NEW YORK and LONDON, Sept. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Motive Companions, a specialist non-public fairness agency centered on software program and data providers corporations that serve the monetary providers trade, proclaims its formal partnership with Nellie Levchin and Sim Tshabalala as new members of its World Advisory Council. Levchin and Tshabalala will present strategic steerage to the Motive Companions ecosystem, extending the agency’s connectivity throughout monetary providers, expertise and funding administration.
The Motive Companions World Advisory Council members are carefully aligned with the agency’s overarching technique with deep experience investing, working and innovating in monetary expertise and monetary providers. Having held senior management positions at a number of the world’s most profitable monetary providers and expertise corporations, the World Advisory Council members’ information and networks lengthen the agency’s area experience and connectivity.
Rob Heyvaert, Founder & Managing Accomplice at Motive Companions commented: “As we proceed to construct a uniquely positioned funding platform, we all the time search to develop the Motive Companions household with new colleagues that can profit from the mutual worth of the connection and the Motive platform. We’re very excited to welcome Nellie and Sim to the Motive Companions World Advisory Council, the place their distinctive experience throughout rising applied sciences and rising markets respectively, might be vastly additive to our present composition. My colleagues and I’ve a deep respect for Nellie and Sim, not just for their notable achievements and contributions to our trade, however for his or her continued perception within the potential of expertise and its impression on the monetary providers trade.”
Nellie Levchin joins the World Advisory Council with a wealth of expertise from the West Coast monetary expertise motion and with a novel purview into rising applied sciences throughout monetary providers. Nellie relies in San Francisco and is a Founding Accomplice at SciFi VC, an early stage enterprise fund, centered totally on monetary expertise, investing within the subsequent technology of economic merchandise that mix entry, effectivity and transparency for companies and customers.
Beforehand, Nellie served as Chief Danger Officer at Clarium Capital Administration, Peter Thiel’s Hedge Fund, the place she was instrumental in serving to Clarium navigate the 2008 monetary disaster, and was an early worker at PayPal.
Nellie Levchin, World Advisory Council member at Motive Companions commented: “I’m excited to be becoming a member of the World Advisory Council at the moment, and at an enchanting and pivotal time for our trade. Because the monetary expertise market continues to develop, so too does Motive’s alternative. I’m wanting ahead to bringing my information and expertise to the Motive workforce and to supporting the broader Motive imaginative and prescient.”
Sim Tshabalala joins the World Advisory Council, bringing an growing understanding of the way forward for common banking, in addition to inimitable trade insights to rising markets. Sim relies in South Africa and is the Group Chief Govt of the Normal Financial institution Group, the biggest financial institution in Africa by property. In parallel, Sim sits on the Boards of the Liberty Group, the Banking Affiliation of South Africa, and the Institute of Worldwide Finance and was made a Fellow of the Institute of Bankers of South Africa in 2018.
Sim Tshabalala, World Advisory Council member at Motive Companions commented: “Having spent my profession in monetary providers, and seen how impactful the intersection of expertise with banking could be, I imagine there stays a big alternative to create efficiencies and enhance the best way we’ve got carried out issues traditionally, which is extra inclusive and accessible for everybody around the globe. The imaginative and prescient and deep experience of the Motive Companions workforce is an asset for the trade and I stay up for working with the distinctive group already concerned and to bringing my very own experience to the desk.”
Along with Levchin and Tshabalala, the World Advisory Council at present includes:
- Stephen Catlin, CEO & Founding father of Convex and Former CEO & Founding father of Catlin;
- Sir Douglas Flint CBE, Chairman of Normal Life Aberdeen and Former Group Chairman of HSBC;
- Rosemary Leith, Founding Director of the World Extensive Internet Basis and NED at HSBC UK;
- Peter Leukert, Group CIO at Deutsche Telekom;
- Alastair Lukies CBE, Founder & CEO of Pollinate Worldwide;
- James Neary, Managing Director of Warburg Pincus;
- Henry Ritchotte, Former Chief Working Officer of Deutsche Financial institution;
- Lawrence H. Summers, Charles W. Eliot College Professor and President Emeritus at Harvard College & 71st Secretary of the USA Treasury;
- John W. Thompson, Board Chair of Microsoft;
- Paul Walker, Former Co-Head of Know-how at Goldman Sachs; and
- Romesh Wadhwani, Chairman & CEO of Symphony Know-how Group
About Motive Companions
Motive Companions is a specialist non-public fairness agency with places of work in New York Metropolis and London, specializing in control-oriented progress fairness and buyout investments in software program and data providers corporations primarily based in North America and Europe and serving 5 major subsectors: Banking & Funds, Capital Markets, Information & Analytics, Funding Administration and Insurance coverage. Motive Companions brings differentiated experience, connectivity and capabilities to create long-term worth in monetary expertise corporations.
Extra data on Motive Companions could be discovered at www.motivepartners.com
SOURCE Motive Companions