Who we are

Finlight was created by family officers, born from their belief that technology could help solve the challenges of the role. We now have a diverse, global team with a wealth of experience. Our culture is built upon a spirit of collaboration and knowledge sharing. Other values that define us are integrity a passion for what we do and an inclusive working environment. 

 

The team

Jean-Bernard Tanqueray  (Co-Founder, Managing Director)  M.Ph Int° Macro-Econ, Dauphine. MBA, London Business School  Head of Family Offices 20 years’ experience

Jean-Bernard Tanqueray (Co-Founder, Managing Director)

M.Ph Int° Macro-Econ, Dauphine. MBA, London Business School

Head of Family Offices 20 years’ experience

Yves Coignard  (Co-Founder, Science & Technology Officer)  PhD Computer Sciences, MSc ENSAE  MD, Lehman AM Europe 25 years’ experience

Yves Coignard (Co-Founder, Science & Technology Officer)

PhD Computer Sciences, MSc ENSAE

MD, Lehman AM Europe 25 years’ experience

Lucy Walker  (CMO)  BA Hons English & French, Southampton  20 years’ marketing and digital product management experience – Times, Guardian, EY

Lucy Walker (CMO)

BA Hons English & French, Southampton

20 years’ marketing and digital product management experience – Times, Guardian, EY

 
Iain Palmar  (Sales Director UK)  BSc Business, Brunel  20 years’ private banking experience

Iain Palmar (Sales Director UK)

BSc Business, Brunel

20 years’ private banking experience

Theebak Sothilingam  (Head of Development and AI)  Master Actuary, Waterloo. Machine Learning, Washington  8 years’ experience

Theebak Sothilingam (Head of Development and AI)

Master Actuary, Waterloo. Machine Learning, Washington

8 years’ experience

James Badenhorst  (Digital Marketeer)  BA Brand & Mgt, Vega  6 years’ experience in brand building and start-ups

James Badenhorst (Digital Marketeer)

BA Brand & Mgt, Vega

6 years’ experience in brand building and start-ups

 

The board

Jean-Bernard Tanqueray   Co-Founder, Managing Director  Head of family offices, 20 years’ experience

Jean-Bernard Tanqueray

Co-Founder, Managing Director

Head of family offices, 20 years’ experience

Yves Coignard   Co-Founder, Science & Technology Officer  MD, Lehman AM Europe, 25 years’ experience

Yves Coignard

Co-Founder, Science & Technology Officer

MD, Lehman AM Europe, 25 years’ experience

Natacha Beaumont   The FO Investor  25 years’ corporate finance and investment experience for major single family offices

Natacha Beaumont

The FO Investor

25 years’ corporate finance and investment experience for major single family offices

 

Advisory board

Jörg Sievert   The VC Expert  20 years’ VC experience for corporates and single family offices

Jörg Sievert

The VC Expert

20 years’ VC experience for corporates and single family offices

Jerome Gudgeon   The Technologist  25 years’ of development experience including launching fintech start-ups

Jerome Gudgeon

The Technologist

25 years’ of development experience including launching fintech start-ups

Alexander Kahn   The Digital Marketer  15 years’ VC experience in digital marketing. Serial entrepreneur and BA

Alexander Kahn

The Digital Marketer

15 years’ VC experience in digital marketing. Serial entrepreneur and BA

 
Andrea Favaloro   The Asset Manager  30 years’ investment fund sales experience for major institutional asset managers

Andrea Favaloro

The Asset Manager

30 years’ investment fund sales experience for major institutional asset managers