The IFC Team


Jane Allison

Financial Controller

and IT Manager




T : +44 (0)207 652 9781

M : + 44 (0)7789 690958

E : jane.allison@investor-focus.co.uk





Tim Metcalfe

Managing Director






T : +44 (0)207 652 9789

M : + 44 (0)7721 383834

E : tim.metcalfe@investor-focus.co.uk





Graham Herring

Director






T : +44 (0)207 652 9785

M : + 44 (0)7793 839024

E : graham.herring@investor-focus.co.uk




Heather Armstrong

Associate Director






T : +44 (0)207 652 9786

M : + 44 (0)7929 116860

E : heather.armstrong@investor-focus.co.uk





Miles Nolan

Associate Director






T : +44 (0)207 652 9787

M : + 44 (0)7710 500055

E : miles.nolan@investor-focus.co.uk





Alex White

Consultant





T : +44 (0)207 652 9780

M : + 44 (0)7747 855392

E : alex.white@investor-focus.co.uk




Tim is an experienced corporate financier and broker having spent over 20 years working at Robert Fleming & Co, N M Rothschild, Westhouse Securities, Northland Capital Partners and was most recently Joint CEO of Zeus Capital. He left Zeus in November 2014, after having grown it to become one of the leading brokers to AIM companies, to form IFC.


Tim has extensive experience in advising small and mid- cap quoted companies on IPOs, fund raisings, M&A, strategy and regulatory matters, including as an AIM Qualified Executive.

Graham has been working as a financial PR consultant for the last seventeen years. Graham founded Threadneedle Communications in 2005 which became the leading financial PR agency for companies on AIM receiving numerous industry awards.


Threadneedle Communications was acquired by AIM listed Porta Commmunications in 2011 to become Newgate Threadneedle. His focus has been advising public listed companies and he has extensive M&A, crisis management and IPO experience.

Heather came into Financial PR having spent two years as a financial media analyst with an international research firm. Following a brief spell at Hansard and three years at Newgate Capital Markets, Heather joined IFC Advisory. Heather provides strategic corporate and financial communications advice and implementation across a number of sectors. She also provides transaction communications support across Mergers & Acquisitions, IPOs, and fundraisings and has experience in crisis communications.


In 2015, Heather was published by the London

Stock Exchange in their “A Guide to AIM”, where she gave her advice to private companies considering a flotation from a Financial and Corporate PR perspective.

Miles was previously the Smaller Companies Editor at the Investors Chronicle, which he ran for seven years, prior to becoming the Editor of Growth Company Investor magazine. During this period, Miles was responsible for interviewing and writing on hundreds of AIM and Main Market companies. He is a former winner of the ‘Best Research of the Year’ category at the AIM Awards and ‘Journalist of the Year’ by Growth Company Investor.

 

In addition, he has worked as a fund manager, analyst and in corporate broking. Most recently, Miles was Head of Communications at WH Ireland where, among a number of roles, he was responsible for writing and editing their private client newsletters. Miles has also performed the role as a judge at the Lloyds Bank sponsored National Business Awards and is a judge at the Small Cap Awards.

Alex White is a former senior Fleet Street journalist who joined the IFC team from Newgate Threadneedle in February 2016 with a specific focus on supporting clients with their media relations programmes with financial journalists, as well as a wider press audience, including trade press.  He has over 50 years' experience as a journalist and PR adviser, providing support to companies of all shapes and sizes across multiple sectors.

Jane joined IFC on its formation to look after the administrative side of the agency and to provide specific assistance with IT related projects.  She has over 25 years experience in a variety of IT and administrative roles, including over 10 years at ESRI UK as a project manager focussed on geographical information systems.  She has an MSc in Computer Science.