We are a high calibre team of experienced professionals from the worlds of banking, property, government, and technology who share a passion for the property industry and a belief in digitally connecting the UK property market. Here are some of the people who are behind Coadjute.
Adam has held senior positions working within Prop Tech, focussing on both residential and commercial transaction data. Prior to this Adam spent several years working in the legal profession. He is joining Coadjute at a very exciting time and is eager to contribute to the growing success of the business.
Implementation Manager with 18 years’ experience in the Financial sector. Previously an IT Manager, Adrian has worked across multiple aspects of IT in his career and has acquired a broad range of skills, from server/workstation management through to development and API integrations.
A seasoned blockchain developer with a over four years of experience in the IT industry. Ajay has been working in the blockchain and DLT space for three years. Prior to joining Coadjute he has worked for organisations including Tata Consusltancy Services, Standard Chartered Research and Technology and Bourntec Solutions.
Experienced in designing DLT based solutions for the enterprise, Amol has been working in the Blockchain space for over 4 years. He previously held a role at Persistent Systems as Lead Software Engineer.
A seasoned DevOps Engineer with more than 14 years of experience. He has an extensive background on the end to end CD/CD process and multi-cloud environments.
A multi-lingual seasoned professional, Cécile has contributed to the scale-up of start-ups in the cybersecurity and AI sectors.
A leader in innovation in Financial Services for 25 years, Dan has held executive roles at Capital One, Barclays, and RBS/NatWest, and has launched ground-breaking products including Contactless Cards and Mobile Payments. He has been CEO and NED of several FinTechs, and an advisor to Roche.
A Chartered Accountant who started his career at Deloitte in London. David has since been a key member of the finance team in two scaling-up FinTech companies.
Dominique has built a career successfully driving the strategy, vision, and marketing of B2B technology solutions for start-up, growth-stage and established companies.
Elizabeth Chambers brings a wealth of knowledge and insight across banking, property, FinTech and payments sectors both in the UK and globally with a focus on building digital businesses. She is an Operating Partner with Searchlight Capital, a global PE firm, and serves on the Boards of TSB Bank plc, Provident Financial Group, and Tilney Smith & Williamson.
A passionate UX designer who has experience within the UK property industry. Ellie has designed digital solutions, user interfaces and components within business and consumer facing applications.
Experienced business analyst and creative problem solver with experience in Fintech and UK Proptech. He has various qualifications in finance and is currently studying for a master’s degree in computer science with the University of York.
An experienced and well known property professional of many years, having worked with Homesearch, the TM Group (mio), and other industry PropTechs, developing relationships, onboarding and training clients in the industry that he loves. Eric now has a wide skill-set, which stems from his time also served at grass roots estate agency as a Branch Manager.
Formerly a senior executive at Microsoft in the UK and South Africa, Fred spent several years heading up the Incubation and Emergent Technology Unit for the UK, and subsequently as CTO for Africa. More recently, Fred has been Technical CEO at Infinea Group, where he has been leading the scaling and exit of a number of FinTech ventures for them.
Graham Felstead was for many years the Head of Intermediary Mortgages at RBS / NatWest Bank, and is widely known across the Mortgage Broking industry. Graham joined RBS in 2001. He held many roles before going on to lead NatWest Intermediary Solutions in 2009. Throughout his career, Graham collected a raft of awards for individuals and service.
An experienced marketing professional, Hugh has been passionate about delivering content-based marketing programs for start-ups and enterprise companies alike across his career, working for B2B technology solution providers in Finance and Tech industries.
Senior Software Engineer with 15+ Years of professional experience in Energy & Utilities, Healthcare, Pension. Worked for consulting and start-up companies like CGI UK, Babylon health.
Passionate digital marketer with experience growing a FinTech mortgage broker and managing world-leading events.
Accomplished Software Engineer with several years of experience working in a variety of industries including broadcast radio and telecoms. James has worked in diverse roles within start-ups and in consulting. He is passionate about blockchain development, microservices and event-driven architecture.
An Executive Assistant who has worked within Financial Services for many years. Jen previously worked at Barclays Bank headquarters in Canary Wharf, where she supported a CEO and Senior Executives. She is a highly motivated individual with exceptional organisational skills and meticulous planning and above all trustworthy.
A seasoned Digital Transformation Director and Corda DLT Expert. John has a background in enterprise IT firms such as Dell, Fujitsu, and Lockheed Martin and is an established expert in the application of blockchain technology.
An experienced business development executive who has worked across the property sector, including software development, insurance and conveyancing. Through onboarding, account management and recruitment, Ian has been successful in growing market share in his previous roles.
A transformational change leader for over 10 years. Lewis has experience delivering change programmes in small and big organisations and navigating the intricacies of the Professional Services world. He knows where the common blockers are and helps delivery teams overcome them.
Experienced Scrum Master passionate about agile coaching, with over 5 years experience in the IT industry, various tech roles, complex projects and managing technical teams. Lydia has an extensive background in financial & banking services, oil & petroleum, digital applications and property.
Maria Harris is a Non-Executive Director of United Trust Bank and the Director of Digital Cat Consultancy Ltd. Previously the Director of Lending at Atom bank where she designed, built and launched the first fully digital mortgage in the UK. Maria has over 25 year’s experience and has held roles across sectors including travel, utilities and more recently in financial services.
With over a decade worth of experience within the UK property industry, Michael has contributed to the scale-up of startups, including Purplebricks and Accommodation.co.uk, within the property sector, through relationship development, onboarding, training and recruitment.
Michael Day MBA FRICS FNAEA FARLA is a highly experienced and respected property industry advisor, mentor and trainer with over 900 estate agency clients. He is Managing Director of Integra Property Services, a Director of Teclet and an independent Consultant at Guidepoint, advising a range of international investment and property businesses.
An experienced IT Consultant, with intrinsic talent for; leveraging technology to deliver impactful solutions and solving complex business problems. Michael has helped design and deliver on major digital transformation projects for the big four banks, and worked on several innovative projects in the financial service sector.
A DevOps Engineer. With 15 years in both software development and IT operations fields, and now transforming into a DevOps professional. Otto previously worked at Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd, one of the largest property developers in Hong Kong. He is a fast learner and passionate to learn new skills.
An experienced Implementation Manager having worked with TM Group (MIO) and Dezrez over the last 8 years supporting all aspects of sales, onboarding and training. Prior to this, Phil was an Estate Agent Branch Manager working across Sales and Lettings.
Enthusiastic Senior Software Engineer working in a Full Stack Developer role in the industry for more than 5 years in FinTech, Cyber Security, Payment Solutions and UK Property Market. Rahul is passionate about developing software solutions and contributing to open-source projects and has also completed his MBA from University of the West of England, Bristol.
Rob Hailstone is an ex-residential property conveyancer with over 40 years’ experience who formed Bold Legal Group (BLG) in 2010. BLG now has approximately 700 member firms throughout England and Wales and is widely respected by all stakeholders including legal regulators, lenders, HMLR and the MHCLG.
Sanj has built several enterprise blockchain applications including the ground-breaking ‘Digital Street’ concept for HM Land Registry. He has previously worked with Deutsche Bank, Expedia, and MasterCard.
An experienced Senior Business Development Manager who has worked within the Property Industry for over a decade. Sarah has previously worked at leading property portals including OnTheMarket.com working with estate agents in the North of England.
With over 30 years of banking experience, much of it in the Intermediary sector. Sarah has led the Broker facing digital mortgage journey for RBS / NatWest and brings detailed knowledge of the end to end home buying process.
ISEB Certified & QTP 9.2 Certified Software tester with 8+ years of testing experience having experience across the entire Testing life cycle and deep expertise in functional testing including quality assurance and requirements analysis of enterprise web applications.
An influential property market expert with a broad network across the industry, Steve spent a decade in investment banking including Morgan Stanley and has since held executive roles in firms such as Real Estate TV, Fortune Real Estate Group and Gazeal.
Coadjute is backed by global names who believe in our mission to remove the stress from the home buying and selling journey and improve the property market for the better.
Coadjute means ‘to cooperate’ and we started Coadjute because we wanted to connect people across the property industry and enable them to work better together. As a result, collaboration, cooperation and teamwork are at the heart of who we are as a business. In practical terms, that means we seek to be open and independent, listen to others' views and show some humility about our own, show generosity in sharing what we have and can do with others, and always seek to support and build communities.
At Coadjute, we see innovation as a means to an end, instead of innovation for innovation’s sake. We believe creating the future starts with setting a bold vision of how things could and should be. This then becomes a reality through a commitment to finding a way to achieve that vision. At Coadjute we value bravery, creativity, persistence and positivity, and share an unerring belief that any problem can be solved – even the challenges of the global property markets.
We take the role we play seriously in enabling the property market to conduct their business and deliver outstanding service to their customers. We earn our partners’ trust by fielding a team that has deep expertise in their area, are open and transparent in their dealings, deliver on their promises, and provide a world-class standard of security and reliability in our technology.