Our People

Assay Corporate Finance Team

Brett Stacey
Partner
Brett is a Partner in Transaction team based out of London.   Brett leads the team responsible for renewable energy as well as the oil and gas sectors.   Brett Read More
Ian Bussey
Partner
Ian has a very wide range of corporate finance experience gained within the Technology and Healthcare sectors over the past 20 years. He has been involved with all aspects of Read More
Guy Hemington
Partner
Guy has been in the corporate finance business for over 20 years acting as both adviser and principal. During this time he has worked at JP Morgan Chase, McKechnie PLC Read More
David Tucker
Partner
David has over 15 years of experience in advising management teams, private companies and public companies. Prior to joining Assay, he worked at Deloittes for 12 years in the Channel Read More
Michael Simson
Transaction Partner
Mike is a co-founder of Assay Corporate Finance formed from the merger with Assay Advisory and Buckingham Corporate Finance. Since 2002 Mike and the team have been providing transactional services Read More
Mark Asplin
Private Equity Partner
Mark has over 25 years corporate finance experience having been lead adviser on a broad range of domestic and cross-border transactions across a range of sectors.   Prior to establishing Read More
Chris Taylor
Director
Chris is an experienced corporate finance adviser who joined Assay in 2010 having qualified as a chartered accountant with PwC, spending time in the UK and New Zealand.   He Read More
Gerard Halligan
Executive
Gerard is a ACA qualified chartered accountant with 7 years of professional experience.   Gerard combined studying for a degree in Accountancy from Birmingham University with working for KPMG, the Read More
Indrajeet Mohite
Senior Analyst
Indra is an Analyst at Assay Corporate Finance and is based in London. He has worked on several domestic and cross-border transactions within various sectors including Lifesciences, Technology, Renewables and Read More
Yash Shanghavi
Analyst
Yash is a 3rd year Aston Business School Finance student who has joined Assay for 12-months as part of his degree programme.   During his time at Assay Corporate Finance he will Read More

Assay Consulting Team

Breda Ferarrio
Consulting Partner
Breda is a Consulting Partner in Assay Advisory and heads up Assay in the UK.   As an Assay Partner Breda specialises in supporting individuals and teams in changing their Read More
Phil Ives
Consulting Partner
Phil is a Consulting Partner in Assay Advisory, based in London and working internationally.   He spent 18 years as an entrepreneur, building and running four different businesses, predominantly in Read More
Chris Holdsworth
Consulting Partner
Chris is a consulting partner in London.   In his thirty year career, he has operated in large corporates and also smaller earlier stage companies both in the UK and Read More
Graham Bills
Consulting Partner
Graham has been getting businesses ‘market ready’ for over 30 years – for both commercial and investor audiences.   Following time at ‘agency of the decade’ SJIP/BBDO, then as Creative Read More
Deborah Dor
Consulting Partner
Deborah is a Consulting Partner at Assay Advisory, with a focus on Business Development.   With ever increasing complexities facing most business owners today, with any fall in sales, the Read More

Jasper Private Equity Team

Mark Asplin
Private Equity Partner
Mark has over 25 years corporate finance experience having been lead adviser on a broad range of domestic and cross-border transactions across a range of sectors.   Prior to establishing Read More