Aka Swombat. Serial entrepreneur, tech geek and startup blogger, prolific HN commenter. GrantTree founder. His superpower: the ability to turn anything into a so-called "dan joke".
After several years spent working and studying around Europe (Ireland, Holland, Italy, Austria, Sweden), Jeff has finally landed at GrantTree and brings his friendly Canadian approach to working with clients.
Chris studied Politics at Glasgow University before working in a Government Strategy Unit. He joined Granttree in 2013 as a client manager, and is also a PhD researcher in surveillance. He’s also really good at hiding stuff.
Over the last 15 years Richard has founded three start-ups and successfully raised funds through private and public channels. He remembers all too well the first time people navigated Shoreditch on micro-scooters.
George has served as an officer in the Royal Navy and built a startup to a turnover of 6 million in three years. Now as a GrantTree Director he spends his days helping our clients grow, and his free time rowing on the River Thames.
Don is perpetually curious. He can't wait to find out about what you're working on and how we can help you. Nothing drives him more than your passion for your business. He is also a dab hand at DIY - in fact, he built the big desk in our office. Come in and see it and have a chat with him.
Orsi loves learning about the hot trends and fun new products. A nomad at heart, she's reached GrantTree by way of Milan and Barcelona. Now she's getting to know the London tech scene inside out. Ask her about it some time.
Joanna studied at the University of Manchester, and is fluent in two languages - but you'll never guess which*. She's recently returned to London from working in Hong Kong to tackle the world of tax credits. *(German and Chinese)
Aka Pow! GrantTree founder, public speaker, über-networker. Her superpower: the ability to turn anything into a dirty joke.
Greenie moved from Hong Kong to join GrantTree in 2013. She combines three superpowers: a law degree, a computer science masters, and some serious tax kung-fu.
When she graduated Pippa set out to explore life in a big agency and worked in both New Business and Marketing teams. Now she's made the move to small-but-perfectly-formed GrantTree to tackle some serious tax-credit-crunching!
Ash loves tech and all things legal (he has one degree in each) - so life at GrantTree suits him perfectly. The only problem is working in Shoreditch: he’s been trying to grow an edgy beard for 5 years, but still no luck.
Jason joined GrantTree after gaining first class honours in a startup-focused degree. Since 2012 he has helped our clients to raise in excess of £2million - and counting. He is also good at pool.
Vwede is our office manager and ensures that everything at GrantTree goes smoothly, and all the rest of the team are happy. She has 10 years' experience in the hospitality industry, so she's used to looking after lots of people at once!
Rowan has a financial background. Before joining GrantTree he spent 4 years trading in the City, and he has a Computer Science degree from Trinity College Dublin. He has at least two nicknames.
Andrew is our resident data and process wrangler. Piles of elaborate process diagrams around the office bear witness to this healthy obsession.
After 15 years working as a tech consultant and project leader, Robin has mastered the skill of programming devices by simply staring at them sternly. He also an experienced grant writer.
With a Cambridge degree in Economics and 6 years in the banking sector, you might think Director Amar is a corporate guy who wears suits and tells people off. You couldn't be more wrong. You'll see when you meet him.
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