We're a team of industry professionals, with backgrounds in finance, software engineering and quantitative modelling

Founders

Lewis Barber

Lewis Barber

Co-founder

Lewis graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering degree with Honours from the University of Leeds in 2011. He has since developed extensive experience in full-stack software engineering, and in consultancy with global investment banks on their IT architecture and the development of fault tolerant transactional systems. At Sharpe, Lewis is responsible for day-to-day team management, strategy and business development.

James A. Butler, PhD

James A. Butler, PhD

Co-founder

James graduated with Lewis in 2011 and went on to complete a PhD in complex systems modelling at the University of York in 2015. He subsequently worked consulting with academic and commercial partners in the pharmaceutical sector. He was invited to a one year appointment as a Visiting Research Scholar at the University of California, Berkeley (EECS) in 2016. At Sharpe, James is responsible for overseeing the development of complex modelling algorithms and build strategic relationships with business partners.

Israel Colomer

Israel Colomer

Co-founder

Israel graduated with a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the Universidad Politecnica de Valencia in 2007. He has since worked with a myriad of companies, both in the enterprise and startup spaces, with a dedicated focus on implementing resilient and robust back-end systems. Having experience in all areas of software delivery, he has handled teams both small and larger during his career, evolving his leadership skills. At Sharpe, Israel is responsible for driving the technological development of the company’s IT infrastructure and software solutions.

Core team

German Leonov, PhD

German Leonov, PhD

Senior Data Scientist

Developing predictive models

Harry Gordon

Harry Gordon

Senior Software Developer

Legendary code ninja!

Arthur Tayrac

Arthur Tayrac

UX/UI Designer

Designing beautiful products and user experiences

Max Thornton

Max Thornton

Market Analyst

Assessing frontier markets and blockchain businesses

Arnau Miró

Arnau Miró

Full-stack Developer

Clean code fanatic

Leo Mahon

Leo Mahon

Software Developer

Building our iOS and Android applications

Brooklyn Barber

Brooklyn Barber

Accountant

Group bookkeeping and accounting

Enrique Badenes

Enrique Badenes

Full-stack Developer

Software builder and continuous learning

Iván Galarza

Iván Galarza

Software Developer

Full-stack developer

Brittany

Brittany

Marketing Manager

Joining at the end of June

Advisors

Dimitri Chupryna

Dimitri Chupryna

Entrepreneur & Investor

Managing Partner and Co-Founder @ TaaS

Barnaby Mannerings

Barnaby Mannerings

Financial Markets Specialist

Founder @ Pik, with background in Computer Science & Capital Markets

Jonas Sevel Karlberg

Jonas Sevel Karlberg

Commercial Advisor

CEO @ AmaZix

Ben Lakoff, CFA

Ben Lakoff, CFA

Capital Markets, Finance and Accounting Advisor

Co-Founder @ Intelligent Trading Technologies

Lexi Gao, GDL, LLM

Lexi Gao, GDL, LLM

International Legal Advisor

Legal Counsel @ SUEZ NWS, advising on International & Chinese law

Mieke Vandenbroucke, MA, PhD

Mieke Vandenbroucke, MA, PhD

Linguistic Anthropologist

Fulbright Scholar, Researcher @ UC Berkeley

Alumni

Dan Pilch

Dan Pilch

Cloud Architect & Systems Engineer

Developing our platform infrastructure and maintaining production systems

Sebastian Spiteri

Sebastian Spiteri

Analyst

Penultimate Year @ University of Warwick. Co-Founder of Coinounce.com