Our Team

Our Team

Adrian Faure, Chief Executive and Founder
Edward Boddington, Partner

Adrian Faure, Founder and Managing Director

Prior to BCA Adrian spent 28 years working in global equity markets with several leading banks, including Citigroup, Merrill Lynch, Macquarie Bank, Baring Securities and James Capel. Having spent 25 of those years in Asia, Adrian returned to London in 2013 and established BCA in 2014.

Edward Boddington (Bod), Founding Partner

Bod’s entrepreneurial background includes founding and successfully exiting selling three Technology Disruptive companies in the Media and Telecoms sectors. His global business experience includes founding companies in the US and Asia. In his career, Bod has successfully raised capital through a variety of sources including Private Equity, HNWI and Family Office.

Ben Wicherek, Associate

Ben has experience in early-stage investing and joined the BCA team as an Associate in September 2016. He is a core part of BCA’s research, deal origination and execution activity. Ben holds a BSc in Mathematics from the University of Exeter and represented the University in the 1st XI Football team.

Jordan Harkell Short, Associate

Jordan joined BCA in May 2017 after completing a BSc degree in Economics & Finance at the University of Exeter. Alongside his studies at university, Jordan was involved in the running of an AIM-focused small-cap equities portfolio, as well as a series of entrepreneurial ventures. Prior to joining BCA, Jordan completed an internship with mid-market private equity firm Lonsdale Capital Partners.

Mark Newton, Advisor

Mark has had a long and distinguished career in media, particularly TV content production and distribution, and commercialisation of intellectual property is at the heart of his skill sets. Mark spent over 15 years as Executive VP of Fremantle Enterprises that included the building of a multi-platform business model for commercialising their TVIP business.

Cathy Lincoln, Business Manager

Cathy has worked in the media industry with Bod for over 25 years and now works as a Business Manager for BCA utilising her skills in Project Management, HR and Compliance.

Lara Small, Business Manager

Lara has worked with Bod and Cathy in the media industry for over 10 years and now lends her business and marketing skills to BCA as a Business Manager.

Michael Nelson-Jones, Consultant Finance Director

Mike is an entrepreneurial finance professional with track-record of founding, growing and successfully selling businesses in the UK and US.