Meet our dedicated professional team

Meet our dedicated professional team

Our Team

A partner group with a diverse background but shared values, bringing 200+ years of collective operational experience and specialist knowledge.

Our partners are an inspiring and influential amalgam of senior figures drawn from corporate finance, financial investment, operational and legal sectors. They all share the same values and philosophy, predicating actions and results on the fundamentals of integrity, trust, and collaborative, long-term relationships.

Supporting the partners - and a key contributor to Heligan success - is our globally recognised advisory panel of distinguished professionals from the technology, law enforcement, military and intelligence fields.

Our Partners

Brian Blakemore
Brian Blakemore
Chairman

Brian is Chairman of the Group following a distinguished 40 year career in banking and investment.

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Dr Tim Grasby
Dr Tim Grasby
Chief Executive Officer

Tim is the founding partner and CEO of Heligan Group, established with a vision of creating a modern Investment Bank focused on putting the client at the heart.

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Keith Bristow QPM
Keith Bristow QPM
Deputy Chairman

Keith is Head of Sector and Portfolio and a member of the Investment Committee.

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Martin Baines
Martin Baines
Managing Partner 
Heligan Wealth Management

Martin joined Heligan Group to focus on private equity investment and fund-raising activities across the group.

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Greg Easter
Greg Easter
Partner & Finance Director

Greg is a Partner and the Financial Director at Heligan Group.

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Hugo Farmer
Hugo Farmer
Managing Partner 
Heligan Strategic Insights

Hugo leads our Strategic Insights division.

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David French
David French
Partner

David is a Partner with Heligan Group, focusing on growing Heligan’s Venture Capital division leveraging his experience from serial entrepreneurism and venture capital investment.

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Ian Greaves
Ian Greaves
Partner

After a 30+year career in audit, risk management, advisory services, and mergers and acquisitions in the Big Four Ian joined Heligan Group as a Partner.

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Simon Heath
Simon Heath
Managing Partner 
Heligan Corporate Finance

Simon is the Managing Partner of Heligan Corporate Finance with 20 years mid-market M&A advisory experience, having previously been a Director at KPMG Corporate Finance.

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Graeme Monce
Graeme Monce
Partner

Graeme is an expert in the insurance sector and a Chartered Loss Adjuster who joined Heligan Group as a Partner in early 2022.

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Colin Strevens
Colin Strevens
Partner

Colin is a Partner at Heligan Group with a focus on delivering corporate finance advice to mid-market clients.

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James Syrotiuk
James Syrotiuk
Partner

James is a Partner in Heligan's Corporate Finance team after an 18 year career working at PwC and then BGF.

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Tim Watts
Tim Watts
Partner

Tim joined Heligan Group to strengthen Heligan’s Venture Capital and access to private capital proposition.

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Jon Whitbread
Jon Whitbread
Partner

Jon's role is to bring restructuring and legal experience to the Group, along with corporate finance and investment opportunities.

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Our Team

Khaleem Ali
Khaleem Ali
Associate
Amy-Louise Ates
Amy-Louise Ates
Finance Business Partner
Matt Croker
Matt Croker
Director, Corporate Finance
Yasmin Deen
Yasmin Deen
Manager
Andrew Dickinson
Andrew Dickinson
Associate Director
Francess Farnell
Francess Farnell
Personal Assistant to the 
Chief Executive Officer
Judy King
Judy King
Office Manager
Alex Neale
Alex Neale
Senior Associate
Robin Sherwood
Robin Sherwood
Business Manager
Tom Steventon
Tom Steventon
Analyst
Andrew Young
Andrew Young
Financial Controller

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