also sat on the Board of the Emerald Fund (London Development Agency fund for commercialising IP), and the Capital Culture Exchange, a consortium of London's premier arts-based institutions. Mike donated The Marion Stokes Collection of 30 years of videotaped television news, and works with the Internet Archive to digitise and publicise the collection. Mike holds an MA in Political Science from Berkeley, University of California, and an ALB in Philosophy from Harvard University.
Christina began her career as an academic, researching and teaching Philosophy and English. After lecturing at three UK universities, she switched from practicing academic to academic entrepreneur, taking business development roles involving commercialising and exploiting intellectual property at Cass Business School, City University of London. In this capacity, she participated in the London Development Agency's Emerald Fund programme, and sat on the Board of the London Centre for Arts and Cultural Enterprise (now the Culture Capital Exchange), a consortium to bring together universities and the creative industries. In 2011, she founded and developed Cass Consulting, an entity that raised private funding for research via spin outs, joint ventures, licensing and sponsored proprietary research in financial services. Christina also handled relationship management for Solent Systematic Investment Strategies, a consultancy firm based on new academic research that creates passive investment strategies for markets. She holds a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Sussex and the Investment Management Certificate (IMC).
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