Trustees

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Phil Nathan MBE, Chartered FCSI, FIoD - Chairman, Joint Charity Steward

Phil has worked in the Securities Industry for 49 years to Director level. He has over 20 years involvement with Stock Exchange Veterans Charity most of them as a Charity Steward. He has been proud to make a difference to 100’s of small to large charities supporting many humanitarian endeavours. He has held numerous not for profit board positions.

Michael Dedman - Treasurer

In 1998 Mike was asked by a good friend, Les Polden, to become Treasurer of the Stock Exchange Veterans Football Club, which took on charitable status three years later. His responsibilities include maintaining the books of account, preparing the Annual Accounts, the Trustees Annual Report, and the Charity Commission Annual Return, liaison with the auditor, presenting the accounts and other documents for approval at the AGM and submitting them to the Charity Commission.

Nick Burchett - Secretary

Nick joined the Stock Exchange Veterans in 2016 as he was passionate about ensuring the legacy of the charity, which was close to his heart and his history, having started work in the City in 1983. Nick felt that SEV was the perfect charity for him to be aligned with, where he could give something back and see direct results through the charitable giving and funds he helped raise. Nick is the Charity Secretary and plays an active role in all aspects of this small charity.

Robin Mitchell - Joint Charity Steward

Robin worked in the Securities Industry from 1973 up to director of trading level. He has been involved with the Stock Exchange Veterans charity for longer than he can recall as a supporter, volunteer, football captain, committee member and latterly, Charity Steward for around 20 years. He appreciates the importance of giving help to the those in need whilst maintaining and developing friendships throughout the financial community.

Lorne Daniel - Communications Officer

Lorne has worked on the London Stock Exchange for over 25 years, initially as a stockbroker and private client fund manager then for the last two decades as an equities research analyst in the technology sector. A Freeman of the City and a passionate supporter of charitable work and active in politics as a former local councillor and school governor, Lorne joined the Stock Exchange Veterans Committee in 2015, taking on the role of Secretary in 2016 and Communications Officer in 2018.

Stephen Pinner

Stephen’s career in the City started with the Stockbroking firm Strauss Turnbull before moving on board positions at Extel, Hoare Govett, Societe Generale Security Settlements and Cater Allen. He is now the Managing Director of Goodacre UK, a leading specialist consultancy for the regulated financial services and investment sector which provides practical support, training, recruitment and event management services to Banks,, Brokers, Wealth Managers, Stock Exchanges and Regulators. Stephen is a regular presenter on business development and operational issues and features regularly in the media on the full range of Securities Industry issues. He is also a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI), Secretary and Director of the Securities Industry Management Association (SIMA), and a Freeman of the City of London.

Janet Stevens

Initially a trainee stockjobber for Wedd Durlacher in 1978, with great friend and colleague Nick Bealer, Janet later went on to trade USD Eurobonds becoming a director at UBS Securities. This was followed by trading USD bonds at Mitsubishi Trust International until a career move into economic development and further education. This experience, in addition to her current role as Head of Strategic Marketing for a further education college, enables her to draw on a broad range of experience across many sectors and levels. Janet has maintained keen involvement and enthusiasm for the SE VETS over the years and is passionate about the causes the fund is able to support.

Philip Gardner

I joined the City in 1976, working on the floor of the Stock Exchange as a jobber from 1977 and becoming a SE member in 1985, I have supported the Vets through playing football, captaining the Vets golf society and generally assisting in any way over the past 25 years or so to all Vets activities, I have always wanted to give my time back to helping those less fortunate and take great pride in being part of the Vets.

Christian Mather

Christian embarked upon a career in the Securities Industry in 2011 and went to his first Vets Annual Dinner that year. When he was asked to join the Operations Committee in 2013, he instantly accepted. Having worked on every Annual Dinner since 2014, he recognises the pivotal role the Vets has in providing funding to many worthy causes whilst also playing a key role in the Securities Industry community.