About AltFi Data

AltFi Data’s methodologies have gained widespread adoption to create consistent measures of lending performance.
Our metrics enable loan originators to meaningfully disclose asset performance in a manner that allows investors to bring efficiency to the investment process.

AltFi Data is an independent entity. However, it also has a sister company – AltFi – that provides news, commentary and events for alternative finance and fin tech.

The Team

Rupert spent 13 years working in investment banking gaining broad experience of financial markets. From a start in equity sales at Cazenove he moved via cross-asset sales at Lehman into principal trading at Nomura. This career path gives Rupert a perspective from both buy and sell-side and an understanding of a range of asset classes. Having spent much of his career consuming financial data Rupert is determined to transform alternative finance disclosure into tools that facilitate like for like analysis and drive investor adoption. Rupert holds a BSc from the University of Durham.
Neha has 14 years experience in investment banking, private equity and fintech. Originally a TMT investment banker from Morgan Stanley and Lehman Brothers, Neha advised global technology, media and telecom companies on M&A, and equity / debt fund raising. Neha then moved to Actis Private Equity working on the $3Bn global fundraiser. Prior to joining AltFi Data, Neha co-founded DealIndex an equity crowdfunding data analytics company. Neha brings diverse experience having worked with clients and investors across the globe. Neha has a Masters in Economics from St. Xaviers College in Mumbai.
Peter combines technology design and development skills with a high level of financial literacy. He is CFA qualified and has spent over 8 years working with financial data at organisations including Lloyds and Barclays. This level of financial understanding and tech expertise provide him with an unusual ability to turn big data into practically useful financial applications. Peter has a BSc in Electronic Engineering from the University of KwaZulu Natal in South Africa.
Aloysius marries tech expertise with financial insight. His experience gained working for a rating agency, an investment bank and a data vendor, aswell as a period setting up another fin tech startup, provide an outstanding profile to ensure that our product fulfils the needs of both originators and investors. Before spending 12 years working in finance Aloysius gained experience as both a civil engineer and a software engineer. Aloysius holds an MBA from the Schulich school of business, a BASc in Civil Engineering and a BMus in Musical performance.
Louisa has more than 33 years working in the top tier of global finance. She has Managing Director level experience at Merrill Lynch, Dresdner Bank, and UniCredit where she managed teams distributing structured credit, and other fixed income products, to institutional, banking and corporate investors. Louisa also has first hand buy side experience as a founding partner at Newsmith Asset Management where she took specific responsibility for the development of the credit business.
Senthil has been working in data and systems engineering for over 15 years providing him with expertise in a broad range of systems, languages and applications. Senthil holds a BSc in Computer Science.
Chris Welch spent nine years in the natural resources space initially as a minerals economist and then as a metals and mining analyst at both global and boutique investment banks. Chris gained a BSc (Hons) in geology from University College London and also holds an advanced certificate in Economics and an MSc in International Business Management.
Rishabh has over 5 years of technology experience. In the past, he has worked for JP Morgan and a data analytics start-up. Rishabh holds a BE in Information Technology from University of Mumbai.

Advisory Board

Roger Spooner is a financial sales consultant working in the capital markets fin tech sector. Prior to this Roger worked for a number of investment banks in London and New York including CIBC, UBS, Daiwa, and West LB. Most recently he was a member of the management committee at Markit where he was head of global client management.
Peter Wilson has over 20 years’ experience as a private equity investor having been a founder director of Electra Partners Europe and a Partner at Warburg Pincus. Until stepping down in April 2016 he was the inaugural CEO of British Business Bank Investments where he was responsible for £1.5bn of UK Government Investment into UK SME’s, including some of the earliest institutional investments made to fuel growth of the UK marketplace lending sector.
Michael Baptista began his career as a banking sector equity research analyst. He recently founded Assembly Capital Advisors, a Fin Tech specialist VC firm, and prior to that held a number of head of department and ExCo roles at investment banks in both Europe and Asia including Credit Suisse, UniCredit, ABN Amro and RBS.

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