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As well as our fantastic investment products, we are committed to upholding a high-end, personalised and dedicated service for all our customers – the kind of service those major corporate investment houses and multi-millionaires are used to receiving. With Basset & Gold, you’ll always have a one-to-one investment relationship manager to answer your questions, understand your financial ambitions and guide you through your investment journey with us. Our expert team is vastly experienced in global investment and we specialise in funding large-scale lending platforms.

Daniel Smith

Daniel has been with Basset & Gold since its inception and is responsible for the build and management of the Relationship Management team. Previously working within UK and European Customer Service, Daniel brings to the role a wealth of customer-facing service experience. During his spare time, Daniel is an avid walker and loves nothing better than hiking across the North Yorkshire moors with his dog Oscar.

Daniel

Daniel has been with Basset & Gold since its inception and is responsible for the build and management of the Relationship Management team. Previously working within UK and European Customer Service, Daniel brings to the role a wealth of customer-facing service experience. During his spare time, Daniel is an avid walker and loves nothing better than hiking across the North Yorkshire moors with his dog Oscar.

Dina Benzaquen

Dinah is a solicitor with over 10 years’ experience in financial regulation and crime. She is also fluent in 4 languages. Dinah served as a Senior Crown Prosecutor for the Crown Prosecution Service and an Associate for the Enforcement and Financial Crime Division of the Financial Conduct Authority before entering the private sector.

dinah

Dinah is a solicitor with over 10 years’ experience in financial regulation and crime. She is also fluent in 4 languages. Dinah served as a Senior Crown Prosecutor for the Crown Prosecution Service and an Associate for the Enforcement and Financial Crime Division of the Financial Conduct Authority before entering the private sector.

Anthony Margolis

Anthony grew up in London. He has been a Relationship Manager at Basset & Gold since June 2016. Prior to that, he has built up a wealth of experience both in B2B as well as B2C in areas including insurance, finance, marketing and advertising. Anthony enjoys watching most sports both live and mainly on television. He likes most genres of music, enjoys singing, and has performed in a choir at concerts.

Anthony

Anthony grew up in London. He has been a Relationship Manager at Basset & Gold since June 2016. Prior to that, he has built up a wealth of experience both in B2B as well as B2C in areas including insurance, finance, marketing and advertising. Anthony enjoys watching most sports both live and mainly on television. He likes most genres of music, enjoys singing, and has performed in a choir at concerts.

Barry Douglas

Barry’s background is firmly entrenched in the finance industry, in particular customer service and business skills. He’s a key member of our dynamic and enthusiastic investor relationship team – and a regular in the annual Notting Hill carnival parade!

barry

Barry’s background is firmly entrenched in the finance industry, in particular customer service and business skills. He’s a key member of our dynamic and enthusiastic investor relationship team – and a regular in the annual Notting Hill carnival parade!

Matthew Ardron

Matthew has gained several years of experience with a large investment platform and a Private Debt Fund in which he specialised in capital raising. Away from Basset & Gold, Matthew is into fitness, and sees himself as an amateur chef and a modern art collector.

Matthew

Matthew has gained several years of experience with a large investment platform and a Private Debt Fund in which he specialised in capital raising. Away from Basset & Gold, Matthew is into fitness, and sees himself as an amateur chef and a modern art collector.

Jackie Wade

Jackie has three lovely daughters and lives in Herne Bay, Kent. She has been commuting to London on and off for around 20 years. Jackie's favourite thing to do is enjoying Afternoon Tea out in the villages of Kent.

Jackie

Jackie has three lovely daughters and lives in Herne Bay, Kent. She has been commuting to London on and off for around 20 years. Jackie's favourite thing to do is enjoying Afternoon Tea out in the villages of Kent.

Benedict Yung

After several years of experience in fund of funds, hedge funds, an investment consultancy and asset management, Benedict has joined the innovative finance world working as an investment analyst. Being a passionate but calm football fan, an avid reader, and traveller summarises his life after work.

Benedict

After several years of experience in fund of funds, hedge funds, an investment consultancy and asset management, Benedict has joined the innovative finance world working as an investment analyst. Being a passionate but calm football fan, an avid reader, and traveller summarises his life after work.

Yuval Suede

Yuval is an experienced development manager and senior system architect in the web/mobile industry and fintech companies. He has a passion for cutting-edge technologies and beautiful user experiences. Yuval’s most successful startup was building a dating platform on which he met his wife. They now have two beautiful children!

yuval

Yuval is an experienced development manager and senior system architect in the web/mobile industry and fintech companies. He has a passion for cutting-edge technologies and beautiful user experiences. Yuval’s most successful startup was building a dating platform on which he met his wife. They now have two beautiful children!

Nicholas Walter

Leading the UK marketing team, Nick is CIM-certified and has worked at a senior level in a wide range of cutting-edge businesses spanning media, SaaS, digital and ecommerce.

Nick

Leading the UK marketing team, Nick is CIM-certified and has worked at a senior level in a wide range of cutting-edge businesses spanning media, SaaS, digital and ecommerce.

Luke

Luke has come from a luxury retail background serving many celebrities, and high-profile individuals. He likes playing golf at Knole Park in Sevenoaks and enjoys health and fitness.

Luke

Luke has come from a luxury retail background serving many celebrities, and high-profile individuals. He likes playing golf at Knole Park in Sevenoaks and enjoys health and fitness.

Hannah Letherby

With a passion for innovation and a background in underwriting and collections, Hannah has been integral to the fast growth of Basset & Gold. Away from the office, she has a passion for horses and qualified for the British Showjumping Academy at the age of 14!

Hannah

With a passion for innovation and a background in underwriting and collections, Hannah has been integral to the fast growth of Basset & Gold. Away from the office, she has a passion for horses and qualified for the British Showjumping Academy at the age of 14!

Le Sueur Elliot

Elliot has significant experience of managing professional services in complex, fast-paced businesses. He comes from Leeds and has a degree in business management. Elliot is also currently working hard towards his investment management certificate.

Elliot

Elliot has significant experience of managing professional services in complex, fast-paced businesses. He comes from Leeds and has a degree in business management. Elliot is also currently working hard towards his investment management certificate.

Lily Sparrow

Lily was originally born in London, and spent the majority of her teenage years in a small seaside town called Hastings. She started her sales career at the age of 16, working within the insurance sector alongside her studies. Lily then moved to the city to pursue her career in the financial sector and worked in an asset management firm, specializing in Fintech Investments such as ICO's. Outside of work Lily enjoys exploring the city and playing her piano.

lily

Lily was originally born in London, and spent the majority of her teenage years in a small seaside town called Hastings. She started her sales career at the age of 16, working within the insurance sector alongside her studies. Lily then moved to the city to pursue her career in the financial sector and worked in an asset management firm, specializing in Fintech Investments such as ICO's. Outside of work Lily enjoys exploring the city and playing her piano.

Matthew Lee

From struggling actor to freelance film critic, to a data-crunching marketeer in the start-up world, Matthew has come to expect the unexpected. His marketing career began in the fintech industry, before transitioning to retail e-commerce. He's now back in the financial sector as part of Basset & Golds marketing team. When not in the office you can see him in the gym, in a cinema, or out enjoying his downtime with friends and family.

matthew

From struggling actor to freelance film critic, to a data-crunching marketeer in the start-up world, Matthew has come to expect the unexpected. His marketing career began in the fintech industry, before transitioning to retail e-commerce. He's now back in the financial sector as part of Basset & Golds marketing team. When not in the office you can see him in the gym, in a cinema, or out enjoying his downtime with friends and family.

Megan Paterson

Megan comes from Westerham in Kent, which was also once home to Sir Winston Churchill, no less. She is a crucial part of the London team. Megan has significant experience in the finance industry, with specialist knowledge of underwriting and client solutions.

Megan

Megan comes from Westerham in Kent, which was also once home to Sir Winston Churchill, no less. She is a crucial part of the London team. Megan has significant experience in the finance industry, with specialist knowledge of underwriting and client solutions.

Odi Olali

Odi has knowledge, interest, and experience in International Business Law. He also has sales experience spanning several years. His hobbies include reading and working out. Odi competed in basketball and athletics at a high collegiate level and transfers this same drive to his work, so he is able to go the extra mile for his clients.

Odi

Odi has knowledge, interest, and experience in International Business Law. He also has sales experience spanning several years. His hobbies include reading and working out. Odi competed in basketball and athletics at a high collegiate level and transfers this same drive to his work, so he is able to go the extra mile for his clients.

Yael Clovyn

Yael leads our affiliate function at Basset & Gold. She has worked at a number of thriving, fast-paced businesses across sales and marketing teams. She’s also a keen foodie - and very experimental with it - having once tasted a fried grasshopper!

yael

Yael leads our affiliate function at Basset & Gold. She has worked at a number of thriving, fast-paced businesses across sales and marketing teams. She’s also a keen foodie - and very experimental with it - having once tasted a fried grasshopper!

Candace Wilkinson

Candace has a lovely daughter and lives in Bromley. She has been an office manager for 20 years and brings such experience to the Basset & Gold family. In her previous career, she was a professional dancer travelling the world.

candace

Candace has a lovely daughter and lives in Bromley. She has been an office manager for 20 years and brings such experience to the Basset & Gold family. In her previous career, she was a professional dancer travelling the world.

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