Meet our Executive Team

Our Executive Team has a track record of delivering complex onboarding and monitoring solutions to digitally transform regulated businesses.

Executive Team

  • Adam Holden

    Chief Executive Officer

    Adam joined NorthRow in 2018 from Tandem Bank, where he served as Finance Director through a successful banking licence application, Series B fund-raise and the acquisition of Harrods Bank. Prior to Tandem, Adam spent ten years with RBS as Finance Director for the Lombard Asset Finance and RBS Invoice Finance businesses, as well as four years with McDonald’s Restaurants.

  • Anton Zdziebczok

    Chief Product Officer

    Anton leads the product function at NorthRow and is responsible for ensuring our offerings fit with our client needs. He has over a decade of experience in the FinTech sector helping Financial Services firms provide best in market user experiences in the Wealth Management, Private & Retail banking sectors leading Product & Strategy functions targeted at delivering value & insight through data. Anton’s passion is using cutting edge technology to solve complex client problems in an intuitive & delightful manner.

  • Rhodri James

    Chief Revenue Officer

    Rhodri has responsibility for all customer-facing activity in the business from marketing to sales and customer success. He has over 15 years experience selling emerging technology and regulated services to Banks, Financial Services and Payment organisations around the world. Rhodri has previously built successful sales organisations for high growth businesses including Earthport (Acquired by Visa) and Provenir where he led the launch of their SaaS offering across EMEA.

  • Mark Burton

    Chief Technology Officer

    Mark joined Northrow in 2020 from Yell Ltd where he led its software engineering teams with a focus on building digital experiences and IT transformation using cloud technologies and microservice architectures. Prior to Yell Mark worked for GeoSentric and NEC building mobile phones and consumer digital products. Mark brings over 20 years of experience of building successful product and engineering teams across several technology sectors including Telecommunications and Advertising.

  • Andrew Doyle

    Executive Chair

    Andrew has over 25 years experience in the TMT sector and during that time has been a member of the Senior Executive team in several early-stage and scale-up companies, driving them to significant growth and successful exit. In addition to his Executive Chair role at NorthRow he is also a Non-Executive Director for several companies and the Co-Chair for an expanding State Maintained Primary School.

Board Members

  • Adrian Field

    Board Member

    Adrian has over 15 years of experience in investment, both in venture capital and private equity. He started his career in finance at the private equity firm 3i in the Growth Capital team. He then moved to Truffle Capital in 2006, a leading Venture Capital investor in the European markets where he was jointly responsible for the Cleantech portfolio which produced 4 of the top 5 French FCPI funds according to Morningstar in 2011. Since 2012, he has been leading the technology deal teams for several high profile Family Office investors and joined Perscitus LLP in 2015.

  • Dr Melanie Goward

    Board Member

    Dr Melanie Goward is an Investment Director with Maven Capital Partners, responsible for transacting new early-stage and technology private equity investments across the South and South West of England and Wales. She joined Maven in 2016 from Finance Wales, where she was part of the Technology Ventures team and fund manager for the Wales Technology Seed Fund, providing funding to help businesses commercialise and bring to market innovative products and services across a range of sectors.

  • Scanes Bentley

    Board Member

    For the last seven years, Scanes has been a chairman or board member of a number of private equity-backed and listed businesses in the B2B software, technology and fintech sectors in Europe. Prior to his portfolio career, he was a partner at Accenture for 12 years latterly running the Financial Services and then Comms, Media and Technology consulting practices in the UK & Ireland. He started his career as a founding member of The Merchants Group sold to Dimension Data in the late 1990s.

  • Charlotte Clarke

    Board Member

    Charlotte is an investor with Mercia Asset Management responsible for originating, transacting, and working with Mercia’s portfolio of venture investments. Charlotte has 10 years of experience in technology investing and financing. She started her career at Citi before spending 6 years at Silicon Valley Bank supporting public and PE-backed technology companies across Europe. Charlotte joined NVM/Mercia in 2018 and sits on the board of four companies.