As the world of finance finds itself at the forefront of change and innovation, establishment meets challenger and some of the world’s largest and most established companies create strategic partnerships with some of the world’s newest start-ups. Agility has never been more prized. Blackwood combines its own established financial services franchise in a joint venture with our technology practice to challenge the old paradigms in the war for diverse, agile talent.
PartnerMartina Ashleymartina.firstname.lastname@example.org+44 (0)20 7220 0277London
Martina is a Partner and member of the Financial Service Practice. She has a particular expertise in moving and building teams and defining the strategy and execution of building new routes to market. She has worked extensively on the firm’s Diversity initiatives, and is also an Ambassador for The Diversity Project. Prior to joining Blackwood, Martina worked at Goldman Sachs in the Equities Division, covering institutional accounts across Europe. She read Politics and Philosophy at Bristol University.
PartnerJonathan Leejonathan.email@example.com+44 (0)20 7220 1804London
Jonathan leads the Technology, Media and Communications Practice and is a member of the Technology Officers Practice, and co-lead of the FinTech Practice. He has worked extensively across media, entertainment and technology enablement with a particular focus on the digital optimisation of businesses. Prior to joining Blackwood, Jonathan worked at The Zygos Partnership focusing on media and at Russell Reynolds Associates within the TMT team. He read Sports Science at Durham University.