Nicola has been a leading fund manager in the City of London for
over twenty-eight years.
During that time, she has set up and managed a number of
Nicola was educated at Balliol College, Oxford and began her
career in the City in 1983 when she joined SG Warburg, which was
then one of the leading merchant banks. She worked in the
investment department, which eventually became Mercury Asset
Management, and was appointed a director in 1989. In 1991, she
moved to Morgan Grenfell Asset Management (the UK institutional and
private-client business) in 1992. During her time in this role,
assets under management increased from £4 billion to £22.5 billion.
In 1997, Nicola set up SG Asset Management (UK) for the French Bank
Société Générale with Keith Percy, with whom she had worked at
Morgan Grenfell. Their target of raising £5 billion within five
years was achieved in two years, and funds under management reached
£7 billion a year later. In 2004, Nicola set up Bramdean Asset
Management LLP with Sir Derek Higgs. The company ran a number
of alternative investment mandates and the fund-of-funds business
was sold to Aberdeen Asset Management at the end of 2009.
Nicola is also the CEO of Money&Co.
Nathan Engelbrecht, Development
Nathan has had creative leadership roles across many sectors
including animation, fine art and TV.
He has vast experience in script editing, and development and
has successfully pitched to various broadcasters and studios.
With a comprehensive knowledge of the film and television
markets, Nathan brings a narrative sensibility that ensures Derby
Street Films work with the best screenplays.
Nathan has completely an M.A. in Art Business from the
University of Manchester