As of November 17, Steven van Weede will become Enclude’s Managing Director of Capital Advisory Services, based in London. As Managing Director, Steven will tap his 19 years of investment banking experience in various markets around the world to lead and grow Enclude’s Capital Advisory Services business, including its activities conducted through our regulated company Enclude Capital Advisory UK Limited. Ian Callaghan, former Managing Director, will continue to work with Enclude on specific transactions.
Steven’s commitment to inclusive growth and sustainable businesses in emerging economies led him in 2007 to establish the investment banking business of Gryphon Emerging Markets Ltd that raises capital for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in Central and Eastern Europe, South East Europe, Central Asia and India. Previously, he lived in South Africa for five years while working for Citigroup and Merrill Lynch’s investment banking teams, originating and executing funding and M&A transactions. Steven earned a Master’s degree in Business Economics and Finance from Groningen University and an Executive MBA from Wharton School of Finance.