Dru is Head of the Investment Banking team at Liberum, having joined in November 2022.

Dru is a seasoned investment banker with over twenty years’ experience of providing corporate finance and broking advice to UK companies across numerous sectors. He is responsible for providing leadership and strategic direction for Liberum’s Investment Banking franchise, utilising his deep equity capital markets capability and public company mergers & acquisitions expertise. Prior to joining Liberum, Dru was at Shore Capital heading up their Corporate Advisory team from 2010. Before that, he worked at Old Mutual Securities and E&Y in London and South Africa. Dru is a qualified Chartered Accountant (South Africa) and CFA Charterholder.

Dru Danford

Management Board

Bidhi Bhoma

Bidhi Bhoma

Chief Executive Officer

Bidhi joined Liberum in December 2017 as a Managing Director in the Investment Banking team.

David Parsons

David Parsons

Executive Chairman and Head of Equities

David joined Liberum in 2008 as Head of Equity Sales and was appointed Executive Chairman in December 2020.

Shane Le Prevost

Shane Le Prevost

Founder & Executive Director

Shane Le Prevost is Liberum’s founder and is an Executive Director of the Company, he was Chairman and Chief Executive until December 2020.

Andrew Duquemin

Andrew Duquemin

Non-Executive Director

Andrew is a Board Director of Liberum and Liberum Wealth and is also Executive Chairman of Elysium Fund Management.

Julian Plant

Julian Plant

Chief Executive Officer - USA

Chief Executive Officer - USA

Christopher Howlett

Christopher Howlett

Chief Operating Officer

Christopher is Chief Operating Officer and a member of the Executive Management Team.

Rebecca Gordon

Rebecca Gordon

General Counsel

Rebecca is General Counsel at Liberum and is also a member of the Risk & Regulatory Committee.

Richard Crawley

Richard Crawley

Chairman, Investment Banking

Richard joined Liberum in 2013. He has over 30 years of experience, gained at Charterhouse, Credit Suisse, Oriel Securities and most recently, at Espirito Santo.

Oliver Baxendale

Oliver Baxendale

Head of UK Sales

Oliver joined Liberum in April 2016 as a member of the UK Small and Mid-Cap Sales Team. He was then appointed as Head of UK Sales in March 2021.

Joe Brent

Joe Brent

Head of Research

Joe joined Liberum in 2009. He was previously Managing Director and Head of UK Small and Mid Cap research at Citigroup.

Graham Smith

Graham Smith

Head of Execution

Graham joined Liberum in 2016. Prior to Liberum, Graham has worked for Dillion Reed, Salomon Brothers, Citigroup, Unicredit and Trafalgar Capital.

Clayton Bush

Clayton Bush

Investment Banking Managing Director

Clayton joined Liberum in 2008 from Canaccord, having previously worked for Credit Lyonnais, Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein and PWC.

Neil Patel

Neil Patel

Investment Banking Managing Director

Neil joined Liberum in 2013. He previously spent 12 years at UBS, acting as broker and advisor to FTSE100 and FTSE 250 companies.

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