Management

Corporate Finance

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Claire Noyce, Managing Partner, Corporate Finance

Claire, Hybridan’s founding partner and CEO, was previously at Nomura in the UK Small Cap Life Sciences and Technology Sales and Trading team, and prior to joining Nomura, Claire was a mid cap equity analyst at Lazard, with a significant involvement in IPOs and capital market transactions. Claire started her career as an analyst and consultant at Datamonitor covering large cap companies. Claire is on the Board of the Quoted Companies Alliance as a non executive Director and is also Deputy Chairman of the QCA Board. Claire has a Double Honours Degree from Manchester University, where she also undertook some postgraduate studies. She is fluent in French and German, and actively involved in a number of groups and government initiatives to empower women in the workforce and on Boards. Claire remains a mentor at Manchester University.

Corporate Broking and Sales

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Niall Pearson, Director, Head of Corporate Broking & Sales

Niall has over a decade’s experience in the City, first starting out in the corporate finance team of Walker Crips.  In that time, Niall has built an extensive network of small cap investors and institutions covering VCT/EIS funds, wealth managers and family offices.  He is a frequent media commentator on developments within the small cap world. Niall works hard to raise the profile of SMEs, across a range of sectors, and often puts the first institutional investor on their shareholder register.  Prior to joining the City at Keith Bayley Rogers, Niall worked for an investor relations consultancy covering the resources sector where he worked with a number of AIM companies to help raise their profile amongst institutional and private client investors.

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Sacha Morris, Corporate Broking & Sales Associate

Prior to working at Hybridan, Sacha worked in the media industry. Sacha had exposure to a variety of sectors especially healthcare and travel and leisure and in that time she managed client accounts, pitched for new clients and planned, executed and analysed campaigns and their results. Sacha graduated University with a History degree and is fluent in Spanish.

Research

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Emily Liu, Associate Director of Research

Emily is a CFA and Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA) charter holder and has a Certificate in ESG Investing from the UK CFA Society. After earning an MBA degree from the University of Oxford in 2004, she has been working as an equity analyst and corporate financier in London, covering UK/EU and Asian companies. During her roles with Arete Research and Haitong Securities (UK), she became well-versed in the global supply chain of tech sectors.  Emily’s time at Edison Group and UHY Hacker Young solidified her interest in the UK markets. She leverages her knowledge base and contact network to help growth companies and the small cap investor community in the UK. Emily started her career in Taiwan as a business consultant at Ericsson.